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Q&A: New EPPS Dean Jennifer Holmes
2 weeks ago

Q&A: New EPPS Dean Jennifer Holmes

What did you receive your undergrad and graduate degrees in, and what made you want to study those disciplines in the first place? 

Oh boy. My undergrad degree was in …
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Texas Company on Track to Build Nation’s First Bullet Train
2 weeks ago

Texas Company on Track to Build Nation’s First Bullet Train

By  • News

Texas Central’s petition for rule of particular applicability in process of approval by administration.

Editor’s note: A previous version of this article misstated the type of proposed train as well as the project’s approval status. …
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DART Breaks Ground on Silver Line

By  • News

Representatives from the Dallas Area Rapid Transit, Richardson officials, university administration and students gathered together on Sept. 19 for the groundbreaking of the DART Silver Line. 

Richard Benson, president of …
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Religious Group Accused of Soliciting at UV
2 weeks ago

Religious Group Accused of Soliciting at UV

Members of The Church of God approached student residents in apartments to discuss ‘God the Mother’ 

A religious organization at UTD is responding to student concerns after reports surfaced of …
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Leukemia Patient Inspires UTD Team
2 weeks ago

Leukemia Patient Inspires UTD Team

Volleyball players honor child during fundraiser for pediatric cancer

The Comets volleyball team honored nine-year old leukemia patient Kaitlyn Renee Johnson with their third straight sweep at the fifth annual …
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No Shoes, No Problem
2 weeks ago

No Shoes, No Problem

How one student has spent the past few years of her life almost completely barefoot

University students have the freedom to wear anything they like, from pajamas to tuxedos. Every …
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Students Strike against Climate Change
2 weeks ago

Students Strike against Climate Change

Two environmentally-focused clubs at UTD headed to downtown Dallas to participate in a global protest to draw attention towards climate change.

On Sept. 20, the Environmental Conservation Organization and the …
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Students report fear, anger after false reports of active shooters at Northside
3 weeks ago

Students report fear, anger after false reports of active shooters at Northside

By  • News

Following an incident involving what appeared to be gunmen at Northside, Richardson PD confirmed no armed individuals were found, but the situation sparked concern among students, who expressed fear for …
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Reports of gunmen at Northside complex spark concern
4 weeks ago

Reports of gunmen at Northside complex spark concern

Editor’s Note: This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

A representative from the Richardson Police Department confirmed no gunmen were found at the Northside apartment complex near …
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You Think You’re Funny?
4 weeks 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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