day should be given for Easter
need time to travel home after holiday
Easter this Sunday.
As millions of Americans are attending Easter church services
and having dinner with their family, there you are: wedged
in seat 24B with no escape.
You know who you are: youre a TCU student.
We all know how irritating this is, but sometimes it simply
cant be helped. It may even happen to you this year
because once again, the university is open on the Monday
Students who cant miss class that day find themselves
scurrying around Easter day to pack up their car or carry-on
as they head back to school.
TCU has always prized itself for attracting students from
a variety of geographic locations, but it seems students
from distant places are punished during the Easter holiday.
Many end up not going home simply because the holiday
is not long enough.
This is a problem university officials and students alike
can easily solve.
If its that important to the academic calendar that
we dont have that one day off, then common sense
would say to add on another day to either the beginning
or end of the school year.
Im sure much of the student body would much rather
have another day at the beginning or end of the year so
that they may celebrate this important holiday with their
family at home.
This is a Christian university yet we cant even
celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ with our loved
Maybe the best way to solve this would be to have a student
body vote. Students on this campus have made their presence
known time and time again. Its time we exercise
that right again.