New budget to be released

Despite last semester’s tuition hike, UTD’s $106 million budget for the 2005 fiscal year is a “scrimp and save” budget – that will require the reallocating funds from administrative sectors to academic departments. Dubbing it the “keep hope alive” budget, Hobson Wildenthal, executive vice president for academic affairs, says the...

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Tracy named top prof

Engaging, dynamic and passionate are the three most frequently used words to describe Paul Tracy, UTD’s teacher of the year. “Dr. Tracy is a great teacher because he takes the time to listen to you and he acts more like an advisor than a teacher,” said one of his students,...

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Meteor theater brings major films to campus

They’re bringing new, hip movies to viewers like you, at a location near you. It’s the movie theater on campus – the Meteor Theater. The grand opening April 8-9 featured “The School of Rock.” “We figured that college students go to movies anyway. What if we could get them to...

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Postcard from: Chile

VALPARAISO, CHILE – Estimados Amigos, What you see in the picture is “The Jewel of the Pacific”- the city of Valparaiso, nestled on the Chilean coast between the coastal mountain range and the Pacific Ocean. This city was one stop in a journey that has taken me through the Latin...

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VP highlights SGA’s accomplishments

Ryan Davidson and I, SGA President and Vice-President for the 2003-2004 year, would like to thank you for a rewarding, though often difficult year. We’ve tried our best to offer strong government, and we wanted to end our term by letting you know where Student Government stands on some issues...

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Ooze having fun now

Mud caked his face and oozed between his fingers. His shoes were invisible beneath a layer of brown slime. His clothes were stained beyond recognition. But undeclared junior Justin George was just getting started. George – one of almost 200 students and faculty who played in the Oozeball tournament April...

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