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T C U Daily Skiff (Newspaper) - November 30, 2006, Fort Worth, Texas NEWS To find out about todays Symposium What is a Just War Are We in Oner on PAGE FEATURES Leonardo DiCaprio tells the Skiff how he prepared for his new movie Blood Diamond SPORTS Get updated on the rifle teams season so far and its expectations for the ing matches on TCU 1902 DAILY SKIFF Thursday November 2006 104 Issue 44 retail space empty after months of vacancy By KELLY FERGUSON Staff Reporter Out of square feet of retail space on the first level of the at Westberry square feet have been said a property company Two Perrot tis Pizza and have leased space in the Andrew assistant asset manager for Phoenix Proper ty which owns and operates the said the company would like to bring in businesses such as a sports a casual dining a hair and nails an ice cream shop and a tanning but no ic additional businesses have agreed to leasing space is expected to move in by the first of the and CitiBank will follow short ly Harris Johanna busi ness manager for the Grand said she had hoped the retail space would be filled by People have just fallen Janovsky Harris said the biggest chal lenge is generating interest for the Cost isnt an issue in getting businesses to lease he Its in the per square foot Harris We dont feel thats out of line at University Park where Barnes and Noble and Blue Mesa are rents space for an average of a square said Susan Hol the leasing manager for University Park Harris said he wishes the entire leasing area was but he is still trying to create interest for businesses to move to the Were trying to attract tenants that are higher end and Harris The location is great right there by Harris said the space remain ing in the can be renovated to fit the needs of the businesses that lease We can throw up walls Wherever they Harris Both Janovsky and Harris said they dont think Berry Street construction has kept business es from wanting to lease space at the The construction is more of a positive thing since the street will look much nicer when its Harris It should help us attract The manager of said she is excited to move the res into the I think business will improve said Tammy Its already great just across the street and it will only get better once we are in the One student living in the said he is disap pointed there have been no businesses in the Shops werent the reason I moved in said Drew a junior marketing But we werent given everything we were Combs said he thinks a sports bar would be a good addition to the and it would be a great improve ment to get shops in Its a decent place to Combs They just have some things to work ROUGH KNIGHT Frogs fall to Raiders By MARCUS MURPHREE Staff Reporter The Frogs went head to head with their first Big 12 oppo nent of the season when they took on Bobby Knight and the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Wednesday night at Dan Wednesday nights 7060 win for Knight and the Raid who are now was his and he is now within five victories of having sole possession of the record for most career wins by a This record is currently held by Dean Smith who collect ed 879 wins while coaching at North Carolina from 1961 The game took place before a crowd of which was the largest attendance to fill the coliseum this After the first the Frogs had their backs to the wall while facing a 14point defi but the 3824 Raider lead was soon erased following To start the second the Frogs went on a scoring tear to claw back to a tie with a 206 run to even the game at 44 Throughout the remainder of the second the Horned Frogs continued to come with in striking distance of taking the lead away from the Raiders but could not manage to work a lead against With left to the Frogs made a effort coming within four points with a timely 3point but they could not stop the Raiders Junior shooting guard Nei man Owens led the Frogs with a 11 while sophomore power for ward Kevin Langford led the team with 5 total Techs power from outside the arc helped put points on the board as it made 50 per cent of its 3pointers on the night while bringing the Frogs record to 42 on the ONLINE A To find out more amf other check out the Skiff ANDREW CHAVEZ Staff Photographer Texas Tech head coach Bobby Knight reacts during the game between the Texas Tech Red Raiders and TCU on Wednesday at DanielMeyer The Frogs lost ANDREW CHAVEZ Staff Photographer Alvarado Parker blocks an opponents shot during the first half of the Horned Frogs Wednesday night game against the Texas Tech Red Raiders at DanielMeyer Sigma Chi fraternity placed on probation By LINDSEY BEVER Staff Reporter The Sigma Chi chapter at TCU is on probation for said the international fraternity presi Mark president of the Sigma Chi Fraternity said in a phone interview that the TCU chapter was not suspended but put on probation by Sigma Chi headquarters