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The emotional challenge of emotional support animals

Emotional support animals, or ESAs, are accommodations offered to UTD students who rely on their pets to help them function due to issues...


Anti-DEI bill will harm all students if passed

A Senate Bill in committee — 88(R) SB 17 — could mean the end of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion as we know it...


Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion expands to provide additional student resources

The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion underwent a multi-department reorganization on Sept. 1 to unify advocacy for underrepresented students. In spring of...

Life & Arts

Service Dogs embark upon new journey

Despite a “ruff” year in quarantine, service-dogs-in-training Ohana and Winnie are set to graduate from the UTD SIT (Service-dog In Training) club this...


Accessibility in online classes

How professors can accommodate disabled students amidst online shift With the switch to online learning, the Office of Student AccessAbility and faculty members...

Life & Arts

Group of Students Help Raise, Train Future Service Animals

UTD students care for puppies to become skilled companion, facility dogs Editor’s Note: A previous version of this article misspelled a source’s name....


Tier One

Tier One, one of the four tickets with presidential or vice-presidential candidates in the most contested Student Government election in UTD history, is...

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OIT, OSA to provide free assistive technology

The Office of Information Technology and the Office of Student AccessAbility are partnering to provide visual- and learning-impaired students, faculty and staff with...

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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,...

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Delays in accessibility approvals cause concern

Jax Schmisseur struggles with anxiety and relies on his emotional support animal to calm him during his panic attacks. During his freshman year,...

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