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Monday, April 19, 2021


University sees decline in card payments

Parents and students largely have pocketed their credit cards in favor of checks to make student account payments to the university, marked by an...

Cheers and Jeers of the spring 2011 semester

Cheers to the successful efforts to bring Greenopolis Dream Machines to campus this semester. The machines will help the university's sustainability goals as well...

Presentation combines positive university traits

Mathematics professor Efton Park and head football coach Gary Patterson teamed up — pardon the pun — on Wednesday to discuss Park's mathematical analysis...

‘Source Code’ original, solid film

When watching Duncan Jones' Source Code, it may feel like it is a mashup of several films — "Groundhog Day," "The Matrix," "Murder on...

Housing shortage won’t improve soon

Even with plans for construction of a new sophomore residence hall and a new Greek village, the number of beds available to students living...

NASA will have no goal after shuttle program

Growing up, I remember one of my favorite movies was "Apollo 13." I watched it over and over on my family's VCR, and I...

Student found dead Saturday

The death of a junior student at his off-campus residence Saturday morning was ruled a suicide by the Tarrant County Medical Examiner, according to...

Beatles’ influence goes beyond just music

I'm not very business-savvy, but I love the Beatles. Fortunately, there's a book that will take my slightly obsessive Beatles knowledge and make me...

House bill should have been submitted for student approval

On Tuesday night, the House of Student Representatives passed a bill allowing candidates to run for up to two House representative positions during elections if they meet qualifications. Lizzy Caudill, co-author of the bill, said the bill closed loopholes in the Student Body Code.

While the House did well to close the loopholes, the new bill may not be the solution for those problems for at least a couple of reasons.

State should reconsider grant funding cut

School administrators and a group of 24 students are in Austin today to talk to the state legislature about the importance of the Texas Equalization Grant to private university students.

Director of Scholarships and Financial Aid Mike Scott said the current state budget would cut the program's funding by 41 percent, limit the grant only to renewals and would not grant any assistance to incoming students for the 2011-12 school year.

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