Team builds eco-car

Team builds eco-car

Group of engineers looks to improve on last year’s vehicle Students in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers are finding innovative ways to create fuel-efficient vehicles to compete in the annual Shell Eco-Marathon Americas. After competing for the first time and placing third in the Marathon last year in Detroit,...

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Syrian refugees gain entry

Syrian refugees gain entry

Despite states’ objection, refugees admitted by federal ruling After the horrifying terrorist attacks in Paris, the issue of allowing Syrian refugees entry into the U.S. has been pushed to the forefront of discussion. On Nov. 16, when Gov. Greg Abbott announced that Texas would not admit Syrian refugees in the...

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State’s cutback on Planned Parenthood dangerous for women

Cutback on group leaves vacuum of affordable care, safe abortions The Texas defunding of Planned Parenthood led to a public controversy on both sides of the pro-choice and pro-life spectrum. After I found out about Greg Abbott’s decision to defund, I was upset. I don’t personally use Planned Parenthood, but...

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Virtual rehab starts trials

Virtual rehab starts trials

New project allows veterans to access physical therapy remotely Disabled veterans will be able to take part in new experimental treatments this November when a virtual rehabilitation program starts preliminary trials. Veterans in the Dallas area will be the first to try out the Multimodal 3D Tele-immersion Research Project, a...

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Community response to Mohamed arrest brings hope

Community response to Mohamed arrest brings hope

Irving teen receives outpouring of support from across the nation after being detained for taking homemade clock to school One of the things I like most about people is the capacity we have to stand up for each other when things go wrong. This really proves to me how collective...

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