Contemporary exhibit explores vulnerability

Contemporary exhibit explores vulnerability

The artwork currently lining the walls of the Visual Arts Building looks nothing like usual art museum fare.  Instead, five co-curators have collaborated to organize a contemporary statement whose pieces lie outside the realm of preconceived notions of art. Greg Metz is one of the curators of “Code Yellow” along...

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Forced ‘Rio’ sequel lacks vision

Forced ‘Rio’ sequel lacks vision

Musical comedy film features pleasant animation but pushes unnecessary subplots, weak characters The experience of watching the animated family film “Rio 2” is like eating a second candy bar. The taste is ephemerally sweet and gratifying, but after it’s over, there’s a gradual realization that it didn’t taste quite as...

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Inexperienced softball team improving in spite of recent losses

Inexperienced softball team improving in spite of recent losses

The UTD softball team defeated the University of Dallas in two nonconference games on April 1 before losing three conference games to UT Tyler on April 4 and 5. The first game against the University of Dallas ended in just five innings after the mercy rule was invoked, as the...

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Consistency key to ASC success

Consistency key to ASC success

Baseball team looks to end unpredictable form in final stretch of regular season to prepare for post-season tourney As the season starts to wind down, the baseball team is working to be more consistent as it makes a run for the ASC tournament. The Comets have their eyes set on...

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NCAA must reform fiscal rules

NCAA must reform fiscal rules

Student-athletes should be treated as university employees, must receive pay, health benefits A blow has finally been struck in the fight for the rights of student-athletes against the NCAA. On March 25, after players led by former quarterback Kain Colter petitioned to unionize, the National Labor Relations Board, or NLRB,...

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Campaign hits $200 million fundraising goal

After more than four years and 22,000 total contributions, UTD has met its goal of raising $200 million for the Realize the Vision campaign. The campaign, which began in 2009, seeks to propel UTD to Tier One status. The $200 million was achieved about eight months ahead of schedule. Aaron...

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Unlimited political contributions pave way for continued inequality

The April 2 Supreme Court decision in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission removing the last remaining limits on political contributions is troubling for the future of American democracy. By conflating monetary donations with politically efficacious speech, the court paves the way for the wealthy and well connected to control government...

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