Tea Cup Candle

Tea Cup Candle

Until a couple weeks ago, I had never been thrifting. My experience buying from second-hand stores was limited to running to Goodwill to pick up clothes for a costume and working at the Habitat ReStore as a volunteer. For this Pin Possible, I decided that a trip to the thrift...

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Game Corner: What to buy this month

Game Corner: What to buy this month

We take a look at two of the hottest games right now, Super Mario Maker and Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain.

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UTD “Votes”

UTD “Votes”

Click below to view full size image.   Here’s what a few of your peers had to say: “Personally, all I can say is presidential elections (even though I didn’t really care before) were something I thought of as an honor. However, after seeing this year, people took this as...

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Road Warriors

Road Warriors

V-ball team experiences ups, downs on lengthy road trip Fully equipped and focused, the women’s volleyball team entered enemy territory. The team on the other side of the net, backed by a hostile home crowd of 669 deafening fans, was the only thing that stood in the Comets’ way of...

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Record Setter

Record Setter

V-ball player breaks UTD all-time career assist record, gets passion for game from mother An afternoon match-up on Sept. 4 featured the women’s volleyball team and the Southwestern Pirates as they opened their weekend tournament play. In the first few minutes of the game, history was made. At the end...

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Up,  up and away

Up, up and away

40 hot-air balloons, live performances kick-off Plano Balloon Festival Hot-air balloons filled the sky as a 35-year-old annual celebration took place once again at Oak Point Park in Plano from Sept. 18-20. The Plano Balloon Festival started back in 1980 when local balloonists gathered at polo fields to showcase their...

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Sanders’ tuition reform plan needs focus

Current option calls for removal of tuition from from all public four-year universities, faces backlash for controversial reforms According to a report released by the Federal Reserve in May, outstanding student loans in the United States have increased to approximately $1.19 trillion — a $78 billion increase since last year....

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Change in Lebanese culture needed

Change in Lebanese culture needed

Recent protests against government’s failure to collect waste highlight shift in thinking of country’s youth, cynicism of older generations Recent protests in Lebanon over trash buildup have highlighted the need for a shift in culture among the people. Trash started piling up in the streets of Beirut and Mount Lebanon...

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UTD investigates bug clouds

UTD investigates bug clouds

Clouds have been noticeable since beginning of year, stem from large amount of excess water Facilities Management will begin to implement strategies this month to eliminate the clouds of gnats that stretch 150 yards on the North and South malls on campus. Sam Eicke, the assistant director of Facilities, is...

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Pop Up

Pop Up

As the season for peaches, nectarines, pluots, apples, bananas and Asian pears came to a close, students were able to enjoy a fresh assortment of produce on the Plinth on Sept. 8. Organized by Dining Services, this Pop-Up Farmers’ Market was the first of a series that will be held...

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