AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AGA.gh) Q32006 Presentation

first_imgAngloGold Ashanti Limited (AGA.gh) listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange under the Mining sector has released it’s 2006 presentation results for the third quarter.For more information about AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AGA.gh) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AGA.gh) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AGA.gh)  2006 presentation results for the third quarter.Company ProfileAngloGold Ashanti Limited is a global mining company with extensive interests in the Americas, Continental Africa, South Africa and Australasia. It boasts a portfolio of 17 operations and 3 projects in 10 countries, including long-life, relatively low-cost operating assets with differing ore body types located in key gold-producing regions. The company was formed in 2004 through the merger of AngloGold and the Ashanti Goldfields Corporation. There are seven mines in the Continental Africa region, of which 6 are operational. In Ghana, the company has two mines; Iduapriem and Obuasi. AngloGold Ashanti Limited is the third-largest gold mining company in the world, measured by production. In addition to its mining operations, it has established several exploration programmes in regions around the world. AngloGold Ashanti Limited is listed on the Ghana Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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E.A Portland Cement Company Limited (PORT.ke) 2007 Annual Report

first_imgE.A Portland Cement Company Limited (PORT.ke) listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange under the Building & Associated sector has released it’s 2007 annual report.For more information about E.A Portland Cement Company Limited (PORT.ke) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the E.A Portland Cement Company Limited (PORT.ke) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: E.A Portland Cement Company Limited (PORT.ke)  2007 annual report.Company ProfileEast African Portland Cement Company Limited manufactures and sells cement for the building and construction sectors in East Africa. The company produces a range of cement products including Portland cement and Portland pozzolanic cement for cementing, mortar and concreate building applications. It also supplies custom-made cement products for the construction trade. East African Portland Cement Company Limited sells its products under the Blue Triangle Cement brand. Other brands in its product portfolio include Falcon Cabro, Olympia Cabro, Tri-Hex Cabro, Cosmic Cabro and Brick (Quad) Cabro. East African Portland Cement Company Uganda Limited is a subsidiary of the company. East African Portland Cement Company Limited is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchangelast_img read more

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Is the Legal & General share price good value?

first_img Click here to claim your free copy of this special investing report now! Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Enter Your Email Address Image source: Getty Images. Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Markets around the world are reeling from the coronavirus pandemic…And with so many great companies trading at what look to be ‘discount-bin’ prices, now could be the time for savvy investors to snap up some potential bargains.But whether you’re a newbie investor or a seasoned pro, deciding which stocks to add to your shopping list can be daunting prospect during such unprecedented times.Fortunately, The Motley Fool is here to help: our UK Chief Investment Officer and his analyst team have short-listed five companies that they believe STILL boast significant long-term growth prospects despite the global lock-down…You see, here at The Motley Fool we don’t believe “over-trading” is the right path to financial freedom in retirement; instead, we advocate buying and holding (for AT LEAST three to five years) 15 or more quality companies, with shareholder-focused management teams at the helm.That’s why we’re sharing the names of all five of these companies in a special investing report that you can download today for FREE. If you’re 50 or over, we believe these stocks could be a great fit for any well-diversified portfolio, and that you can consider building a position in all five right away. Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. Is the Legal & General share price good value?center_img 5 Stocks For Trying To Build Wealth After 50 Andy Ross owns shares in Legal & General. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Andy Ross | Sunday, 28th February, 2021 | More on: AV LGEN The Legal & General share price at the time of writing is around 270p per share. Not that much above where it was five years ago. Since 2016, the share price has hit a high of 314p in Feb 2020 and a low of 157p a month later. It has spent quite a bit of time fluctuating either side of 250p. But while that may seem uninspiring, there are reasons to like the shares, in my view. What to like about the sharesI hold these so this one is easy for me. It’s the dividend. Management were brave throughout the pandemic keeping the dividend. It’s clearly a focus for them. The shares currently yield around 6.5% so are up there amongst the highest on the FTSE 100. Yet unlike other high-yielding shares, I don’t see Legal & General facing the same external threats.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…For example, tobacco shares have a high yield to attract investors because the industry faces massive challenges from public health campaigns, sin taxes and legislation – especially against the next generation products like vaping. Tobacco shares therefore could arguably be seen as a value trap.For me Legal & General is not a value trap. The dividend should be sustainable and needn’t come at the cost of share price growth. But management does need to try and get the shares moving back up.The group is boosting its work around retirement planning and annuities. As we become a greater population this ought to be an area of growth for the business. Greater pension freedoms should also help Legal & General.What’s not so appetising about L&GParadoxically it may also be the high dividend yield. There’s a chance the payout ratio is too high and is starving the business of cash to invest in growth. All businesses should work hard to stay competitive and that usually involves investment. This may be why over the last five years the share price hasn’t really risen. Investors haven’t been excited by the slow and steady nature of the business. Given that Legal & General is a financial share and tied to the UK economy in many ways, perhaps it’s unsurprising its share price hasn’t gone anywhere. Rival Aviva has actually fallen over five years, as have bank shares, which also act as a proxy for UK plc.My view on the Legal & General share priceLegal & General has a steady business, a strong brand, a good management team and doesn’t face massive external challenges to its business model. It operates in a safe and steady industry, which doesn’t face disruption in the same way many other industries do.Overall I think I’m happy to hold Legal & General shares for the dividend. I think with an economic boost on the horizon from ending lockdowns, perceptions around the share can improve. See all posts by Andy Rosslast_img read more

