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Opinion

Recent student deaths are our wake up call
4 months ago

Recent student deaths are our wake up call

By now you’ve probably heard: Two of our fellow students died this past week.

Within that time, there has been a spike in student activity on social media …
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Trump is America’s wake-up call
5 months ago

Trump is America’s wake-up call

As the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration recently passed, media platforms from Fox News to TIME magazine have reviewed Trump’s time in office and debated what, if …
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Students turn blind eye to tragedy
5 months ago

Students turn blind eye to tragedy

By  •  Opinion

A recent viral video showing a Libyan slave market auctioning African refugees led to international outrage, but was met with silence at UTD. Student organizations have mobilized to help Syrian …
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Rape survivors need support, understanding from community
5 months ago

Rape survivors need support, understanding from community

Editor’s note: This op-ed author’s name has been changed to protect her identity.

I thought my freshman year of college was supposed to be the most exciting year. I was …
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How important are college sports?
5 months ago

How important are college sports?

By  •  Opinion, Sports

Sports at UTD is radically different from that of other universities. It’s not that there aren’t enough sports, but more like a lack of attention given to them compared to …
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Comet card conundrum reveals communication issue
7 months ago

Comet card conundrum reveals communication issue

By  •  Opinion

During the days between Oct. 30 and Nov. 1, certain restaurants were unable to take meal exchanges, Comet cash or meal money, but students were still able to use …
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Accessible buildings, ethical parking needed
7 months ago

Accessible buildings, ethical parking needed

By  •  Opinion

UTD tries to be an accommodating campus for all students, but parking policies and older buildings can hamper the movement of students with physical disabilities.

At UTD, students …
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College campuses are key to bridging political, cultural gaps
7 months ago

College campuses are key to bridging political, cultural gaps

By  •  Opinion

The current political climate has made honest discussion a precarious activity. The country is divided more than ever along political lines. A Pew Research Center study found that the …
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Birth control movement needs to expedite progress
8 months ago

Birth control movement needs to expedite progress

By  •  Opinion

In the 20th century, women waged a battle to take control of a body organ that too many others, from corporations and religious groups to the government, had claimed …
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Current college students represent new counterculture
8 months ago

Current college students represent new counterculture

By  •  Opinion

Millennials. The kids who are always on their phones, too lazy to get jobs but not lazy enough to stop complaining about their financial situations. At least, that’s the …
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