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Local Events in Fort Worth

Here are a list of events happening in the Fort Worth area over the weekend:

Fort Worth Zoo Presents Boo at the Zoo

Fort worth Museum of Science and History – Mythbusters The Explosive Exhibition

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth’s Modern Til Midnight 80’s Edition

Amon Carter Museum of American Art: Lone Star Portraits,

Kimbal Art Museum – Family Festival Incredible Impressionist

College Football – Texas Tech Red Raiders v. #10 TCU Horned Frogs Kickoff at 2:30P @ Amon Carter Stadium

Here is a calendar of events for the Fort Worth Area: Calendar

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  • Homecoming is on the horizon. November 17 – 22, with the Homecoming game on Saturday, November 22nd against Houston Baptist.

    Here is a link for all of the events for homecoming week: Homecoming 2014

    Join the activities and the festivities as the university welcomes past alumni back for reunions and parties.

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  • This Monday night, the Cowboys and Redskins will renew an age old rivalry as they play on Monday Night Football at AT&T Stadium.

    The Dallas Cowboys (6 – 1) will play The Washington Redskins (2 – 5) this Monday for the 106th time. the teams have combined to win 8 Super Bowls. The Cowboys lead the all time series 63 – 40 – 2.

    The game Kickoff will be at 7:25P and will air on ESPN.

    Be aware of traffic congestion. The following streets will be affected by the event: Cooper, Collins, Randol Mill Road, Division, Ballpark Way, Nolan Ryan Expressway/Baird Farm Road, AT&T Parkway, I-30 East & West. AT&T Parkway has been closed for Pedestrian and Television Traffic between Randol Mill road & Division.

    Expect Traffic issues to begin before the game around 2:30P when lane closures should begin.

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  • Computer Labs B & C will be closed for testing on Monday, October 27. the testing details are below:

    Computer Labs B & C
    8:45A to 11A
    N4581 Test

    Computer lab A will be open for general use during the test. We ask that you remain quiet during the test.

    If you will be taking the test, you will need to leave all hoodies, jackets, sweaters, bookbags, backpacks and phones in your classroom, locker or car.

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  • The Group Casting Crowns will be performing this Saturday at College Park Center @ 7P.

    The groups “THRIVE” Tour comes during a year that the groups current album has been certified 2x Multi Platinum and 2 Gold Albums by the RIAA and 3 Grammy Nominations.

    The performance will begin at 7P (doors open @ 6P)

    Be aware of vehicle and foot traffic around the CPC district before, during and after the concert.

    Casting Crowns Ticket Information

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  • Below are news links with updates on both Nina Pham and Amber Vinson. The 2 Nurses from Dallas Presbyterian Hospital that contracted the Ebola virus.

    Nina Pham

    NIH Clinical Center Update

    NBC News Update

    Amber Vinson

    Daily News

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  • *****REMINDER*****

    All computer labs will be closed for testing on Thursday, October 23, for the Senior 2 Exit Exam R1. The details are listed below:

    Computer labs A, B & C
    8:30A to 2P
    Sr2 Exit Exam R1

    The LRC will be open for other general services during the test. You will need to remain quiet during testing as you enter and leave. if you need printing services, you can use one of the OIT student labs around the campus.

    All computer labs will reopen when testing has been completed.

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  • Below is a link for OIT/ISO’s Cyber awareness information. It gives information on the iCloud hack that recently happened and tips on how to protect your mobile devices.

    Cyber Security Awareness October 2014 Issue

    Protect yourself and your devices with tips on how to avoid those that want to harm you and your devices.

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  • A banner for Amber Vinson, the second nurse from Presbyterian Dallas, has been posted in the LRC to be signed by students, faculty and staff.

    Come and show support for her recovery as she works through this time. Show her that the Nursing Sorority and Fraternity is a family that shows support for those in need.

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  • Below is a web page from the CDC giving advice to those students who are in Student Exchange/Study Abroad programs.

    CDC Advice for Traveling Students

    Before Traveling, check travel advisories to see what areas are/have been affected by the Ebola virus at this time. Also, take precautions when traveling to protect you and your family.

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