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2019 Rugby World Cup Semi-final: England 19-7 New Zealand

first_imgEngland are through to the World Cup final after a savage win over the All Blacks 2019 Rugby World Cup Semi-final: England 19-7 New ZealandHead-to-headPlayed – 42England wins – 8New Zealand wins – 33Draws – 1Did you know?England are into their fourth World Cup final.Kieran Read captained the All Blacks for the 51st time, equalling 1992-1997 All Blacks hooker Sean Fitzpatrick.It was also Read’s 34 birthday today.Tom Curry and Sam Underhill are the youngest flankers to ever start together in a Rugby World Cup knockout match, averaging 22 years and 107 days.Ben Youngs and George Ford played together at nine and ten for the 33rd time for England – a high for England in the pro era.In a nutshellEngland are into the Rugby World Cup final after physically hammering and smothering the All Blacks.Within the 19-7 win, the men in white dominated the turnover count, taking ball off New Zealand 16 times while the All Blacks only managed to snaffle it five times.The defence was brutal and the All Blacks seemed shell-shocked for large parts of the game. Both teams got one try each, but while England’s was borne of front-foot ball and power running, New Zealand could only profit off one loose ball to score theirs and spent large parts of the game giving away penalties (11 to New Zealand to England’s six, in the end).Manu Tuilagi scored the first try from a rare pick and go before the two-minute mark – according to Opta, it was the quickest the All Blacks have conceded in their World Cup history.It all came from relentless, quick phases and the team thundered forward as Elliot Daly set Anthony Watson free up the touchline. Wave after wave of England runners came in and with Mako Vunipola dragging them ahead, then Courtney Lawes carrying to within a foot, the centre simply picked and dived. LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS TRY!98 secondsThat @EnglandRugby fast start and it’s Manu Tuilagi who drives overWhat a start!#CarryThemHome #ITVRugby #RWC2019 #ENGvNZL pic.twitter.com/czTlEo5VhN— ITV Rugby (@ITVRugby) October 26, 2019Energised by the lightning-quick start, England began creating those turnovers. George Ford was ripping ball and momentum came at the breakdown. Maro Itoje was a constant menace, taking the ball out of Kieran Read’s hands and then swallowing it at an All Blacks maul, and Tom Curry grew in stature throughout the half, pinching it when the All Blacks were finally getting their act together.England almost feasted off an interception too as Tuilagi intercepted a telegraphed Beauden Barrett pass and fed Owen Farrell, who quickly slipped it to Jonny May. He was eventually forced to cut inside by a corner-flagging Scott Barrett, and the pop to support was a dropped mess.Related: The making of Kyle SincklerEddie Jones’s side had a try ruled out for crossing as Kyle Sinckler let Tom Curry run a line and then slipped the ball to Sam Underhill, who went over unimpeded. New Zealand clung on.Yet in the running skirmishes to come, the English forwards made more telling steals. Owen Farrell was not quite at 100%, spending some points limping but still throwing himself at the game as hard as possible. A long-range penalty on the stroke of half-time was left to Ford to take. He sent it over to make the score 10-0 at the break.The fear at this stage was, was it enough? The All Blacks have rope-a-doped teams before… Clearly their experiment with Scott Barrett at six didn’t work and Sam Cane came on at half-time. Still, England had another penalty in the Kiwi 22.Points on the board: Ardie Savea scores New Zealand’s try from a lineout malfunction (Getty Images)With the angle unfavourable, they kicked to the corner. From the lineout England held it in and as All Blacks defenders drifted with Youngs and his backs, the scrum-half threw a half-dummy and slid through the gap to score. Or at least he thought he did. In the maul, the ball had been fumbled.It’s normally at this juncture