New restaurant impresses with food choices

New restaurant impresses with food choices

Chopped Halal Grill, serving Mediterranean fare, is now the newest restaurant to open its doors at Northside. The New York style eatery is attractive in its atmosphere and variety of options, but not so much in its final presentation and cost. The first thing that stood out was the attentive...

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TemocNet replaces Time Warner on campus

TemocNet replaces Time Warner on campus

In preparation for fall move-in, the Office of Information Technology is addressing any issues concerning the new residential internet plan, TemocNet. After the university’s contract with Time Warner expired this past February, UTD decided to extend the campus internet to on-campus residential areas. As a result, University Village and University...

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Alum launches Kickstarter campaign for card game

Alum launches Kickstarter campaign for card game

A UTD alum’s efforts to bring a new party game called “Bad Actors” to the college scene may become a reality this fall thanks to an upcoming Kickstarter campaign. “We play a lot of party games and what we noticed is that some of the more popular games are fun...

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SB4 attempts to fix nonexistent problem

SB4 attempts to fix nonexistent problem

The Texas legislature passed Senate Bill 4 after a prolonged debate. Gov. Greg Abbott has finally accomplished his goal of ridding Texas of “sanctuary cities.” To illustrate the divide in opinions on the bill, you need look no further than the shoving match that took place on the Texas House...

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‘Dead Men’ tie up loose ends

‘Dead Men’ tie up loose ends

“Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” is the fifth movie in the “Pirates of the Caribbean” series. Most of the characters from the previous movies return, with the addition of a few new characters, Henry Turner, the “spawn” of Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann, Carina Smyth and...

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Professors run nonprofit program

Professors run nonprofit program

Electrical engineering professors at UTD run a nonprofit tutoring program called IntelliChoice seeking to help underprivileged kids get ahead in school. Gil Sik Lee’s respect for the power of education came from his background in Korea after witnessing the poverty his family faced. “My parents have zero public education,” Lee...

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Team creates medical app

Team creates medical app

A team at UTD will develop an application allowing students to practice interviewing medical patients through augmented reality. The concept won the U.S. Ignite challenge, a competition “to develop the next generation internet applications that will power smart cities of the future.” With a $200,000 grant and a collaboration with...

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Muslim students balance Ramadan, school

Muslim students balance Ramadan, school

The Islamic holy month of Ramadan occurs during a critical time for students taking summer courses. Muslim students experience reduced energy from fasting, in addition to conflicting time commitments between school, work and religion. Rimsha Khan, a speech pathology graduate student, fasted since she was old enough to handle the...

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SG proposes transparency resolution between admin, students

SG proposes transparency resolution between admin, students

Student government’s last meeting of the semester featured a proposed resolution to increase administrative transparency but it was ultimately tabled requiring additional information. There was no talk of saving the Art Barn as closure is already underway. Rather, students and senators wanted to address the feelings of uncertainty that surrounded...

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Trespass warnings issued to individuals posting white nationalist fliers

Trespass warnings issued to individuals posting white nationalist fliers

UTD police issued four criminal trespass warnings on campus to members of the American Vanguard who were putting up fliers promoting white nationalism on April 23. The fliers were posted in various locations and were a repeat of those found in January. Chief of Police Larry Zacharias said Residence Hall...

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