Day: June 27, 2004


Aviation author slated for lecture

The author who helped General James Doolittle compose his autobiography and is frequent visitor of the UTD special collections department will present the...


State requests budget cuts

A 5 percent budget reduction may be on the docket for UTD in the next fiscal year, due to a request by the...


Sport briefs 6/28/04

<strong>UTD hires assistant Athletic Director</strong> Albert Buckles has been named the assistant director for external affairs for UTD, Athletic Director Chris Gage announced...


Hey, over here, pick me

“Hello…is this the office of NBA commissioner David Stern?” “Oh good. Hi, Mr. Stern, this is Rich… Oh, this is his secretary. Well...


Postcard from: Italy

<strong>Editor’s Note: In conjunction with the Office of International Education, The UTD Mercury is highlighting the adventures of UTD students who study abroad....


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,...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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