Posts Tagged ‘tcu’

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...


2500 to 4/20

Last Call
The marquee outside of the bar dubbed it the best biker bar in Texas. I have no clue as to whether that’s even close to the truth. I don’t even really like motorcycles, so why would I go to a biker bar?



Unheard Classics

Big Ticket
Last week, we wrote about Tan Dun’s Water Concerto in this space, and this week Fort Worth music lovers with a taste for the unusual will have more unusual fare to choose from. It all starts with the TCU Symphony Orchestra co...


Schieffer Symposium on the News

Jimmy Fowler
With so many news outlets in different media competing for your attention, it’s more important than ever to keep perspective on all the information available in a crowded marketplace. TCU’s Seventh Annual Schieffer Symposiu...



Billy Collins at TCU

Jimmy Fowler
Some people complain that social media like Facebook and Twitter are depersonalizing human interaction, but the complainers forget – every medium is only as personal as you make it. With the new emphasis on brevity and conci...


“Top Grad” at TCU

Jimmy Fowler
In case you’re worried that today’s college students have mixed-up priorities, relax. They know just where the future lies: Reality TV! The TCU Film/Television/Digital Media department has completed a pilot episode of a rea...



Alcohol U.

Last Call
I heard a bar advertise an Aggie Bomb on the radio last week. I’d never heard of an Aggie Bomb, and beer was the only thing I remember drinking while visiting the great public institution in College Station. So I asked my fav...


Little Sisters of the Poor Congratulate TCU

Anthony Mariani
OK, as much as I admire and respect TCU football, I have to say that until TCU plays in a major conference –– and the Big East doesn’t count, ’less you’re talking hoops, and you’re not –– TCU football will never...



TCU’s Rose Bowl Wrap-Up

Our resident Horned Frog alum picks up the pieces of a glorious and victorious weekend.
CAROLINE COLLIER
Los Angeles has always seemed like a big, fake city in comparison to the friendly streets of Fort Worth, but this time, the trip west for the Rose Bowl turned the glitzy town into a truly magical place. Still wearing a big, goo...


Mayor Mike Makes Nice With Badgers After TCU Win

Jeff Prince
Mayor Mike Moncrief wrote a friendly letter to the editor of the Cap Times newspaper in Wisconsin after the TCU Horned Frogs gored the Badgers in the Rose Bowl last weekend. In the letter, published today, he compliments the Ba...