TCU 360 style book

first_imgFacebook Behind the runway: One TCU student’s experiences at Fashion Week TCU 360 Staff ReddIt + posts Twitter TCU 360 is an official, student-produced product of the School of Journalism at Texas Christian University. printThis is the style book for TCU 360, Image and The Skiff. It provides style rules for TCU- and Fort Worth-specific titles, phrases and more. Items are in alphabetical order. Scroll or use Find to search for your topic (CMD + F on Mac, CTRL + F on Windows). Abe Martin Academic Enhancement Centerthe enhancement center on second reference. Usually pairs with the Dutch Meyer Athletic Complex. See also: Dutch Meyer Athletic Complexacademic entitiesCapitalize school and college when they are parts of proper namesActivities & Organizations Fairthe organizations fair on second referenceAddRan College of Liberal ArtsAddRan College on second reference. Formerly the AddRan College of Humanities and Social Sciences.admission officeNo “s”See also: Office of AdmissionAlcohol & Drug Education centerthe ADE center on second referenceAmazing VietnamNo surrounding quotesAmon G. Carter Stadiumthe stadium on second reference. The playing field is called the W.A. “Monty and Tex” Moncrief Field.Athletics Departmentathletics directorDo not capitalize before a nameAT&T StadiumFormerly known as Cowboys StadiumBailey BuildingBard on the RocksTCU Theatre performance of a scene from “MacBeth” at Froghenge every year on Halloween night. First performed in 2005.See also: FroghengeBass BuildingAcceptable on all references for the Annie Richardson Bass BuildingBass Performance HallBass Hall on second referenceBayard H. Friedman Tennis CenterSee also: Friedman Tennis CenterBeasley HallAcceptable on all references for the Theodore Prentis Beasley HallBeasley HouseGraduate housing for Brite Divinity SchoolBeckham-Shelburne HallHouses Kappa Alpha Theta, Delta Gamma, Chi Omega and Pi Beta Phi sororitiesBig 12 Conferencethe Big 12 or the conference on second reference. Current members are Baylor, Iowa State, Kansas, Kansas State (K-State acceptable on second reference), Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, TCU, Texas Tech, University of Texas at Austin and West Virginia University. TCU joined July 1, 2012.Black Alumni Alliancethe alliance on second referenceBoard of Trusteesthe board on second reference. TCU’s governing body. One scheduled meeting per semester.Bob Schieffer College of Communicationthe College of Communication on second reference. Contains the departments of Communication Studies and Film-TV-Digital Media and the schools of Journalism and Strategic Communication.Brachman HallDemolished 2015Brite Divinity Schoolthe divinity school on second referenceBrown-Lupton Health Centerthe health center on second referenceBrown-Lupton University Unionthe BLUU on second referenceBrown-Lupton University Union Auditoriumthe BLUU Auditorium on second referenceBuffalo BrosCafe BrazilCampus CashAn option included in TCU dining plans that allows students to use their TCU IDs to pay for meals at on-campus restaurantsCampus Commonsthe Commons on second referenceCampus LifeCarr ChapelAcceptable on all references for the Robert Carr ChapelCarter HallAcceptable on all references for Amon G. Carter HallCenter for Career and Professional Developmentthe career center on second referenceCenter for Instructional Servicesthe CIS on second referenceCenter for International StudiesOversees the university’s study abroad programsCenter for WritingSee also: Writing CenterchancellorSee also: Victor J. Boschini Jr.Chancellor’s Assemblythe assembly on second reference. Part of Frogs First.Chancellor’s Leadership Programthe CLP on second referencechancellors, presidentsLeaders of TCU were called presidents until 1959, when the Board of Trustees changed M. E. Sadler’s title from president to chancellor. The duties of president and chancellor were separate until Sadler’s retirement in 1965. The title of chancellor has applied to all leaders of TCU since Sadler. A complete list of TCU’s chief administrators can be found at predictions such as charges will be filed. The kindred charges are pending should not be used unless attributed to someone. Best: No charges have been filed. As a matter of policy, wait until the district attorney has accepted charges against a suspect before reporting that the suspect has been charged.Chords for KidsChristmas Tree Lightingthe tree lighting on second referencecitiesFor cities in Texas, you don’t have to put Texas, unless the city may be confused with somewhere else (like Paris, Texas). Common cities