Candidate outlines platform on campus

Candidate outlines platform on campus

Affordable education and bringing jobs back to the United States dominated senatorial candidate David Alameel’s talk with students on Oct. 3. The talk, hosted by UTD Democrats, gave students the opportunity to ask questions about Alameel’s platform as he runs for a seat on the U.S. Senate against current senator...

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Congressman to speak on beginnings

Congressman to speak on beginnings

Nonpartisan student group hosts San Antonio lawmaker Joaquin Castro on Oct. 6 Democratic Congressman Joaquin Castro will come to campus on Oct. 6 to speak about his journey as a young legislator and how students can get involved in politics. He is a guest of No Labels UTD, a student...

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Frats open talk on assault

Frats open talk on assault

To read about Prevention and Defense click here. The Interfraternity Council will host “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” to raise awareness about campus sexual assaults, rape and gender violence for the second time Oct. 9 on the Plinth. Members of different fraternities will walk in high heels and dance...

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E-cig confiscation rumors unfounded

E-cig confiscation rumors unfounded

Confusion on campus as rules regarding tobacco usage unclear, students divided on feelings about smoke indoors Despite rumors of e-cigarettes being confiscated on campus, there have been no official reports of confiscation, according to both UTDPD and Student Government. E-cigarettes are currently classified in the same category as traditional cigarettes...

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Spirit on the rise

Spirit on the rise

Correction: Abigail Madsen’s name was misspelled in an earlier version of this article.   Cheerleaders, power dancers work to foster college camaraderie On the sidelines of Saturday night’s volleyball game, cheerleaders shout and jump in hopes of pumping up the crowd. While UTD isn’t renowned for its raucous sporting events,...

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Growing Pains

Growing Pains

UV management, residents inherit poorly maintained apartments a year after Waterview Park buyout More than a year after Waterview Park was bought out by the university, the poor quality of apartments in phases 1-4 is putting a strain on University Village’s management. As a result, several residents from apartments in phases 1...

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Frat party bust ends in MIC citations

Frat party bust ends in MIC citations

Updated Sept. 21: Richardson PD cited at least 53 students for minor in consumption of alcohol at a Sigma Alpha Epsilon house party on Sept. 7. As a result, the UTD chapter of SAE has been ordered to cease and desist by the national organization, according to Daniel Hernandez, assistant...

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No Parking Zone

No Parking Zone

Exchange of residential parking passes confirmed fraudulent Although it’s been a matter long unspoken of, the exchange of parking permits among students has been confirmed to be both against university policy and a crime. According to UTDPD’s Lt. Ken MacKenzie, there were instances of students breaking into vehicles and stealing...

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Students left out of gubernatorial candidate’s visit

        Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott spoke Sept. 2 at the McDermott Library about his higher education campaign. Students were surprised to find out about his appearance because they were neither notified about the speech nor permitted entrance to the event. Student Government President Brooke Knudtson said...

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Comparing college parking prices

Comparing college parking prices

The second parking garage opened up this fall adding 750 more spaces.  Sixty four orange and gold spots were added to Lot J and 359 residence spaces were added to Lot T. The new parking garage has Einstein  Bros. Bagels and an IHOP Express set to open in spring 2015...

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