A journalist’s oath

A journalist’s oath

I’ve been a student reporter for five years now, yet as I read through Neil Henry’s “American Carnival: Journalism under siege in the age of new media” a humbling realization dawned upon me. For someone who has passionately dedicated herself to bringing the truth before the student body at UTD,...

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Dallas mayoral candidate swings by campus

Dallas mayoral candidate swings by campus

No Labels UTD, a nonpartisan organization on campus, invited Dallas mayoral candidate Marcos Ronquillo to speak with students May 4. Ronquillo, who is running against current mayor Mike Rawlings, spoke about his focal issues of concern — connectivity and neighborhood development. Elections are May 9. Listen to his talk at...

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SG adopts LGBT/GSRM resolution

SG adopts LGBT/GSRM resolution

Student Government unanimously passed a resolution opposing efforts by the Texas legislature to curb the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals and gender, sexual and romantic minorities at the senate meeting April 28. The resolution supports gay and lesbian marriages, the right of transgender individuals to use restrooms...

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Nobel laureate in economics discusses gender

Nobel laureate in economics discusses gender

Gender inequality takes on many faces, Nobel laureate Amartya Sen said. It can be seen the moment cultural perceptions push a parent to desire a baby boy instead of a baby girl. But when that parent decides to turn to sex-selective abortion as a result of the gender inequality, the...

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List of SACS complaints

List of SACS complaints

SACS placed UTD under review for eight out of 93 principles over the course of two years. Of these, some were institutional level and others were specifically for the ATEC program. SACS notified UTD of the complaints in June 2013 and reviewed the materials submitted at the Board of Trustees...

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Noncompliant?

Noncompliant?

ATEC revising doctoral program after complaint, third party investigation  The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools reviewed, starting in 2013, UTD and the Arts and Technology program after accusations were made by a student that the program was not up to academic standards. While the ATEC program was cleared on...

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Richardson mayor focus of ethics  investigation

Richardson mayor focus of ethics investigation

City determining if code was violated in development project Richardson city council is being investigated for a potential ethics violation after Mayor Laura Maczka resigned from her position and took a job with a company that was granted a major city contract during her tenure. Fort Worth attorney George Staples...

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Malarial maladies

Malarial maladies

There is a strange fever that is widespread in tropical countries around this time of the year. It comes with the chills every evening and a high temperature, takes away the desire to eat and is accompanied by jaundice-like symptoms. The deadly fever, which takes an estimated 1,600 lives each...

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Find me a home

Find me a home

If you haven’t kept up with world news, and most of us haven’t because the semester’s winding up and all hell is breaking loose, then you don’t know about the 5,000 immigrants who’re living in fear in South Africa. t. Most of these immigrants are asylum seekers and refugees who’ve...

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