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The University of Texas at Dallas is attempting to shove Ross Ulbricht down the memory hole. Official university pages that reference the accused...

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From freshman to graduate: Six-year Comet offers advice to newcomers

I first stepped foot on UTD soil in 2007 as an 18-year-old kid with a slight interest in mathematics and computers. At the...


$1,000 rebate, easy money for needy seniors

At the end of July, AffordableCollegesOnline.org published a study revealing the colleges in Texas that provide the best return on investment. UTD placed fifth out...


UTD must aim high, yet forge unique identity

For several years, administrators, student leaders and others have made sure that UTD’s excellence is known by dubbing it the “MIT of the...


Students should take pride in UTD

[quote text_size=”medium” author=”Joseph Manusco”] Ask nearly any student you meet and they would happily rant endlessly about the shortcomings of the university…other than...

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It’s up to Americans to aid the citizens of Iran

Every day I wake up and I take a thousand things for granted. I forget that not everyone everywhere is free, like I...

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Reader’s Opinion

As a rebuttal to the graphic titled “Human rights are SO two hours ago:” Changing your Facebook profile in order to raise awareness...


Oh, for Namesake!

With a last name like Dang, you get to meet a lot of creative people, or at least people who like to think...


Zipcar caters to car-less students

When it came to parking this summer, I was spoiled rotten. My “mornings” consisted of me waking at the crack of noon and...

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A few words from SG’s new leader

When someone asks me how I think these next two semesters will pan out, I immediately think of three words: exciting, busy and...


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