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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Chess comes close in final four

The UTD Chess team finished second in the 2004 Presidential Cup to rival, University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC). The four best college chess teams in the nation – UTD, UMBC, Miami-Dade and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) – faced off April 2-3 at the Brunswick Plaza in Lindsborg,...

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Are you feeling experimental

There are many strangers out there who greatly value your opinion – at least in the context of a consumer. This is evident by the massive amounts of press kits I receive; I’m talking five or six a week. So as a favor to you and myself, I dug through...

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Student Union unveils carrom board

Striking coins joined the familiar auditory assault of the Student Union’s pool-ball clacking and ping-pong smashing on March 24. A carrom board, the latest addition to the Student Union (SU) even attracted pool sharks who decided to take a break from their cue sticks and sink carrom coins into board...

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News Briefs

News Briefs Former Secretary of State to speak James A. Baker, former Secretary of State, will speak in UTD’s Excellence in Leadership Speaker Series April 1. Sponsored by The Leadership Center in the school of management, Baker will speak on “World Events: Implications for Leadership.” The noon luncheon at the...

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Postcard from: Spain

SALAMANCA, SPAIN – In addition to two cathedrals, more than 3,000 bars, and the third oldest university in Europe, this semester Salamanca, Spain, is also home to me. I am studying Spanish language and culture with the University of Salamanca’s Cursos Internacionales program for 10 weeks. The 10 weekends should...

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Letters to the Editor

Students looking for sport spirit are at the wrong school If Richard Voit is looking for school spirit, he’s at the wrong university. I enjoy the fact that UTD focuses on academics, not athletics. Shame on the students who said they support a ban on gay marriage because “the Bible...

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Mr. UTD crowned

The Mr. UTD contest came to an exciting end March 20 at the Conference Center. After a show of much dance and song, Mariusz Galczynski won the crown. The runners up were Eric Brunner and Chris Whalen. The Alpha Gamma Delta sorority has been hosting this male beauty pageant for...

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