Letter to the Editor: Transphobia creates environment of hate on campus

The recent wave of anti-trans hatred being pushed in the media and legislation has, unfortunately, spilled over onto campus. In recent weeks, students...

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Roommate confusion

Editor’s Note: This article was updated to clarify ATEC junior Emily Wheeler visited the University Village Leasing Office and not the Galerstein Gender...


A&M controversy indicative of larger issue with clickbait media

The outrage over Rick Perry’s comments about the A&M University Student Government election is indicative of the problems in the way people are...

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Housing adds gender-inclusive application option

Beginning fall 2017, UTD will be the first school in the UT System to formally adopt a procedure for gender-inclusive housing and one...

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Play readings honor Orlando victims

In the first effort of its kind in Texas, two departments on campus partnered up to present stage plays to spread awareness and...

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Women’s Center adds first LGBT+ coordinator

Correction: In a previous version of this story, the creation of Matt Johns’ role as Assistant Director of LGBT Programs and Zack Gentry’s...


Communities must stand in solidarity

Editor’s Note: Because the author belongs to two minority groups that have been at risk recently, the author’s name has been partially redacted for...


Couple gets married in Lot T

Correction: In a previous version of this story Zack Gentry’s name was misspelled and he was incorrectly identified as a minister ordained by...


Same-sex ruling brings joy, determination

Discrimination issues still stand for LGBT community despite landmark decision legalizing same-sex marriage When a 5-4 vote made by the Supreme Court on...


Mr. Smith, Ms. Smith and Mx. Smith

Corrections: In a previous version of this article, the definition of pansexuality was incorrectly stated.  Also, attribution for policy changes on campus that...


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