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Bringing TCU Football to Spanish Speakers

Broadcasters bring information, excitement and Latin spice to the airwaves on game day  (This story by Caroline Collier originally appeared in the Summer 2018 issue of TCU Magazine.) Miguel Cruz was among the thousands of people sitting in the Rose Bowl, stunned by TCU’s 2011 triumph over Wisconsin. But he and Elvis Gallegos ’07 had… Read more »

Katherine Spillar ’75 Fights for Feminism

Activist helps lead the charge for gender equality. This article by Lisa Martin is in the current issue of TCU Magazine. Feminism is enjoying a moment. Katherine “Kathy” Spillar ’75 could say the same. As executive editor of Ms. magazine and executive director of the Feminist Majority Foundation, Spillar has spent her entire career advocating… Read more »

Community Scholars Bring New Perspectives

Scholarship program opens up a world of possibilities to North Texas’s underserved elite students. This article by Caroline Collier ’98 (MLA ’17) is in the current issue of TCU Magazine. Learning to play golf doesn’t often lead to an academic scholarship, but that’s what happened for Courtland MacQueenette ’16. One afternoon in 2003, the then-10-year-old… Read more »

TCU Graduated 1,957 at Spring Commencement

Texas Christian University and Brite Divinity School today bestowed degrees on 1,957 students from 44 states, including Texas, and from 31 foreign countries in three formal ceremonies held in the Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena on the TCU campus. Students received their diplomas from Chancellor Victor J. Boschini, Jr., who also delivered the commencement address…. Read more »

Let’s Dance!

TCU Horned Frogs Earn First NCAA Tournament Bid in 20 Years For the first time since 1998, the TCU men’s basketball team has earned a bid to the NCAA Tournament and will face Syracuse. As a No. 6 seed in the Midwest Region, the Horned Frogs (21-11) will play Friday in Detroit, Mich. at Little… Read more »

Economic Development in Fort Worth’s Stop Six

Three EMBA graduates bring business expertise to the neighborhood where they grew up. (This article by Caroline Collier ’98 originally appeared in the Spring 2016 issue of “TCU Magazine.”) With crowded Trinity Park at her back, architect R.J. Blair ’05 EMBA wandered around Fort Worth’s redeveloped 7th Street area looking to capture a photo. Spotting… Read more »

Taking the Lead On Business as a Force for Good

As TCU launches Lead On, a tangible representation of our brand identity—what we do, how we do it and why it matters, we are highlighting Horned Frogs who demonstrate the TCU culture: that sense of spirited belonging that fuels us to be better, achieve more and have an impact for the greater good. Strong brands… Read more »

A Comedian’s Advice

Matt Hovde ’96, director at The Second City, finds success by embracing fear, empathy and the word “yes.” (Matt Hovde earned his bachelor’s degree in Radio-TV-Film production. This article, which was told to Rachel Stowe Master ’91, originally appeared in the Spring 2017 issue of “TCU Magazine.”) By the time he was 6, Matt Hovde… Read more »