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FOX Says TCU Mascot Is Weird

Jeff Prince
Texas Christian University’s Horned Frog is the coolest mascot in college football. And yet FOX Sports lists our beloved horny toad among its Weirdest Mascots In College Sports.  Something about the tiny critters spittin...


Plenty o’ Bard

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s “Stage” page features an interview with actress Trisha Miller, former Dallasite and current Portland, OR resident who’s been performing with TCU’s Trinity Shakespeare Festival since its inception in 2009. ...



Saggy Journalism

Jeff Prince
Online news source Newsoxy wrote about The T’s decision to ban baggy pants from its buses, but it botched one tiny letter in its headline: “Saggy Pants Now Allowed On Buses In Fort Worth.” Methinks the “...


Black and Brown Coalition to Support Dansby for School Super

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A group of 20 faith-based, civil rights and grassroots leaders within the black and brown community have called a 5:00 p.m. press conference at the Fort Worth ISD Board Room to endorse longtime Fort Worth schools administrat...



Weinergate: It’s Monogamy, Stupid

Jimmy Fowler
Now that Anthony Weiner has admitted to the tweeted shlong, the U.S. congressman’s name has been added to the Hall of Shame for politically powerful men who’ve recently cheated, in some form or fashion, on their wives. Peop...


Lone Star Open Call

Jimmy Fowler
The Lone Star Film Society sponsors an open call for entries for this fall’s 2011 Lone Star International Film Festival. Feature length and short documentaries, animation, and narrative films are sought. Deadline is in late A...



Hundred Days Of Heavenly Hell

Jeff Prince
June, July and August, which I lovingly refer to as The Hundred Days Of Hell, is upon us like the pox. I was complaining about the heat recently and a friend said, “You can’t be hating on the summer, otherwise you&#...


Preliminary TAKS Scores Do Not Bode Well for FWISD

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Preliminary TAKS Scores Do Not Bode Well for FWISD by Betty Brink The Fort Worth schools’ preliminary rankings on the 2011 Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills, otherwise known as TAKS, have been released by the Texas Edu...



FIFA Follies of 2011

Kristian Lin
While four countries are playing in the CONCACAF Gold Cup tournament at Cowboys Stadium this Sunday, the real high drama black comedy in soccer is happening thousands of miles away. It came to a head at last Wednesday’s farci...


Several Good Things About Today

Jeff Prince
First off, it’s Friday. And that’s a very, very good thing. And how about them Dallas Mavericks? Not only was last night’s comeback in Game 2 of the Finals amazing to watch, it’ll inspire the Mavs to tur...