of a match you say to yourself, “It would be mad to write New Zealand off, even 13 points ahead.” And it looked like that bounce back could be on. Picking off a loose Jamie George lineout, Savea only had to catch it, take a few steps and spring over for a try that was converted by Richie Mo’unga. This is how their surges normally begin.Related: Preview of Wales v South AfricaBut nothing stops momentum like a thundercrack tackle and Underhill led the way back to the scoreboard as he obliterated Beauden Barrett, making him drop the ball. England started rolling hits together, with Itoje slamming into Sam Whitelock too and the team went marching back onto the front foot. New Zealand never found their way back again.Ford would kick another penalty as Read was warned that the All Blacks were racking up too many infringements. They were sent scrambling and England were happy to let them play away in their own half. It was as emphatic a win as 19-7 can really ever be.We now wait to see who will face the English in the final.Brutal: Maro Itoje, named Man of the Match, smashes into Anton Lienert-Brown (Getty Images)Star manMaro Itoje put in a display of World Cup savagery. He blew apart All Blacks plays, inhaled turnovers and brought relentless energy. He made three turnovers and won seven lineouts.He can play on the edge – and he showed that around the 50-minute mark, as the All Blacks began coming back, when he gave away a penalty coming in from the side and lifted Ardie Savea’s leg – but you need his spoiling. And that can be a big positive when he backs himself to do something destructive.In the 65th minute, he put a play-halting hit on Sam Whitelock after shooting out the line on halfway. The regular deputy to Read was subbed off two minutes later.Itoje was rightly named Man of the Match.Unique line-up: England stood in a V shape to face New Zealand’s pre-match haka (Getty Images)The verdictEngland coach Eddie Jones: “We played against a great team today – Steve Hansen is a great coach, Kieran Read is a great captain and we had to dig deep. We knew we had to come off the line hard and keep taking away time and space and we managed to do that, cause a few errors and we maybe had a few lucky bounces and got the result.”All Blacks coach Steve Hansen: “First of all I would like to congratulate England, they played a tremendous game of footy and on the day deserved to win the game. You can’t give them half a step because they’ll take it and, at the end of the day, that’s what rugby is about and well done to them.“I’m really proud of our team, they have done a tremendous job for their country and just tonight we weren’t good enough, so we have to take that on the chin and so does everybody back home, our fans – all credit to England.“You saw the boys, at the end they were still trying their guts out and that’s all you can ask, so I’m really proud of them. And thanks to Japan for a wonderful, wonderful tournament, really appreciate it.”The teamsEngland: Elliot Daly; Anthony Watson, Manu Tuilagi (Jonathan Joseph 74), Owen Farrell (capt), Jonny May (Henry Slade 44); George Ford, Ben Youngs (Willi Heinz 63); Mako Vunipola (Joe Marler 70), Jamie George (Luke Cowan-Dickie 70), Kyle Sinckler (Dan Cole 46), Maro Itoje, Courtney Lawes (George Kruis), Tom Curry, Sam Underhill (Mark Wilson 70), Billy Vunipola.Try: Tuilagi 2. Con: Farrell. Pens: Ford 4 (40, 49, 63, 69).New Zealand: Beauden Barrett; Sevu Reece, Jack Goodhue (Sonny Bill Williams 55), Anton Lienert-Brown, George Bridge (Jordie Barrett 50); Richie Mo’unga, Aaron Smith (TJ Perenara 55); Joe Moody (Ofa Tuungafasi 63), Codie Taylor (Dane Coles 50), Nepo Laulala (Angus Ta’avao 53), Brodie Retallick, Sam Whitelock (Patrick Tuipulotu 67), Scott Barrett (Sam Cane 40), Ardie Savea, Kieran Read (capt).Try: Savea 57. Con: Mo’unga. Lightning strike: Manu Tuilagi scores after two minutes (Getty Images) Keep track of events in Japan via our Rugby World Cup homepage.Follow Rugby World magazine on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.last_img read more

