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Horned Frogs in the News, June 5

June 8, 2020

From perspectives on race relations now and in the past, to feminine imagery in literature, here is the latest roundup of TCU faculty and alumni in the news.

History, right now: Echoes of 1968, and other American years

Associated Press

Honors professor Frederick Gooding Jr. offered his insights on current racial tensions in the United States in a historical context​Within the first 18 hours since publication, the story was picked up by more than 250 news outlets in 10 countries, with 11,414 associated media interactions, for a potential reach of 273 million.

"Nightly News" Host Lester Holt is Reporting on America’s ‘Pain’ Beyond the Headlines

Variety

In a different era, one of TV’s biggest and most stable audiences faithfully tuned in to the evening news as a sort of daily ritual. As more people stay at home due to the pandemic, a sense has emerged that the format is serving modern audiences in a similar way. “I think we are seeing a revival with the evening news,” says Bob Schieffer 58, the longtime CBS News anchor who led both CBS Evening News and Face The Nation for periods of time. “It’s kind of a touchstone for people.”

The Future Of Beauty: “If we use technology for good we have the platform to redefine how we integrate the beauty industry into our daily lives” With Mac Fadra of MAXiM Hair Restoration

Authority Magazine

Neeley alumnus Mac Fadra discusses his role in the beauty tech industry and how it can be integrated into our daily lives.

Arlington high school proves it’s smarter by the dozen with full-ride TCU scholarships

Star-Telegram

A dozen students from Arlington Sam Houston High School were among those named TCU Community Scholars.

Sue Monk Kidd Searches for Divine Feminine Imagery

LitHub

Noted author Sue Monk Kidd ’70 (Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences), who received a Doctor of Letters, honoris causa in 2016, discussed her newest novel, The Book of Longings. Keep an eye on TCU Magazine for a future profile on Kidd.