“Incredibles 2” breaks box office records over the weekend

“Incredibles 2” breaks box office records over the weekend

Pixar has a unique formula for successful sequels – wait more than a decade between releases. “The Incredibles 2” broke box office records with its weekend release. The animated feature about a superhero family first introduced in 2004 brought in $183.2 million. That’s $50 million more than “Finding Dory,” which pulled  $135 million, 13 years …

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Hispanic students share their college experiences at TCU

Hispanic students share their college experiences at TCU

Hispanics students are the largest minority group on TCU’s campus, but that doesn’t mean they have an easy path at a university that is 69 percent white. Hispanics and other minority students report that their presence at TCU is sometimes questioned and that often assumptions are made about them. Jon Villalobos, a senior at TCU, …

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President Trump fails to recognize Pride Month for second consecutive year

President Trump fails to recognize Pride Month for second consecutive year

As a candidate Donald Trump held up a Pride flag and vowed to be supportive of LGBT+ rights. But this is the second consecutive year that President Trump hasn’t recognized Pride month. This coupled with his stance on transgender troops serving in the military has left many LGBT+ supporters questioning the president’s agenda. Established by …

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Antidepressant Addiction Raises Questions About Necessity of Prescription Care

Antidepressant Addiction Raises Questions About Necessity of Prescription Care

Most Americans with depression prefer psychological treatments over prescription drugs, according to a National Institutes of Health study. But the use of drugs to treat depression has risen substantially through the years. From 2011-2014 nearly 11 percent of the U.S. population reported using an antidepressant in the past 30 days, according to a survey done …

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TCU welcomes refugees despite political climate

TCU welcomes refugees despite political climate

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said last week that victims of gang or domestic violence no longer qualify for asylum in the United States. It’s a change meant to address the nation’s increasing backlog of asylum applications. Sessions said the government is hiring 100 immigration judges to handle the backlog. According to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration …

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Discrepancies apparent in coverage of Men’s and Women’s College Basketball

Discrepancies apparent in coverage of Men’s and Women’s College Basketball

There is not nearly as much coverage of women’s college basketball as there is of men’s college basketball, a recent study has found. ThinkProgress, the online news website that conducted the study, tracked all of ESPN’s shows during the week of March 27 – April 2, 2017 and discovered 27 of the 57 shows it …

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