TCU Daily Skiff Friday, April 23, 2004
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Texan to affect local economy
Fort Worth officials say it will be hard to compete with the hotel and convention center in Grapevine.

Only a year ago, the Fort Worth Convention Center reopened after spending $75 million on expansion and renovations. Now Gaylord Entertainment has invested around $500 million to create The Texan, a unique hotel and convention destination resort in Grapevine.

Michael Woody, director of marketing for the Grapevine Convention and Visitors Bureau, believes Gaylord Entertainment has put this part of the United States on a different map, one for those who need extensive meeting space and rooms and who usually look toward Chicago or San Diego.
Gaylord Texan
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The Texan, Grapevine’s new hotel and convention center, is expected to attract business from around the nation.
Study abroad program offers more than study time away from campus
The life students find while studying abroad varies greatly from life on campus.

There is life outside the “Bubble.”

The “Bubble” is actually what students refer to as the “TCU Bubble.” One could describe it as the immediate area surrounding campus, but it is not so much a physical place as it is a way of life.
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