Tutoring company uses peer education

Tutoring company uses peer education

Interested tutors can now find opportunities at an education company which is working with the Venture Development Center at UTD to connect peer tutors at low cost. Peeyr, which was started by co-founders, CEO Gautam Bhargava and Chief Product Officer Patrick Dayton and have helped over 100 students so far....

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ATEC game library reopens

ATEC game library reopens

ATEC’s Games and Media Library, which closed for renovation last semester, reopened in February. The library has moved to a bigger room with new inventory and a redesigned space and purpose. “That room was so small and you get four or five people getting really into it, the noise traveled...

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DACA students fearful after recent ICE raids

DACA students fearful after recent ICE raids

The Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids that began in early February in Dallas, as well as other major cities in Texas, have raised concern among DACA students on campus. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals is an immigration policy introduced during the Obama administration that gives certain undocumented immigrants, who came...

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Liberal ideology hypocritical about free speech

Liberal ideology hypocritical about free speech

In the political sphere, the term “regressivism” is ambiguous. Yet, one meaning can be derived after realizing that acting hypocritically about freedom of expression is regression. In this sense regressivism is the advocacy of social or liberal hypocrisy. Across the political spectrum, too many of us are seduced by regressive...

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Students lose thousands in scams

Students lose thousands in scams

The Information Security Office and the UTD police department are aiding students and alumni targeted by recent email and phone scams. In the last year, 26 students reported falling victim to phone scams, losing a total of $40,000, with one student losing almost $20,000, according to the UTD PD. The...

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Northside’s Phase 2 under construction

Northside’s Phase 2 under construction

UTD students can expect more housing options in 2018 as construction begins on the second phase of Northside. Northside is the luxury apartment complex located adjacent to UTD on Northside Boulevard, whose first phase was completed in fall 2016. The timeline for the second phase began in early February and...

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‘A Need for Awareness’

‘A Need for Awareness’

As her dream of becoming a Dallas Stars dancer drew closer, Hayley Briscoe found herself spending more time in a studio surrounded by mirrors. Her reflection seemed to mock her from all angles, and she eventually succumbed to the pressure. Years of battling a range of eating disorders took a...

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