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Untangling the web of Net access options

With more and more classes utilizing WebCT, Pipeline and other online utilities, internet access is an ever-increasing necessity at UTD these days.

However, many incoming students moving in to …
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UTD pitcher drafted

Compiling an 8-0 record with a 1.99 ERA last season, graduate Tony Adler confounded opposing batters like it was his job.

Well, now it is.

Adler was selected …
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Juneteenth celebrates culture, history

While Juneteenth is normally celebrated on June 19, UTD’s Multicultural Center decided to get the party started early by rejoicing and reflecting African-American culture and history June 16 in the …
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Tofu: The other white ‘meat’

I am a vegetarian. I do not eat meat. I eat tofu.

Tofu is one of those funny words. As a five year old, I turned the word into …
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Celebrating July 4th

Fireworks, apple pie, parades and picnics … they’re all synonymous with a good ol’ fashioned Independence Day celebration. If you are looking for a way to have a blast this …
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Presidential finalists delayed until search pool broadened

UTD’s next president may not be named until October or November after the June 17 search committee meeting was postponed until July 29.

Teresa Sullivan, UT System executive vice …
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Letters to the Editor 06/28/04

<strong>Inspiration for song lyrics should have come from within</strong>

I find it appalling that the university would pay $10,000 for someone outside of the school to come up with …
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‘Butcher Bay’ bucks the trend of movie-adapted games

Video game adaptations of movies have a long and glorious history of being astoundingly terrible. Most are quickly produced for the sole purpose of riding a hype wave on a …
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Activity Center slams door on own students

If six people read this column, that will be five more than there were in the basketball gym one recent Saturday evening.

And because of the Activity Center’s restrictive …
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Call boxes to be replaced

After almost a semester with dilapidated emergency phones, the university is preparing to install seven new call boxes with cell phone technology.

Virgil Robinson, crime prevention coordinator, said the …
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