UTD changes drop policy

Next fall, dropping a class won’t be so easy. The current drop policy allows students to drop classes with a “W” on their transcript until the 14th week, but the new policy won’t allow any drops for academic reasons after the ninth week of class. “It’s going to be a...

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Women’s Center promotes celebration and awareness

The Galerstein Women’s Center has ended the semester with a full calendar of events from art films to self-defense to seminars promoting social awareness. “Tai Chi With Yvonne!” began March 22 and continued with seven weekly sessions throughout the month of April. Tai Chi, a Chinese system of physical exercises...

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DI teams go global after win

Multiple teams, workshops and general meetings mixed with hard work and maximum effort were the right ingredients for success in for UTD’s Destination Imagination (DI) teams this year. “Our team building skills really paid off. DI is a lot of fun but it also entails much hard work and dedication,”...

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Uncontested elections can yield good results

The Student Government Association “election” for president this year was uncontested. Only one person, Laura Rashedi, put her name in to lead the student body, to be the voice of almost 15,000 individuals, and to have a significant say in where student fees end up. Only one person put their...

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My two cents

Hey there. Thanks for tuning in. I was worried that you might be distracted by the NHL playoffs on ESPN and not have time to read, but then I realized it was hockey. On TV. Enough said. Was that junior guard Jason Malone I saw walking out of the gym...

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Easter bunny visits Waterview

Howls of savage joy echoed across darkened buildings of UTD as a lone figure darted across the Phase 8 grounds. He was hounded by a mob close on his heels. They followed him over hills, through buildings and even dove undauntedly through water after him. They have only one thing...

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>International Week celebrated

UTD celebrated its diversity during International Week April 5-9, exposing the campus to different cultures around the world. “We are all international” was the slogan for the events, sponsored by International Student Services. The week kicked-off April 5 with a parade of flags representing all nations from which UTD has...

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Farcry appeals to skill and sense

Farcry, developed by Crytek and published by Ubisoft, is a milestone in first-person shooter games. It seamlessly blends technology into gameplay in a completely new way. Despite being system intensive, Farcry brings so many new concepts to the genre that it shouldn’t be missed. The story is minimalistic. The player...

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Tennis teams denied by UT Tyler

UT Tyler delivered a fatal blow April 16-17 to the playoff hopes of both UTD tennis teams with hard-fought victories over the Comet men and women. The men fell 5-1 in a rain-shortened contest and the women lost 5-4 to end UTD’s bid for inclusion in the American Southwest Conference...

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Women golfers improve

The UTD women’s golf team shaved almost 30 strokes off of its previous season low score but still couldn’t break from the back of the pack at the UT Brownsville Invitational. “We are young and inexperienced,” Head Coach Kat Salerno said. “We’ve had a hard time adjusting and getting started....

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