Hits, misses as the semester begins

Campus comes back to life during the fall after a slow summer semester, and this year the sense of heightened activity is compounded by construction, renovation and change. The following is a collection of hits and misses board members have noted as UTD begins another academic year. If “whoosh” is...

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Why I went Greek

Sharing rides, goals with new-found brothers Out of respect for fair recruitment, I have omitted my fraternity’s name from this column. I encourage all potential members to visit with each fraternity and decide which is right for you. If you had asked me when I graduated high school whether I...

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Lt. Dickson says goodbye

Letter to the Editor My dearest colleagues and friends, It is such an honor to get an opportunity to draft a farewell. It has been a privilege to serve the staff, faculty and students of UT Dallas for the past five and half years. Looking back on my years of...

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Sick reform dialogue needs healing

Sick reform dialogue needs healing

From the editor’s desk I’d watched the recent health care town hall shenanigans with little interest, annoyed with the amount of attention the media was giving it. But in fairness, it isn’t entirely the media’s fault that sane, hard-working, educated people aren’t taking control of this debate. Then Pamela Pilger...

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Students need to see syllabi sooner for purchases, planning

Few students have the luxury of considering full time enrollment with a full-time job. Most juggle work, family and study, meaning planning is a necessity. A syllabus is a crucial road map for the semester, but too many professors are leaving students in the wilderness until the day classes begin....

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