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Niceto Vega 5924 / Jonathan Tyszberowicz + Diego Cherbenco

first_img 2013 “COPY” CopyAbout this officeJonathan TyszberowiczOfficeFollowDiego CherbencoOfficeFollowProductsWoodSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousingApartmentsBuenos AiresIcebergArgentinaPublished on January 05, 2020Cite: “Niceto Vega 5924 / Jonathan Tyszberowicz + Diego Cherbenco” 05 Jan 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesTechnowoodSiding Façade SystemWindowsMitrexSolar WindowMetal PanelsAurubisPatinated Copper: Nordic Green/Blue/Turquoise/SpecialMetal PanelsDri-DesignMetal Panels – CopperIn architectureSikaBuilding Envelope SystemsExterior DeckingLunawoodThermowood DeckingMembranesEffisusFaçade Protection – Breather+Metal PanelsPure + FreeFormCustom Metal Cladding – Legacy Fund 1 BuildingWood Boards / HPL PanelsInvestwoodWood Fiber Partition Walls – ValchromatDoorsLinvisibileLinvisibile FILO 10 Vertical Pivot Door | BrezzaSkylightsFAKROEnergy-efficient roof window FTT ThermoToilets / BidetsBritexToilets – Accessible Centurion PanMore products »Read commentsSave想阅读文章的中文版本吗?尼斯维加5924号 / Jonathan Tyszberowicz + Diego Cherbenco是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Argentina Save this picture!© Albano Garcia+ 24Curated by Nico Saieh Share Architects: Diego Cherbenco, Jonathan Tyszberowicz Area Area of this architecture project Niceto Vega 5924 / Jonathan Tyszberowicz + Diego CherbencoSave this projectSaveNiceto Vega 5924 / Jonathan Tyszberowicz + Diego Cherbenco ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/549248/niceto-vega-5924-jonathan-tyszberowicz-diego-cherbenco Clipboard Apartments ArchDaily ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/549248/niceto-vega-5924-jonathan-tyszberowicz-diego-cherbenco Clipboard Projects Year:  Area:  1300 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project “COPY” Photographs Photographs:  Albano GarciaProject Managers:Jonathan Tyszberowicz, Diego CherbencoStructural Engineer:Sebastian BerdichevskyAcustics:Antonio LuacesCity:Buenos AiresCountry:ArgentinaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Albano GarciaRecommended ProductsWindowsFAKRORoof Windows – FPP-V preSelect MAXEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System –  LINEAEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsWindowsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Casement Windows – Rabel 8400 Slim Super Thermal PlusText description provided by the architects. Niceto Vega 5924 is a housing building with 16 apartments split into six stories. It is located in the thriving “Palermo” neighborhood of Buenos Aires city.Save this picture!© Albano GarciaThe main access to the building is on the ground floor, next to a separate business premises apt for diverse commercial uses. The business premises has a big hall free of support pillars towards it’s center, a feature that maximizes the flexibility and dynamism of it’s vast space.Save this picture!SectionEach floor of the building is comprised of two studio apartments towards the facade and an one-bedroom apartment on the interior side. These units are connected by staircase and elevator, and an inner courtyard that provides them with natural light. The last storey features terraces in the building’s front end.Save this picture!© Albano GarciaThe facade has setup of negative and positive space, which are projections of each floor’s layout. This setup conforms a grid of volumes and depths, visible from in front of the building. The front faces of the projections are made of glass bricks which filter light, providing both lighting and privacy for each apartment.Save this picture!© Albano GarciaThe grid changes at night with each apartment’s light on. This way the facade is an ever random, unpredictable and dynamic element that makes the building alive.Save this picture!© Albano GarciaProject gallerySee allShow lessAcoustic Shells / Flanagan LawrenceSelected ProjectsBuilding in Travessa Alferes Malheiro / Franca ArquitecturaSelected ProjectsProject locationAddress:Palermo, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share CopyApartments•Buenos Aires, Argentina Niceto Vega 5924 / Jonathan Tyszberowicz + Diego Cherbencolast_img read more

