FKA twigs takes Dallas

FKA twigs takes Dallas

Visual artist twigs’ energy takes Dallas by storm at show in Deep Ellum; calls Dallas favorite tour stop London-based singer-songwriter, producer and dancer FKA twigs stopped by Trees in Deep Ellum on Nov. 28 to deliver a spellbinding, smoky and sultry performance that transformed the venue into the church of...

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Scammers target students for money

Scammers target students for money

A student called UTDPD on Oct. 16 to report a caller claiming to be an agent of the Internal Revenue Service to coax money from the student. The scammer asked the international student to deposit $460 for taxes at a location near Coit Road and threatened the student with an...

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Water shortage shouldn’t be overlooked

Water shortage shouldn’t be overlooked

The year has been peppered with a diverse array of events, from the Scottish independence referendum to the spread of Ebola. As these events continue to receive heavy news coverage, other issues have been dwarfed. Among these overlooked issues is the global water crisis. We fail to realize that, even...

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Mental health workers stress importance of dialogue

It seemed like just another Wednesday, only the third day of the fall semester, and Alex Miller was navigating his return to college: finding classes and meeting professors and students. It all seemed fine, but by day’s end, it would prove to be one of the most haunting days of...

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Behind ISIS

Behind ISIS

WHO ARE THEY? An Al Qaeda offshoot considered more brutal than its parent organization and primarily a Sunni militant group, ISIS is estimated to have close to 31,500 fighters, according to a Sept. 11 Associated Press report. It exploited the Syrian conflict, the state of unrest in the region and...

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Honors college set to become official

Honors college set to become official

The Honors College is posed to become an official honors college, should it pass the Board of Regents’ review in November. The Honors College is an umbrella organization that has eight programs. Four of the programs are four-year cohort experiences that incoming freshmen can apply for: the Collegium V honors...

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