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E-cig confiscation rumors unfounded
3 years ago

E-cig confiscation rumors unfounded

Confusion on campus as rules regarding tobacco usage unclear, students divided on feelings about smoke indoors

Despite rumors of e-cigarettes being confiscated on campus, there have been no official reports …
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‘Satellites’ show focuses on themes of communication
3 years ago

‘Satellites’ show focuses on themes of communication

As a current guest of the UTD artists’ residency at CentralTrak, it goes without saying that Christopher Blay is someone to watch.

At CentralTrak, Blay was able to create his …
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Master of the game
3 years ago

Master of the game

Chess grandmaster wins final match of U.S. Open tournament with lightning speed in five minutes

In the final tiebreaker of the 2014 U.S. Open chess tournament, the two opponents concentrated, …
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Spirit on the rise
3 years ago

Spirit on the rise

Correction: Abigail Madsen’s name was misspelled in an earlier version of this article.  

Cheerleaders, power dancers work to foster college camaraderie

On the sidelines of Saturday night’s volleyball game, …
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Growing Pains
3 years ago

Growing Pains

UV management, residents inherit poorly maintained apartments a year after Waterview Park buyout

More than a year after Waterview Park was bought out by the university, the poor quality of apartments in …
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Student loan bubble reaching boiling point
3 years ago

Student loan bubble reaching boiling point

The student loan bubble is starting to burst.

Young adults are taking record levels of student loans and other debt to earn bachelor and associate degrees.

Beginning in 1958, President …
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Miss (In)dependent

By  • Opinion

FAFSA dependency classifications restrict financial aid for students living alone, without parental assistance

As I stood in the hour-and-a-half-long line at the Bursar’s Office on Sept. 8, I looked around …
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UTDPD Blotter
3 years ago

UTDPD Blotter

Sept. 11

• An unaffiliated person was arrested for possession of under an ounce of marijuana and for driving with an invalid license on Campbell Road at 2:33 a.m.

Sept. …
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