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I’m baptized, not brainwashed
5 months ago

I’m baptized, not brainwashed

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Brainwashed. Indoctrinated. Believing in a higher power to make myself feel better instead of facing facts. As a Christian, I’ve been either been accused or heard other Christians accused of …
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DARTing forward

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How important is public transit to you? At UTD, we have a large population of students — international students and local residents alike — who do not have cars but …
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Parking, uncovered
5 months ago

Parking, uncovered

Say the word “parking” to any college student and you will almost inevitably be met with pained expressions, exasperated groans and more than a few colorful testimonies detailing “that time …
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UTD(iversity)
5 months 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
5 months 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
6 months 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
6 months 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
6 months 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
6 months 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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