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Student fees to fuel many new campus projects this year

The student fees committee has recently sent a budget proposal for the 2004-2005 year to President Franklin Jenifer, requesting funding for several new and expanded program expenses across the school.


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Softballers notch 20th win

The UTD softball team has used an eight-game winning streak to break the 20-win plateau for the first time ever.

The team’s strong play late in the season has …
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The fast and the Fury-ous

It’s no joke that as of April 1 UTD is home to women’s professional basketball champion Dallas Fury, winners of the ProCup Tournament.

Before a crowd of 1,250 in …
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Talk of progress

“Who came to school today,” sings the class. “Matthew. Matthew. Who came to school today? Matthew did.”

A nearly four-year-old blonde boy gets up from the carpet to Velcro …
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Man dies at Waterview

A 26-year-old man was found dead in a Phase 7 Waterview Park apartment on April 5 – less than one day after UTD police issued the man a citation for …
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UTD sets sights on ASC tourney

The UTD baseball team is nearing the 30-win mark with a hopeful eye on the conference championship.

The Comets (27-4, 13-2) have won their last six games, all against …
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New budget to be released

Despite last semester’s tuition hike, UTD’s $106 million budget for the 2005 fiscal year is a “scrimp and save” budget – that will require the reallocating funds from administrative sectors …
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Tracy named top prof

Engaging, dynamic and passionate are the three most frequently used words to describe Paul Tracy, UTD’s teacher of the year.

“Dr. Tracy is a great teacher because he takes …
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Meteor theater brings major films to campus

They’re bringing new, hip movies to viewers like you, at a location near you. It’s the movie theater on campus – the Meteor Theater.

The grand opening April 8-9 …
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Postcard from: Chile

VALPARAISO, CHILE – Estimados Amigos, What you see in the picture is “The Jewel of the Pacific”- the city of Valparaiso, nestled on the Chilean coast between the coastal mountain …
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