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You Think You’re Funny?
3 days ago

You Think You’re Funny?

By  • Opinion

The benefits of politically incorrect humor

There aren’t any Asian veterinarians. Why? Because they’d eat all of their patients.

Maybe you laughed at that joke; maybe you cringed. But …
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Cray-Z for Money
3 days ago

Cray-Z for Money

By  • Opinion

Why we shouldn’t idolize Jay-Z or his hypocrisy

Hip-hop mogul and businessman Jay-Z recently joined his musical counterpart Kanye West in throwing the black community under the bus to …
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Men’s Cross Country Leads First Two Races of Season
3 days ago

Men’s Cross Country Leads First Two Races of Season

Women’s team placed second, fourth in last two races

The men’s and women’s cross-country teams have competed in two races in the season so far, with the men placing first …
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Women’s Soccer Starts Season Undefeated
3 days ago

Women’s Soccer Starts Season Undefeated

The UTD women’s soccer team kicked off the season with five consecutive wins.

The Comets won 1-0 against both the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and Edgewood College. The team had close …
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Students ‘Finesse’ Free Food using Community Chat
3 days ago

Students ‘Finesse’ Free Food using Community Chat

‘Finesse Nation’ group chat of nearly 3,000 members shares information about ongoing deals, giveaways on UTD campus

Nearly 3,000 UTD students collaborate daily over a group messaging platform to notify …
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UTD Opens New Center for Asian Studies
3 days ago

UTD Opens New Center for Asian Studies

Center to collaborate with the Crow Museum of Asian Art to promote academic interest of Asian culture

In an effort to increase interest and develop a higher understanding of Asian …
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Lab Examines Early Language Acquisition
3 days ago

Lab Examines Early Language Acquisition

Caregiver speech correlated to language skills in infants at risk for autism

Researchers at UTD recently found that “baby talk” correlates to improved language skills in infants at a higher …
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JSOM Received New Endowment
3 days ago

JSOM Received New Endowment

Donation to help fund study abroad programs

JSOM recently received a donation to support more study abroad experiences in developing countries. 

The Ann and Jack Graves Charitable Foundation gifted the …
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How Healthy is it to Eat at UTD?
3 days ago

How Healthy is it to Eat at UTD?

In college, students may have ample food choices — multiple campus restaurants and the dining hall offer a variety of options for eating. Yet one important question arises from this: …
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New Free Speech Law Goes into Effect in Texas
3 days ago

New Free Speech Law Goes into Effect in Texas

Senate Bill 18 allows outside groups to demonstrate in public campus spaces without university permission as part of effort to turn universities into public forums

A recently-passed bill has changed …
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