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Latest Roundup: Local to National, Horned Frogs Share Their Talents, Expertise

April 23, 2020

From NBC Nightly News to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Forbes, here’s your latest roundup of Frogs making news.

Why ‘The Clark Sisters’ biopic didn’t hit all the right notes
Atlanta Journal Constitution

Frederick Gooding, associate professor of African American Studies at the John V. Roach Honors College, weighed in on the new Lifetime movie that recounts the story of a famed family of gospel singers. 

Medical student lends “Helping Hand” while home in Dothan
WTVY

First-year medical student Juhi Shah returned to her hometown of Dothan, Alabama amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and immediately sprang into action to help her community. Shah started a Facebook group called “A Helping Hand: Covid-19 Errand Services” that offers assistance to local community members stuck at home or fearful of venturing outside during the pandemic. 

‘Literally handed me the keys:’ Stranger helped Texas nurse get to work when car battery died
Fox 6, Fort Worth Star-Telegram

TCU alumna Kyrie Anderson was leaving her apartment to go to work when her car wouldn’t start. By chance, she waved down a good Samaritan who offered her his family’s own spare vehicle so she could make it to the hospital for her shift as a nurse.

Tim Halperin makes an appearance on Songland
NBC

Horned Frog alum, Tim Halperin ‘10 recently made an appearance on the NBC songwriting competition show, Songland. Halperin reflected on attending the fall concert at TCU and made sure to throw up his Horned Frog pride! Check him out, performing an original song, “Losing You.”

You Have Food at Home: Millennial Celebrity Chef Creates Interactive Minimalist Cookbook for #StayAtHome Meals
Forbes

TCU alumna and chef Gabrielle McBay ’14 embraced her time in quarantine as a way to further explore her culinary prowess. Her resulting project titled, You Have Food At Home, is a cookbook for stay at home meals and showcases over 25 appetizing meals that can be made with staple pantry ingredients.

Tarrant Area Food Bank CEO featured on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt
NBC

Julie Butner ‘88, a TCU alumna and former officer in the Gulf Storm war, now serves as the CEO of the Tarrant Area Food Bank. In a recent news segment about food banks on NBC Nightly News, Butner spoke about the struggle of meeting increased demand for food.

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