Charges levied against Jindal

Charges levied against Jindal

The Indian Central Bureau for Invesitigation charged the School of Management’s namesake on April 29 with criminal conspiracy in connection with the allocation of a coal block in 2008. Naveen Jindal, who received his MBA from UTD in 1992 and had the School of Management named in his honor after...

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Dangerous Liaisons

Dangerous Liaisons

Student actors put on performance of 18th century French novel In the first few moments of the “Les Liaisons Dangereuses”, Marquise de Mertueil claims that “Love is something you use, not something you fall into like quicksand,” setting the tone for the crafty, complex play that follows. “Les Liaisons Dangereuses”...

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Former student indicted for gun in dorm room

Former student indicted for gun in dorm room

Shotgun found under bed, seized by campus police last September  A former student is set to appear in court on May 7, eight months after UTD police say it found a shotgun in his Res Hall South dorm room. According to Collin County sheriff’s office arrest records, Natas Centner Hastings,...

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Student details life with HIV

Student details life with HIV

Austin Mordahl vividly remembers the exact moment he was notified he tested positive for HIV. “It was like a scary movie,” Mordahl said.  “I got a letter in the mail stamped confidential from Carter Blood Services. It was absolutely terrifying.” Mordahl, a software engineering freshman, received the news after trying...

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State proposes budget cuts for STD prevention programs

State proposes budget cuts for STD prevention programs

Texas House calls for $3 million reduction in funding A recent amendment to the Texas state budget has proposed a $3 million cut from HIV and STD prevention programs and diverts the funding to abstinence education. In 2013, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that Texas had approximately...

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Club advocates  camping rentals for all students

Club advocates camping rentals for all students

Students may soon have the option to check out tents and sleeping bags pending an agreement between the Outdoor Adventure Club and Recreational Sports. Lauren O’Neal, president of the club and a biology sophomore, approached the Rec Sports staff to talk about the university providing camping equipment in order to...

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Millenials must fight race issues

The idea that we are a generation far removed from the confines of racially biased thinking is dangerous. Everyday microaggressions — daily verbal, behavioral or environmental indignities that communicate negative racial slights — on our own campuses shows us that racial insensitivity has a pervasive presence at universities. Occasionally, a...

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Landscaping project to support dwindling butterfly population

Landscaping project to support dwindling butterfly population

Thousands of monarch butterflies may soon come to campus as part of an ongoing project to cultivate the university’s open fields with their food and shelter supply. Craig Lewis, the greenhouse landscape coordinator for Facilities Management, has been working in the greenhouses planting more than 800 seeds of two different...

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CROSS COMMUNICATION

CROSS COMMUNICATION

Emily Tobey wears many hats. She became the Nelle C. Johnston Chair in Communication Disorders in Children in 1995. Today, she still holds this position in addition to being vice provost and vice president of diversity and community engagement at UTD. Tobey works in speech pathology, a field that is...

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Breaking Boundaries

Breaking Boundaries

For some, March’s warming weather and days indicate the beginning of spring. For the Galerstein Women’s Center and feminists across the world, March means Women’s History Month. In the late ’70s, Sarah Lawrence College, the Women’s Action Alliance and the Smithsonian Institution came together to put on a two-week conference...

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