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The Student News Site of University of Texas at Arlington (Department of Communication)

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The Market owner Greg Ferguson, left, and Richard Leonard, Decor on the Hill owner, have been together for 30 years. Their shops sit across Cedar Hill Square.
Cedar Hill couple promote small businesses with their own shops
Christine Vo, Staff Writer • December 15, 2022

CEDAR HILL, Texas—“Stop,” Richard Leonard said to his partner, Greg Ferguson, as the couple drove past a one-car garage space down Main Street in Cedar Hill. Leonard was selling refinished furniture online. He had no plans to open a store. But when he saw the for-rent sign on the garage space,...

Wilemon STEAM Academy, an elementary school in the Waxahachie Independent School District, sits empty for Thanksgiving break on Nov. 22.
Texas school administrators reflect on a decade of budget changes approaching 2023's legislative session
Steven Shaw, Executive Editor • November 29, 2022

ARLINGTON, Texas--With the Texas Legislature’s 2023 session on the horizon, public schools are again anticipating a shift in budgets following 15 years of varying funding trends. School districts receive funding through a marriage between local property...

The Market owner Greg Ferguson, left, and Richard Leonard, Decor on the Hill owner, have been together for 30 years. Their shops sit across Cedar Hill Square.
Cedar Hill couple promote small businesses with their own shops
Christine Vo, Staff Writer • December 15, 2022

CEDAR HILL, Texas—“Stop,” Richard Leonard said to his partner, Greg Ferguson, as the couple drove past a one-car garage space down Main Street in Cedar Hill. Leonard was selling refinished furniture online. He had no plans to open a store. But...

Families enjoy some of the nearly 2 million lights at Carmelas Magical Santa Land in Longview, Texas.
Carmela's Magical Santa Land lights up Longview
Jacklyn Traylor, Staff Writer • December 15, 2022

LONGVIEW, Texas - Stretching nearly a mile long and containing almost 2 million lights with countless blow-up decorations, Carmela's Magical...

Fire artists entertain the crowds at Pumpkin Nights in Dallas.
Pumpkin Nights provides a sense of romance for guests
Royah Naba, Staff Writer • November 23, 2022

DALLAS—Over the last few years, Pumpkin Nights has become a popular event for young people in the Dallas-Fort Worth area Tiffany Truong,...

Steven Shaw (second from right in the back row) learned how much family means to him while in England during a COVID lockdown.
It took being overseas during COVID lockdowns for me to see how much family means to me
Steven Shaw, Executive Editor • November 23, 2022

It’s hard to place when I grew to find so much of my identity through family. I’m the second oldest of six kids and remember being a normal,...

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A timeline of UTA Movin Mavs national titles.
Togetherness helped Movin' Mavs wheelchair basketball team win back-to-back titles
Jakob Gorton, Staff Writer • May 20, 2022

ARLINGTON, Texas ­­–– The University of Texas at Arlington Movin’ Mavs wheelchair basketball team clinched its second straight NWBA intercollegiate...

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