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When talent trumps indecency
7 days ago

When talent trumps indecency

By  •  Opinion

In light of the recent rise in YouTube apology vidoes and public exposure of celebrity wrongdoings, it’s time to figure out where exactly we stand on societal morality and people’s …
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Just skip to the end, already
7 days ago

Just skip to the end, already

By  •  Opinion

Online Twitter debates cut down to 280 characters a bite. Snapchat messages that disappear in seconds. Clickbait. Eye-catching, snappy and compact. Condensed news has astonishing prevalence in modern society, and …
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Freshman brings skills to men’s soccer
7 days ago

Freshman brings skills to men’s soccer

By  •  Soccer, Sports

A freshman men’s soccer player was named American Southwest Conference player of the week after scoring four goals in the first two games of the regular season.

Freshman forward …
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Esports teams prepare for season
1 week ago

Esports teams prepare for season

By  •  Sports

With the team rosters filled, the esports program has begun practice and preparations for the rest of the season.

A total of 25 students were accepted into the program …
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County divide to have implications for elections
1 week ago

County divide to have implications for elections

Near Franklyn Jenifer Drive, a congressional district line splits the UTD campus in half. This distinction determines which congressional candidate, county judge and even state congressman students vote for, depending …
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Nuclear spicy noodles: We tried it so you don’t have to
1 week ago

Nuclear spicy noodles: We tried it so you don’t have to

When my news editor, Emaan Bangash, first approached me about joining her recently-established Chew Crew, I was enthusiastic. When she excitedly told me that the first food I’d be trying …
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Alumna spearheads theater company
1 week ago

Alumna spearheads theater company

An alumna from the School of Arts and Humanities became the first woman in 47 years to hold a position of artistic leadership with Shakespeare Dallas, a local theater company …
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Q&A: Hispanic authors
1 week ago

Q&A: Hispanic authors

UTD’s Center for Translation Studies hosted authors Daniel Saldana Paris and Eduardo Rabasa for a Monday night event to discuss literature, translation and the importance of the written word. Saldana …
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Taekwondo Club kicks off
1 week ago

Taekwondo Club kicks off

During his freshman year, mechanical engineering junior Yoojun Ahn sought out clubs that catered to Korean culture but was disappointed when he didn’t find any. His experience led to him …
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