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‘Wonder Woman’ first glimpse into possible greatness of the DCEU
3 weeks ago

‘Wonder Woman’ first glimpse into possible greatness of the DCEU

“Wonder Woman,” the first female-led movie to be released during the current renaissance of superhero movies, produced higher success with critics than the previous installments of the DC Extended Universe …
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SB4 attempts to fix nonexistent problem
3 weeks ago

SB4 attempts to fix nonexistent problem

The Texas legislature passed Senate Bill 4 after a prolonged debate. Gov. Greg Abbott has finally accomplished his goal of ridding Texas of “sanctuary cities.” To illustrate the divide in …
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Caught in dreamSpace
3 weeks ago

Caught in dreamSpace

An audiovisual exhibition, “dreamSpace,” was performed as part of Dallas’ annual Soluna Festival outside the Meyerson Symphony Center. It was the brainchild of Agence 5970, a Dallas-based art laboratory operated …
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‘Dead Men’ tie up loose ends
3 weeks ago

‘Dead Men’ tie up loose ends

“Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” is the fifth movie in the “Pirates of the Caribbean” series. Most of the characters from the previous movies return, with …
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Professors run nonprofit program
3 weeks ago

Professors run nonprofit program

Electrical engineering professors at UTD run a nonprofit tutoring program called IntelliChoice seeking to help underprivileged kids get ahead in school.

Gil Sik Lee’s respect for the power of …
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Team creates medical app
3 weeks ago

Team creates medical app

A team at UTD will develop an application allowing students to practice interviewing medical patients through augmented reality. The concept won the U.S. Ignite challenge, a competition “to develop the …
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Drawn to art
3 weeks ago

Drawn to art

A little boy stares into the face of his grandma. She smiles wide, the wrinkles outlining her mouth bowing in further. In the little boy’s hands, a beautifully drawn picture …
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UTD enacts campus-wide tobacco-free policy
3 weeks ago

UTD enacts campus-wide tobacco-free policy

After the initial announcement in January, UTD is now officially a tobacco-free campus.

Calvin Jamison, vice president of administration, said before the policy’s implementation, the university worked with a …
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Perceptions about Muslim-Americans
3 weeks ago

Perceptions about Muslim-Americans

After conducting a study on attitudes towards Muslim students on campus, an alumna found evidence that the majority of UTD students view Muslims in a positive light.

The study, conducted …
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Muslim students balance Ramadan, school
3 weeks ago

Muslim students balance Ramadan, school

The Islamic holy month of Ramadan occurs during a critical time for students taking summer courses. Muslim students experience reduced energy from fasting, in addition to conflicting time commitments between …
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