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Despite administration’s silence, community supports 21 arrested at ‘Gaza Liberation Plaza’

In a historic first, UTD administration called in law enforcement with riot gear to destroy the “Gaza Liberation Plaza” encampment while arresting 21...

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‘They are just kids!’ 

Assistant professor of art history Ali Alibhai rushed to protect student protesters from what he saw as a militarized police force armed with...

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From the ground: Gaza Liberation Plaza

As Palestinian solidarity encampments pop up across dozens of U.S. college campuses, UTD’s own Gaza Liberation Plaza joined a long running student-led campaign...

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Solidarity: letters in response to May 1 encampment arrests

The following are letters, emails and petitions that were written in response to law enforcement’s raid of UTD’s “Gaza Liberation Plaza” encampment, where...

05.20.2024 Despite admin’s silence, community supports 21 arrested at ‘Gaza Liberation Plaza’ | May 20, 2024 In a historic first, UTD administration called in law enforcement with riot gear to destroy the “Gaza Liberation Plaza” encampment while arresting 21 students, faculty, alumni and community members. Despite outcry across the UTD community, administration...

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FeaturedNews

Despite administration’s silence, community supports 21 arrested at ‘Gaza Liberation Plaza’

In a historic first, UTD administration called in law enforcement with riot gear to destroy the “Gaza Liberation Plaza” encampment while arresting 21...

FeaturedNews

From the ground: Gaza Liberation Plaza

As Palestinian solidarity encampments pop up across dozens of U.S. college campuses, UTD’s own Gaza Liberation Plaza joined a long running student-led campaign...

FeaturedNews

Solidarity: letters in response to May 1 encampment arrests

The following are letters, emails and petitions that were written in response to law enforcement’s raid of UTD’s “Gaza Liberation Plaza” encampment, where...

Sports

Intramurals celebrates the blunders and brilliance of UTD Chess Team

UTD Chess celebrated the end of an eventful season by playing in the Intramurals, its last tournament of the semester, against fellow Comets...

Sports

Comets blaze past opponents as they enter finals

The UTD women’s tennis team crushed Hardin-Simmons 8-1 on April 12 before repeating the feat against Concordia Texas by winning 8-1 two days...

Sports

Comets drop to second place

The UTD men’s tennis team defeated Hardin-Simmons 7-2 on April 13 before losing their match against Concordia Texas 4-5 on April 14 and...

FeaturedLife & Arts

‘They are just kids!’ 

Assistant professor of art history Ali Alibhai rushed to protect student protesters from what he saw as a militarized police force armed with...

Life & Arts

UTD professor reflects on arrest, experiences of ‘UTD 21’

While attempting to reduce the tension between encroaching police and student protesters, UTD history professor Ben Wright was arrested alongside two other colleagues...

Life & Arts

XAI Reprom Wonderland Royale

Inflatable ruby-red dice bounce through the air as impassioned prom-goers dance, laugh and swap stories.  The sharp pulse of a beat reverberates through...

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Editorial: Meet the admin

State troopers slammed our own students and faculty into the ground, aiming to destroy not just their encampment but their spirit. The administration’s...

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Opinion: Hiding in plain sight — how administration obfuscates its intent 

UTD administration had 21 students, staff, alumni and community members arrested, but not once has the administration pointed to a specific part of...