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I'm Lucy Puente a Fort Worth native currently attending TCU as a Junior double major in Journalism and Supply Chain Management. I graduate in May of 2023 

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Email: lucy.puente@tcu.edu

Unofficial Christmas tree ‘unlighting’ event causes late-night stir on campus

TCU students received an email asking them to gather in the Campus Commons at midnight for the “TCU Christmas tree unlighting ceremony.” At least 150 students gathered in The Commons, said TCU police officer Kevin Fitchett. The email was sent hours before the official, annual Christmas tree lighting event. “Think tree lighting, but wild,” the email said. Interim Police Chief Robert Rangel thanked the students who alerted police to the email: “You proved the best way to increase the safety and

Spooky season supply chain chaos sends ominous message for upcoming holidays

With Halloween passing and Thanksgiving and Christmas approaching, customers are expected to be tarring through retail stores to buy their seasonal goods. However, for seasonal stores like Spirit Halloween, suppliers were having a difficult time keeping up with the demand from customers this past month. Workers at Spirit Halloween on Hulen Street, about a 10-minute drive from TCU, spread out the costumes, decorations and makeup to try to keep items stocked, but their efforts left empty shelves

Fort Worth "No Se Vende," the reality local businesses fear

When driving around the south side of Fort Worth, signs and murals speckle Hemphill Street reading “Hemphill No Se Vende,” which translates to “Hemphill Not For Sale.” The signs are a response to the city of Fort Worth’s proposed plan where new developments of multi-family units are to be built on an 11-acre lot on the corner of South Jennings Avenue and West Biddison Street. After multiple attempts to contact Fort Worth City Councilmember Elizabeth M. Beck, who is the District 9 representativ

What we're reading: Prince Philip dies at 99, President Biden unveils spending proposal

The death of Prince Philip was announced by the Royal family this morning at Windsor Castle, according to The Washington Post. Prince Philip was hospitalized after contracting an infection after a recent heart surgery. He was born as Philip Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg on June 10, 1921, on the Greek island of Corfu on the dining room table of his parents’ home. His ancestors were royalty of Denmark, Germany, Russia and Britain. Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth were married in 194

Fifth annual Drew Medford Memorial Tournament honors former Paschal pitcher, awards 20 scholarships

Twenty scholarships were awarded to local high school baseball players last week at an annual tournament in honor of a former Paschal High School pitcher. The fifth annual Drew Medford Memorial Baseball Tournament featured 20 local high schools, who played over 49 games in three days. The tournament is capped off with a scholarship ceremony. Coaches pick one varsity senior player per team who they believe is the most deserving of the scholarship based on sportsmanship, leadership and heart for

The cold scoop: Ranking the best ice cream shops in Fort Worth

Whether it’s a treat with friends, a date night or a reward after a long day full of studying, many TCU students agree that ice cream hits the spot. Fort Worth has many ice cream options to offer to students and luckily, they’re all near the TCU campus. Here are seven of the closest and tastiest ice cream destinations to try, rated on proximity to campus, price, texture, variety and how much ice cream was given in a small sized cup. Despite being 3.2 miles from campus, Cow Tipping Creamery

Thousands turn out to try pop-up Turkey Leg Hut

Potter’s House of Fort Worth had an endless line Saturday evening. Families and friends were prepared to wait up to 10 hours for a smoked turkey leg. The Houston-based Turkey Leg Hut debuted its first pop-up location this weekend in the parking lot of the church on Woodhaven Boulevard. “We have heard about The Turkey Leg Hut on Facebook and wanted to try the Houston location,” said customer Charlotte Allen. “When my husband heard about it on the news we had to come out today.” The Turkey Leg

North Texas EMT-Paramedic and mother launches lifesaving charity in honor of her son's death

With her previous work experience as an EMT-Paramedic and the recent death of her son, Callie Crow wanted to create something to give her son a lasting purpose. Crow lost her son Drew to an opioid overdose in June of 2020. Crow said she founded the charity organization, Drew’s 27 Chains, to save others like Drew. “I founded Drew’s 27 Chains in June last summer,” Callie said. “I had my ninth save from the Narcan that I have given out since June, and that’s just the ones I know about. So those s