in Tarrant County are Arlington, Azle (which is partly in Parker County), Bedford, Benbrook, Burleson (which is partly in Johnson County), Colleyville, Euless, Forest Hill, Fort Worth, Grapevine (which is partly in Dallas and Denton Counties), Haltom City, Hurst, Keller, Lake Worth, Mansfield (which is partly in Ellis and Johnson Counties), North Richland Hills, Richland Hills, Saginaw, Southlake (which is partly in Denton County) and White Settlement.Common cities in Texas are Abilene, Amarillo, Austin, Corpus Christi, El Paso, Dallas, Galveston, Grand Prairie, Houston, Irving, Lubbock, Mesquite, Midland, Odessa, Plano, Roanoke, San Angelo, San Antonio, Waco and Wichita Falls.Clark Brothers Statuethe statue on second referenceClark HallcoachesDo not capitalize before a name. Do not say football head coach. It is head football coach. The same applies to all other sports, as well as other coaching positions besides head coach. If in doubt, ask the associate editor, the sports editor or the editor-in-chief.Colby HallCollege of EducationCollege of Fine ArtsContains the Schools of Art, Music and Classical & Contemporary Dance, and the Departments of Graphic Design, Interior Design and Fashion Merchandising and Theatre.College of Science & EngineeringIncludes the School of Geology, Energy and the Environment (SGEE is acceptable on second reference).colleges and universitiesAll colleges and universities should be identified by full name on first reference, except for certain Texas schools, or unless a sports story is on the front page (follow AP style). On second reference, college or university can be left out of the title. Abbreviations are not acceptable on second reference unless otherwise noted. Follow second reference guidelines for tabular material (headlines, info boxes, etc.) unless otherwise noted. If in doubt, ask an editor. Texas colleges and universities of importance include:Angelo State University — ASU on second reference. Part of the Texas Tech University system.Baylor University — Baylor on first referenceHardin-Simmons UniversityMidwestern State UniversityPrairie View A&M University — Part of the Texas A&M University systemRice UniversityStephen F. Austin State University — SFA on second referenceSouthern Methodist University — SMU on all referencesTarleton State University — Part of the Texas A&M University systemTarrant County College — TCC on second reference. Note: Identify which campus.Texas A&M University — Texas A&M on first reference. A&M on second reference. Note: Use of Texas A&M without a town means College Station. If meaning another campus (Galveston, Commerce, Corpus Christi, Kingsville, Texarkana), mention that in the story.Texas State University — TSU in tabular materialTexas Tech UniversityTexas Wesleyan University — Do not use TWU in any referenceTexas Woman’s University — Do not use TWU in any referenceTrinity UniversityUniversity of DallasUniversity of HoustonUniversity of North Texas — UNT on second referenceUniversity of Texas at Arlington — UTA on second referenceUniversity of Texas at Austin — UT on second referenceUniversity of Texas at Brownsville — UT-Brownsville on second referenceUniversity of Texas at Dallas — UTD on second referenceUniversity of Texas at El Paso — UTEP on second referenceUniversity of Texas-Pan American — UTPA on second referenceUniversity of Texas at San Antonio — UTSA on second referenceUniversity of Texas at Tyler — UT-Tyler on second referencecommencementSpring Commencement, Fall Commencement. Use commencement on second reference.Common ReadingCommunity Scholars Programthe program on second reference. Do not capitalize community scholar when describing individuals (Patrick Smith, a community scholar; community scholar Patrick Smith).compriseComprise means to include or contain. The whole comprises the parts.ConnectionsconvocationsFall Convocation or Honors Convocation (occurs in the spring). Use convocation on second reference.correctionsCorrections should appear on the front page.We do not write that we regret the error, and we do not restate the error.Just give the date and page of story, say that it was incorrectly reported and give the correct information. Example: A Page 2 story Friday about [article topic] should have reported that [insert correction here].If the number of corrections becomes cumbersome, split them into separate sentences. Example: …The story also should have reported that [insert further correction here].Make sure the correction is approved by the editor-in-chief as soon as it is written by the responsible party. Then it will go through the editing