Framing the Story of Forced Deportations in the 1930s

Melita M. Garza, assistant professor of journalism, recently appeared on KERA’s “Think” to discuss her new book “They Came to Toil” (Newspaper Representations of Mexicans and Immigrants in the Great Depression). Garza analyzed the way three San Antonio daily newspapers covered this story of the forced deportations of Mexicans. Listen to Garza on “Think.”

Food Justice Class Shines Light on Hunger, Nutrition

Community gardening, interviews and delivering nourishment to food deserts are all part of the curriculum. (This article by Shirley Jinkins originally appeared in the Fall 2017 issue of “TCU Magazine.”) Dave Aftandilian teaches a popular elective each spring. The 23 course slots fill up fast with students in a range of majors, and there is… 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 »

Fighting Human Trafficking

Research shows more comprehensive – not harsher – legislation curbs human trafficking. (This article by Laura Snyder originally appeared in the Winter 2017 issue of “TCU Magazine.”) A federally funded research report shows that the severity of criminal penalties for human trafficking has no effect on the number of arrests and prosecutions for the crime…. Read more »

‘Rabble’ Rouses Interest in 1960s Language

English professor combs archives across the country to document 1960s social movements. (This article by Caroline Collier ’98 originally appeared in the Fall 2017 issue of “TCU Magazine.”) Brad Lucas was born right after the Days of Rage, a 1969 spectacle in Chicago where frustrated protesters from the hippie counterculture staged a violent confrontation with… Read more »

Kyle Walker Takes the Lead On Broader Perspectives

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 »

Blue Zones Project® Contributes to TCU’s Growing Culture of Well-being

The TCU Horned Frogs are making the leap to better well-being with Blue Zones Project®, the community-led well-being improvement initiative working to make Fort Worth one of the healthiest cities in the nation. This week, Blue Zones Project founder Dan Buettner got an up-close look at how TCU impacts Fort Worth’s well-being. Buettner visited the… 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 »

TCU Journalism Professor Offers Unique Perspective

Shugofa Dastgeer, assistant professor of journalism at Texas Christian University, recently told a little of her story to Natalie Solis for her In the Now segment on Fox 4 News. Denied formal schooling in Afghanistan until she was 16 years old, Dastgeer eagerly made up for lost time. Dastgeer recently earned her doctorate in journalism… Read more »