Fresh-faced trailblazers

Fresh-faced trailblazers

Editor’s Note 2015 will mark the 25th anniversary of UTD’s first freshman class, and the following is the first part of a multi-part series detailing the challenges and stories of the staff, faculty and students who paved the way for today’s undergraduate student body. William McDowell had everything planned out....

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Baseball team falls to Condordia in ASC tournament

The baseball team lost in a 5-2 contest to Concordia, knocking them out of the ASC tournament. The top-seeded Tornados only outhit the Comets 7 to 6 , but the major difference was the 3 errors committed by UTD. Concordia will advance to play for the ASC championship against LeTourneau....

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Award winning author speaks of personal experiences that shaped her work at book reading

Award winning author speaks of personal experiences that shaped her work at book reading

Award winning author Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni took center stage on Oct. 9 at the Jonsson Performance hall to read excerpts from her latest book Oleander Girl. She talked about her books and why she chose to write about stories that focus on the experience of immigrants who come from India. “I...

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Indian food you’ve never eaten

Indian food you’ve never eaten

A three-hour evening class on a Friday evening till ten makes the stomach yearn for tasty food that brings back memories of home cooked meals. For me, that is the cuisine specifically made from the northern region of Kerala, a small state facing the Arabian Sea in south India. I...

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Culinary Night: the one stop spot for Vietnamese cuisine

Culinary Night: the one stop spot for Vietnamese cuisine

The Vietnamese students association organised a culinary night to teach students how to make popular dishes as a part of the Viet Week activities. The dishes featured included the spring rolls, vermicelli noodle bowl and Che, a traditional dessert drink. At the workshop, students learned how to make these dishes...

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Islamic Arts Revival Series

Islamic Arts Revival Series

The Islamic Art Revival Series lit up the Charles W. Eisemann Center in Richardson Satureday, Sept. 21, with displays of Islamic influenced art, calligraphy, movies and a fashion show. “We want to project the beauty of Islamic art in our program today and this is our way of supporting local...

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Student researcher beats tough odds

Student researcher beats tough odds

Being an 18-year old single parent and living through a dangerous childhood did not stop one student from achieving his goal of pursuing a university education. “I have always wanted to be a doctor since I was eight and have never given up on my dream,” neuroscience senior Matt Hosek...

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