process.When possible, confine all corrections to the same box on the front page and separate corrections about different stories into paragraphs within that box. If more space is required, create another correction box.Counseling and Mental Health Centerthe counseling center on second referenceCultural DistrictIncludes Amon Carter Museum, Museum of Science and History, Kimbell Art Museum, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Casa Mañana, Fort Worth Botanic Gardens and Will Rogers Memorial Center. More information at Worth International AirportDFW Airport or the airport on second reference. If it could be confused with another airport, use DFW Airport on second reference.Dallas-Fort Worth areaNot Fort Worth-Dallas. DFW is acceptable on second reference, but make sure it’s clear you mean the whole region and not the airport. Metroplex should be used sparingly.Dallas Love Field airportThe airport on second reference. If it could be confused with another airport, use Love Field on second concertnot dance recitalDaniel-Meyer Athletic Complexthe athletic complex on second reference. Includes the Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena, the Ed and Rae Schollmaier Basketball Complex and the Sam Baugh Indoor Practice Facility for football.Dan Rogers HallAcceptable on all references for Dan D. Rogers HalldatelinesDatelines should indicate that a reporter was actually at the datelined city to cover the story. If the story was written entirely on TCU’s campus, no dateline should be used. Follow AP style to determine whether to include the name of a state or nation.Dee J. Kelly Alumni & Visitors CenterSee also: Kelly CenterDining ServicesSee also: TCU Dining Services Dutch Meyer Athletic Complexthe athletic complex on second reference. Usually pairs with the Abe Martin Academic Enhancement Center.See also: Abe Martin Academic Enhancement CenterDutch’s Burgers and BeereCollegeEd Landreth HallAcceptable on all references for the Ed Landreth Hall and AuditoriumEinstein Bros BagelsEinstein Bros on second reference“eleven40seven”Note the uncapitalized “e” and surrounding quotesELF ScholarshipAcceptable on all references for the Sandra Brown Excellence in Literary Fiction ScholarshipErma Lowe HallExperience IndiaFact BookPut the year before the name (2015 Fact Book). The Fact Book on second reference.Faculty SenateFall Breakfall/springlowercase unless with proper noun (spring 2001, spring semester, Fall Commencement)Family Educational Rights and Privacy ActFERPA on second reference. Federal law governing student education records. Also known as the Buckley Amendment.Family WeekendFERPASee also: Family Educational Rights and Privacy Actfilm-TV-digital media majorFTDM major on second referencefirst-yearNot freshmanFlex 7 meal planthe meal plan or the Flex 7 plan on second referenceFlex 12 meal planthe meal plan or the Flex 12 plan on second referenceFort Worth geographyCapitalize north, south, west and east when referring to specific parts of the cityFort Worth Zoothe zoo on second referenceFoster HallFounders Statuethe statue on second reference. Founders is not possessive.Frances Sadler HallHouses Alpha Delta Pi and Sigma Kappa sororities. Not to be confused with Sadler Hall, the administration building.Fraternity & Sorority LifeFSL on second referencefreshmanfirst-yearFriedman Tennis Centertennis center on second referenceFrog AlleyFrog BucksAn option included in TCU dining plans that allows students to use their TCU IDs to pay for meals at off-campus restaurants. A pre-determined balance comes with certain dining plans.Frog Calls DirectoryFrog Calls on second referenceFrog CampCamps include Alpine, Casa Nueva, Challenge and Costa Rica. See more at Corpsmen’s choirFrog FountainFroggie Five-0Acceptable on all references for the TCU police escort service. Note that the name ends with a 0 (zero), not an O.FroghengeAcceptable on all referencesFrog It ForwardFrog HornFrogJobsFrog Pass Gold meal planthe meal plan or the gold plan on second referenceFrog Pass Limited 50 meal planthe meal plan or the limited plan on second referenceFrog Pass Platinum meal planthe meal plan or the platinum plan on second referenceFrog Pass Silverthe meal plan or the silver plan on second referenceFrogsAcceptable on all referencesSee also: Horned FrogFrogs FirstFrogs First Dinnerthe dinner on second referenceFrogstockGarvey-Rosenthal Soccer Stadiumthe stadium on second referenceGPAAcceptable on all references for grade point averageGreekCapitalize on all references as proper nounGreek Villagethe village on second reference. Currently incomplete.Greek