Springtime destinations

Springtime destinations

As students are counting down the days until their well-deserved break from school, they may also be searching for places to spend time with their friends and family. Here is a short list of places around the DFW area you can visit during the break or any other warm spring...

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School shootings can’t be forgotten

School shootings can’t be forgotten

With the recent shootings at Michigan State University and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School within the last two weeks, the national conversation about gun control is becoming prevalent. As shootings occur week after week with little time to reflect on their impacts, it’s time to consider the ease of access...

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Vicente Fox and his non-laudable inheritance

Vicente Fox and his non-laudable inheritance

Last week, Vicente Fox, the former president of Mexico, visited UTD to give a talk about his book, “Let’s Move On: Beyond Fear & False Prophets.” An interesting title that fits perfectly with him: a false prophet, who criticizes the American president while he played the same position in Mexico...

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Comets lose in second round of NCAA tournament

Comets lose in second round of NCAA tournament

The UTD women’s basketball team was eliminated in the second round of the NCAA Division III National Tournament after securing an at-large bid. Despite losing in the semifinal round of the ASC on Feb. 23, the team was selected for the NCAA Division III National Tournament after ranking No. 24...

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Tennis teams picked to win

Tennis teams picked to win

The UTD tennis teams started their spring seasons with a combined 5-1 record after the league picked both teams as favorites to win the American Southwest Conference West Division. The women’s team went undefeated through the first three match-ups against Concordia Texas 8-1, Whitworth 5-0 and Sul Ross State 9-0....

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ASC disappointment

ASC disappointment

Women’s Basketball The women’s basketball team made it to the local conference tournament before falling short 6 points in its semifinal game. After going 22-4 in the regular season and winning their first game against Hardin-Simmons, the team lost against East Texas Baptist University on Feb. 23, with a final...

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Honoring civil rights activists

Honoring civil rights activists

Correction: This article has been updated since its original publication to reflect that Residential Life funded the event. The Residence Hall Southwest staff created an event to teach students about civil rights activists. Rights at the Museum is an event created by the peer advisors at RHSW and hosted in...

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Students spread joy to children

Students spread joy to children

Out of all the children celebrating at HopeWalk, there seemed to only be one who was crying. At the sight of Anna, her favorite character from “Frozen,” the girl’s tears stopped flowing as her face shifted from a frown to a smile. Interdisciplinary studies senior Brea Baygents was the princess...

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Community celebrates groundbreaking of Science Building

Community celebrates groundbreaking of Science Building

UTD administration, faculty and members of the student body attended the groundbreaking commemoration of the new Science Building. The new structure will be located in between the Science Learning Center and the Physics Building. Calvin Jamison, vice president of Administration, said it will host the Department of Physics and the...

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Monks solicit students for money

Monks solicit students for money

People claiming to be traveling monks or temple-goers are approaching UTD students around campus and asking for money. The people usually claim they are from a local temple and hand out religious texts, saying famous figures such as Albert Einstein read those books. They also ask the student for compensation...

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