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Life & Arts

Performance of  ‘Julius Caesar’ to reel in audience
12 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 tragedy of Julius …
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Nordic dinner: simple but delicious
12 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, I realized that …
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Homeless serve hope to community
1 year 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 organization CitySquare, which …
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Tabletop signage to open up more seats
1 year 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 Government, in partnership …
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Wagashi:  Japanese sweets
1 year 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 with simple fruits and nuts, …
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Activist’s latest book interweaves stories of protest, hope
1 year 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 impart …
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Reopened borders, renewed   hope
1 year ago

Reopened borders, renewed hope

Earlier last month, the land border between Ethiopia and Eritrea reopened for the first time in two decades. UTD students from both countries celebrated the implications such a change will …
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Momo: Nepali dumplings
1 year ago

Momo: Nepali dumplings

It’s one thing to eat a dish completely different from that of your culture, but it’s another to create it yourself. I was fortunate enough to not only try momo, …
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Nuclear spicy noodles: We tried it so you don’t have to
1 year ago

Nuclear spicy noodles: We tried it so you don’t have to

When my news editor, Emaan Bangash, first approached me about joining her recently-established Chew Crew, I was enthusiastic. When she excitedly told me that the first food I’d be trying …
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Alumna spearheads theater company
1 year ago

Alumna spearheads theater company

An alumna from the School of Arts and Humanities became the first woman in 47 years to hold a position of artistic leadership with Shakespeare Dallas, a local theater company …
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