Twenty years in, first dance prof proud of progress

Twenty years in, first dance prof proud of progress

Michele Hanlon’s first solo performance was a strange experience. She was dancing in a piece composed by a graduate student at the University of Arizona as part of her bachelor’s degree in dance. She started with her back to the audience and turned as the music started. She then promptly...

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Examining Ebola

Examining Ebola

Students, faculty weigh in on disease outbreak, hospital protocol Dallas County officials decided against declaring a state of disaster in the area, citing the declaration as premature and harmful to the county, after an emergency meeting on Oct. 15 concerning the Ebola outbreak. The County has imposed travel restrictions on...

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Feminism is not for sale

Feminism is not for sale

Consumer culture, big business misconstrue, damage idea of feminism The demise of a human right It has always served in the interests of consumerism to place people in mutually exclusive boxes. “The feminist” label is put in one such box. It commonly refers to men-hating, pants-clad, shark-like females. The feminist...

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Behind ISIS

Behind ISIS

WHO ARE THEY? An Al Qaeda offshoot considered more brutal than its parent organization and primarily a Sunni militant group, ISIS is estimated to have close to 31,500 fighters, according to a Sept. 11 Associated Press report. It exploited the Syrian conflict, the state of unrest in the region and...

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The Race for Texas

The Race for Texas

Highlights from the Sept. 30 gubernatorial debate   ABBOTT •   Abbott said Texas needs a block grant. •   He supports increased spending on women and veteran health care and mental health care. •   He doesn’t want to impose the Affordable Care Act as an additional cost to Texans. DAVIS •  ...

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Congressman to speak on beginnings

Congressman to speak on beginnings

Nonpartisan student group hosts San Antonio lawmaker Joaquin Castro on Oct. 6 Democratic Congressman Joaquin Castro will come to campus on Oct. 6 to speak about his journey as a young legislator and how students can get involved in politics. He is a guest of No Labels UTD, a student...

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Frats open talk on assault

Frats open talk on assault

To read about Prevention and Defense click here. The Interfraternity Council will host “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” to raise awareness about campus sexual assaults, rape and gender violence for the second time Oct. 9 on the Plinth. Members of different fraternities will walk in high heels and dance...

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Growing Pains

Growing Pains

UV management, residents inherit poorly maintained apartments a year after Waterview Park buyout More than a year after Waterview Park was bought out by the university, the poor quality of apartments in phases 1-4 is putting a strain on University Village’s management. As a result, several residents from apartments in phases 1...

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Frat party bust ends in MIC citations

Frat party bust ends in MIC citations

Updated Sept. 21: Richardson PD cited at least 53 students for minor in consumption of alcohol at a Sigma Alpha Epsilon house party on Sept. 7. As a result, the UTD chapter of SAE has been ordered to cease and desist by the national organization, according to Daniel Hernandez, assistant...

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