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Schools must value skills-based agenda
7 months ago

Schools must value skills-based agenda

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I have struggled multiple times in the past to learn material for an exam only to realize that all the class was teaching me was how to take a test. …
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Increased minority presence in media breaks barriers
7 months ago

Increased minority presence in media breaks barriers

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As a kid, I didn’t have a lot, if any, Latino stars to look up to. So when I was younger, I pretended Batman was Mexican.

Growing up, Batman was …
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Consider third party candidates
8 months ago

Consider third party candidates

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The two party political system is something I just can’t seem to agree with. Whenever I tell people I am neither a Democrat nor a Republican and would rather …
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Indians’ definition of success needs to change
8 months ago

Indians’ definition of success needs to change

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For a country with a population of 1.25 billion people, India has lagged behind in medal count since the country’s first Olympic appearance at the 1900 Paris games. Team …
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Clinton’s nomination sets precedent for women
9 months ago

Clinton’s nomination sets precedent for women

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Women have come a long way in American politics since Victoria Woodhull became the first female to run for president of the United States in 1872. Last week, Hillary …
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‘Pokemon Go’ fosters community
9 months ago

‘Pokemon Go’ fosters community

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“Pokemon Go” accomplished on campus in just a few short weeks what has long been missing at UTD — a cohesive sense of community.

The Pokemon Company and …
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Adding art to STEM still worth prioritizing
10 months ago

Adding art to STEM still worth prioritizing

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The STEM to STEAM movement, a push towards an integrated environment where science, technology, engineering and math are taught with the arts as a method of instilling a well-rounded …
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Communities must stand in solidarity
10 months ago

Communities must stand in solidarity

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Editor’s Note: Because the author belongs to two minority groups that have been at risk recently, the author’s name has been partially redacted for safety.

Three weeks ago, the …
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Gorilla’s death should bring focus back to endangered species
11 months ago

Gorilla’s death should bring focus back to endangered species

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Protecting western lowland gorillas in wild best way to honor Harambe’s memory, come to terms with controversial shooting

When Harambe, a western lowland gorilla, was shot about a …
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Bathroom use debate ignores basic rights

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Transgender people wrongly portrayed as dangerous in national discussion about using bathrooms corresponding to gender identity

The reason many people are so frightened about allowing individuals to use …
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