Rainbow Coalition demands swifter action against Farage

Rainbow Coalition demands swifter action against Farage

On Sept. 12 students gathered in protest against Dr. Timothy Farage and the lack of repercussions seen after the two month investigation that started with his homophobic comments in July. Students from UTD Pride, Student Government, the National Women’s Association, the United Communist Party, the Office of Diversity, Equity, and...

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Alzeihmer’s Month Q&A

September is World Alzheimer’s Month, and UTD is a hotbed for both Alzheimer’s related research and activism. Denise Park is the Founding Director for the Center of Vital Longevity and a Distinguished University Chair in Brain and Behavioral Sciences. She has spent her entire career studying the aging mind and...

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Biden loan forgiveness plan promises debt relief

Forgiveness plan has the potential to relieve $10,000 to $20,000 in debt per student

Days after the fall semester started, President Biden announced a student loan forgiveness plan that could alleviate the debt of millions of Texans. The state’s more than $120 billion in federal student loans could be significantly reduced after an administration press release detailed $10,000 in forgiveness for individuals earning less...

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Student draws against world chess champ Magnus Carlsen

Student draws against world chess champ Magnus Carlsen

Economics sophomore Ivan Schitco made history at an international chess tournament when he achieved a draw against chess world legend Magnus Carlsen. Schitco was the second ever player from his home country to play Carlsen and the first to draw. Schitco began playing chess at the age of five in...

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C-DRAMA LENDS SOLACE TO SINGLES IN CUFFING SEASON

C-DRAMA LENDS SOLACE TO SINGLES IN CUFFING SEASON

With internships already recruiting for next summer’s precious few slots and on-campus research labs needing pages-long of achievement-ridden CVs, college students in the real world and the characters in “Put Your Head On My Shoulder” struggle with academic and career worries amidst mounting senioritis. Although watching the show won’t allow...

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“The Invitation” should be cordially declined

“The Invitation” should be cordially declined

New over-the-top supernatural horror fails its social commentary

If you like being beaten bloody by ham-fisted themes and unoriginal social commentary, then “The Invitation” is for you. Like in many stories, vampirism is established as a metaphor for some sort of social disease. In past adaptations of the vampire myth, this concept has strayed into anti-Semitism. “The Invitation”...

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‘RateMyProfessor’; useful metric? Or just plain mean?

‘RateMyProfessor’; useful metric? Or just plain mean?

While popular among students searching for professors, the website fluctuates between reliable and crass

Since 1999, the website RateMyProfessor has allowed University students to anonymously review their teachers in an public online forum. Since its creation, the site has been a subject of controversy. Is RateMyProfessor a useful metric? Or is it just plain mean? Professor Syed Naqvi, a member of the faculty senate...

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UTD honors sculptor

UTD honors sculptor

José Sacal: Un Mexican Universal' collection finds home at UTD

Is it a character out of your worst nightmare or Gandhi with elephant feet? The sculpture that mysteriously appeared in front of McDermott library overnight was revealed to be one of 21 sculptures brought to UTD to honor Mexican sculptor, José Sacal. “José Sacal: Un Mexicano Universal,” is one of...

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New University Catholic Center Opens

New University Catholic Center Opens

Sounds of laughter emanate through the air as a group of students emerge through the double doors of a new building located across from the Canyon Creek apartments. The Catholic Diocese of Dallas has opened a new University Catholic Center directly across from the University main campus. The center, which...

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