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Midterm elections 2018
6 days ago

Midterm elections 2018

By  •  News

UTD students joined the rest of the country last Tuesday in voting in the midterm elections. For several voters, this election was different from past cycles.

Students such as emerging …
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UTD(iversity)
6 days ago

UTD(iversity)

By  •  Opinion

When you’re walking around UTD, you see people from all walks of life. A Bengali student to your right, a Korean girl in front of you, an Argentinian person to …
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What the people want
6 days ago

What the people want

By  •  Opinion

Authoritarianism is simply the abuse of authority at the expense of liberty. America certainly has had authoritarian tendencies — from the brutal subjugation of native peoples, the legacy of anti-immigration …
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Alum becomes one of few Texas women in football
6 days ago

Alum becomes one of few Texas women in football

By  •  Sports

While football is considered to be a male-dominated sport, North Dallas High School has veered away from the traditional rules of the game by appointing a female coach to lead …
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Esports teams prepare to open spring tryouts
6 days ago

Esports teams prepare to open spring tryouts

By  •  Sports

With tournaments and skirmishes continuing throughout the month, including its first tournament out of state, the esports teams are already planning for the spring semester.

Both teams for “Overwatch” …
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Pre-season polls bring hope for basketball
6 days ago

Pre-season polls bring hope for basketball

The women’s basketball team holds a strong position after initial polls from the American Southwest Conference and National Collegiate Athletic Association ranked the team as the most likely to win …
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Volleyball, soccer teams lose out at ASC
6 days ago

Volleyball, soccer teams lose out at ASC

Men’s and women’s soccer and women’s volleyball advanced to the American Southwest Conference championships last week but ultimately lost, concluding a series of high-stakes seasons.

Head volleyball coach Marci Allison …
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Wrestling to be reinstated as club sport
6 days ago

Wrestling to be reinstated as club sport

By  •  Sports

The wrestling club is seeking recognition from University Recreation to become a club sport again.

The previous wrestling club was removed as a club sport in 2015 because it …
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UTD launches formalized pre-weekend programs
6 days ago

UTD launches formalized pre-weekend programs

Several UTD departments have partnered to organize a recurring event where students can relax and de-stress on Fridays.

Since the start of the fall semester, University Recreation, University Housing and …
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Student veterans find welcome on campus
6 days ago

Student veterans find welcome on campus

During a deployment to Afghanistan, Eric McCrory said he remembers sitting in a gunner’s hatch driving to Kabul thinking about the commotion surrounding him.

 “For about 98 percent of the …
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