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Bring Your Dog To Work Day to raise funds for All Dogs Matter and Animals Asia

first_imgBring Your Dog To Work Day to raise funds for All Dogs Matter and Animals Asia Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis18  107 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis18 About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com. Melanie May | 20 June 2017 | News  106 total views,  1 views today Tagged with: animals fundraising events Fundraising ideas The 2017 annual Bring Your Dog To Work Day takes place this Friday 23 June, and is fundraising for two charities: All Dogs Matter, and Animals Asia.Founded and organised by natural pet product manufacturer HOWND, Bring Your Dog To Work Day sees businesses across the UK let their employees bring their dogs to work with them. The event’s aims are to promote the benefits of bringing dogs into safe work environments as well as to raise money for charity.Anyone can take part and share their experience on social media with the hashtag #BringYourDogToWorkDay. People who donate £2 or more will also be able to upload an image of their dog to be published in the Bring Your Dog To Work Day ‘Dog with a Job’ Hall of Fame along with their dog’s work duties for the day. Businesses can also get involved by becoming official sponsors. In return for a minimum donation of £50, their company logo and a link to their website will be displayed on the Bring Your Dog to Work Day’s homepage.Money raised will be split equally between Animals Asia and All Dogs Matter.A ‘no dogs allowed’ work policy coupled with the benefits of dogs in the workplace at led to the creation of Bring Your Dog To Work Day by Mark Hirschel and Jo Amit, the co-founders of HOWND.Amit said:“We have always brought our dogs Roxy and Laila to work with us, but when we moved into new offices back in 2014 we discovered that they weren’t allowed in the premises. This inspired us to create an event that publicised why dogs can make a positive difference in safe work environments, in attempt to encourage companies across the UK to adopt dog friendly policies.”“We’re overwhelmed with how successful Bring Your Dog To Work Day has become. It’s been amazing to see how many people have posted their dogs at work across all social media in 2014, 2015 and 2016. Most importantly, it’s fantastic to raise money for All Dogs Matter and Animals Asia. We’re hopeful that this year will prove even more popular, building on the momentum of 2016.”last_img read more

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Celebrating Dr. King the fighter in Newark, N.J.

first_imgDr. Willa Cofield speaks to the Newark MLK Day rally on Jan. 15.By Johnnie Stevens and Steve MilliesOver 100 people demonstrated in Newark, N.J., on Jan. 15 to celebrate the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday. Organized by the People’s Organization for Progress, the rally and march was a defiant mobilization against super bigot Donald Trump.A multinational crowd gathered in front of the Dr. King statue in Newark. Chaired by POP chairperson Lawrence Hamm, the rally heard young and old fighters.Dr. Willa Johnson Cofield described how the Ku Klux Klan burned a 17-foot-tall cross near her North Carolina home because she fought for voting rights. Although she was fired by a racist school administration, Cofield won her job back. Her legal case may have saved the jobs of 40,000 Black teachers throughout the South who were targeted by Jim Crow authorities.Former New Jersey assemblyperson William D. Payne spoke of his meetings with Dr. King. Proudly wearing a badge from the 1957 Prayer Pilgrimage, a civil rights march in Washington, D.C., Payne talked about his fight to bring Black history to all New Jersey students via the “Amistad Bill.”Speakers also included a representative from New Jersey BAYAN, a Filipino organization.Lawrence Hamm reminded people of the Garden State’s racist history. New Jersey was the last Northern state to outlaw slavery, but there were still people held as slaves in 1865. State legislators initially refused to pass the 13th Amendment against slavery.Hamm recalled the local theaters, where African Americans could only sit in the balcony. He pointed to the old Bamberger Department Store, where Black customers weren’t allowed to try on clothes.Pointing towards the old First Presbyterian Church, whose basement served as a “station” on the Underground Railroad, Hamm said that runaway slaves were advised that New Jersey wasn’t a safe haven.People marched down Market Street to Broad Street and then marched back, carrying many signs attacking police brutality and demanding jobs and health care for all. Firefighters in a fire truck honked their horn in support, as did many other drivers.Despite a few new buildings, Newark continues to be one of the poorest cities in the U.S. The racist ruling class has never forgotten the heroic Newark rebellion in 1967.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

