Zipcar caters to car-less students

Zipcar caters to car-less students

When it came to parking this summer, I was spoiled rotten. My “mornings” consisted of me waking at the crack of noon and arriving on campus to an open field of concrete, with nearly every spot for my choosing. Amidst a booming growth in student enrollment, I should have known...

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Moving forward: Chess coach’s journey to UTD

Moving forward: Chess coach’s journey to UTD

In the midst of war-torn Yugoslavia Rade Milovanovic was faced with a decision: leave his parents, well-established law career and home behind, or try to save his daughter. Marina, Milovanovic’s teenage daughter, was waging her own war with Friedreich’s ataxia: a rare disorder that can cause the body to breakdown...

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Freshmen collaborate on conservatory group

Freshmen collaborate on conservatory group

After just three days at UTD, Pianist Truc Do, biochemistry freshman, and trumpeter Phillip Campbell, l felt UTD was missing something. The musicians announced their plan to begin Comet Conservatory two days later. The Comet Conservatory provides an informal environment for students to form friendships, volunteer in the musical community...

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Digging in

Digging in

Despite a vote to change the mascot’s name, it might be premature to say chef Temoc’s goose is cooked. At an Aug. 18 Student Government (SG) meeting, Vice President for Student Affairs Darrelene Rachavong announced that UTD President David Daniel would be seeking more student input before officially casting aside...

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Moving on in

Moving on in

Cameron and Jeffery Ayers make going to college a family affair After only an hour of moving, Art & Technology freshman Cameron Ayers stretched across his new bed. “I need to get a pillow from home,” he said, head resting on the bare mattress. While in some families his declaration...

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