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Texas Wesleyan University continues to prepare its students for the workforce

20 Apr

Texas Welseyan’s multi media center has recently undergone a facelift.
The multi media center now features a sound proof room ,better known as an iso booth, and five new computers for higher quality audio and video editing. The media center also has a control room that allows students to get a better hands on experience with filming video.
The media center’s new technology was provided by the Title III grant that is given to Wesleyan by the U.S. Department of Education’s Strengthening Institutions Program. Adding upgraded technology is a key feature of the grant.
Kelly Burton, a junior television broadcast major, currently works in the media center has been taking advantage of its new features.
“The new equipment has the potential and means to create audio tracks or video that is good qulity and could be used as a demo for future employers” Burton said.
The multi media center is located on the basement of the Eunice and James L. West Library and is open to all students. “The school wants it to be a center for any student to work on anything media related“ Burton said.

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Fort Worth’s growth gets even faster

21 Feb

Based on the 2010 census Fort Worth continues to become one of the countries fastest growing cities. Fort Worth’s economic growth has also effected surrounding areas like Burleson and Weatherford.

 

Moncrief’s five-decade political career likely at an end

18 Feb

After serving the people of Fort Worth for 4 terms Mayor Mike Moncrief announced today that he will not seek a 5th term. What does this mean for the citizens of Fort Worth? Well  the race for Fort Worth is on. Councilman Jim Lane and former city council member Cathy Hirt have already announced their candidacies with more sure to follow.

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Biden Aide Jay Carney to Replace Robert Gibbs as White House Press Secretary

28 Jan

 White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs will be replaced by former Time Magazine reporter Jay Carney. Carney has been Vice President Biden’s communications director and is said to “have hit it out of the park” during his interview. Biden pushed for Carney for various reasons including his close ties to many journalists in Washington. Other canidates included Karen Finney, political analyst on MSNBC and Doug Hattaway former press aide to Hillary Clinton. President Obama is said to continue making other staff changes as necessary.

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2011/01/27/biden-aide-jay-carney-replace-robert-gibbs-white-house-press-secretary/#content

Arlington hopes to get its fair share of Super Bowl XLV money and fame

24 Jan

The Dallas Fort Worth metroplex has become the newest hot spot for all things Super Bowl XLV. Although the actual game is being held in Arlington it seems Dallas and Fort Worth is getting all the buzz. One things certain about Super Bowl XLV all of North Texas is sure to benefit!

http://www.dallasnews.com/sports/super-bowl/local/20110120-arlington-hopes-to-get-its-fair-share-of-super-bowl-xlv-money-and-fame.ece