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Alum sentenced to life in Silk Road case

A judge in the Federal District Court in Manhattan sentenced Silk Road founder and UTD alumnus Ross Ulbricht to life in prison on Friday, May 29....

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Dallas mayoral candidate swings by campus

No Labels UTD, a nonpartisan organization on campus, invited Dallas mayoral candidate Marcos Ronquillo to speak with students May 4. Ronquillo, who is...

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Hundreds gather at vigil for Nepal

Corrections: The title of the father of a victim of the earthquake was incorrect. He was a teacher of Bikash Manandhar.  The name...

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SG adopts LGBT/GSRM resolution

Student Government unanimously passed a resolution opposing efforts by the Texas legislature to curb the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals...


Profs discuss impact of religious freedom law

Indiana’s religious freedom law fuels talks as campaigns begin, Supreme Court inches toward ruling on same-sex marriage A month after Indiana Gov. Mike...

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In the Aftermath

Armenian Heritage Club remembers genocide victims with lecture In 1915, 1.5 million Armenians were slaughtered at the hands of the Ottoman Empire. Barely...

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April 13 • A student reported that his bike was taken in Phase 1 at 11:46 a.m. • A student reported that her...

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News anchor graduates from doctoral program

WFAA-TV’s John McCaa finishes with Ph.D. in History of Ideas Known for his straightforward broadcasting on WFAA’s nightly newscast, John McCaa isn’t a...


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