I'm a rising junior at TCU in Fort Worth, TX. I'm studying journalism at the Bob Schieffer College of Communication, and I write for TCU 360, our school's digital news media platform. I'm back home in Nashville for the summer, but I've got big plans at The Washington Center in D.C. next fall.

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New SGA budget supports increased funding for clubs and the fall concert

SGA Frog Aides held a TCU State Fair in the commons. (Photo courtesy of Frog Aides via Instagram)

In a hurried attempt to approve a budget before summer, Student Government Association changed its original proposal to one that supports Frog Aides and increases money for clubs and the fall concert.

“We, as an organization, need a budget, and we pretty much need it today,” said Robby Gay, the student body treasurer and senior mathematics major.

A total of $905,000 will be collected for SGA from

New student body officers plan for next year

Next year’s student body officers talk about the summer and plans for the fall in the SGA offices. (Ella M. Mercer/ Staff Writer)

The student body officers-elect are planning the fall concert, working to improve advising and meeting with a committee to prepare for a tight budget next year.

Joe Winick, president-elect, Dominic Mendlik, vice president-elect and Kellen Meagher, treasurer-elect, will work over the summer with students and administrators.

Winick, a sophomore political science majo

Student body president candidates set to debate Wednesday

Student body president candidates will have a live debate for TCU 360 at 3 p.m. today.

Candidates Luke Homfeldt and Joe Winick have been campaigning for over a week. Their Instagram pages highlight platform goals for the 2023-24 school year.

Both candidates aim to improve parking, dining and the Recreation Center.

Winick said he’s been advocating for a debate and is excited for students to see what both candidates are all about.

“This debate will provide a space where my opponent and I can b

Voter guide to SGA elections

Students can vote for student body officers and on a budget referendum to raise the student body fee in the SGA election on March 31.

The student body president, student body vice president and student body treasurer will be chosen in the election, open to all students.

Since campaigning began last Monday, signs are sprouting on the campus lawns, and candidates are gaining traction on social media.

Representatives for each college on campus are elected by students in the fall.

The student bo

A week with theCrew

theCrew has hosted events on campus for over a decade, bringing the TCU community together. (Photo courtesy of theCrew)

They craft. They hand out food. They even pet cows named Moolisa. No matter the activity, theCrew has one goal in mind: to build community on campus.

The organization plans over 100 events every year, according to its website. Since the mid-2000s, each event is planned and hosted by student volunteers.

How it all began

In 2008, TCU staff planned daily activities for student