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Life & Arts

“The Marvels” Soar to New Heights with Leading Women Trio

The Marvel Cinematic Universe refreshes their fifth phase with empowering storytelling for new generation of fans “The Marvels” brilliantly rings in a new...


Drag wins are LGBTQ+ wins

All LGBTQ+ Texans, especially college-age students, should celebrate the Sept. 26 overturning of Texas’s “drag show ban.” A victory for the drag community...

Life & Arts

‘The One Hundred Years of Lenni and Margot’: an ode to hopeful living

“The One Hundred Years of Lenni and Margot,” a realistic fiction novel written by Marianne Cronin, is a poignant commentary on the human...


Paxton escapes looming impeachment, will stay Texas Attorney General

Ken Paxton, Texas attorney general and Collin County representative, was acquitted from 16 articles impeachment, including bribery and obstruction of justice on Sept....

Life & Arts

‘Barbie’ is brilliant blend of social critique, feminism and empowerment for all

In a delightful departure from the conventional Barbie narrative, director Greta Gerwig’s “Barbie” movie transcends the boundaries of traditional film and social critiques....


Trump’s mugshot proves that politics is one big meme

If you are reading this article, every contour of that image is likely branded into your brain: the thin-lipped scowl, the blonde frizz,...


Between a walk and a hard place

Effective after Aug. 31, green parking permit spaces in all three parking garages on campus will no longer be available to those with...


Former Comet accused of attempted murder sentenced to probation

A former UTD student on trial for attempted murder and felony battery was sentenced to 36 months of probation on Aug. 2. Former...

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