||Announcing The Dean's List!!
One year ago we opened the doors to Tryon University, now it
is the Dean's List. This is the first issue of the Official Tryon
University Newsletter. Look for contests, stories, current
events, strange pictures and much, much more and it is all 100%
FREE, delivered to your very own email address. Tell your
friends, parents and pets. Spread the word and Go Cockers!!
Flash Gordon Leads Economics
Stock Contest!! Here are the top 5.Our Economics 101 class has been competing in a stock
simulation for the last few weeks. Contest will end at the end
of the quarter, there are 26 entries. We all started with
$100,000. Look for a Big Dog stock contest, open to everyone, Coming
Soon! Probably the next issue.
Think There Is No Voter Registration Fraud?
Click here and watch the video. It's going to be quite an
Ok, Is This Presidential Campaign
Getting A Little Out Of Hand? This is pretty cute, it
appeared on Leno and on Fox News. There are a couple of naughty
words, so if you are offended, don't click.
Click Here and then Watch Film. Your computer connection may
be too slow and you need a flash player, which most have. I do
not believe school computers will run it.
Remember Chevy Chase In Family Vacation?
Well, the TU faculty and his beautiful wife Barbara went
out West last summer on a fact finding mission.
Click For Photo Of Mr.T in
Click For Photo of Mr.T at The
Crazy Horse Monument.
and Click For The Incident
With The Grizzly Bear. Which is another story.
I know, I know, what an idiot..........
Do You Really Want To Know Who Is Winning The
Presidential Election? Well, here is an interesting twist.
This is NOT a poll, but the University Of Iowa has set up a
"futures contract" similar to the Money contest we ran last
year. Winner takes all....they started value at 50, if Bush wins
the person who owns that contract gets 100, if Bush loses, the
owner of the Kerry contract gets 100. When you buy and sell a
Kerry person must buy or sell from a Bush person. Supposedly,
this system has picked the winner ever since they started doing
Click Here For Their Latest Chart and Numbers. Like any
stock the price shifts constantly. Remember it is the states
that count, we are the United States of America and vote by
electoral college, state by state. Plus, there could be a terror
attack, scandal or how about the shocker of Nader dropping out?
Who knows, but look for something big to happen.
(Stories From The Past, Mined By TU Students And Faculty)
American Love Story
The Tryon University
Big Dog Football Contest!!
Just go to this link. (CBS Sports line) and register.
It is FREE.
Enter your picks before the first game starts. Make sure
you use a name TU can recognize, no nicknames. (our
league password is "bigdog"). If you do not know much
about football, have a friend, parent or relative help
winner will win a FREE bottle of pop, water, gator-aid
etc. Top three places overall will win nice prizes from
Tryon University. (to be announced) Good Luck, enter
today. First week of action is next week.
Mr. T's Stack Of
|* The House Of Representatives Voted 404-2 To NOT
Reinstate The Military Draft! The Main Sponsor Charlie Rangel
(Democrat from NY) voted against it.........eh it was his
* An Ohio Judge Ruled That You Do Not Have
To Vote Where You Are Suppose To. He ruled that if a
voter shows up at the wrong voting place, that's OK, he can
still vote as long as it is in the same county. Gosh, this would
never lead to more fraud would it? A lawsuit asking for the same
thing is underway in Florida....hmmm, Florida and Ohio are
pretty important states.
* Eric Clapton Was Caught Speeding.
He was clocked at 134 mph in France. He was fined $1,000, lost
his license and posed for pictures with the police.
* Scientist Has Discovered That The Statue
Of David (Michelangelo) Is Missing A Back Muscle. They
think that a flaw in the marble would not allow him to sculpt,
* Study Shows Some Humans Can Detect
Lying. A study tested 31,000 people and discovered that
some (31) had the gift of telling when a person was lying or
* College Physics Professor Cracks!
A Louisiana University Prof. started yelling obscenities at his
students, turned to the chalk board and wrote, "9-11 NOW", told
the students if they left their seats he would "Kill Them" and
then shouted, "I AM GOD!".....the students waited until class
was over and called security. The University is not sure they
will release the professor.
* Europe Is Complaining That The USA Is
Winning Too Many Nobel Prizes.....Hey, isn't it Europe
(Norway) that hands them out?
* Darth Vader Robs A Pizza Delivery Boy,
then zaps him with either a stun gun or laser sword as the boy
* Science Has Developed A Talking Urinal
Cake.....upon "activation", music can be played and it
will start talking to people. It will be set up for messages and
advertisements.....great, Science marches on.
* Science Has Developed A Shirt That Will
Call 911. With a micro chip implanted in the shirt, when
a person falls down, it will automatically call 911. They are
hoping it will be very useful in Nursing Homes.
* Lady Sells Rocks To Rioters!
She makes $70 to pay her cable
bill, then quits selling when she is hit by her own rocks.
* An Artist Is Paid $40,000 To Paint A Mural Outside Of A
Library, part of the art is 175 words, she misspelled 11
words and is
now going to be paid $20,000 expense money to return and another
$6,000 to fix it.
* The USA Out-sourced 300,000 Jobs Last Year, but In-sourced 5
times that! There are 9,000,000 jobs created by foreign
companies working in America.
* Archaeologists Have Discovered The Palace Of Genghis Khan In
Mongolia, they believe his grave is nearby.
* Lawmakers Are Working On Putting
Tiny Micro Chips Inside
Driver Licenses. Police will be able to read them as a
motorist passes by and pick up people without their license, or
those that owe child support or those with numerous parking
fines or terror suspects, etc.
* Beatles Photographs Were Stolen Near The Bill Clinton
Presidential Library In Little Rock, Arkansas. George Harrison's
sister was delivering them to the library when her car was
broken into. She said she believes, "Clinton is the Beatle
* Man Marries For The 53rd Time, he is 72 years old and his
latest wife is his first wife.
* Michael Moore Is Offering His Underwear To People Who
* Iran Has Banned Music Concerts, leaders say the Western
culture is a bad influence, they are banning mostly rock groups
* Science Has Invented A Capsule That Crawls Through Your
Intestine, finding and fixing problems.
* An Ohio County Has More People Registered To Vote Than They
* Kerry Is Leading President Bush In The Latest Poll With
* North Korean Computer Hackers Are Targeting South Korea And
* 90% Of Native Americans Believe The Term Redskins Is Not
Offensive....according to a poll.
* A South Carolina Senate Candidate Is In Trouble For Calling
His Opponent A Terrible Name, he is being called a sexist, the
term is demeaning and possibly construes sexual
harassment........he called her "a nice lady".
* An Animal Shelter Has Been Finding All Of Their Dogs Out
Running Around In The Mornings, so they bought an expensive
security camera to find out who has been letting dogs out.
(sounds like a song?) This had happened about a dozen times.
They were shocked to discover the culprit was a big dog named
Red. Not only was he breaking out of his cage, but was letting
the other dogs out as well.......Red has to be a Cocker Spaniel!
Pictures In The News
(Click To Enlarge)
Imagine the smell.......
Elton John Playing Tennis
One Of John Lennon's
Drawings. "The Monkey"
Senior Photo Banned From Yearbook. The boy is a champion
A little insensitive?
So Long Rodney...
And we lost another great one. It was a pretty tough week.
Be A Big Dog!
Be A Cocker!!