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T C U Daily Skiff (Newspaper) - September 29, 2006, Fort Worth, Texas News Student arent permitted to use sidewalk Find out more Features smooth and re Find out where the best beer spots are PAGE Sports The equestrian team rides to Waco for its first tournament of the season PAGE TCU 1902 DAILY SKIFF Friday September 2006 104 Issue 23 Students site provides free course help By MARCUS MURPHREE Staff Reporter A TCU student has created a test review Web site available to college students across the United States for The Web is the work of Bennett a junior biology and chemistry major at The thing that helped me study for class was to make Waxse and the page was a way to make them more available to Waxse said his site lets students post their own review questions from a class to give other users an idea of what a test may I have uploaded flash cards from my Span ish class into the course said Scott Pat a junior political science Students can access a list of courses offered at their universities on the Web site and are able to upload or look at review questions from All you have to do is click on the question and the right answer shows Patterson The Web site differs from test files because users must agree to post only review not upload old Waxse if 10 people each posted four dif ferent questions for a an entire review could be made right he Waxse said one of the inspirations for the Web site was use of for univer sity course He said he took a step further and made it available to students not just at but to students at any college The site is available at no cost to the uni versity because it is a public access Web which Waxse said means he must pay fees to run the I use Google ads and usually make about 50 cents a I am trying to get the site to be self sustaining so I dont have to pay out of Waxse Since its inception on Waxse said at least 50 schools have joined the national Web See page 2 Faculty favors to the system Thursday afternoon in Moudy North By ALEX ZOBEL Staff Reporter Faculty members voted 468 in favor of the grading system yesterday in an assembly open to all The Faculty Senate has already voted on the issue twice this was the first time it has come before the entire Nearly an hour of debate took place before the David a religion professor and member of the Academic Excellence Com said the proposed grading system will give TCU grading consistency with other the ability to better distinguish student achievements and provide an incentive for better student David a Spanish professor and chair of the Faculty Senate Student Rela tions said faculty needed to weigh the costs and benefits of the pro posed We have to consider whether the problems and costs that will result from making this change will be worth going through to make the system Bedford Those present at the meeting voted 30 15 against a motion to send ballots about the grading system to each faculty faculty members agreed those who felt strongly about the issue and attended the meeting should be the ones to vote on Jace vice president of the Stu dent Government said he was concerned about the low faculty turnout at the This small group of faculty has been allowed to push a grading system that will See page 2 No text too taboo for TCU By LAURA FLORES Staff Reporter Its Perfectly a book on sex was the book of last and also happens to be sitting on a shelf at So are The Adventures of Huckleberry Catcher in the Rye and What My Mother Doesnt which are all books on the 2005 list of the most frequently challenged For 25 Banned Books Week has been nationally recognized during the last week of Banned Books Week promotes freedom of free thought and the support for read ing banned said Linda interim head of reference and government informa tion librarian at To June dean of the Mary Couts Burnett libraries and universities should support academic scholarship and be places where viewpoints can be Libraries arent going up to people and shoving books in their she Koelker said an educated society should not be threatened by When we try to control what people read or have access its she Books are banned for different said See page 2 TOP 10 BOOKS OF 2005 Perfectly Normal rv Chocolate V Undefeated no man BYU TCU 3117 Top BYUs Ken Lewis celebrates during the first quarter of Frogs Thursday night game at Amon Carter Right Nick Sanders defends as BYUs Michael Reed pulls down a pass in the first f V WEATHER TODAY SATURDAY Mostly SUNDAY PECULIAR FACT A 3yearold boy was briefly the owner of a pink convertible after buying it for on eBay His mother left her password on her computer and he used the buy it now feature to purchase TODAYS HEADLINES FEATURES Get stay page 7 OPINION Todays music lacks page 3 SPORTS Womens tennis theads to page 10 CONTACT US Send your complaints and hot tips to the staff at
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