Confucius Institute under FBI scrutiny

Confucius Institute under FBI scrutiny

After an FBI threat assessment, Texas congressmen have accused a Chinese language organization, which has a location on campus, of propaganda and stealing intellectual property. Earlier this month, congressmen Michael McCaul and Henry Cuellar issued a joint statement calling for multiple Texas universities, including UTD, to stop hosting their Confucius...

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Publications risk closure due to loss of funding, resources

Publications risk closure due to loss of funding, resources

News media is present in the lives of students whether they choose to indulge in it or not, and can be found in the form of broadcast, radio or more traditionally, print. One challenge has become prevalent to college student media organizations, however: student newsrooms across the country are in...

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RadioUTD sweet 15

RadioUTD sweet 15

After 15 years of broadcasting music, UTD’s student radio station celebrated its anniversary by throwing the Sweet Fifteen Fest. RadioUTD was established as an organization in 2003 when it began in the basement of the ECS building, but 15 years later, 27 DJs broadcast a wide variety of genres from...

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Softball makes comeback

Softball makes comeback

The softball team has recovered from their eight-game losing stretch and are now 15-6 since March 16. After a period where they lost eight of nine games, the softball team was able to turn it around and make a run to try to qualify for the ASC Tournament. During this...

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Women’s golf sets sights on ASC Tournament

Women’s golf sets sights on ASC Tournament

The UTD women’s golf team is preparing for the ASC tournament. The Comets have not won a championship since their first season in 2008. The closest the team has come to a title was in the 2015 ASC Tournament, when they placed fourth. Set to open the 2018 ASC Championship...

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Org feeds hungry children in India

Org feeds hungry children in India

Two sophomores founded the first chapter at a Texas university of an international organization. Akshaya Patra is an organization that started in India in 2000 to provide school children lunches. UTD AP partners with other UTD Indian cultural groups at events and competitions to fundraise money for the cause. The...

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Among many voices, just one

Among many voices, just one

When Mark De Los Santos first joined his high school choir, he didn’t imagine that it would become an integral part of his college experience. “I never really looked at choral music as a way of expressing myself,” De Los Santos said. “I was amazed at how much versatility the...

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TaRaas places in national competition

TaRaas places in national competition

Members of UTD’s Indian dance team TaRaas danced their way to second place at the Raas All-Stars National Championship on March 31. Held at the Eisemann Center for Performing Arts, the collegiate competition featured the top eight university teams in the nation, including UT Austin, Carnegie Mellon and Rutgers University....

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SG Report: 4/23/18

SG Report: 4/23/18

Amazon Won’t Deliver The Amazon lockers Student Government planned to implement on campus, which would allow students to pick up and drop off deliveries to a designated self-service kiosk, will not be carried out. According to chairman of the Technology Committee Dhiren Kisani, negotiations with Amazon purportedly fell through due...

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Breaking glass ceilings at UTD

Breaking glass ceilings at UTD

A climate survey of UTD faculty sheds light on parental leave and gender parity regarding women in the workplace. In 2016, a survey sent out to all of the university’s faculty and staff addressed diversity in gender, ethnicity and other topics. Of UTD employees, about 27 percent responded to the...

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