OIT director develops chess analysis supercomputer

OIT director develops chess analysis supercomputer

The UTD chess team will soon take a step towards future competitions with the help of supercomputers that will reduce the time it takes to analyze players’ moves. An effort designed to advance the UTD chess team in national and international competitions, the newly designed supercomputer interface will serve as...

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Starbucks opening at Northside

Starbucks opening at Northside

The Starbucks in the Student Union opened in November 2017, but students can expect the opening of a second location in the Northside retail space in the near future. Northside will see the construction of an additional 6,600 square feet of retail space on its eastern lot of land closest...

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Unused meal exchanges find new purpose

Unused meal exchanges find new purpose

Student Government and Dining Services teamed up to create a meal swipe donation program to help combat food insecurity on campus. With close to 22 percent of college students facing very low levels of food security, according to the National Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness, the initiative aims to allow...

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Decoding the parking budget

Decoding the parking budget

The Office of Parking and Transportation, responsible for the sale and pricing of parking permits, has a budget that students and faculty members have tried and failed to obtain. In the absence of this data, students and faculty alike have voiced concern over increasing permit prices, a lack of lower-tier...

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OSA backs request to relocate from SSB

OSA backs request to relocate from SSB

University officials made a request to relocate the Office of Student AccessAbility from the third floor of the Student Services Building. Gene Fitch, vice president of Student Affairs, said a room in the Administration Building has been proposed as the new location for OSA. The new location is expected to...

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Shrine to Hollywood actor discovered under stairwell

Shrine to Hollywood actor discovered under stairwell

Two students discovered a makeshift shrine to actor Steve Buscemi, best known for his roles in “Fargo” and “Reservoir Dogs,” under a stairwell in Green Hall on Wednesday. Literary studies junior Maddy Gathright and her friend, economics senior Katie Brannon, were walking upstairs to a computer lab in Green Hall...

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Chartwells workers move to unionize

Chartwells workers move to unionize

Food service workers across campus are seeking to unionize amid allegations of wage withholding, harassment and other unfair labor practices against Chartwells, the primary food service provider at UTD. In April, Chartwells workers at UTD contacted United Food and Commercial Workers, a group that assists workers in negotiating collective bargaining...

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