Player shows American isolationist mindset

How much do you love your country? Despite how proud someone can be of his or her heritage, this would be a hard question to answer. There’s no way to confirm the validity of an answer, but for Abby Wambach it should serve as a question to assess prospective U.S....

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Division III coaches

Division III coaches

Division III sports offer a unique experience for both players and coaches alike. Coaches at UTD primarily stick with DIII because of the opportunities for relationship building and player development. Women’s head soccer coach Kanute Drugan’s coaching pedigree stems from constantly hearing sports talk while growing up. His father and...

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‘The Birth of a Nation’ remembered for controversy not content

‘The Birth of a Nation’ remembered for controversy not content

Nate Parker’s “The Birth of a Nation” aimed to start a discussion on race relations in the United States, but instead is weighed down by its director’s ghosts from the past. On Feb. 8, 1915, D.W. Griffith’s “The Birth of a Nation” released in cinemas. At over two hours long,...

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Food blog comes to campus

Thanks to over 300 signatures on a petition, a chapter of a variation of a food blog has opened at UTD. “Spoon University,” offering a number of recipes, restaurant reviews and cooking advice, aims to be a food repository. According to the its webpage, “Spoon University” is an online food...

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Play readings honor Orlando victims

Play readings honor Orlando victims

In the first effort of its kind in Texas, two departments on campus partnered up to present stage plays to spread awareness and support the LGBT community at UTD and around the nation. The theater department in the School of Arts and Humanities and Galerstein Women’s Center came together to...

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Pedal to the metal

Pedal to the metal

Editor’s note: This is the second part of a three-part series on full-time studetnts who are working to enter the music industry. Three-year-old Justin Ybarra stood backstage, peeking between amps and curtains and sound equipment. Wires ran underneath his feet like snakes. It was the early ’90s. Onstage was famous...

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SG Report: October 17

SG Report: October 17

Editor’s Note: The SG Report is a recurring section that provides UTD community members with information about Student Government initiatives and items discussed at their weekly meetings held in the Galaxy rooms every Tuesday at 5:15 p.m. In an effort to increase campus spirit, SG Vice President Joey Campain said...

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Q&A: State Sen. Kel Seliger

Q&A: State Sen. Kel Seliger

Kel Seliger is a Texas state senator representing District 31. He has served as the chairman of the higher education committee since 2012. Recently, Seliger led a drive to hold universities accountable for rising tuition costs. He came to UTD to talk to a number of groups as part of...

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Still searching

Still searching

Editor’s note: This story has been updated since its original publication. As another day of searching for Christina Morris, the UTD alumna missing since 2014, comes to a close, her father, Mark Morris, slumps over the side of a truck and lets out a quiet sigh. “I’m tired of never...

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Student arrested on theft charges

Student arrested on theft charges

UTD police arrested a student in the Activity Center on multiple charges of theft on Oct. 12. Aditya Arolkar, an information technology and management graduate student, was caught on security footage several times since the beginning of the semester taking cash from students’ lockers, according to the police report. Many...

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