Falling out with ‘Fallout’

Falling out with ‘Fallout’

How Bethesda’s memberships scam gamers Bethesda released a scary addition just in time for Halloween: a “Fallout 76” subscription service. This “premium membership” promises all sorts of bug-ridden benefits for the low price of $12 a month and might as well be a spooky scam. Fallout 1st is billed as...

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Orion Redesign Offers Better User Experience to Students, Applicants

Orion Redesign Offers Better User Experience to Students, Applicants

On Oct. 28, the Office of Information Technology made sweeping changes to the Orion Student Center. The new layout is now mobile-friendly compared to the previous design where accessing the website from a mobile device was not as intuitive, the changes make it easier to navigate and have higher user...

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University Receives NSF Funding for Scholarship

University Receives NSF Funding for Scholarship

Through funding provided by the National Science Foundation, UTD is taking part in a nationwide effort to fund the graduate education of minority students. After being selected for the NSF’s Bridge to the Doctorate program, the university was awarded $1.1 million to support the education of 12 minority students’ graduate...

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Students Rally around Death Row Inmate

Students Rally around Death Row Inmate

Junior hosts letter-writing party in support of man whose capital punishment case received nationwide attention, outrage The impending execution of one death row inmate in Texas has sparked outrage nationwide after new evidence cast doubt on his guilty verdict. In one UTD apartment, students gathered to try and save his...

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1418 Coffeehouse

1418 Coffeehouse

With midterms in full swing and finals coming up, most of us students may feel like our brains have reached full capacity. Engaging in learning certainly didn’t sound enjoyable, but after visiting 1418 Coffee House, a homey cafe in downtown Plano, we came to the conclusion that as long as...

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Student Union to Add New Service Bar

Student Union to Add New Service Bar

Project expands on previous efforts from Office of Information Technology Amidst the ping-pong tables, eateries and reclining areas in the Student Union, the Office of Information Technology is planning to add a new element: a “knowledge bar.” This knowledge bar will be located in the sitting area to the left...

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‘They ruined their life  by doing this’

‘They ruined their life by doing this’

Students, ex-member talk about experiences with Elohim Bible Study Club Editor’s Note: Christy’s name has been changed to protect her identity due to fear of retribution from church members. Editor’s Note: This article has been updated since publication to include quotes from another UTD student who was approached by club...

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Game Space: Troubled Beginnings

Game Space: Troubled Beginnings

Gaming club members discuss feeling disappointed, ignored after creation of official esports department In 2012, gaming as a competitive sport seemed a distant dream for students at UTD. It began with three students deciding to open up a chapter of TESPA, a known national gaming organization, at UTD to increase...

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