Profs discuss impact of religious freedom law

Profs discuss impact of religious freedom law

Indiana’s religious freedom law fuels talks as campaigns begin, Supreme Court inches toward ruling on same-sex marriage A month after Indiana Gov. Mike Pence passed an amendment protecting LGBTQ citizens from discrimination in the state’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act, the law’s implementation could have an effect on an upcoming Supreme...

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In the Aftermath

In the Aftermath

Armenian Heritage Club remembers genocide victims with lecture In 1915, 1.5 million Armenians were slaughtered at the hands of the Ottoman Empire. Barely 30 years later, 11 million perished in the Holocaust. In 1994, about 800,000 people  died in Rwanda. Throughout time, genocide has left an enduring impact on history....

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“What features would you like to see added to Northside at UTD?”

“Two things that I would like are a bar type of place to just chill and grab a beer or some sort of boba or tea shop because most of them are currently inaccessible unless you have a car.” Andrew John Biology senior   “It would be nice to have...

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Homeless youth face uphill fight

Homeless youth face uphill fight

Misunderstanding of struggles young adults face when living through homelessness leads to stigmatization, scapegoating  Jose is having a bad day. He can’t concentrate at his job because of the crushing stress that constantly eats at him and will leave him emotionally unstable for years to come. He graduated college last...

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Blotter

Blotter

April 13 • A student reported that his bike was taken in Phase 1 at 11:46 a.m. • A student reported that her bike was stolen in Res Hall West at 12:04 p.m. April 15 • A student reported the theft of his bicycle at the School of Management at...

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News anchor graduates from doctoral program

News anchor graduates from doctoral program

WFAA-TV’s John McCaa finishes with Ph.D. in History of Ideas Known for his straightforward broadcasting on WFAA’s nightly newscast, John McCaa isn’t a typical student. McCaa graduated from UTD with his Ph.D. from the History of Ideas program last month. It took him seven years, but he said it was...

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Former student indicted for gun in dorm room

Former student indicted for gun in dorm room

Shotgun found under bed, seized by campus police last September  A former student is set to appear in court on May 7, eight months after UTD police say it found a shotgun in his Res Hall South dorm room. According to Collin County sheriff’s office arrest records, Natas Centner Hastings,...

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List of SACS complaints

List of SACS complaints

SACS placed UTD under review for eight out of 93 principles over the course of two years. Of these, some were institutional level and others were specifically for the ATEC program. SACS notified UTD of the complaints in June 2013 and reviewed the materials submitted at the Board of Trustees...

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