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The Case for Camp

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As the old Bluebird school bus rattled across the wooden bridge spanning the Pecos River on that June day in 1981, I had no idea that my life was about to change for the...

Charity masked web of fraudulent college donations, feds say

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The mastermind of a wide-ranging college admissions scandal set up a charity that wove a deep web of deception and fraud to mask bribes and payoffs, funneling millions of dollars through the tax-exempt organization...

Student tackled campus gunman, slain while saving lives

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina college student tackled a gunman who opened fire in his classroom, saving others' lives but losing his own in the process, police said Wednesday. Riley Howell, 21, was...

Guiding the Next Generation of Performers: Penny Maas and TCU Theatre

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Perhaps your first trip to the theatre was as a kid to see a production of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” “The Music Man,” or some other dazzling display full of iconic tunes...

O.K. Carter: Déjà vu for new Downtown Arlington president

Downtown Arlington Management Corp. 500 E. Front St. Suite 140 Arlington 76011 817-303-2800 maggie@downtownarlington.org https://downtownarlington.org/ It’ll be déjà vu for newly appointed Downtown Arlington Management President Maggie Campbell, but with a twist: All of us have at some time said the...

Hometown team among TCU Values and Ventures competition winners

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Fifty-six universities came to TCU for the annual Richards Barrentine Values and Ventures Competition and this year, a team from TCU took a top award. Hundreds of college students from around the world pitched ideas...

3 key questions adult learners should ask before returning to school

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(BPT) - The decision to return to school is not made lightly. While earning a degree can be highly rewarding in the form of better career opportunities and higher pay, the path to get...

For three Texas public universities, firing their football coaches in 2018 could cost almost...

January 14, 2019 After disappointing football seasons led to swift firings, three Texas public universities now effectively have two head football coaches each on their payrolls — turnover that will cost the schools $6.9 million...

Change in tax bill would let many cities and counties raise property tax levies...

May 2, 2019 After revisions made in the Texas House, more than a thousand smaller taxing units may not have to abide by a key provision in the Legislature’s priority property tax reform bill that...

Higher Education, Higher Purpose

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Like many of the college-bound students she sees daily, Kim Pondrom is in the midst of a transition. As Co-Director of College Counseling for Trinity Valley School, Pondrom monitors her seniors’ mostly-completed college applications...