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2015 Planners For All Students

I would be one of the first people to admit that I’m a little obsessed with planners. The thought of a new semester...

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Dull script weakens WWII story

“Unbroken” tells the unbelievable true story of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic long distance runner who was captured by Japanese troops during World War...

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What’s coming up in 2015

         B4.DA.$$           JOEY BADA$$           JAN. 20           New...

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  As a college student and as a journalist, I consume entirely too many calories drinking coffee and tea. I love drinking coffee...

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Aussie actress shines in time travel drama

“Predestination” offers standard plot but emotional performances Time travel in films is always a tricky ordeal. Unlike most sci-fi fare, these movies often...

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Local film highlights mystery surrounding human trafficking

Amber Stevens was just a normal girl who, like many teens, would sneak out of her parent’s house to find a good party....

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UTD family shares son’s battle with cancer

In November 2012, Rick Smith received shattering news that no parent wants to hear. His son, Richie, had been diagnosed with brain cancer....

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Chinese films, calligraphy showcased in culture week

Confucius Center leads in promoting Chinese cultural awareness on campus Chinese Culture Week showcased Chinese calligraphy, karaoke, lectures and Chinese films from Nov....


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