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Opinion

No cause for celebration

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A graduation ceremony is the pinnacle of collegiate success. It is the opportunity to gather together friends and family to commemorate years of hard work and the end of an …
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More campus sustainability measures necessary
6 months ago

More campus sustainability measures necessary

In the last decade, UTD has made great strides in making the campus more sustainable, but there is still work to be done to make life better for both students …
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Sensationalism of child actors causes long-term damage
6 months ago

Sensationalism of child actors causes long-term damage

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Child actors and influencers are subject to public scrutiny as a result of media sensationalism and social media networks. While seeing child actors all over news articles and videos is …
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UTD should consider upgrading older buildings
8 months ago

UTD should consider upgrading older buildings

Since its opening in the 1970s, UTD now holds 27,000 students. To accommodate for this constantly growing population, we have the visitor center and bookstore, ATEC, JSOM, BSB and an …
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Publications risk closure due to loss of funding, resources
8 months ago

Publications risk closure due to loss of funding, resources

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News media is present in the lives of students whether they choose to indulge in it or not, and can be found in the form of broadcast, radio or more …
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Confederate monuments symbolize white supremacy
8 months ago

Confederate monuments symbolize white supremacy

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The debate over Confederate monuments is still going strong as the Dallas city council decides whether or not to remove the city’s remaining Confederate statues. The fact that these monuments …
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Art classes are vital to college experience
9 months ago

Art classes are vital to college experience

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It’s a known fact that the arts are underrepresented at UTD, with the destruction of the Art Barn and the lack of real updates to the current arts buildings. However …
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School shootings can’t be forgotten
10 months ago

School shootings can’t be forgotten

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With the recent shootings at Michigan State University and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School within the last two weeks, the national conversation about gun control is becoming prevalent. As shootings …
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Vicente Fox and his non-laudable inheritance
10 months ago

Vicente Fox and his non-laudable inheritance

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Last week, Vicente Fox, the former president of Mexico, visited UTD to give a talk about his book, “Let’s Move On: Beyond Fear & False Prophets.” An interesting title that …
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Black history is more than slavery, civil rights
10 months ago

Black history is more than slavery, civil rights

During February, UTD and our nation as a whole take the time to celebrate black heritage and culture, yet they forget that black history is more than the slave trade …
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