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Athletics programs increase geographical diversity on campus

first_imgReddIt Facebook ReddIt Caroline Klapphttps://www.tcu360.com/author/caroline-klapp/ Linkedin Caroline Klapphttps://www.tcu360.com/author/caroline-klapp/ Caroline Klapphttps://www.tcu360.com/author/caroline-klapp/ Caroline Klapp is a junior journalism major from Argyle, Texas. She currently serves as the academics editor. Twitter Student publishes children’s book, “The Howard Gardner Zoo” Linkedin The College of Science and Engineering Dean, Phil Hartman, retires after 40 consecutive years Caroline Klapphttps://www.tcu360.com/author/caroline-klapp/center_img Stanford professor speaks as Green Honors Chair TCU students teach dance through TCU Tadpoles Facebook Caroline Klapp printThe success of the athletics department is bringing national recognition to TCU, Dean of Admissions Raymond Brown said.This is the fourth year in a row that more than half of the first-year class is from out of state. The first-year class has 2,072 students, and 959, or about 45.9 percent, are from Texas.The only reason Texas is still the majority state represented in the overall student body is fifth-year seniors and transfer students, 75 percent of whom are from Texas, said Cathan Coghlan, director of the TCU Office of Institutional Research.Brown said the university has increased in popularity across the country.“It’s largely because the rest of the country has discovered us,” Brown said.California and Illinois are the top two states represented other than Texas.However, TCU has students from all over world.There are 25 students from Vietnam in the first-year class and 90 in the overall undergraduate population, according to the Office of Institutional Research.Brown said the growing success of the football team has led to a lot of exposure.“We were one of those best kept secrets for years and years and years, and then in 2011, we won the Rose Bowl,” Brown said. “That sort of opened the floodgates for a lot of the rest of the country to take a look at us.”Two recent events had a major effect on the university’s appeal, said Clarence Scharbauer, chairman of the Board of Trustees.“The day they called us and asked us to join the Big 12 gave us another platform of incredible,” Scharbauer said. “And the other day we announced we are joining with North Texas for a medical school.”The recent success of the athletics program is gaining attention from the nation and attracting prospective students from across the globe.“We were on the national stage [in 2011],” Brown said. “The announcers for the game were talking about, ‘Hey, if you haven’t seen this little college in Texas, you need to,’ and the popularity just boomed.”After the Frogs won the Rose Bowl, yield within admission increased.Yield is the ratio of the number of students who accept the offer of admission based on the number of admission letters offered.“The fall of 2011 after the Rose Bowl was the highest increase in yield we had in 30-something years and this year, it’s almost tripled,” Brown said. “We issued 350 fewer offers of admission this year.”Scharbauer said 10 years ago, TCU was a small liberal arts school without a law school or a medical school, and now national recognition has increased dramatically.“All of a sudden, we start going out to California and playing football, our baseball team was in the College World Series three out of the last five years, and all of a sudden, it’s our front door,” Scharbauer said. “I’m not putting this all on athletics, but I’m just telling you it’s our front door.”Brown said that while football brings attention to TCU, the university offers much more to the students.“Gary Patterson is very fond of saying that the football program and athletics generally are merely the front porch of the university,” Brown said. “And he’s right. It’s really nothing more than that.”Brown said sports may bring students to tour the campus, but it’s not what makes them commit.“If [prospective students] didn’t like the experience here, and they hadn’t applied, they’re not going to,” Brown said.Scharbauer said the TCU study abroad program is also attracting students from across the country.“We are seeing a more diverse group of students,” Scharbauer said. “People are hearing about us, and we are getting a little more active out there with all the TCU abroad that we are doing. Kids are going to Scotland or Spain or Italy, and they’re coming home, and they’re talking about it.”Scharbauer said the Board of Trustees is observing the growing geographic diversity of the student population.“Now all of a sudden as a board, we are looking at the national exposure we are getting, we’re looking at our students, and now we are appealing to a lot more people,” Scharbauer said.Scharbauer said the board is excited about the diversity and is ready to react to it.“Now our board is starting to go, ‘Whoa, wait a minute, we like this diversity. Let’s see what we got out there, let’s see who might be interested,’” Scharbauer said.Brown said students decide to attend TCU for a variety of reasons.“You’ve got arguably the most beautiful school in the country populated by some of the most amazing people on this planet, in the form of our students,” Brown said. Twitter + posts Dee J. 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Frogs in dire straits against Oklahoma State