societiesUse the society’s full name on first reference. Commonly known nicknames are acceptable on second reference. Be sure to indicate if it is a fraternity or sorority. Note if it is a service fraternity. Fraternities:Alpha Phi Alpha (Alphas)Beta Theta Pi (Beta)Beta Upsilon Chi (Brothers Under Christ or BYX) — BYX on second referenceDelta Tau Delta (Delt)Kappa Alpha Psi (Kappas)Kappa Kappa Psi (band service fraternity)Kappa Sigma (Kappa Sig)Lambda Chi Alpha (Lambda Chi)Lambda Theta Alpha (Lambda Theta Alpha)Lambda Theta Phi (Lambda Theta Phi)Omega Delta Phi (multicultural fraternity)Omega Psi Phi Fraternity (ques)Phi Delta Theta (Phi Delt)Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI)Phi Kappa Sigma (Phi Kap)Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia (music fraternity)Pi Kappa Phi (Pi Kap)Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE)Sigma ChiSigma NuSigma Phi Epsilon (SigEp)Sororities:Alpha Chi Omega (A Chi O)Alpha Delta Pi (ADPi)Alpha Kappa Alpha (AKA)Alpha Omicron Pi (AOII)Chi Omega (Chi O)Chi Upsilon Sigma (CUS)Delta Delta Delta (Tri Delta)Delta Gamma (DG)Delta Sigma Theta (Delta)Eta Iota Sigma (He Is Sufficient or HIS) — HIS on second referenceGamma Phi Beta (Gamma Phi)Kappa Alpha Theta (Theta)Kappa Kappa Gamma (Kappa)Kappa Lambda DeltaPhi MuPi Beta Phi (Pi Phi)Sigma Kappa (SK)Sigma Lambda Alpha ()Tau Beta Sigma (band service sorority)Zeta Tau Alpha (Zeta)Green Honors ChairEach department can bring in one person every year to serve as a Green Honors Chair. Not related to the John V. Roach Honors College, but the honors college can have its own chair.Hall Crew AssociationHall Crew on second referenceHarris College of Nursing & Health SciencesHarris College on second reference. Note the ampersand.Harrison BuildingAcceptable on all references for the W. Oliver and Nell A. Harrison Building. Made for the Brite Divinity School.Hays HallAcceptable on all references for Marlene Moss Hays HallHBO Gohead coachcoachesHill HallGraduate housing for Brite Divinity Schoolhomecomingnot capitalizedhonors studentsHorned FrogNot Horn Frog. Capitalize in reference to the mascot. Horned Frogs, Frog or Frogs also acceptable.hospitalsBaylor All Saints Medical CenterCook Children’sTexas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort WorthTexas Health Harris Methodist Hospital HEB (Bedford)Texas Health Huguley Hospital Fort Worth SouthJohn Peter Smith HospitalPlaza Medical Center of Fort WorthRemove Texas Health and Fort Worth on second reference.Housing & Residence LifeHRL on second reference. Note the ampersand.Human ResourcesiClickerImage MagazineImage staff members do not retain their titles when published in the SkiffInclusiveness & Intercultural Servicesthe IIS on second referenceIndependent Greek CouncilInformation TechnologyInstitute of Behavioral Researchthe IBR on second referenceIntensive English Programthe IEP on second referenceInterfraternity Councilthe IFC on second referenceInterior Design & Merchandising buildingthe interior design building on second referenceSee also: majorsJane Justin Field Housethe field house on second reference. Within the Garvey-Rosenthal Soccer Stadium.Jarvis HallJerita Foley Buschman TheatreWithin Ed Landreth AuditoriumSee also: Ed Landreth HallJimmy John’s SandwichesJimmy John’s on second referenceJohn V. Roach Honors Collegethe Honors College on second referenceJustin CenterAcceptable on all references for the John Justin Athletic CenterKelly CenterAcceptable on all referencesKinderFrogs SchoolKinderFrogs on second reference. Shares a facility with Starpoint School.King Family CommonsThe “multipurpose building” is acceptable on second reference. The building first opened on January 2015. This building has five different eating establishments: The Press, O’Brien’s Grill, Caliente, Magnolia’s Bistro, and The Big Purple Truck. In addition to these dining options, the building also has a variety of chairs and study areas for students to use. The office of Fraternity and Sorority Life is found on the second floor of this building. The name is in recognition of Mr. and Mrs. J. Luther King, Jr. and the King family.King HallAcceptable on all references for Teresa and Luther King HallKrogerKTCU FM 88.7KTCU on first reference. KTCU FM 88.7 in info boxes. The station’s full name is KTCU-FM 88.7 “The Choice.”Leibrock VillageHousing complex for Brite Divinity School and TCU graduate studentsLive Oak Reading SeriesLive Oak on second referenceLowdon Track and Field ComplexAcceptable on first reference for the Robert and Maria Lowdon Track and Field Complex. The track complex