‘A Rape On Campus’ as a lesson for student journalists, news consumers

‘A Rape On Campus’ as a lesson for student journalists, news consumers

As the UTD TV News Director, I spend a lot of time in the student media office reading other news publications, sitting in meetings about how to improve the organization and doing my research to understand journalism better as a whole. Yesterday, I sat down and read all 25 pages...

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DIY Easter Eggs

DIY Easter Eggs

Growing up in a Catholic family, Easter was always a big deal. However, my childhood did not include visits from the Easter bunny or very many Easter egg hunts. In fact, my one memory of an Easter egg hunt consists of staring down an alligator on a lake before being...

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Dresses and Spring Weather

Dresses and Spring Weather

One of the most wonderful things about spring weather is that it’s dress weather. There’s just something about wearing a cute dress and shoes that makes going to class or work that much better. My friends are never afraid to tease me about my never-shrinking closet of clothes. I actually...

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Out of the Spotlight

Out of the Spotlight

Numbers show that Hollywood still lacks fair representation of women in films This year’s Academy Awards ceremony was the most male-dominated show since the ’90s. Because of this, many media outlets, actors and actresses used the Oscars as a way to draw attention to diversity in entertainment. Actress Patricia Arquette...

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10 types of people you find at Starbucks

10 types of people you find at Starbucks

Coffee shops are the social hub of society. They’re a great meeting place for for a variety of people from old friends to classmates to even awkward first dates. Here are 10 types of people you’ll probably find at your local Starbucks. 1. The Hard-Core Student Characterized by the stack...

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ICYMI: Express Yourself

ICYMI: Express Yourself

Love Line— A panel of relationship experts gathered in The Pub on Wednesday, Feb. 11 to answer questions during Sexual Responsibility Week. UTDesign Makerspace Opening— Students and faculty celebrate the opening of the UTDesign Studio inside Synergy Park North on Thursday, Feb. 12. Makerspace President Vivien Ngo chatted with visitors...

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#PinPossible: Double Chocolate Chip Frappucino Cupcakes

#PinPossible: Double Chocolate Chip Frappucino Cupcakes

For those who have read my Macchiatos and Neuroscience blog, it should come as no surprise that I love coffee. By extension that also means I’ve had my fair share of Starbucks drinks. Surprisingly, my favorite drink from the chain contains no coffee in it — just a lot of...

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Coffee: good or bad?

Coffee: good or bad?

“Drinking coffee could help protect your DNA from damage,” is the latest of several headlines that seem to make their way into my Facebook news feed. In true fashion, I skim the article and then share it with one of my coffee-addicted friends. Also on that list: coffee helps reduce...

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#pinpossible

#pinpossible

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I’ve been scouring Pinterest in search of the perfect Valentine’s DIY project. I thought I’d bring back an old friend, and a fairly popular project: melted crayon art. There are also other variations of this project, so even after Valentine’s Day, it’s still...

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