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Professor finds passion in math tutoring

In 1991, Gil Sik Lee and his wife were making plans to adopt two children from low-income backgrounds in hopes of giving them...

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Art roast celebrates work of local artist couple

Bright green, pink and purple lights shined behind the sign at CentralTrak, illuminating the sidewalk as self-portraits of two artists, one painted in...

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Media pundit calls out tropes in video games

Since she was just old enough to play her first Gameboy, feminist media critic Anita Sarkeesian has been an avid female gamer caught...

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Dallas music scene emerges

Take a drive through Deep Ellum on any given weekend and you’ll likely hear local music echoing among the old buildings covered in...

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Doom McCoy And The Death Nugget at University Theatre

Like some strange lovechild born from the charming slapdash style of Monty Python and the technical precision of a stop motion film, “Doom...

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Student Patrol keeps vigil on campus

At night, the campus can get very quiet. Dimly lit parking lots with only a few people can turn into an unsafe situation....

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Billboard art spurs discussion on racial equity

Dallas-based art organization collaborates with artists to create signboard projects with a focus on activism, positive change A billboard-based art initiative about racial...

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Author decodes gender myths

Neuroscience professor at Rosalind Franklin University highlights misinterpreted differences in feminine, masculine roles in society As the little sister of three brothers, author...

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Black History Month

Black leaders on campus discuss community, success When the late historian Carter G. Woodson started the Association for The Study of Afro-American Life...

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With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I’ve been scouring Pinterest in search of the perfect Valentine’s DIY project. I thought I’d bring...


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