Tennis starts season with warm up tournament

After a long offseason, the men’s and women’s tennis teams opened up their season with their fall tournament on Sept. 12 and 13. They played teams from around the state such as Austin College and University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. No official scores were kept since it was more of a...

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Globetrotting Comets

Globetrotting Comets

Canadian v-ball  player and Ecuadorian midfielder come to the United States for academics, chance to play For the hundreds of student athletes here on campus, the transition to collegiate sports can be difficult. Going from the high school to collegiate level can be like going to a whole other country....

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E-cig confiscation rumors unfounded

E-cig confiscation rumors unfounded

Confusion on campus as rules regarding tobacco usage unclear, students divided on feelings about smoke indoors Despite rumors of e-cigarettes being confiscated on campus, there have been no official reports of confiscation, according to both UTDPD and Student Government. E-cigarettes are currently classified in the same category as traditional cigarettes...

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‘Satellites’ show focuses on themes of communication

‘Satellites’ show focuses on themes of communication

As a current guest of the UTD artists’ residency at CentralTrak, it goes without saying that Christopher Blay is someone to watch. At CentralTrak, Blay was able to create his show “Satellites,” which ran from Aug. 23 to Sept. 20. Made from easily accessible materials like car windshield covers, mylar,...

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Master of the game

Master of the game

Chess grandmaster wins final match of U.S. Open tournament with lightning speed in five minutes In the final tiebreaker of the 2014 U.S. Open chess tournament, the two opponents concentrated, sizing each other up and determining their winning strategies. Ignoring the audience sitting all around the match area, they began...

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Spirit on the rise

Spirit on the rise

Correction: Abigail Madsen’s name was misspelled in an earlier version of this article.   Cheerleaders, power dancers work to foster college camaraderie On the sidelines of Saturday night’s volleyball game, cheerleaders shout and jump in hopes of pumping up the crowd. While UTD isn’t renowned for its raucous sporting events,...

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Growing Pains

Growing Pains

UV management, residents inherit poorly maintained apartments a year after Waterview Park buyout More than a year after Waterview Park was bought out by the university, the poor quality of apartments in phases 1-4 is putting a strain on University Village’s management. As a result, several residents from apartments in phases 1...

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Student loan bubble reaching boiling point

Student loan bubble reaching boiling point

The student loan bubble is starting to burst. Young adults are taking record levels of student loans and other debt to earn bachelor and associate degrees. Beginning in 1958, President Dwight Eisenhower federally subsidized increased levels of student loans for millions of young Americans struggling to afford higher levels of...

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