‘Rock the Vote’ encourages local, national participation

With free hotdogs, loud music and a rock-climbing wall, the Student Government Association (SGA) encouraged involvement in national and local elections with “Rock the Vote” Sept. 15 in front of the Student Union. SGA president Laura Rashedi was delighted with the turnout. More than 800 students participated, approximately 200 more...

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SGA elections hit snag

For the second time in less than two years, glitches in an online voting system have adversely affected the outcome of the Student Government Association elections. While reports of the latest round of voting system failure began to surface as early as Sept. 13 – the first day of the...

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News Briefs 09/20/04

<strong>Former City Manager to join faculty</strong> Former Dallas City Manager Teodoro J. “Ted” Benavides will join the faculty of UTD’s School of Social Sciences public affairs program in January, the school announced in a news release Sept. 16. Benavides will teach courses and work with faculty and administration colleagues to...

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Lovitt announces May retirement

What will Robert Lovitt miss most? Watching UTD continuously grow from the 6,600-student, four-building university he first encountered in 1985. After almost 20 years as UTD’s senior vice president for business affairs, Lovitt formally announced his retirement, effective May 31, 2005. “I’ve really enjoyed working with them (the students),” Lovitt...

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>Truce declared in wireless access war

UTD Information Resources officials said Sept. 10 they are reversing their previous decision to ban private wireless access points in Waterview Park after the discovery of an FCC ruling prohibiting such a ban. In a Sept. 8 letter distributed throughout Waterview Park, UTD threatened disciplinary action against residents running personal...

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