Day: September 6, 2011


Nothing but a good thing

Series 1:  Students take part in a real-life game of Battleship on Aug. 26. at the Phase VIII pool, where they try to...

Campus NewsNews

UNIV 1010 lightens work load, spares wallet

UTD’s freshman orientation course, previously titled RHET 1101, is now free of charge, will not affect students’ GPAs and has no projects, papers...

Campus NewsNews

FSL director hired after ‘rigorous’ process

Second director search continues into Recruitment Week Fraternity and Sorority Life is undergoing not one but two changes in leadership following the departures...


Oh, for Namesake!

With a last name like Dang, you get to meet a lot of creative people, or at least people who like to think...


Zipcar caters to car-less students

When it came to parking this summer, I was spoiled rotten. My “mornings” consisted of me waking at the crack of noon and...

In BriefNews

Comet Cruiser offering expanded

Students can now enjoy an expanded Comet Cruiser service on DART Route 883.  A third shuttle was added to the route Aug. 29...

In BriefNews

Students settle into new Res Hall

As UTD welcomes freshmen into its newest residence hall, planning has already begun for Residence Hall Three.  The upcoming hall is expected to...

NewsSG Report

UT Police Scanner

Aug. 16 • A parent of a student was arrested for Fleeing or Attempting to Elude a Police Officer. Aug. 20 • A...

Campus NewsNews

Prof challenges students to go paper, not plastic

Cash is cool again. We live in an age of instant gratification. We can get almost anything we want with a click of...

Campus NewsNews

Dining Hall earns near-‘excellent’ rating

Students may feel more comfortable eating at UTD’s Dining Hall now that its health rating is two points away from “excellent.” The hall...


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