first_imgLinkedin TCU head coach Gary Patterson, left, and Oklahoma State head coach Mike Gundy, right, talk before the start of an NCAA college football game in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki) + posts TCU baseball finds their biggest fan just by saying hello Twitter Phi Kappa Sigma executive director, chapter president respond to dismissal Grant McGalliardhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/grant-mcgalliard/ Facebook Another series win lands TCU Baseball in the top 5, earns Sikes conference award Grant McGalliardhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/grant-mcgalliard/ Baseball season recap: Rebuilding turns to reloading after surprise CWS trip Grant McGalliardhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/grant-mcgalliard/ Previous articleVolleyball starts slow, loses to Iowa State 0-3Next articleUndefeated season comes to an end for TCU Grant McGalliard RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Linkedin Grant McGalliardhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/grant-mcgalliard/ Twitter ReddIt printTCU’s undefeated season is at risk of coming to an end as the No. 8 Frogs trail the also undefeated No. 14 Oklahoma State Cowboys 28-9 at halftime at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater, Oklahoma.Everything that could go wrong has gone wrong for TCU. Senior wide receiver Josh Doctson, a Maxwell Award semifinalist, left the game with an arm injury near the end of the second quarter, OSU has locked down Trevone Boykin’s other options, and Cowboy quarterback Mason Rudolph has thrown for four touchdowns on just 13 attempts.Rudolph has had time in the pocket to make the throws he wants, and he connected with wide receiver James Washington on two long touchdown passes in the first quarter that looked to be identical plays.Boykin, meanwhile, has been severely limited. The Heisman candidate has 241 yards passing, but has found trouble in the red zone, and has yet to throw for a score.Boykin also threw an interception on a route into the flat on TCU’s second drive of the game.The Horned Frog ground game has been next to nonexistent, with the exception of a few dazzling Boykin runs, one of which provided the team’s lone touchdown. TCU has only 83 yards rushing on 22 attempts.The Cowboy defense has held strong on big downs. TCU is 3-10 on third down conversions and 1-2 on fourth downs.OSU has only faced 5 third downs in the game. The Cowboys have scored in five plays or less on every touchdown drive they’ve had.Doctson’s injury occurred near the two-minute mark of the second quarter. The receiver hauled in a short completion before landing awkwardly on his left arm, and stayed down on the field before being walked back to the sideline with the training staff.Penalties have also been a problem for both teams. Each team has had 5 calls against them, most of which came in the first quarter.The Horned Frogs elected to receive the opening kickoff, but went three-and-out on three consecutive Boykin incompletions.The Cowboys punted on their opening drive as well, but Rudolph found Washington on their first touchdown pass on the drive following Boykin’s interception.TCU scored with 6:28 left in the first quarter after an impressive drive, but Jaden Oberkrom’s extra point was blocked.The Cowboys scored a touchdown on their next drive on the second Washington touchdown catch, and TCU answered with an Oberkrom field goal to make the score 14-9 with 3:24 remaining in the quarter.That field goal put the senior kicker into a tie with Colorado’s Mason Crosby for the most career made field goals in Big XII history, at 70.Those would be TCU’s last points of the half.Rudolph threw for touchdowns on OSU’s next two drives, and the Cowboy defense stifled the normally explosive Horned Frog offense.TCU was able to hold OSU to a punt on the next drive, and began to march down the field before Doctson’s injury killed the drive’s momentum.Oberkrom missed a 49-yard field goal attempt with :49 left on the clock, and OSU let time expire to go into the locker room with a lead. ReddIt TCU students receive evacuation text by mistake Facebook TCU rowing program strengthens after facing COVID-19 setbacks Grant McGalliard is a senior journalism and political science major from Bay City, Texas. He’s worked in everything from sports to student organizations at TCU, and recently began blogging with the Dallas Morning News. In his spare time, Grant enjoys tweeting far too much, pretending he knows more than he does about Premier League soccer, and listening to the music of Kanye West. Grant McGalliard TCU removes Phi Kappa Sigma for hazing and other misconductlast_img read more

