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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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Student accepted to Air Force Academy

Kevin Pond defies the image of a number crunching, pocket-protector-wearing, coffee-drinking mathematician.

Cadet Pond, a graduate student and teacher’s assistant in mathematics at UTD, is in the Reserve Officers …
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Newspaper is more than writing

What does it take to be a college journalist?

Well, for starters it takes some skill and a whole lot of mental strength.

We joke around the newsroom …
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Alma Mater debuts

Students, faculty and administrators alike are singing the praises of UTD’s new alma mater that was played for the first time at the May 8 commencement.

The playing of …
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