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Texas Passes Law Against Unsolicited Lewd Photos

Offense becomes misdemeanor under new law, carries up to $500 fine A Texas law was passed this month outlawing sending unsolicited lewd photos...

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Speaking Out on Abortion

Comets for the Preborn demonstration sparks counter-protests from pro-choice organizations A recent protest from campus organization Comets for the Preborn ended in a...

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Faculty Tribunal Finds No Evidence of Fraud in JAL Scandal

Criminology professors move forward with lawsuit citing privacy law violations Following a two-day faculty tribunal hearing which found no evidence of fraud, university...

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50 Years of UTD

“We are not the MIT of the plains, nor do we seek to be. We are a great university. We are the University...

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Construction Begins on Student Union Eateries

New restaurants to open in Fall 2019 include Firehouse Subs, Halal Shack UTD will be replacing three of its dining locations with new...

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Email Scams Target Campus Community

New security measures include upgraded filtering software, incorporating two-factor authentication In the past month, multiple posts have been made by students on the...

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Student Starts Online Petition for Temoc Statue

This June, a student started an online petition to create a statue of Temoc on the roundabout at the campus main entrance. The...

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“Maybe those killings wouldn’t have happened.”

Former worker details history of aggression after ex-Chartwells employee charged with murder After a former Chartwells employee was charged with two counts of...

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University students, faculty gather in Dallas to celebrate PRIDE

This month, members of various LGBTQ organizations at UTD participated in the Dallas Pride parade for a third consecutive year.  UTD’s participation in...

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Student workers voice confusion over sexual misconduct reporting

In the aftermath of allegations of sexual harassment and managerial misconduct by Chartwells managers, faculty and student leaders raised questions about mandated reporting...

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