Day: June 5, 2004


Postcard from Africa

<strong>Editor’s Note: The UTD Mercury is highlighting the adventures of UTD students who travel abroad. In this installment, Sophie Rutenbar, a junior social...


UTD needs language to achieve top-tier status

D.S. Croft once said, “If you can speak three languages you’re trilingual. If you can speak two languages you’re bilingual. If you can...


UT Regents select Huffines as chair

The UT System Board of Regents unanimously elected James Huffines as its new chairman during a June 2 meeting, less than one month...


Pub should not serve alcohol yet

The prospect of alcohol being served on campus may still be in the early stages of consideration, but what does this mean for...


‘River City Ransom EX’ better resurrected

Back in the days of the eight-bit Nintendo system, side-scrolling fight-’em-ups like “Double Dragon” and “Battletoads” were a dime a dozen. Sadly, a...


UTD Police Scanner

<strong>May 12</strong> UTD Police and Richardson Fire Department responded to a medical assist at Waterview Park (WP) Apartments. A non-affiliated person was transported...


RHET 1101 gets revamping

The Freshman Year Experience (FYE) movement is coming to UTD, but instead of a march on campus it will arrive in the form...


Letters to the Editor – June 7

<strong>Inefficient lawn wateringon campus</strong> I’m writing to call attention to a problem I see on campus that is particularly serious during the summertime....


‘Nova’ performance inspires despite minimal music program

UTD performances are often satisfactory but uninspiring, however “Musica Nova: Music of Five Centuries” was refreshingly phenomenal. The venue was full even though...


Presidential search may end in September

UTD may have a new president as early as September, just less than a year after President Franklyn Jenifer’s resignation last October, according...


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