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LGBT History Month 2014
3 years ago

LGBT History Month 2014

Created in 1994, LGBT History Month celebrates the achievements of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) individuals. Unfortunately, the LGBT community faces exclusion from history education in many nations worldwide. Equality Forum, a …
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Graduate students display final art projects
3 years ago

Graduate students display final art projects

Three UTD employees are finishing up their art degrees with the final display of their thesis artwork in a show called Reflex Soul, which opened to a large crowd Sept. …
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Student starts nonprofit to help underprivileged youth
3 years ago

Student starts nonprofit to help underprivileged youth

A student turned a small volunteer opportunity into a full-scale non-profit organization for underprivileged children. Rebecca Tjahja, a finance and information technology management freshman, was inspired to start her own …
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Director shares stories of women’s rights struggle

When she was 9 years old, Jennifer Lee didn’t just hear about the women’s liberation movement in New York; she lived it. “The women’s movement was happening, and you absorbed …
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Band of Brothers
3 years ago

Band of Brothers

Students from UTD, UTA form indie rock outfit Duo Contra, sign with record label to release debut album

Duo Contra, an alternative and indie rock band, performed for students Oct. …
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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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‘Tusk’ engrosses with sickening visuals
3 years ago

‘Tusk’ engrosses with sickening visuals

“Tusk” seeks to answer the question of what sets humans apart from animals in an unusual way. Its talented cast brings a refreshing take on the horror genre, effortlessly …
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Welcome Week 2014
3 years ago

Welcome Week 2014

Welcome Week is always the first two weeks of school with many popular events from different organizations on campus. Events ranged from organizations selling food to huge blowout parties and …
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Found-footage ploy ruins film
3 years ago

Found-footage ploy ruins film

Horror film features one-note characters trekking through Parisian catacombs 

While it’s a good commercial for the Paris catacombs, “As Above/So Below” is ultimately another unimpressive foray in the …
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