on second reference.lower-division honorsLunch Roulette programLunch Roulette on second referenceLupton Baseball StadiumAcceptable on first reference for the Charlie and Marie Lupton Baseball Stadium. The stadium on second reference. The field is the Williams-Reilly Field.Mabee HouseGraduate housing for Brite Divinity SchoolmajorsIdentify all students by their majors, except members of the House of Student Representatives Executive Board and athletes with specific positions. Do not capitalize majors unless they are proper names (English major but accounting major). Use the specific major combined with the general major where appropriate (news-editorial journalism major but strategic communication major). Use “a” before a major if the major comes after the name, but not if the major comes before the name (Jarod Daily, a sophomore news-editorial journalism major, but sophomore news-editorial journalism major Jarod Daily). For double majors, list both areas of study and clarify that there are two (Laura McFarland, a news-editorial journalism and English double major, not a news-editorial journalism/English major or news-editorial journalism and English major). Below is a list of most of TCU’s majors. If not found here, check the individual college’s website to make sure the major is still offered. accountingactuarial scienceaerospace studiesAfrican American and Africana studiesall level education: early childhood – 12anthropologyapplied geoscienceart educationart historyarts administration (minor only)Asian studies (minor only)astronomyathletic trainingbiochemistrybiologyBritish and colonial—post-colonial studies (minor)business information systemschemistrychild developmentclassical studies (minor only)communication studiescomputer information technologycomputer sciencecriminal justicedanceearly childhood educationeconomicseducational studies (minor only)energy technology and management (minor only)engineeringEnglishentrepreneurial managementenvironmental sciencefashion merchandisingfilm-TV-digital mediafinancefinance with real estatefrenchgeneral business (minor only)geographygeologyGermangraphic designhabilitation of the deaf/hard of hearinghealth and fitnesshealth care ethics (minor only)healthy aging (minor only)historyinterior designinternational economicsItalian (minor only)Jewish studies (minor only)journalismLatina/o studies (minor only)lighting for visual presentation (minor only)marketingmathematicsmiddle school educationmilitary science (program)modern language studiesmovement sciencemusicmusic educationneurosciencenursingnutritional sciencesphilosophyphysical educationphysicspolitical sciencepre-health professions (track)pre-law (track)pre-major (undecided)psychologypsychology of leadership (minor only)ranch managementreligionsecondary educationsocial worksociologySpanish & Hispanic studiesSpanish for business professionals (minor only)Spanish for health professions (minor only)speech-language pathologysport psychologysports broadcastingstrategic communicationstudio artsupply & value chain managementtheatreurban studies (minor only)women and gender studies (minor only)writingMarion HallMarlene and Spencer Hays TheatreHays Theatre on second reference. Within the Walsh Center for Performing Arts.See also: Walsh Center for Performing ArtsMartin-Moore HallHouses the Delta Tau Delta, Phi Gamma Delta, Phi Kappa Sigma and Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternitiesMary Couts Burnett Librarythe library on second referenceMary Wright Admission Centerthe admission center on second referencemascotsCan refer to teams by their mascots as long as the school name is used on first reference (the Baylor Bears played the Frogs yesterday…the Bears lost)McAlister’s DeliMcAlister’s on second referenceMcDonald’sNote the apostropheMeacham International AirportLocated in Fort WorthMicroFridgeTrademarked name. Used in residence halls.Microsoft PowerPointPowerPoint on second referencemidterm exammidterm is acceptable on second referenceMiller Speech and Hearing ClinicAcceptable on first reference for the W.C. Jack and Maude Y. Miller Speech and Hearing Clinic. Miller Clinic on second reference.Milton Daniel HallMoncrief HallMoody HallAcceptable on all references for the W.L. Moody Jr., Hall. Houses the Alpha Chi Omega, Delta Delta Delta, Kappa Kappa Gamma and Zeta Tau Alpha sororities.Moore BuildingAcceptable on all references for the Jo Ann and Wayne Moore Building. Part of the Brite Divinity SchoolMoore HouseGraduate housing for Brite Divinity School and TCU graduate studentsMoudy NorthAcceptable on all references for the J.M. Moudy