Sports Briefs 09/07/04

<strong>Power Dancers to hold tryouts Sept. 14</strong> The UTD Power Dancers have announced the dates for their audition of new members for the upcoming year. The first audition information session will be at 8:30 p.m., Sept. 14, on the second floor of the Student Union. Auditions begin at 8 p.m.,...

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Women seek three-peat as division champs

With a third straight division championship in its crosshairs, the UTD women’s soccer team has high expectations as it opens the 2004 season with a home match Sept. 1. Head Coach John Antonisse has built UTD into the team to beat in the American Southwest Conference (ASC) East division and...

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Almost famous, somewhat planned

When most people dream about Friday night entertainment to wind down the work week, local residents Justin Conji, Justin Kripaitis, Nick Rodriguez, Sean White and Justin Zambo tune up to be that entertainment. These young men make up the hopeful musicians of Blind Ambition, a self-described alternative music band that...

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Sall named dean of libraries

Flight enthusiast and historian Larry D. Sall recently ascended to dean of libraries, becoming UTD’s 11th dean in the process. After directing the library’s department of special collections for more than 20 years and serving as director of libraries since 2000, Sall will now sit as a member of the...

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Margaret McDermott presented most prestigious UT System award

The UT System recently bestowed its highest honor, the Santa Rita Award, upon UTD philanthropist Margaret McDermott, making her the fourth such recipient in UTD history. Named after the oil well that funded the growth of the University of Texas, the Santa Rita Award is presented at the discretion of...

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Duke program gives pre-med perspective

For many summer interns, “It’s a five o’clock world when the whistle blows, no one owns a piece of my time,” but the Vogues probably would have struggled to find the right words to describe the rigors faced by pre-med student Mona Sadeghpour. As one of 12 students selected for...

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UTD set to debut volleyball

This year marks the 35th anniversary of the opening of UTD, but 20 years from now 2004 may best be remembered for a new beginning – the birth of Comet volleyball. Head Coach Marci Sanders, hired in January to build the women’s program from the ground up, will have her...

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Goal Driven

One goal away from winning the conference championship a year ago, the UTD men’s soccer team has its sights set on returning to the American Southwest Conference (ASC) tournament. “We always see ourselves playing for a conference championship,” Head Coach Jack Peel said. “My goal for this year is, by...

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New orgs bring fresh wave of innovation

With the beginning of a new semester, new organizations pop up like spring flowers at UTD, even in the fall. <strong>The Atheists and Freethinkers’ Society</strong> The Atheists and Freethinkers’ Society is one such organization. Computer science and software major Cam Desautels plans for his new club to become a forum...

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Female attacked in Waterview assault

A female student was assaulted in her Waterview apartment Aug. 9 according to the UTD Police. The student opened the door to a Middle Eastern male who said he wanted to meet his neighbors. The alleged assailant then forced his way in and assaulted her. The attacker was described in...

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