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Watch the gypsy enthrall in George Bizet’s opera, Carmen
4 years ago

Watch the gypsy enthrall in George Bizet’s opera, Carmen

The Dallas Opera’s 2013-2014 season name “Love Transformed”opened Oct. 25 with the crowd favorite French opera, Carmen, by George Bizet and and will play until Nov. 10.

Opening night had …
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An exhibition of victory
4 years ago

An exhibition of victory

A life sized nude female mannequin sits on a pedestal in the center of the P^2=V/C art exhibition at the Plano Arts Association in downtown Plano.

Rich oil and acrylic …
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Surveillance helps keep country, individuals safe

By  • Opinion

A lone gunman besieged Los Angeles International Airport on Nov. 1, opened fire on a TSA officer and killed him. In addition to casualties, the terminal was shut down and …
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Holiday cheer, events shared with int’l students
4 years ago

Holiday cheer, events shared with int’l students

Halloween, Christmas among traditions taught to newcomers

International students learned the spirit, traditions and nuances of the American holiday season during the How to Celebrate “The Holidays” workshop on Oct. …
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Feds seize Ulbricht, shut down site
4 years ago

Feds seize Ulbricht, shut down site

By  • News

The FBI arrested a UTD alumnus on Oct. 1, allegedly the leader behind Silk Road, an underground black market website.

Ross Ulbricht, a 2006 graduate, was arrested in a branch …
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404 Page Not Found: University erases Ulbricht
4 years ago

404 Page Not Found: University erases Ulbricht

The University of Texas at Dallas is attempting to shove Ross Ulbricht down the memory hole. Official university pages that reference the accused alumnus have been edited to remove all …
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College roommate opens up about Ulbricht

The alleged drug lord the FBI arrested on Oct. 1 is a far cry from the friendly and intelligent man who attended UTD, according to a former college friend.

“(Ross) …
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Silk Road and the Deep Web

Silk Road, the online black market that generated millions of dollars in drug sale commissions, was shut down by various federal agencies on Oct. 2.

Notorious for the ease at …
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EMAC grad’s documentary explores Instagram community
4 years ago

EMAC grad’s documentary explores Instagram community

It started with homemade red velvet cupcakes. That was the first Instagram photo posted by a UTD alumnus who is now making waves after his documentary exploring the community behind …
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Center to offer assistance for those recovering from drug, alcohol abuse

The threat of abuse of alcohol on college campuses is a very real one. UTD stepped up to tackle this problem when a UT System Regent, the UT Center …
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