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Students build 150 pound fidget spinner at UTDesign Makerspace
1 week ago

Students build 150 pound fidget spinner at UTDesign Makerspace

Three students gained publicity all over the Metroplex by building a 150 pound fidget spinner that they have also submitted to the Guinness Book of World Records.

Pratik Bhosale, a …
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Roommate confusion
3 weeks ago

Roommate confusion

Editor’s Note: This article was updated to clarify ATEC junior Emily Wheeler visited the University Village Leasing Office and not the Galerstein Gender Center.

After establishing the gender-inclusive housing option …
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CentralTrak’s Last Show
3 weeks ago

CentralTrak’s Last Show

Home of UTD’s master’s of fine arts students for nine years, CentralTrak is permanently closing its living space to all current and future artists.

The closure was announced in December …
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Action flick stuns with smooth transitions, tasteful music
3 weeks ago

Action flick stuns with smooth transitions, tasteful music

A car pulls up. The shot changes to that of an iPod. “Bellbottoms” by The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion begins its opening notes. Three individuals get out of the passenger …
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Third ‘Cars’ installment disappoints
3 weeks ago

Third ‘Cars’ installment disappoints

As the latest in the recent line of Pixar sequels, “Cars 3” is a mediocre offering from a film studio known for high quality movies. The film centers around an …
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New restaurant impresses with food choices
3 weeks ago

New restaurant impresses with food choices

Chopped Halal Grill, serving Mediterranean fare, is now the newest restaurant to open its doors at Northside. The New York style eatery is attractive in its atmosphere and variety of …
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TemocNet replaces Time Warner on campus
3 weeks ago

TemocNet replaces Time Warner on campus

In preparation for fall move-in, the Office of Information Technology is addressing any issues concerning the new residential internet plan, TemocNet.

After the university’s contract with Time Warner expired this …
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UTD revises emergency policies after bomb hoax
3 weeks ago

UTD revises emergency policies after bomb hoax

Following a campus-wide evacuation for a bomb threat later determined to be a hoax, UTD is reviewing its emergency notification and communication policies to help reduce confusion in future evacuations.


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Alum launches Kickstarter campaign for card game
3 weeks ago

Alum launches Kickstarter campaign for card game

A UTD alum’s efforts to bring a new party game called “Bad Actors” to the college scene may become a reality this fall thanks to an upcoming Kickstarter campaign.

“We …
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Boost in graduate resources
3 weeks ago

Boost in graduate resources

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Editor’s note: Information in this article pertaining to the Quality Enhancement Plan has been corrected since publication. President Benson has recently approved the Quality Enhancement Plan, which guarantees the …
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