Month: February 2020


Rachel Sneed Class: Senior Major: Writing Hometown: Coppell, TX   Last semester…   Desk sitting fingers twirling clock ticking head whirling   Nap taker Netflix binger phone scroller pencil breaker   Procrastinator dead calculator parking violator college graduator   Unread emails blank pages tuition payments zero savings   Sunday scaries alarm snoozes classroom dozes deadline approaches   Day dreamer resume… Read more →

Fort Worth’s Newest Tapas and Rooftop Bar

Victoria Way Class: Senior Major: Writing Hometown: Houston, Texas               Local Fort Worth chef Tim Love has opened up a brand-new tapas style restaurant and rooftop bar in the Stockyards area above the Springhill Suites by Marriott hotel. Ático, meaning attic in English, has panoramic views of the Stockyards and notable Fort Worth landmarks such as Amon G. Carter Stadium.… Read more →

Slow Burning

Darlene Ninziza Year: Senior Major: Child development and Writing  Home: Rwanda   Lying on a bed of burning coals Pressing in, relaxed, as I scream your name. I am to your right, next to you offering a way out, guard your heart. But you just look at me, and smile. The man who is supposed to love you, laid you… Read more →

Behavioral Health

Michael Bennett Year: Senior Major: Film, Television and Digital Media Hometown: Arlington, TX     Dylan’s fingers scatter        over residential jigsaw pieces smelling antiseptic orange & gray   bone-legs crossed               When his hands find one               small & chipped     they scramble for its… Read more →

Driver’s Insurance

Natalie Keller Year: Senior Major: Writing Hometown: Arlington, TX   He sat in the driver’s seat, blue eyes on his phone with my hazel ones staring at him in wonder of his neglecting glory.   We drive on, shaken by bumpy roads and a blind future in a 1997 Toyota Camry.   Slowly, we roll through a red stop sign;… Read more →

Yeehaw! The Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo (FWSSR) is Back in Town in the New Dickies Arena from January 17th to February 8th.

Hayden Ferrari  Year: Senior Major: Writing Hometown: Houston, TX               The FWSSR provides an exciting and traditional experience for families, TCU students, locals and visitors. The carnival is a fun-filled and family friendly event accompanied by rodeo performances from talented cowboys and cowgirls.              Though many Fort Worth locals appreciated the character and tradition of… Read more →

“Trinkets” Review

Alyssa Johnston Year: Senior Major: Writing Hometown: Southlake, TX        If you’ve ever found yourself scrolling endlessly through the LGBT+ section of Netflix after finishing Sense8 for the hundredth time—then ultimately giving up in favor of Marathon #101—this is the review for you. As fun as it is to stick with characters already familiar to us, it’s healthier… Read more →