Hits, misses as the semester begins

Campus comes back to life during the fall after a slow summer semester, and this year the sense of heightened activity is compounded by construction, renovation and change. The following is a collection of hits and misses board members have noted as UTD begins another academic year. If “whoosh” is...

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Freshmen collaborate on conservatory group

Freshmen collaborate on conservatory group

After just three days at UTD, Pianist Truc Do, biochemistry freshman, and trumpeter Phillip Campbell, l felt UTD was missing something. The musicians announced their plan to begin Comet Conservatory two days later. The Comet Conservatory provides an informal environment for students to form friendships, volunteer in the musical community...

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Viva la service

Viva la service

Hundreds of Comets cap off Welcome Week by donating time to local causes “Mission accomplished. I’m gonna go wash my hands now” said undeclared freshman Andrew Previc after disposing of dog doo at the Richardson Animal Shelter. Previc was one of hundreds of students who worked at nearly two dozen...

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System-wide police review begins

Following a year in which a third of the UT System’s undergraduate campus police chiefs departed under scrutiny, Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa directed a panel of auditors, legal council and law enforcement officials to review operations at all UT campus police departments. A brief Aug. 28 UT System release announcing the...

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