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Who’s who in the SG Exec Race?

SPIRIT TICKET: Business administration junior Shashank Yalamanchi is running for Student Government President under the SPIRIT ticket. Currently the vice president of Chi...

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Student government declares support for permanent ceasefire

S.R. 2023-12, addresses what is described as a humanitarian crisis in Gaza due to the “direct actions of the IDF.” The resolution supports...

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Police confirm death of missing student Andrew Zhou Li

City of Richardson Police confirmed the death of political science sophomore Andrew Zhou Li, who has been missing since Feb. 24. According to...

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UTD student found dead in parking lot

Story update: March 4, 2024 On Monday, March 4, a report from the Dallas County Medical Examiner confirmed that the cause of death...

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The tragedy of the carts: skipping the corral puts us all in a cage of selfishness

Unreturned shopping carts in parking lots are society’s barometer for how much people care about others. And with a tiny bit of effort,...

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Protesters crash Nikki Haley rally

In Dallas, protesting Comets interrupt Haley’s speech, disrupt rally with criticism and condemnations Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley spoke at a Dallas rally;...

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UTD allows students to opt in to pass/fail grading

University provides sweeping changes to academic deadlines, policies in response to COVID-19 outbreak In light of changing circumstances due to the coronavirus pandemic,...

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UT System postpones commencement, requires students to leave residence halls

Students without alternative housing options will be accommodated on case-by-case basis Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect new guidance from...

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Students launch petition, UTD suspends mandatory attendance in response to coronavirus

Petition to move to online classes receives over 13,000 signatures, university says there are no plans to close campus UTD students are taking...

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New Coronavirus Not Major Threat to Students

Recent reports estimate over 34,000 cases of coronavirus worldwide, with 0.0003% of those cases in the U.S. Despite the low case rate, media...

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