You Think You’re Funny?

You Think You’re Funny?

The benefits of politically incorrect humor There aren’t any Asian veterinarians. Why? Because they’d eat all of their patients. Maybe you laughed at that joke; maybe you cringed. But whether we like to admit it or not, all of us, at one time or another, have laughed at a punchline...

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Cray-Z for Money

Cray-Z for Money

Why we shouldn’t idolize Jay-Z or his hypocrisy Hip-hop mogul and businessman Jay-Z recently joined his musical counterpart Kanye West in throwing the black community under the bus to get ahead. After years of boycotting the NFL in defense of free agent Colin Kaepernick and getting other celebrities to join...

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Men’s Cross Country Leads First Two Races of Season

Men’s Cross Country Leads First Two Races of Season

Women’s team placed second, fourth in last two races The men’s and women’s cross-country teams have competed in two races in the season so far, with the men placing first and second, and the women placing second and fourth. The men’s team lived up to their ASC Champion title with...

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Women’s Soccer Starts Season Undefeated

Women’s Soccer Starts Season Undefeated

The UTD women’s soccer team kicked off the season with five consecutive wins. The Comets won 1-0 against both the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and Edgewood College. The team had close 3-2 victories against Depauw University and the University of Birmingham Southern  and finally got a landslide 4-0 win against Huntingdon...

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Students ‘Finesse’ Free Food using Community Chat

Students ‘Finesse’ Free Food using Community Chat

‘Finesse Nation’ group chat of nearly 3,000 members shares information about ongoing deals, giveaways on UTD campus Nearly 3,000 UTD students collaborate daily over a group messaging platform to notify each other of deals and giveaways around campus. As the secret chat gets more crowded, the founder is looking to...

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UTD Opens New Center for Asian Studies

UTD Opens New Center for Asian Studies

Center to collaborate with the Crow Museum of Asian Art to promote academic interest of Asian culture In an effort to increase interest and develop a higher understanding of Asian culture, UTD has founded the Center for Asian Studies, which aims to not only educate students, but also to equip...

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Lab Examines Early Language Acquisition

Lab Examines Early Language Acquisition

Caregiver speech correlated to language skills in infants at risk for autism Researchers at UTD recently found that “baby talk” correlates to improved language skills in infants at a higher risk for autism. They hope the data will provide a path toward improved early education for these children. UTD researchers...

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JSOM Received New Endowment

JSOM Received New Endowment

Donation to help fund study abroad programs JSOM recently received a donation to support more study abroad experiences in developing countries.  The Ann and Jack Graves Charitable Foundation gifted the school a $2 million endowment, which amounts to around $80,000 annually in perpetuity, Doug Anderson, JSOM assistant dean for development...

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How Healthy is it to Eat at UTD?

How Healthy is it to Eat at UTD?

In college, students may have ample food choices — multiple campus restaurants and the dining hall offer a variety of options for eating. Yet one important question arises from this: how many food options at college are healthy? In a 2012 study at Auburn University in Alabama, 70% of students...

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New Free Speech Law Goes into Effect in Texas

New Free Speech Law Goes into Effect in Texas

Senate Bill 18 allows outside groups to demonstrate in public campus spaces without university permission as part of effort to turn universities into public forums A recently-passed bill has changed the way students and non-affiliated persons can demonstrate and assemble on college campuses in Texas. Senate Bill 18 allows for...

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