FLA aims to share solution for  Web site woes

FLA aims to share solution for Web site woes

Limited time and Webmaster turnover can make it difficult for student organizations to maintain a website and promote themselves successfully, said Jeff Harrington, president of the Financial Leadership Association (FLA). FLA members wanted an automated system that let members register, pay dues, reference financial market information and track calender events,...

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Student Government strikes gavel on new year

Student Government strikes gavel on new year

The following is a breakdown of key topics raised at the Aug. 18 Student Government (SG) meeting. Full minutes of meetings can be found at sg.utdallas.edu. The Comet Discount program, which encompasses the old Student Business Alliance discount list and new additions, goes live on Sept. 1. A List of...

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Summer Roundup

Chief, 4 police employees investigated Following an investigation into the UTD Police Department, the police chief resigned in May and four UTD police employees were put on administrative leave June 5. UTD Police Chief Colleen Ridge resigned May 11 after being on administrative leave since April 16 during the investigation....

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Why I went Greek

Sharing rides, goals with new-found brothers Out of respect for fair recruitment, I have omitted my fraternity’s name from this column. I encourage all potential members to visit with each fraternity and decide which is right for you. If you had asked me when I graduated high school whether I...

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Lt. Dickson says goodbye

Letter to the Editor My dearest colleagues and friends, It is such an honor to get an opportunity to draft a farewell. It has been a privilege to serve the staff, faculty and students of UT Dallas for the past five and half years. Looking back on my years of...

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Sick reform dialogue needs healing

Sick reform dialogue needs healing

From the editor’s desk I’d watched the recent health care town hall shenanigans with little interest, annoyed with the amount of attention the media was giving it. But in fairness, it isn’t entirely the media’s fault that sane, hard-working, educated people aren’t taking control of this debate. Then Pamela Pilger...

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Students need to see syllabi sooner for purchases, planning

Few students have the luxury of considering full time enrollment with a full-time job. Most juggle work, family and study, meaning planning is a necessity. A syllabus is a crucial road map for the semester, but too many professors are leaving students in the wilderness until the day classes begin....

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Orion info leaks

Information Resources said an Aug. 8 processing error may have exposed students’ directory information, class schedules and charges for the upcoming semester. The issue was corrected Aug. 10. Vice President Jim Gary said a programmer working on converting UTD’s student information system gave student accounts access privileges that should have...

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PD exits mount

In the last three months, reportedly 13 police employees have either been let go, put on leave or left of their own accord, raising the strain on a department battered by investigation. What started as a 14-page employee complaint in April led to the police chief being put on leave,...

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