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News Briefs – June 7

<strong>Activity Center construction delayed</strong>

Activity Center construction may be delayed until July or August due to rising construction costs.

“Steel prices have gone out the roof, and right …
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Postcard from Africa

<strong>Editor’s Note: The UTD Mercury is highlighting the adventures of UTD students who travel abroad. In this installment, Sophie Rutenbar, a junior social sciences major, shares her experiences during her …
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UTD needs language to achieve top-tier status

D.S. Croft once said, “If you can speak three languages you’re trilingual. If you can speak two languages you’re bilingual. If you can speak only one language you’re an American.”


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UT Regents select Huffines as chair

The UT System Board of Regents unanimously elected James Huffines as its new chairman during a June 2 meeting, less than one month after Charles Miller’s resignation May 12.


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Pub should not serve alcohol yet

The prospect of alcohol being served on campus may still be in the early stages of consideration, but what does this mean for UTD?

While I agree with supplying …
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‘River City Ransom EX’ better resurrected

Back in the days of the eight-bit Nintendo system, side-scrolling fight-’em-ups like “Double Dragon” and “Battletoads” were a dime a dozen. Sadly, a gem of a game called “River City …
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UTD Police Scanner

<strong>May 12</strong>

UTD Police and Richardson Fire Department responded to a medical assist at Waterview Park (WP) Apartments. A non-affiliated person was transported by RFD ambulance to Richardson Regional …
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RHET 1101 gets revamping

The Freshman Year Experience (FYE) movement is coming to UTD, but instead of a march on campus it will arrive in the form of the revamped Rhetoric 1101 course.


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Letters to the Editor – June 7

<strong>Inefficient lawn wateringon campus</strong>

I’m writing to call attention to a problem I see on campus that is particularly serious during the summertime.

Sprinklers are all over UTD …
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‘Nova’ performance inspires despite minimal music program

UTD performances are often satisfactory but uninspiring, however “Musica Nova: Music of Five Centuries” was refreshingly phenomenal.

The venue was full even though all classes were over. The reputation …
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