A Dance to Remember

A Dance to Remember

Comet Swing Society helps create lasting friendships, fun Faint music and laughter fills the Galaxy rooms most Friday nights as students dance swing jazz. From experienced movers to novice ones, all of them are brought together by the Comet Swing Society. The club meets every two weeks and is open...

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A Survivor’s Tale: Freedom

A Survivor’s Tale: Freedom

This is the third and final part of a multi-part series on Ozsvath. Once again, Ozsvath’s family was in the difficult position of deciding whether or not to leave Hungary. Everything in their apartment had survived the Nazi occupation. Ozsvath remembers her family thinking everything would be fine. Then the...

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UTD funds Polycraft scholarship

UTD funds Polycraft scholarship

Scholarship given to students for proficiency in video games Current and prospective students can now be awarded a $5,000 scholarship for excelling at playing a video game made by students and professors at UTD. Polycraft is a modification of the popular game Minecraft. It was developed by a team of...

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New brain facility coming soon

New brain facility coming soon

Brain performance institute makes research topic of interest The groundbreaking of the Brain Performance Institute, a facility that will serve as the extension of the Center for Brain Health, took place on Oct.14. The $33 million, 62,000-square-foot construction project will be finished in about two years and will be housed next to...

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Website’s shutdown mirrors industry trend

Website’s shutdown mirrors industry trend

Loss of site that mixed sports with pop culture just example of struggle journalists face in modern era of corporate control When ESPN announced that Grantland — their groundbreaking sports and pop culture website — was being shut down, another blow was dealt against journalists everywhere who struggle to balance...

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Up in Smoke

Up in Smoke

Marijuana users create growing drug culture on campus, risk arrest for lifestyle Names of some sources have been changed to protect their identities Casey, Jeff and Arjun, three students at UTD, live in an unassuming, off-campus apartment. Nothing seems out of place, except for the unmistakable smell of marijuana. A...

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School mourns loss of longtime dean

School mourns loss of longtime dean

Psychologist remembered for expanding, improving BBS Members of the UTD community are mourning the loss of Bert Moore, the longtime dean of the School of Brain and Behavioral Sciences. Moore died in his home in Dallas from pancreatic cancer on Oct. 20. Moore came to UTD in 1980 as the...

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Freshman dies in Res Hall West

Freshman dies in Res Hall West

UPDATE: The Collin County Medical Examiner’s office has announced Collins Chima’s cause of death as sickle cell disease complicated by a foot injury. The death is categorized as an accident. Toxicology report shows no signs of illegal substances, police say no indication of physical trauma An 18-year-old freshman was found...

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