The pros and cons of Greek life

The pros and cons of Greek life

With nearly half of the students participating, Greek life is prominent in the lives of TCU students. Some students shared how Greek life affects the campus environment and their college experiences. Rising senior, Grace Toups, said a lot of people in her family have been in Greek organizations. “My mother actually attended TCU and was …

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“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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Suicide rates rising for younger generations

Suicide rates rising for younger generations

Suicide has been on the rise for young Americans. A recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found that suicide surpassed homicide to become the second-leading cause of death for people ages 15 to 24. According to the CDC study, about 5,723 suicides occur each year in that age group. The …

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