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Director shares stories of women’s rights struggle

When she was 9 years old, Jennifer Lee didn’t just hear about the women’s liberation movement in New York; she lived it. “The...

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Band of Brothers

Students from UTD, UTA form indie rock outfit Duo Contra, sign with record label to release debut album Duo Contra, an alternative and...

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‘Satellites’ show focuses on themes of communication

As a current guest of the UTD artists’ residency at CentralTrak, it goes without saying that Christopher Blay is someone to watch. At...

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Master of the game

Chess grandmaster wins final match of U.S. Open tournament with lightning speed in five minutes In the final tiebreaker of the 2014 U.S....

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‘Tusk’ engrosses with sickening visuals

“Tusk” seeks to answer the question of what sets humans apart from animals in an unusual way. Its talented cast brings a refreshing...

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Welcome Week 2014

Welcome Week is always the first two weeks of school with many popular events from different organizations on campus. Events ranged from organizations selling...

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Found-footage ploy ruins film

Horror film features one-note characters trekking through Parisian catacombs  While it’s a good commercial for the Paris catacombs, “As Above/So Below” is ultimately...

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UTDPD trains hard

Training procedures for campus police amp up academic, physical instruction   However safe and quiet the campus may seem, UTDPD doesn’t deter from...

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New Tex-Mex eatery good for casual outing

Manny’s Uptown Tex-Mex Restaurante offers upscale menu items, decent food Located on the intersection of Coit and Campbell, Manny’s Uptown Tex-Mex Restaurante made...

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Creative twists engage viewers

Moss, Duplass keep “The One I Love” real A romantic comedy disguised as a dramatic indie film in science fiction wrapping, the genre-crossing...


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