News Briefs

A 16 yr. old violinist in Rising Star Series Award-winning violinist, 16-year-old Chloé Trevor, will perform pieces from Prokofiev, Shostakovich, Bach and Ravel in the Jonsson Performing Hall on March 21 as part of UTD’s Rising Star Series. Trevor, who performed her solo debut in 2001, returns after working with...

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DART may cut campus routes

Waiting at the bus stop will become a tiresome experience this spring as the frequency of buses on campus could be reduced. Fewer buses will circulate through campus if proposed route modifications are passed by the Dallas Area Rapid Transport (DART) Board of Directors March 23. DART plans to eliminate...

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Gauguin live and uncensored

Gauguin’s Paradise made its debut on the UTD scene at 8 p.m. March 25, incorporating video clips of Paul Gauguin’s paintings and using his letters as dialogue to illustrate the artist’s identity. The play runs on weekends from March 26-28 and April 2-4. Fred Curchack’s play is remiscent of Alice...

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Prof sings politics, lectures economics

Economics professor Nathan Berg’s new rock band, Halliburton(s) attempts to create awareness about the current political economy by combining his knowledge of music and economics, the result of which is a brand new type of sound. Berg started playing bass professionally at age 12. “I wanted to play music five,...

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SGA vote uncontested

<a href=”main.cfm?include=customPage&name=sgaresults”>Click here for complete election results.</a> Only two out of 30 positions in the Student Government Association’s (SGA) spring election were contested, and half of the positions did not have a candidate as of filing deadline. A total of 648 students voted in the spring election, down more than...

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‘Battle of Bands’ strikes a chord

Six bands faced off in an all-out battle to the death to raise money April 8. The Battle of the Bands organized by the Neuroscience Students Association (NSA) gave cash prizes to winners chosen based on technical aspects, stage presence and crowd applause. Sonal Goswami, junior neuroscience and psychology major...

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News Briefs

<strong>SGA helps create new alma mater</strong> The Student Government Association is coming close to a decision on a new alma mater for the University. The alma mater committee met April 15 to decide from four different songwriters with 16 different sets of lyrics. Music has been composed by UTD composer...

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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. The new student fees budget totals $9.795 million. The fees committee consists of five students selected by the Student Government...

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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 propelled the Comets to second place in the American Southwest Conference (ASC) East , sandwiched between nationally-ranked ETBU and Louisiana College....

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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 the Activity Center, the Fury managed to keep its cool against the Colorado Chill. Overcoming a one-point halftime deficit, the Fury...

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