Visual Arts and Communication Building. Houses the School of Art.Moudy SouthAcceptable on all references for the J.M. Moudy Visual Arts and Communication Building. Houses the Bob Schieffer College of Communication.Multicultural Greek Councilthe MGC on second referenceMusic Building SouthHouses the TCU Opera Studio, the John Large Vocal Arts Laboratory and some of the TCU Percussion Studio for the School of Musicmy.tcu.eduno wwwNational Pan-Hellenic Councilthe council on second referenceNeeley School of BusinessNeeley on second referenceNowell Donovanprovost and vice chancellor for academic affairsOffice of Admissionthe admission office on second reference. Note the website is of Church RelationsSupports the partnership between the university and the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)Office of Extended EducationOffice of Financial Aidthe financial aid office on second referenceOne Million Reasons programthe OMR program on second referenceOrganizations FairSee also: Activities & Organizations FairOrientationCapitalize references to first-year OrientationPalko HallAcceptable on all references for the Betsy and Steve Palko HallPanhellenic Councilthe council on second reference. The central organizational unit for Greek sororities.Paschal High SchoolPaschal on second reference. Located at 3001 Forest Park Blvd. The phone number is (817) 814-5000.P.E. Clark HallAcceptable on all references for the Pamela and Edward Clark HallPepsiCo Recital HallPepsiCo Hall on second reference. Within the Walsh Center for Performing Arts.See also: Walsh Center for Performing ArtsPhysical PlantPizza Snobplus/minus grading systemGrades are written using hyphens (B-plus, C-minus). Plurals (D-pluses, C-minuses).Potbelly Sandwich ShopPotbelly on second referencepre-majorThere is no pre-med or pre-law majorSee also: majorspress conferenceNews conference is preferred (see AP style)profanityEditor-in-chief’s approval required for any use. In most cases, avoid or rephrase it in direct quotes (see AP style).professorFirst level is assistant professor, second level is associate professor and third level is professor. If the person isn’t a professor, the person may be a lecturer or instructor.programs and themesStanding programs are capitalized. The theme for a specific program goes in quotes (The Good Editing program sponsored a “Get to Know Your Stylebook” weekend).recruitmentredshirtNo spaceReed HallAcceptable on all references for Dave C. Reed HallRegistrar’s OfficeReligious & Spiritual LifeRSL on second referenceResidence Hall Associationthe association on second referenceresident assistantRA on second referenceRickel Academic WingLocated on west side of University Recreation CenterSee also: University Recreation Center“Riff Ram” chant“Riff Ram” on second referenceROTCOnly use alone as an adjective (the ROTC cadet).See also: TCU Army ROTC programSadler HallAcceptable on all references for M.E. Sadler HallSalsa Limón UniversidadSalsa Limón on second reference. Note the accented “o.”sand volleyball courtsthe courts on second referenceSam Baugh Indoor Practice Facilitythe practice facility on second reference. The field is Cox Field.Samuelson HallAcceptable on all references for Kellye Wright Samuelson HallScharbauer HallAcceptable on all references for Clarence and Kerry Scharbauer HallSchollmaier ArenaAcceptable on first reference for the Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena. The arena on second reference.Schollmaier Basketball ComplexAcceptable on first reference for the Ed and Rae Schollmaier Basketball Complex. The basketball complex on second colorspurple and whiteSchool for Classical & Contemporary Dancethe dance school acceptable on second referenceSchool of Artthe art school acceptable on second referenceSchool of Musicthe music school acceptable on second referenceSecrest-Wible BuildingSenior (Dis)OrientationSenior Re-OrientationSenseless Acts of ComedySAC on second referenceSherley HallSid Richardson BuildingAcceptable on first reference for the Sid W. Richardson Building. Sid Richardson on second reference.Smith HallAcceptable on all references for Steve and Sarah Smith Entrepreneurs HallSmoothie KingsoccerTeams play matches, not games. TCU has no men’s varsity team.Sophomore GetawayspellingFirst authority is the TCU 360 style guide for TCU-related references, second is the AP Stylebook, third is the Webster’s New World Dictionary and fourth is the Webster’s Third New International Dictionary. Always run spell check.Spencer and Marlene Hays Business Commonsthe Hays Business Commons on second reference. Currently