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Life & Arts

Alum finds calling in acting
2 months ago

Alum finds calling in acting

Ever since he won a contest to be featured in a Super Bowl commercial, one UTD alum has starred in several aired television commercials and web series.


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Graduate directs school for kids
2 months ago

Graduate directs school for kids

A few miles north of campus, a UTD alumna founded a private school centered around discussion-based learning. The school is now celebrating its five-year anniversary.

Attending UTD …
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Comets compost to curb food waste
2 months ago

Comets compost to curb food waste

Students residing in on-campus apartments can now join a composting program to learn about reducing food waste.

Members of the Green Initiative of Student Government partnered with …
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Residence hall courtyards to feature fruit trees, greenery
2 months ago

Residence hall courtyards to feature fruit trees, greenery

In recognition of Texas Arbor Day, Facilities Management worked with the Office of Student Volunteerism to plant fruit trees in residence hall courtyards.

Gary Cocke, the associate …
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Performance of  ‘Julius Caesar’ to reel in audience
2 months ago

Performance of ‘Julius Caesar’ to reel in audience

To coincide with the upcoming midterm elections, the School of Arts and Humanities will be presenting a production of Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar” in early November.

The …
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Nordic dinner: simple but delicious
2 months ago

Nordic dinner: simple but delicious

Coming from a Pakistani family, I was always used to the heavy spices and extravagant flavors of my home country’s dishes. After trying a traditional Nordic dinner, …
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Homeless serve hope to community
2 months ago

Homeless serve hope to community

A Dallas cafe is providing the community with food, drinks and job opportunities for the homeless.

CitySquare Cafe opened April 23 as an extension of the nonprofit …
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Tabletop signage to open up more seats
2 months ago

Tabletop signage to open up more seats

Dining areas of the Student Union will adopt a table-sharing system by the end of the semester in an effort to alleviate overcrowding during busy hours.

Student …
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Wagashi:  Japanese sweets
2 months ago

Wagashi: Japanese sweets

The Japanese truly know how to make incredible desserts. I had the opportunity to try traditional Japanese desserts known as wagashi.

Wagashi were originially made …
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Activist’s latest book interweaves stories of protest, hope
3 months ago

Activist’s latest book interweaves stories of protest, hope

In his book, “On The Other Side of Freedom,” Black Lives Matter activist Deray McKesson compiles a compelling collection of experiences from the 2014 protests in Ferguson, Missouri that …
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