New ATEC’s first concert a huge success

New ATEC’s first concert a huge success

The first musical concert “De Rerum Natura (2013)” played on the evening of Saturday, Nov. 9, to a sold out auditorium brimming with students, faculty and members of the community in the new Edith O’Donell building. In attendance were David Daniel, president of the university, Hobson Widenthal, provost and other...

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Lady Comets win NCAA quarterfinals

Lady Comets win NCAA quarterfinals

The volleyball team defeated Pomona-Pitzer 25-18, 25-27, 25-17, 25-21 in the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament on Nov. 15. The Comets were picked to play in the NCAA tournament on the basis of their outstanding 30-8 record. The Comets had failed to win a single set in their two previous...

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Watch the gypsy enthrall in George Bizet’s opera, Carmen

Watch the gypsy enthrall in George Bizet’s opera, Carmen

The Dallas Opera’s 2013-2014 season name “Love Transformed”opened Oct. 25 with the crowd favorite French opera, Carmen, by George Bizet and and will play until Nov. 10. Opening night had one of the largest bloc parties with a clicker count of 3,764 people who filled up Klyde Warren Park to...

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Keeping it down to Earth

Keeping it down to Earth

With mud scuffs on his practice shirt and a blonde curl in his hair, UTD men’s soccer goalkeeper was made for the game. A Houston native, mechanical engineering senior Stephen Nicknish grew up playing sports like baseball and soccer as a child. He credits his sports-loving father for introducing him...

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Can our volleyball team win the ASC?

Can our volleyball team win the ASC?

Marci Sanders’ volleyball squad might be picking up a few pointers from the women’s basketball team — they’ve found a way to rebound. After a blistering start to the season marked with three consecutive losses — their worst start since 2005 — the Comets have righted the ship. When the...

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An exhibition of victory

An exhibition of victory

A life sized nude female mannequin sits on a pedestal in the center of the P^2=V/C art exhibition at the Plano Arts Association in downtown Plano. Rich oil and acrylic paintings and poetry fashioned the walls at the well-lit quiet gallery, whose serene atmosphere is secluded from the daily flow...

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Surveillance helps keep country, individuals safe

A lone gunman besieged Los Angeles International Airport on Nov. 1, opened fire on a TSA officer and killed him. In addition to casualties, the terminal was shut down and flights were delayed, people were emotionally traumatized and needless to say there was a significant loss of revenue for all...

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Men’s soccer reaches top 10 ranking

The men’s soccer team extended its winning streak with a 2-0 win over LeTourneau on Oct. 11, a 4-1 win over UT-Tyler on Oct. 12 and a 6-2 win over Mary Hardin-Baylor on Oct. 17. The Comets (10-0-3, 4-0-2 ASC) scaled new heights in rankings as they climbed to No....

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Women’s soccer dominate LeTourneau, win 6-0

Women’s soccer dominate LeTourneau, win 6-0

The women’s soccer team recorded a 6-0 win over LeTourneau on Oct. 11, a hard-fought 1-0 win against UT-Tyler and a heartbreaking 0-1 loss against Mary Hardin-Baylor on Oct. 18. The Comets (4-2) faced an undermanned LeTourneau squad and managed an easy win. The first goal of the match came...

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Volleyball grabs two victories

Volleyball grabs two victories

The volleyball team continued its winning streak with two wins against Mississippi College and UT Tyler on Oct. 12. The Comets breezed through the Mississippi game with a win in just three sets. UTD broke through in the first set at 5-5 and ended the match at 25-11. The next...

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