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Women’s soccer kicks off the fall sports season on the road versus Baylor

first_imgSam Fristachihttps://www.tcu360.com/author/sam-fristachi/ ReddIt Women’s Basketball falls to Kansas State in overtime loss Twitter printThe TCU women’s soccer team will kick off its 2020 season on the road against Baylor on Friday, marking the first TCU Athletics event since March.“I’m excited about the season, and I think our players are as well,” said head coach Eric Bell. “The opportunity to compete for a conference championship is huge.”In the Big 12 preseason poll, the Horned Frogs rank third out of 10 teams.Junior Messiah Bright, who led the team in goals last season with 12 and senior Yazmeen Ryan, who led the team with nine assists, are two players to watch. “Yazmeen Ryan [is] who I think is probably, if not the best, one of the best players in our league,” Bell said. “She’s a special kid, and she’s turned out to be a leader within our group.”Bell added that Bright can “change the game with her pace and athleticism, as well as her goal-scoring abilities.”Both Bright and Ryan earned Big 12 Honors this preseason.Goalie Emily Alvarado will also be returning this season. Alvarado started in all 22 games last season and had seven shutouts. She also had a 1.17 goals against average and a 0.780 save percentage.“Emily is one of the best goal keepers in the country, and we are very fortunate to have her,” Bell said. “She’s done a really good job this preseason, and I expect her to have a really good season.”Tara Smith and Tayla Christensen both graduated, and six new first-years will join the team this year. “We have an older group, and we are starting primarily returning players,” Bell said. “That’s good from a familiarity and experience standpoint, and that should excite the team that we have a lot of experience that will be on the field come Friday.”Last season, the Horned Frogs were 11-8-3 overall and 4-3-2 in conference play. The team had big wins over No. 25 SMU and No. 13 Texas Tech in the regular season. In the postseason, TCU went to the Big 12 Soccer Tournament finals to fall to the Kansas Jayhawks 1-0.The team made it to the NCAA Soccer Tournament but lost in the first round to the University of Arizona Wildcats.This season, TCU will play each Big 12 team once, with four games at home and five games on the road.  The Horned Frogs will have their first home game Sept. 18 against Texas. Iowa State, Texas Tech and West Virginia will all travel to Fort Worth to take on the Frogs.TCU will travel to Baylor, Kansas State, Oklahoma State, Kansas and Oklahoma for its away games this season.Although there will be no Big 12 Championship, the Horned Frogs are hoping to finish at the top of the Big 12. “I like our team, I think we have a shot at it, a really strong shot at winning it,” Bell said. “Hopefully we can stay healthy both from an injury standpoint and a COVID standpoint and give ourselves the best opportunity to be successful.”TCU is 4-13-4 all-time against the Bears. The 22nd match up between the two teams will begin at 7 p.m. on Sept. 11. The team will kick off its season against the Baylor Bears on Sept. 11. (Jack Wallace/Staff Photographer) Sam Fristachihttps://www.tcu360.com/author/sam-fristachi/ Previous articleYMCA to host virtual learning sites in Tarrant CountyNext articleEnrollment 2% less than target, spring break canceled amid pandemic Sam Fristachi RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR + posts Samantha Fristachi is a senior from Massapequa, New York. She is a journalism and sports broadcasting major and a business minor. She hopes to be a sports broadcaster on ESPN one day. ReddIt Women’s Basketball on three-game skid after loss to Oklahoma Facebook Women’s Basketball falls in regular-season finale against Texas Women’s basketball falls in Big 12 Championship quarterfinals to Baylor Sam Fristachihttps://www.tcu360.com/author/sam-fristachi/ Facebook Linkedin Twitter The College of Science and Engineering Dean, Phil Hartman, retires after 40 consecutive years World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution Sam Fristachi Linkedin TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history Sam Fristachihttps://www.tcu360.com/author/sam-fristachi/last_img read more

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