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Pakora: Deep-fried vegetables
8 months ago

Pakora: Deep-fried vegetables

This weekend, we traveled down to the campus dorms to whip up a little something for ourselves to try — pakoras and chai. Pakoras are a deep-fried vegetable snack and …
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UTD launches formalized pre-weekend programs
8 months ago

UTD launches formalized pre-weekend programs

Several UTD departments have partnered to organize a recurring event where students can relax and de-stress on Fridays.

Since the start of the fall semester, University Recreation, University Housing and …
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Student veterans find welcome on campus
8 months ago

Student veterans find welcome on campus

During a deployment to Afghanistan, Eric McCrory said he remembers sitting in a gunner’s hatch driving to Kabul thinking about the commotion surrounding him.

 “For about 98 percent of the …
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All-male dance team gains national recognition
8 months ago

All-male dance team gains national recognition

UTD’s Bollywood fusion all-male dance team earned a spot in the first national dance competition of the 2018-2019 season.

Bollywood fusion dance encompasses styles from hip hop to bhangra. The …
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Military food: Meals ready to eat
8 months ago

Military food: Meals ready to eat

Two weeks ago, I thought military food was bland, tasteless and solely there to provide ample calories and nutrients for soldiers at war. While military food does serve the last …
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Student promotes LGBTQ+ visibility
9 months ago

Student promotes LGBTQ+ visibility

After a summer spent in India, international political economy sophomore Julie Le was inspired to organize a photo shoot focused on LGBTQ+ Asian Americans.

“In America, I identify as …
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Alum finds calling in acting
9 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.

Neuroscience graduate Anil …
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Graduate directs school for kids
9 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 during her junior …
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Comets compost to curb food waste
9 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 several on-campus departments …
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Residence hall courtyards to feature fruit trees, greenery
9 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 director of energy …
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