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The campus campaign
2 weeks ago

The campus campaign

By  • Opinion

When running any sort of campaign, be it political, charitable or even social, canvassing is the most effective way to spread your message. Broadly speaking, canvassing refers to direct outreach …
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‘Pro-life:’ a misnomer

By  • Opinion

Ever since the most recent Comets for the Preborn demonstration this last Tuesday, I’ve found myself thinking a lot about exactly what it means to be “pro-life.” As someone who’s …
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Why we stand for the victims

By  • Opinion

Last Tuesday, Comets for the Preborn, a campus organization, displayed graphic photos of aborted preborn children outside the Student Union. Our signs bore genuine pictures — neither staged nor photoshopped …
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Bad weather leads to rough season opener for women’s golf
2 weeks ago

Bad weather leads to rough season opener for women’s golf

By  • Golf, Sports

The UTD women’s golf team opened the spring season with a second place finish at the Pinecrest Intercollegiate, a two-day event hosted by LeTorneau University.

UTD finished at the event, …
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Eyes on the prize
2 weeks ago

Eyes on the prize

It’s 6 p.m. and UTD’s softball team is running one last set of laps before the weekend. 

As her teammates round the field, Melissa Livermore’s cleat taps home base. …
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Junior spreads smiles through baked goods
2 weeks ago

Junior spreads smiles through baked goods

A student combined his passions for people and creation to start his own baking business. Since he introduced it to his network at UTD, he has been growing its reach …
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Students run to beat cancer
2 weeks ago

Students run to beat cancer

UTD’s pre-health honor society, Alpha Epsilon Delta, held its first-ever color run Sunday afternoon.

Color runs are untimed, 5-kilometer races in which participants are doused in colored powders at various …
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Q&A: Hector Cantú
2 weeks ago

Q&A: Hector Cantú

Creative writer Hector Cantu, the co-creator of the widely syndicated Baldo comic strip, visited UTD on March 25 to give a lecture sponsored by the School of Arts and Humanities. …
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Students provide free consulting services
2 weeks ago

Students provide free consulting services

UTD’s new chapter of an international consultancy group is working alongside Dallas nonprofit organizations to provide pro bono advice.

Mechanical engineering junior Logan Harless first learned about 180 Degrees Consulting …
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