UTD hosts NCAA representatives

UTD hosts NCAA representatives

The NCAA visited UTD to meet with members of the athletic department as part of its effort to build a guide of best practices for Division III schools. Six members of the NCAA national staff came to campus on Jan. 26 and 27 as a part of a new program...

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Full contact

Full contact

The UTD women’s rugby team has been growing in size each year since its inception, yet it still struggles to recruit and retain players. Assistant head coach Jonathan Holmes partially attributes this to poor timing.  “The women’s team’s retention rate is pretty low because so many people find out about...

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Baseball to fill starter vacancies

Baseball to fill starter vacancies

UTD’s baseball team is preparing to start the new season with a revamped starting line up. As the team practices for its first games of the season, a double-header on Feb. 10, it’s looking to fill the starting positions left vacant by graduating seniors. Head coach Shane Shewmake only has...

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Dance group fosters culture of confidence

Dance group fosters culture of confidence

Belly dancing has become a way for members of the newest dance organization on campus to become comfortable with their bodies and abilities. Yesenia Morales, a cognitive science junior, founded the UTD Belly Dance organization in fall 2016 when she realized there wasn’t an existing community for it on campus....

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On the cutting edge

On the cutting edge

No Samurai ever met a knight on the field of battle, but at UTD’s Sword Arts club, katanas have met longswords. The student-run organization is a place for fans of weapons of all varieties to meet, train and pass along their experience. “I do enjoy the camaraderie. I do enjoy...

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Q&A: Immigration Expert

Q&A: Immigration Expert

Wayne Cornelius is a distinguished professor emeritus of political science at UC San Diego. He is an expert on comparative immigration policy. His research has been frequently featured in news sources such as The New York Times, NPR and 60 Minutes. In 2012, the president of Mexico awarded him the...

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Chi Phi fraternity put on deferred suspension for hazing

Chi Phi fraternity put on deferred suspension for hazing

This story has been corrected since its original publication. The disciplinary committee and Office of Community Standards and Conduct found Chi Phi responsible for hazing that occurred at a party off campus. The fraternity has been placed on deferred suspension until 2021. The investigation began Oct. 17, four days after...

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UTD lags behind in languages

UTD lags behind in languages

Despite the benefits of learning a new language, UTD students do not have the option of majoring or minoring in a foreign language. Research from Rosetta Stone concluded that people who speak a second language make on average $10,000 more per year compared to people who only speak English. Dennis...

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