Day: October 1, 2018


Cut from curriculum

Judeo-Christianity, the Alamo and the removal of important female figures — the Texas State Board of Education’s committee hearings may be the most...


Moving beyond misconceptions

One of the biggest consequences of being a minority sect in the midst of a big religion like Islam is that our traditions...


The Editorial Board: No more excuses

We have an opportunity to change our nation — to determine the direction of our policies and mold a better future. But only...

Editor's PicksSports

Female video gamers join male-dominated industry

Lindsay Caudill, a marketing sophomore, has been an avid gamer since the age of six. Now, she serves as an analyst for both...


Women’s soccer achieves 9-game winning streak

The women’s soccer team has only let one opposing shot get past its defense, making its current cumulative score 34-1 over the past...


Esports team reaches quarterfinals

The UTD “Overwatch” team kicked off its season by advancing to the quarterfinals of a local tournament. The new convention, OP Live Dallas,...

Life & Arts

Activist’s latest book interweaves stories of protest, hope

In his book, “On The Other Side of Freedom,” Black Lives Matter activist Deray McKesson compiles a compelling collection of experiences from the...

Life & Arts

Reopened borders, renewed hope

Earlier last month, the land border between Ethiopia and Eritrea reopened for the first time in two decades. UTD students from both countries...

Campus NewsEditor's PicksNews

Professor develops AI essay grading program

For professors struggling to cope with stacks of papers to grade, new software — developed by a UTD researcher and powered by artificial...

Campus NewsEditor's PicksNews

West Nile virus cases reported in local area

Editor’s Note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly reported that the city of Richardson uses agent orange in mosquito adulticide sprays. The...


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