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Zipcar caters to car-less students
6 years ago

Zipcar caters to car-less students

By  • Opinion

When it came to parking this summer, I was spoiled rotten. My “mornings” consisted of me waking at the crack of noon and arriving on campus to an open …
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Comet Cruiser offering expanded

Students can now enjoy an expanded Comet Cruiser service on DART Route 883. 

A third shuttle was added to the route Aug. 29 in response to an increase …
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Students settle into new Res Hall

As UTD welcomes freshmen into its newest residence hall, planning has already begun for Residence Hall Three. 

The upcoming hall is expected to be extremely similar to the …
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UT Police Scanner

Aug. 16

• A parent of a student was arrested for Fleeing or Attempting to Elude a Police Officer.

Aug. 20

• A non-affiliated person was …
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Prof challenges students to go paper, not plastic

Cash is cool again.

We live in an age of instant gratification. We can get almost anything we want with a click of the mouse, a …
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Dining Hall earns near-‘excellent’ rating
6 years ago

Dining Hall earns near-‘excellent’ rating

Students may feel more comfortable eating at UTD’s Dining Hall now that its health rating is two points away from “excellent.”

The hall received a “good” rating of …
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Tweets #thingsthatlastforever
6 years ago

Tweets #thingsthatlastforever

Site revives social media postings

The perception of the Internet as some innocuous pastime where all transgressions are forgiven with a click of a Delete button prompted Bradley …
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Surviving the sizzle: University copes with record heat
6 years ago

Surviving the sizzle: University copes with record heat

Record-breaking temperatures in Texas this summer have significantly raised electricity and water demand, but UTD officials say the university has been working hard to prevent any disruption to campus …
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Novak named Nat Sci dean
6 years ago

Novak named Nat Sci dean

UTD will welcome the new dean of Natural Sciences on Sept. 19. Bruce Novak, a highly noted chemist, veteran and acclaimed educator hailing from North Carolina State University, has …
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UTD faces ‘growing pains’: Parking, dining struggle to keep up
6 years ago

UTD faces ‘growing pains’: Parking, dining struggle to keep up

A significant spike in enrollment this fall has transformed the campus into a hub of student activity but has also created a slew of unforeseen problems for students on …
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