E-cig confiscation rumors unfounded

E-cig confiscation rumors unfounded

Confusion on campus as rules regarding tobacco usage unclear, students divided on feelings about smoke indoors Despite rumors of e-cigarettes being confiscated on campus, there have been no official reports of confiscation, according to both UTDPD and Student Government. E-cigarettes are currently classified in the same category as traditional cigarettes...

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Spirit on the rise

Spirit on the rise

Correction: Abigail Madsen’s name was misspelled in an earlier version of this article.   Cheerleaders, power dancers work to foster college camaraderie On the sidelines of Saturday night’s volleyball game, cheerleaders shout and jump in hopes of pumping up the crowd. While UTD isn’t renowned for its raucous sporting events,...

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Growing Pains

Growing Pains

UV management, residents inherit poorly maintained apartments a year after Waterview Park buyout More than a year after Waterview Park was bought out by the university, the poor quality of apartments in phases 1-4 is putting a strain on University Village’s management. As a result, several residents from apartments in phases 1...

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UTDPD Blotter

UTDPD Blotter

Sept. 11 • An unaffiliated person was arrested for possession of under an ounce of marijuana and for driving with an invalid license on Campbell Road at 2:33 a.m. Sept. 13 • A student reported a stolen iPad Mini in  the Engingeering and Computer Science building at 1:20 p.m. •...

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Alumna missing since August

Friends and family of UTD alumna Christina Morris gathered around Celebration Parkway in Allen on Sept. 18 for a candlelight vigil. The Plano resident has been missing for more than three weeks. Morris was reported missing on Sept. 4 after last being seen at the Shops of Legacy on Aug....

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Frat party bust ends in MIC citations

Frat party bust ends in MIC citations

Updated Sept. 21: Richardson PD cited at least 53 students for minor in consumption of alcohol at a Sigma Alpha Epsilon house party on Sept. 7. As a result, the UTD chapter of SAE has been ordered to cease and desist by the national organization, according to Daniel Hernandez, assistant...

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UTD forgoes UT System’s participation in DOD military redistribution program

UTD forgoes UT System’s participation in DOD military redistribution program

A Department of Defense program giving surplus military equipment to police departments around the country has come under recent scrutiny. City and University police departments, along with school districts across the nation have used the program, known as Section 1033, to obtain gear. This aspect in particular has come under...

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Mercury Morning News 09/08/14

  Partial transcript: DJs Pablo and Sarah Welcome to the very first edition of the Mercury Morning News hour on Radio UTD. We’re proud to be the first comprehensive radio news show here at Radio UTD, the student-run radio station at the University of Texas at Dallas, streaming live from...

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