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Student Government’s ‘Take Back the Night’ honors sexual assault survivors 

A crowd gathered around flickering candles arranged next to the Reflection Pool the night of April 23 as representatives from rape crisis centers...

Life & Arts

‘Inspiring,’ ‘resilient,’ ‘compassionate’: Sarah Hurwitz shares story of reconnecting with Jewish values

“Four thousand years of wisdom from my ancestors” — this is what Sarah Hurwitz, renowned speechwriter and author, gained from reconnecting with her...

Life & Arts

What’s all the buzz about UTD’s beehives?

Amid violet, pink and blue flowers, an apiary sits nestled in a strange place — directly next to Parking Lot A. This apiary...

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‘Salam & howdy’: Muslims travel from across Texas for ‘largest Suhoor fest’ in the state

The simmering of countless spices mingled with the joyous laughter of attendees of Suhoor Fest as a “Salam and Howdy” sign welcomed friends...

Life & Arts

AOE immerses audience in favorite anime worlds

Anime Orchestra Ensemble immersed listeners in the nostalgic sounds of their favorite anime with a live performance on March 28 at 7:30 p.m.  ...

Life & Arts

Sohta Nakabayashi plucks top prize

In the 22nd Annual Texas Guitar Competition and Festival, first-place winner Sohta Nakabayashi won not only a cash prize, but an array of...


Alum wins $5,000 Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship

Austin Rios, a UTD alumnus and second-year medical student at Southwestern, received the Martin Luther King award on Jan. 17, a $5,000 scholarship...

Life & Arts

Comets light up UTD at Garba

On Oct. 21, the Multipurpose Field was aglow with red, green and blue electronic lights as hundreds of students danced their hearts out...



Whitney Houston’s “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” fills the room; people dance to the beat as a former Miss Texas performs the song...

Life & Arts

“Winsor & Gertie” takes audience back to the 1900s

Orchestral music floats through the first few seconds of this playlet, transporting the audience into early 1900s America with a heartwarming tale of...


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