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Opinion

Students turn blind eye to tragedy
1 week ago

Students turn blind eye to tragedy

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A recent viral video showing a Libyan slave market auctioning African refugees led to international outrage, but was met with silence at UTD. Student organizations have mobilized to help Syrian …
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Rape survivors need support, understanding from community
1 week ago

Rape survivors need support, understanding from community

Editor’s note: This op-ed author’s name has been changed to protect her identity.

I thought my freshman year of college was supposed to be the most exciting year. I was …
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How important are college sports?
1 week ago

How important are college sports?

Sports at UTD is radically different from that of other universities. It’s not that there aren’t enough sports, but more like a lack of attention given to them compared to …
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Comet card conundrum reveals communication issue
1 month ago

Comet card conundrum reveals communication issue

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During the days between Oct. 30 and Nov. 1, certain restaurants were unable to take meal exchanges, Comet cash or meal money, but students were still able to use …
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Accessible buildings, ethical parking needed
2 months ago

Accessible buildings, ethical parking needed

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UTD tries to be an accommodating campus for all students, but parking policies and older buildings can hamper the movement of students with physical disabilities.

At UTD, students …
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College campuses are key to bridging political, cultural gaps
2 months ago

College campuses are key to bridging political, cultural gaps

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The current political climate has made honest discussion a precarious activity. The country is divided more than ever along political lines. A Pew Research Center study found that the …
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Birth control movement needs to expedite progress
3 months ago

Birth control movement needs to expedite progress

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In the 20th century, women waged a battle to take control of a body organ that too many others, from corporations and religious groups to the government, had claimed …
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Current college students represent new counterculture
3 months ago

Current college students represent new counterculture

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Millennials. The kids who are always on their phones, too lazy to get jobs but not lazy enough to stop complaining about their financial situations. At least, that’s the …
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Lack of diversity on runway incites change
3 months ago

Lack of diversity on runway incites change

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The beauty industry has been lacking in diversity for some time now, and this becomes glaringly obvious with each new industry “first.”

According to ELLE Magazine’s New York …
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Food fad encourages widespread acceptance of Muslims
3 months ago

Food fad encourages widespread acceptance of Muslims

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With the rapid growth and constant influx of immigrants, particularly in Dallas, there has been a rise in the incorporation of “halal” food in restaurants. Beyond being a business …
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