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Meet Olivia Wales

A photo of TCU journalism student Olivia Wales.

Major: Journalism  Hometown: Fayetteville, Arkansas  Why did you choose Texas Christian University?  I was born and raised in Fayetteville, Arkansas, home of the University of Arkansas. Growing up in a college town that rallies around the Arkansas Razorbacks was so much fun. However, many of my friends were headed to the University of Arkansas and while that would… Read more »

Class of 2020: Get to Know Mary Monroe

A photo of TCU alumna Mary Monroe.

Name: Mary Monroe Major: News and Media Studies Hometown: Denton, Texas Class: Senior  What drew you to Texas Christian University? I grew up going to TCU football games but decided to attend the University of Oklahoma after high school. I was a cheerleader there for my first year and transferred to TCU for my sophomore… Read more »

Makenna Wallace Tells Her Story

A headshot of Makenna Wallace, a news and media studies major at TCU.

Name: Makenna Wallace  Major: News and Media Studies Class: Senior  Hometown: Carmel, California  Makenna Wallace chose Texas Christian University due to its big school feel, yet small school atmosphere. She immediately fell in love with TCU’s community, and also found the Texas mindset incredibly alluring. Wallace was also aware that TCU had a large number… Read more »

Get to Know Curtis Clay

Name: Curtis Clay Major: Broadcast Journalism  Graduation: 2010 and 2012 Hometown: Lockhart, Texas Occupation: Advisor at Breakthrough Central Texas  Curtis Clay ’10 lives in Austin with his family but is still very much an active Horned Frog. While at Texas Christian University, Clay played wide receiver for the football team, pursued his dreams of becoming… Read more »

Class of 2020: Get to Know Alexa Hines

A headshot of TCU alumna Alexa Hines.

Name: Alexa Hines Major: Journalism Class: Senior Hometown: Rancho Santa Margarita, California  Texas Christian University became Alexa Hines’ top-choice school once she stepped on campus and realized it was everything she wanted and more in her college experience. She had never heard anything negative about the school and could picture herself having a great experience… Read more »

Meet Olivia Moody, Class of 2020

A photo of TCU alumna Olivia Moody.

Name: Olivia Moody Major: Journalism Hometown: Denver, Colorado   Olivia Moody has always had a passion for the news. She chose to major in journalism because of her love for writing and reading.    “I picked TCU because of the communication program. Plus, I fell in love with the campus and how much it felt like home,” she… Read more »

Class of 2020: Robbie Vaglio

A photo of TCU alumnus Robbie Vaglio.

Name: Robbie Vaglio Major: Journalism Hometown: Raleigh, North Carolina  When he wasn’t in class, you would often find journalism major Robbie Vaglio in the student newsroom brainstorming ideas for his latest story. As the executive editor for TCU 360, the student-run news site, Vaglio strategized coverage plans for different events and beats and edited stories to post on… Read more »

Class of 2021: Lauren LaMontagne

A photo of Lauren LaMontagne, a news and media studies major at TCU.

Name: Lauren LaMontagne  Major: News and Media Studies  Hometown: Laguna Beach, California   Lauren LaMontagne is not one to be tied down to anything. She loves to keep her options open and take advantage of any new opportunities that come her way. That being said, deciding on a major was a challenge for LaMontagne. Her indecisive nature… Read more »

In Front of the Camera in Tulsa, Oklahoma

A photo of Schieffer College alumna Kristen Weaver.

Name: Kristen Weaver Majors: Journalism and Spanish Hometown: Dallas, Texas Current Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma Year Graduated: 2017   Kristen Weaver ’17 earned her degree in journalism and Spanish from Texas Christian University. Since the start of her first year at TCU, she loved being a part of student media. “I began working for TCU360, a student-run… Read more »

Class of 2016: Victoria Whitley-Berry

A photo of TCU alumna Tori Whitley-Berry signaling to the Morning Edition team as they prepare to go live from a studio at NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C., on September 13, 2018.

Name: Victoria Whitley-Berry Hometown: Tallahassee, Florida Major: Journalism  Victoria Whitley-Berry ’16 said her fondest memory at Texas Christian University is one that assured her love for the Italian culture, her declared minor. When Whitley-Berry was a sophomore she lived on her own in Genova, Italy, where she took classes at I’Universita Degli Studi Di Genova…. Read more »