Cross-country runs past barriers

Cross-country runs past barriers

For the first time in program history, the UTD women’s cross-country team captured the ASC Championship title. At the Oct. 29 meet, the top two women’s individual finishers and another runner in the top 10 represented UTD. Head coach Rayn House was also named the ASC Women’s Cross-Country Coach of...

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‘Moonlight’ rewrites masculinity

‘Moonlight’ rewrites masculinity

“Moonlight” premiered at Telluride Film Festival as an indie stand-out, but soon became the most well-received film of the year. Mild spoilers ahead. The film is about Chiron’s life and is told in three acts. It is an exploration of his upbringing in a Miami suburb in the 90s, black...

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Gamer group gains traction

Gamer group gains traction

The world’s most played video game, “League of Legends,” shapes the UTD gaming community more than any other game. The leaders of the prominent gaming organizations on campus attribute this to players wanting to join the competitive team as well as be a part of the casual gaming experience. Tespa...

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Puppet power

Puppet power

Singing, off-color humor and puppets all came together to communicate important life lessons in UTD’s production of “Avenue Q.” “Avenue Q” is a musical written by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx that stars a puppet named Princeton. Upon graduating from college he moves to New York City where he makes...

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Program helps int’l students with accents

Program helps int’l students with accents

For over a year, international students in the Jindal School of Management have been receiving help from a faculty member to work on an aspect of English that is crucial to their communication: their accent. Every Thursday, a group of students meet with Morgan May, an ESL specialist who runs...

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SG Report: November 14th

SG Report: November 14th

Student Government Vice President Joey Campain said SG is in the process of adding a bus route to the closest Indian grocery store, Patel Brothers. Based on feedback SG received from the Texas Party and the Pub event, it realized the need for access to a store with Indian groceries...

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Students protest election results at downtown rally

Students protest election results at downtown rally

As hundreds marched through the streets of uptown and downtown Dallas on Nov. 9 protesting the election of Donald Trump, electrical engineering senior Adam Richards directed choice words at the president-elect. “I see someone who’s demonized people of color, LGBT people, immigrants, you name it,” he said. “As a Christian,...

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Campus deserves more credit for building school spirit

Campus deserves more credit for building school spirit

With homecoming fresh on our minds, now is a great time to think about how we don’t give UTD enough credit for all that it offers us. During homecoming, larger universities have football games and tailgates, and thousands of students and families participate in them. It’s easy to think about...

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Bottled up

Bottled up

Names of some sources have been changed to protect their identities due to legality concerns. Max hesitantly popped a small capsule into his mouth and swallowed. It was the night before a big test, and he was studying with a friend — a friend who’d given him the pill. Waiting...

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