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UTD(iversity)
6 days ago

UTD(iversity)

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When you’re walking around UTD, you see people from all walks of life. A Bengali student to your right, a Korean girl in front of you, an Argentinian person to …
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What the people want
6 days ago

What the people want

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Authoritarianism is simply the abuse of authority at the expense of liberty. America certainly has had authoritarian tendencies — from the brutal subjugation of native peoples, the legacy of anti-immigration …
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This election season, don’t forget about health care
2 weeks ago

This election season, don’t forget about health care

A key complaint from students at UTD is the lack of access to mental health counseling services on campus due to high demand. Long wait times force many students to …
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An illusion of transparency
3 weeks ago

An illusion of transparency

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A week ago, I was listening to The Ben Shapiro Show, a conservative podcast. For those familiar with Shapiro’s sharp wit and rapid speech, it shouldn’t come as as a …
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Rediscovering democracy

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It seems to me that more and more, we have come to expect less and less of each other. It’s a phrase from one of my favorite TV shows, but …
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Starving for change
1 month ago

Starving for change

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Growing up, I always referred to UTD as a “brown school.” My mom especially felt more secure about sending me to UTD, knowing that a Muslim community was present and …
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It’s not a question: No means no
1 month ago

It’s not a question: No means no

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Last week, my news feed was plastered with images of a belligerent Brett Kavanaugh, Trump’s most recent nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court. In these photos, he’s been captured red-faced, …
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The commuter conundrum
1 month ago

The commuter conundrum

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With the enrollment at UTD inching toward 30,000, it could easily be said that the campus has become a self-subsistent community of its own, nestled in a corner of Richardson. …
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Cut from curriculum
2 months ago

Cut from curriculum

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Judeo-Christianity, the Alamo and the removal of important female figures — the Texas State Board of Education’s committee hearings may be the most ridiculously “Texas” things one could expect. In …
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Moving beyond misconceptions
2 months ago

Moving beyond misconceptions

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One of the biggest consequences of being a minority sect in the midst of a big religion like Islam is that our traditions and viewpoints are never accurately represented in …
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