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On the spectrum
1 month 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
1 month 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 months 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 months 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 months 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
2 months 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
2 months 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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SG senators vote to adopt resolution to condemn ‘bathroom bill’
2 months ago

SG senators vote to adopt resolution to condemn ‘bathroom bill’

On Jan. 24, the Student Government senators voted 28 to 7 in favor of adopting a resolution condemning Senate Bill 6, or the “bathroom bill,” that was …
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Internet speed to rise in UV
2 months ago

Internet speed to rise in UV

Residents of University Commons and University Village can look forward to faster Internet speeds and more reliable network support, thanks to an initiative by the Office of Information Technology …
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Tobacco to be banned on campus
2 months ago

Tobacco to be banned on campus

According to a university-wide announcement made by President Richard Benson, smoking on campus will be prohibited. Starting June 1, a comprehensive tobacco ban — which includes cigarettes and e-cigarettes …
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