Gregorio Olivares Gutierrez


In the wake of death

In the past few weeks, you have probably heard about the deaths of fellow students and grappled with the shock at losing classmates...


Student government declares support for permanent ceasefire

S.R. 2023-12, addresses what is described as a humanitarian crisis in Gaza due to the “direct actions of the IDF.” The resolution supports...


Who’s who this election season?

Ly, a former child refugee from Cambodia and now a certified court manager, has lived in Dallas since the age of nine. As...


Democratic debate planned for UTD unexpectedly moved, sparks tension

On Jan. 18, UTD Democrats planned for four congressional candidates for D-32 to debate at UTD, which is located within the district. Instead,...


What’s that construction north of the library?

As part of construction for the new Student Union, the Student Union Green, portions of the walkway adjacent to the Student Union, the...


Candidates vie for House seat among calls for ceasefire

Four democratic candidates dug into policy issues at the first Texas 32 congressional debate on Jan. 18, 2024 as each vie for the...


Texas bills bring uncertainty for immigrant students

With the passing of SB 17, the Latino community at UTD will have to organize cultural celebrations and events with less support from...


ODEI removed: trans students react

Texas SB 17 is officially in effect, bringing an end to the Galerstein Gender Center and the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion....


Eddie Bernice Johnson passes

Eddie Bernice Johnson died Dec. 31, 2023 at the age of 89 after 40 years of serving as a politician at both the...


Support UT’s trans legacy

Gender-affirming care is not a novel topic, even in Texas.


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