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Celestial film lacks plot
3 weeks ago

Celestial film lacks plot

As the newest sci-fi flick to hit the big screens, “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” can best be described as that of a bad  high school …
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Q&A: Mark Spong | Dean of ECS
3 weeks ago

Q&A: Mark Spong | Dean of ECS

This August marks the last month of Mark Spong as the dean of the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science. He will step down and become a …
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Coding camp builds career skills
3 weeks ago

Coding camp builds career skills

Nearly 90 computer science students from UTD had the opportunity to coach 1,000 children with their coding skills this summer at the Computer Science Outreach program. These camps help …
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New rideshare app launches on campus
3 weeks ago

New rideshare app launches on campus

SnapRyde, a carpooling platform, launched at UTD three weeks ago. The purpose of the app is to help students find a ride easier than with other ridesharing applications.

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UTD orgs assist int’l students with arrival
3 weeks ago

UTD orgs assist int’l students with arrival

Each year, more than 1,500 international students arrive at UTD. As these students prepare to study in a new country, UTD’s cultural student organizations prepare to welcome them and …
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Alum breaks world record
3 weeks ago

Alum breaks world record

A UTD alumna broke the Tapper world record at Free Play Arcade in Arlington, scoring 14,000,600 points and making her the first woman to hold the record-breaking title for …
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Mastering motherhood
3 weeks ago

Mastering motherhood

As Jessica Chester entered her freshman year of college, she was already four months into motherhood with her first child. Balancing college and taking care of her baby would …
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Students build 150 pound fidget spinner at UTDesign Makerspace
4 weeks 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
2 months 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
2 months 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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