Prof sings politics, lectures economics

Economics professor Nathan Berg’s new rock band, Halliburton(s) attempts to create awareness about the current political economy by combining his knowledge of music and economics, the result of which is a brand new type of sound. Berg started playing bass professionally at age 12. “I wanted to play music five,...

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SGA vote uncontested

<a href=”main.cfm?include=customPage&name=sgaresults”>Click here for complete election results.</a> Only two out of 30 positions in the Student Government Association’s (SGA) spring election were contested, and half of the positions did not have a candidate as of filing deadline. A total of 648 students voted in the spring election, down more than...

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‘Battle of Bands’ strikes a chord

Six bands faced off in an all-out battle to the death to raise money April 8. The Battle of the Bands organized by the Neuroscience Students Association (NSA) gave cash prizes to winners chosen based on technical aspects, stage presence and crowd applause. Sonal Goswami, junior neuroscience and psychology major...

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News Briefs

<strong>SGA helps create new alma mater</strong> The Student Government Association is coming close to a decision on a new alma mater for the University. The alma mater committee met April 15 to decide from four different songwriters with 16 different sets of lyrics. Music has been composed by UTD composer...

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Student fees to fuel many new campus projects this year

The student fees committee has recently sent a budget proposal for the 2004-2005 year to President Franklin Jenifer, requesting funding for several new and expanded program expenses across the school. The new student fees budget totals $9.795 million. The fees committee consists of five students selected by the Student Government...

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Softballers notch 20th win

The UTD softball team has used an eight-game winning streak to break the 20-win plateau for the first time ever. The team’s strong play late in the season has propelled the Comets to second place in the American Southwest Conference (ASC) East , sandwiched between nationally-ranked ETBU and Louisiana College....

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The fast and the Fury-ous

It’s no joke that as of April 1 UTD is home to women’s professional basketball champion Dallas Fury, winners of the ProCup Tournament. Before a crowd of 1,250 in the Activity Center, the Fury managed to keep its cool against the Colorado Chill. Overcoming a one-point halftime deficit, the Fury...

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Talk of progress

“Who came to school today,” sings the class. “Matthew. Matthew. Who came to school today? Matthew did.” A nearly four-year-old blonde boy gets up from the carpet to Velcro his name under the “Here” sign. “I am here.” While most college students are sleeping at 9 a.m., Matthew is beginning...

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Man dies at Waterview

A 26-year-old man was found dead in a Phase 7 Waterview Park apartment on April 5 – less than one day after UTD police issued the man a citation for possession of drug paraphernalia, according to UTD officials. UTD and Richardson police officers and EMS personnel arrived at the apartment...

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UTD sets sights on ASC tourney

The UTD baseball team is nearing the 30-win mark with a hopeful eye on the conference championship. The Comets (27-4, 13-2) have won their last six games, all against conference opponents, and are only a game behind nationally ranked Mississippi College for first place in the American Southwest Conference (ASC)...

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