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UTD pitcher drafted

Compiling an 8-0 record with a 1.99 ERA last season, graduate Tony Adler confounded opposing batters like it was his job. Well, now...


Juneteenth celebrates culture, history

While Juneteenth is normally celebrated on June 19, UTD’s Multicultural Center decided to get the party started early by rejoicing and reflecting African-American...


Tofu: The other white ‘meat’

I am a vegetarian. I do not eat meat. I eat tofu. Tofu is one of those funny words. As a five year...


Celebrating July 4th

Fireworks, apple pie, parades and picnics … they’re all synonymous with a good ol’ fashioned Independence Day celebration. If you are looking for...


Presidential finalists delayed until search pool broadened

UTD’s next president may not be named until October or November after the June 17 search committee meeting was postponed until July 29....


Letters to the Editor 06/28/04

<strong>Inspiration for song lyrics should have come from within</strong> I find it appalling that the university would pay $10,000 for someone outside of...


‘Butcher Bay’ bucks the trend of movie-adapted games

Video game adaptations of movies have a long and glorious history of being astoundingly terrible. Most are quickly produced for the sole purpose...


Activity Center slams door on own students

If six people read this column, that will be five more than there were in the basketball gym one recent Saturday evening. And...


Call boxes to be replaced

After almost a semester with dilapidated emergency phones, the university is preparing to install seven new call boxes with cell phone technology. Virgil...


News Briefs 06/28/04

<strong>Waterview death ruled an overdose</strong> The death of a 25-year-old male in Phase 7 Waterview Park apartment April 5 was the result of...

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