Day: September 17, 2004


Journalism oozing mud

What began with “Deep Throat” in the Watergate years has become a deep moat of sludgy journalism today, calling into question the standards...


RuPaul’s ‘REDHOT’ leaves music listeners cold and bothered

In 2000, two historical events in our nation’s history occurred. The Supreme Court installed George Bush as president of the United States, and...


My two cents

With the intramural Texas Hold ‘Em tournament in full swing, I’m reminded of these words of wisdom: “Poker? I don’t even know her.”...


Spicin’ it up with the Power Dancers

There are three things nobody has ever said to me. “I like the way you move.” “You’re toxic, I’m slipping under.” “Richard, you’re...


‘Bodies Past and Present’ shows off human form

Aside from the daily duties of bathing, feeding, exercising and dressing, the human form is not a subject most people consider on a...


Women’s soccer soars

On the first weekend of the women’s soccer season, the Lady Comets weren’t supposed to be in mid-season form. Somebody forgot to tell...


Cross country off to fast start

Had San Antonio been Athens, and had the Trinity University Invitational been the Olympics, the UTD men’s and women’s cross country teams each...


Perry speaks at UTD about technology

The state of the Texas economy is strong, thanks to its focus on education and technology. So said Gov. Rick Perry in an...


Volleyball notches first wins

For most teams, a season is judged strictly by wins and losses. However, the UTD women’s volleyball squad is not the average team....


Life & Arts Briefs 09/20/04

<strong>”Whirling Dervishes” spin into Majestic Oct. 2</strong> If you’re looking to put a spiritual spin on your evening and enjoy cultural music, you...


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