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Chess comes close in final four

The UTD Chess team finished second in the 2004 Presidential Cup to rival, University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC).

The four best college chess teams in the nation – …
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Are you feeling experimental

There are many strangers out there who greatly value your opinion – at least in the context of a consumer.

This is evident by the massive amounts of press …
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Student Union unveils carrom board

Striking coins joined the familiar auditory assault of the Student Union’s pool-ball clacking and ping-pong smashing on March 24.

A carrom board, the latest addition to the Student Union …
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News Briefs

News Briefs

Former Secretary of State to speak

James A. Baker, former Secretary of State, will speak in UTD’s Excellence in Leadership Speaker Series April 1.

Sponsored …
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Postcard from: Spain

SALAMANCA, SPAIN – In addition to two cathedrals, more than 3,000 bars, and the third oldest university in Europe, this semester Salamanca, Spain, is also home to me. I am …
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Letters to the Editor

Students looking for sport spirit are at the wrong school

If Richard Voit is looking for school spirit, he’s at the wrong university. I enjoy the fact that UTD …
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Mr. UTD crowned

The Mr. UTD contest came to an exciting end March 20 at the Conference Center. After a show of much dance and song, Mariusz Galczynski won the crown. The runners …
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Radio UTD concert spotlights local talent on the SU mall

Radio UTD kicked off its annual concert event to promote talented student bands and the radio-station itself on March 19 with performances from By Starlight, Blue Mantra, and Spud.

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Postcard from: Germany

MUNICH, GERMANY – Greetings from the snowy streets of Munich, Germany. I love it here.

The people (most of them). The snow. Mass transportation that works.

In just …
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New band to promote spirit

There might not be a football team at UTD, but at least we’ve got a band.

After meeting in Wind Ensemble class, Melissa Lent, sophomore behavioral and brain sciences …
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