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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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Presidential search may end in September

UTD may have a new president as early as September, just less than a year after President Franklyn Jenifer’s resignation last October, according to search committee members.

While the …
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Seven softballers selected

One may be an All-American.

Two were selected for the division’s top All-Star team.

Seven netted postseason honors.

As much as softball is a team sport, UTD’s …
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More teachers does not equal more certificates

The Texas State Board of Educational Certification has created a plan to issue temporary teaching certificates to anyone who can pass its test.

The new bill allows anyone to …
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My two cents

Testing, testing, hello … is this thing on?

It has been one wild and crazy end to the softball and baseball seasons – so let’s get to it.


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Baseball team fields 10 awards

When you storm through an entire season, winning more than 80 percent of your games like the Comet baseball team did, people stop and take notice.

Among those who …
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Student Life shuffles responsibilities

In the wake of Vice President for Student Affairs Mary Sias’ late April departure to assume the presidency at Kentucky State University, several Student Life administrators have reorganized job responsibilities …
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Coaches named conference’s best

Home to the American Southwest Conference’s (ASC) second place baseball and softball teams, UTD now boasts the East division’s top coaches in each sport.

Baseball skipper Shane Shewmake and …
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