TCU Daily Skiff Tueday, April 13, 2004
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Armistice tense in south Iraq
Shiite militias withdrew from police stations in three cities as the cease-fire held in Fallujah.

BAGHDAD, Iraq — As a tenuous cease-fire held Monday in the restive Sunni city of Fallujah, a radical Shiite cleric pulled his militiamen out of police stations in three southern cities in an attempt to ease a standoff with the United States.

With quiet on both fronts, the scale of Iraq’s worst fighting since the fall of Saddam Hussein became clearer: The military reported about 70 coalition troops and 700 Iraqi insurgents killed so far this month. It was the biggest loss of life on both sides since the end of major combat a year ago.
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Sophomore ballet and modern dance major Allison Ploor and sophomore English and ballet major Michelle Timmons walk to their French class. As the weather changed this weekend, students had to go from shorts to sweats to accommodate for the rain.
Competitive job market
awaits MBA graduates

Professionals say MBAs are still important in the business world, but experience has become almost as important.

The lingering economic recession has affected all parts of the economy and the job market has taken an especially hard hit.
Professors speak on Latin American literature

Jazz music mingled into Moudy Building South Monday evening along with a large crowd of students and guests who came to hear David Bedford, a professor of Spanish and Latin American studies, discuss genres of Latin American literature.
Student launches new Internet search engine
A senior will start, a new Internet search engine that appeals to a Web-savvy crowd.

Internet users tired of looking on the same search engines will have the opportunity to broaden their search options when launches Thursday.
Picture continues to pester school officials
Administrators are frustrated that a photo with part of the university name plate has not been removed from an escort service Web site.

Administration officials are pressuring Web site owners of a Dallas escort service to remove the picture of “Sunny,” an escort posing in a purple and white cheerleader uniform on top of a university name plate, from its escort site.
Skiff and Image staffs awarded at journalism conventions

The TCU Daily Skiff’s advertising staff, news staff and the Image magazine staff have been recognized for excellence in their fields at national and state student publication conventions.
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