Team stumbles in ASC play

Team stumbles in ASC play

The softball team’s six-game winning streak came to an end when it lost three consecutive games against Mary Hardin-Baylor on March 21-22. The Comets took the lead toward the end of the second inning in the first game with back-to-back runs by freshman infielder Kendall Moore and junior infielder Morgan...

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V-ball player tries out for national team

V-ball player tries out for national team

Kelsey Morrison knew that she didn’t have a chance of making one of the three U.S. national volleyball teams. Out of the 240 or so volleyball players from around the country that had traveled to Colorado Springs, Col., Kelsey was well aware of the fact that she couldn’t make the...

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Selfish students steal show

Selfish students steal show

Peers have been condemning UTD students for their behavior at Kenan Thompson’s performance on campus, and rightfully so. On March 20, more than 1,200 Comets lined up to see the Nickelodeon and “Saturday Night Live” star, along with comedian Paul Varghese, at the ATEC Lecture Hall. The Student Union and...

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UTDPD Blotter

March 6 • An unaffiliated person was arrested on Drive A at about 11 p.m. for theft of a firearm, evading arrest, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, delivery of marijuana, DWI and driving with an invalid license. March 10 • A student reported a theft of university equipment...

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SG Report

To remember and honor students who have passed away since last year, UTD will host an event called “Comets Remember,” which Student Government hopes will become a school tradition. UTD will hold the memorial event from 4-5:30 p.m. on April 16 in the Galaxy Rooms. “It gives Comet spirit and...

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Professor: Smart teaching crucial for online courses

As online classes become more prominent at universities, the quality of the programs has been up for debate. This concern, however, has become a pretty tired conversation, according to Rebekah Nix, a senior lecturer in the School of Interdisciplinary Studies. In a study done at Georgia Southwestern State University, researchers...

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African org brings together community, culture

African org brings together community, culture

Juliette Ugirumurera left Rwanda with nine other people to a country far from home. She came to the United States six years ago with a scholarship to attend Oklahoma Christian University. She is pursuing her Ph.D. in computer science at UTD. Although the first year in the United States was...

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Heralding change: Kanute Drugan

Heralding change: Kanute Drugan

Highly acclaimed Kanute Drugan takes on women’s soccer coach role with novel strategic ideas for team Being named after legendary figures football coach Knute Rockne and King Canute can carry some high expectations. But new head women’s soccer coach Kanute Drugan has risen to the challenge and proven he’s worthy...

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New SG admin puts focus on traditions, spirit

New SG admin puts focus on traditions, spirit

As each of the newly elected Student Government senators were named on the evening of March 26, Brooke Knudtson knew it was a good sign that most came from her ticket “Building Bridges.” Finally, Knudtson and her running mate, political science freshman Nancy Fairbank, were announced as next year’s SG...

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Students bootstrap hardware startup

Students bootstrap hardware startup

With billion dollar initial public offerings, software startup companies like Twitter and Facebook have grabbed the limelight of public interest, creating the perception that there is a disparity of success and prevalence between software and hardware startup companies. However, hardware startups remain prolific. One example is Rollout, a company founded...

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