Soccer teams hope to reach championships

Soccer teams hope to reach championships

The smell of fresh cut grass on the main soccer field across from the Waterview Park Phase III apartments means  one thing to the soccer buff: the new season is here. The men’s and women’s soccer teams both shared a similar fate last season, reaching the American Southwest Conference tournament...

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Bowyer to lead the forward line

Bowyer to lead the forward line

Breaking into any first team is by no means an easy feat. Breaking into the team as a freshman and returning the highest goal tally for the season in one fell swoop? Enter Leah Bowyer, UTD women’s soccer forward. An undeclared sophomore, Bowyer started playing soccer as a 5 year...

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Reigning champs go for broke

Reigning champs go for broke

Fresh from winning their first American Southwest Championship (ASC) title as well as a first appearance in the NCAA tournament in 2008, assistant volleyball coach Zach Villarreal, more than anyone, knows winning the title two years in a row is going to take some hard work. “It’s going to be...

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The lead on student services

Construction of the new $27 million Student Services Building will be complete by fall 2010, centralizing the offices spread across campus for student services. The Student Services Building will be a four-story building that houses many of the departments currently in McDermott Library including the Career Center, International Student Services...

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Moving on in

Moving on in

Cameron and Jeffery Ayers make going to college a family affair After only an hour of moving, Art & Technology freshman Cameron Ayers stretched across his new bed. “I need to get a pillow from home,” he said, head resting on the bare mattress. While in some families his declaration...

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Watching weight minus mom

Watching weight minus mom

Flab can be frustrating, but fighting it can be fun. Amanda Smith, UTD health education coordinator, is organizing a freshman 15 club designed to educate students on how to maintain their health and weight during their first year at college. The club’s launch is scheduled for September, giving students time...

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Internet broadcasts channel freedom

Internet broadcasts channel freedom

I love internet television. I love the providers: Fox, NBC, the CW, Hulu and others who have tapped into the seldom acknowledged truth that only one person can use a remote at a time, and it will never be me. I don’t watch their shows religiously, and never will, but...

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Money can’t buy you spirit

UTD comet spirit, like a comet, tends to come close to campus at times, but aside from a few blazing meteorites that break off, never makes an impact. This academic year marks UTD’s 40th anniversary. The university started with the stroke of the governor’s pen in June 1969. Until 1990,...

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Physics creates trial HD

Physics creates trial HD

“It’s Monday, Monday, Monday!” The announcer’s voice booms throughout the arena as I start revving my motorbike’s engine, waiting for the starting light. An entire host of ramps, jumps and obstacles stand between me and the finish line, and I’m determined to make it past them. When the light turns...

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Band ‘shifts’ traditional tunes

Band ‘shifts’ traditional tunes

Sweet Celtic melodies drift from Emily Bryant’s guitar when she is not working in the Engineering and Computer Science dean’s suite as communications associate. Bryant created the three-person Irish band three years ago when fiddle player Jason Huntley arrived in Texas for work at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Craig Scotland,...

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