and TCU at the request of the chapter after a hazing incident occurred in late Anderson said he didnt know the specifics of the inci Anderson said Sigma Chi dem a clear example of hold ing itself Instead of awaiting disciplinary they placed themselves under the he An accountability commit tee reviewed the and a group of administrators from TCU and Sigma Chi alumni want ed to see some changes Anderson The chapter asked to be placed on probation so that we would review and make sure that they were doing things exactly he TCU Sigma Chi President Adam Mundt would not comment on Sigma Chis disciplinary sta Two other officers and seven members contacted by the Skiff also declined to James assistant dean of Campus said universi ty policy allows local chapter leaders and alumni advisers to investigate chapters and make appropriate TCU officials and the Sigma Chi international undergrad chapter and local alumni investigated the allegations that the Sigma Chi pledge program had he But he declined to elaborate or say when Sigma Chis probation will Sigma Chi handled this pro cess as ethical complet ed their thorough investigation expeditiously and made sound which the university and the internation al office Parker said in an Parker said the consequences of probation are unique to each situation and would not give specific examples of these con We take each individual or situation and determine what response would benefit the group and he An inci response allows us to have a more significant Anderson said the chapter will submit its pledge program before it recruits its next pledge class to the university and headquarters See SIGMA page 2 Winterland comes to campus By LAUREN PICK Staff Reporter The cold weather came just in time to enhance the winter spirit at tonights Holiday Tree Lighting on Sadler said a Programming Council The live Christmas tree on the steps of Sadler Hall will be lit tonight by Chancellor Boschini who will ride in on a sleigh with Santa and said Natalie SGA New purple and white suits were made for Santa and Claus this said Aaron PC director of spirit and We went a little more all out this Wolfe Fake snow and a concert by Tyler who played in the television show One Tree Hill and played Elvis in the movie Walk the were added to this years Wolfe Hilton will perform immedi ately after the which is expected to last an wellknown because of his roles in One Tree Hill and Walk the said Kristen PC director of special We realized hed be a good fit for our Chapman At 3 PC will decide wheth er to move the concert indoors due to Boone If it is sleeting or Hilton will See page 2 HOLIDAY 1VINTS JENNIFER Photo Editor Lone Star Electric technician Johnny James fixes on the Christmas tree Wednesday The tree lighting ceremony is today at on Sadler Wolfe This is the first year PC has host ed a concert after the tree and Wolfe said he hopes it becomes a new Hilton was chosen because he is an yet still Intensive English Program increases enrollment by 40 By RACHAEL EMBLER Staff Reporter Enrollment in the Inten sive English Program has increased percent since which is about 30 per cent more than national pro grams enrollment according to the 2006 TCU Fact Kurk the director of Intensive English after gain ing 13 more students this enrollment in the Intensive English Program has reached a record num ber of 47 students the largest group of students Gayle said he has seen since he started working at TCU in February He said he attributes the increase to the programs ability to adapt in times of Like many other schools around the program enrollment signifi cantly decreased after Gayle What we did at that time was offer a little more ESL locally we Gayle The program also had to offer a lower price to keep enrollment he The university is tre supportive of Gayle explain ing another reason for the programs He said every depart ment he has worked with has been including Residential which doubled the number of rooms for Intensive English Program students for next WEATHER TODAY Wintry FRIDAY Mostly SATURDAY Mostly PECULIAR FACT IDAHO Two employees of an ice skating rink have been fired for making a midnight fast food run in through a Burger King in a pair of AP TODAYS HEADLINES OPINION People lack conversation page 3 SPORTS Womens basketball to take on page 8 Gayle Robin the associate director of admin in the Office of Res said they added four beds for males and four beds for females for IEP students planning on pursuing an undergraduate Gayle said he was pleased that international programs were mentioned in Chancellor Victor Bos chinis convocation speech this year as one of six Boschini said he was happy more students were taking advantage of the I think it proves a definite need for the Bos chini said in response to the See page 2 CONTACT US Send your complaints and hot tips to the staff at
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