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New political club to encourage student involvement in elections
3 hours ago

New political club to encourage student involvement in elections

A chapter of Texas Rising, a nonpartisan group that advocates for more progressive policy and participation from college students in local elections, was established on campus this semester.

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Marching for progress
3 hours ago

Marching for progress

A month ago, the Women’s March on Washington amassed over one million marchers in D.C. and over five million protestors worldwide.

In the event’s aftermath, feminist students and …
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CentralTrak closed indefinitely
3 hours ago

CentralTrak closed indefinitely

CentralTrak, UTD’s artist residency program, is closing after nine years of housing students and international creatives. Administrators and directors on campus are working toward establishing a similar program that …
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On the spectrum
4 hours ago

On the spectrum

Jennifer Partin was on her shift looking after children when she saw a young boy with autism grabbed and forced to make eye contact with another worker.

“I …
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UV app privileges under classmen
4 hours ago

UV app privileges under classmen

Motivated by student feedback regarding widespread issues with the old online application, Residential Life has overhauled its process to account for the high demand in leasing out its limited …
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Chi Phi fraternity put on deferred suspension for hazing
2 weeks ago

Chi Phi fraternity put on deferred suspension for hazing

This story has been corrected since its original publication.

The disciplinary committee and Office of Community Standards and Conduct found Chi Phi responsible for hazing that occurred at …
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UTD lags behind in languages
2 weeks ago

UTD lags behind in languages

Despite the benefits of learning a new language, UTD students do not have the option of majoring or minoring in a foreign language.

Research from Rosetta Stone …
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UTD lab to assess state of LGBT rights in Texas
2 weeks ago

UTD lab to assess state of LGBT rights in Texas

A research lab on campus will conduct the first state-wide needs assessment of the LGBT community to provide sampling data for the state of Texas to determine if LBGT …
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‘White nationalist’ fliers on campus prompt response from students, administration
3 weeks ago

‘White nationalist’ fliers on campus prompt response from students, administration

Editor’s Note: This story originally ran on The Mercury’s website. It has been updated since its original publication. The name of one source has been changed due to concerns …
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Staff reminisce about recently deceased UTD employee
3 weeks ago

Staff reminisce about recently deceased UTD employee

John George, a Garland native who worked in the UTD print and copy services for 21 years, passed away at 39 on Jan. 20.

His family, coworkers and friends reflected …
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