incomplete.Sponsored ProgramsPreviously Sponsored ResearchSpring BreakStaff AssemblyStarpoint SchoolShares facility with KinderFrogs School. Starpoint on second reference.Steel City PopsSteel City on second referenceSteinway & SonsThe School of Music uses all Steinway & Sons pianosStudent Development ServicesSDS on second referenceStudent Government AssociationSGA on second reference. Its four branches are executive, legislative, judicial and programming.Cabinet — executive branch. Made up of the leaders of SGA’s branches, including the four elected positions (student body president, student body vice president, etc.).House of Student Representatives — legislative branch. The House on second reference. Led by the Executive Board, which consists of the speaker of the House, six standing committee chairs, an administrative assistant, a parliamentarian and a chaplain. Majors do not have to be listed for House officials. Refer to committee heads as John Doe, chairman of the Academic Affairs Committee; Jane Smith, chairwoman of the Finance Committee.Judicial Board — judicial branch. Chief justice and between 10-15 other student members. Meets on a case-by-case basis.theCrew — programming branch. Six groups led by student leaders. Members are not necessarily members of SGA.Frog Aides — first-year leadership development program. Led by two directors and five executive team abroadSee also: Center for International StudiesStuWirelessAcceptable on all references for Student WirelessSummer BreakSuperFrogTandy HallAcceptable on all references for the Charles D. Tandy Halltask forceCapitalize task force when part of the proper name of a task force (Fine Arts Task Force). Lowercase generalizations (the task force).TCUUse acronym in all references, except in quoted material. Always refer to the institution as a university, never a school.TCU AlertTCU Army ROTC programthe ROTC program on second referenceSee also: ROTCTCU Bookstorethe bookstore on second referenceTCU Core Curriculumthe core on second referenceTCU Dining ServicesAcceptable on all references. Sodexo is the company with which TCU has a contract.On-campus restaurants:Chick-fil-ABistro BurnettThe PressNRGO’Brien’sSushi Mama (Smith Hall)Union GroundsCalienteMagnoliasTCU LEAPSLEAPS on second referenceTCU Marching Bandthe band on second referenceTCU MLK Day of Servicethe Day of Service on second referenceTCU OnlineSystem that will replace eCollegeSee also: eCollegeTCU policeUse instead of campus policeTCU Police Departmentthe police department on second referenceTCU PressTCU Rangersthe Rangers on second referenceTCU Rifle Rangethe rifle range on second referenceTCU Showgirlsthe Showgirls on second referenceTCU 360Note the spaceThe Associated PressAP on second referenceTheatre TCUNote the spelling of theatretheEndOnly capitalize “the” when it starts a sentenceThe 109Note the capitalized “t” and the spaceTom Brown/Pete Wright apartmentsthe TBPW apartments on second reference. Tom Brown includes Herndon Hall and Mabee Hall. Pete Wright includes Walker Hall, Fish Hall, Britain Hall and Mullins Hall.Tomlinson HallHouses Kappa Sigma, Lambda Chi Alpha, Phi Delta Theta and Sigma Chi fraternitiesTucker Technology CenterAcceptable on first reference for the William E. and Jean Jones Tucker Technology Center. Tucker on second reference.Tunnel of OppressionuniversityTCU on first reference. Lowercase university in all references unless part of a proper name.University Recreation Centerrec center on second referenceupperclassmanupper-division honorsVictor J. Boschini Jr.Chancellor Victor Boschini on first reference. Use Boschini for all other references.Vision In ActionNote the capitalization. VIA on second reference.Waits HallAcceptable on all references for the E.M. Waits HallWalsh Center for Performing ArtsAcceptable on first reference for the Mary D. and F. Howard Walsh Center for Performing Arts. Walsh Center on second reference. Includes the PepsiCo Recital Hall and Hays [email protected] the website is what2do.tcu.eduWiggins HallTypically houses upperclassmen assigned to Greek chapter facility housingWinter BreakWinthrop Rockefeller BuildingAcceptable on first reference for the Winthrop Rockefeller Building for Ranch Management. The Rockefeller Building on second reference.Winton-Scott HallAcceptable on all references for the Winton-Scott Hall of ScienceWorth HillsWright HallAcceptable on all references for the Mary and Robert J. Wright Residence HallWriting CenterAcceptable on all references for the William L. Adams Center for Writingy’allNot ya’ll. 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