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A person holds a rainbow flag during a Gay Pride parade. (credit: Peter Kohalmi/AFP/GettyImages)

Gay Pride Week Events Held On The UTA Campus

For the first time ever the University of Texas at Arlington is celebrating Gay Pride Week. The campus LGBTQA Program is hosting events through Friday, many of which are free and open to the public.

CBSDFW.COM–10/08/2012

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Perry Calls For 4-Year Tuition Freeze For Freshmen

Governor Rick Perry has formally pitched a four-year tuition freeze for incoming college freshmen and renewed his call for bachelor’s degrees costing $10,000 or less, including books.

10/01/2012

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Texas College Tuition Rises

The average student at a state university in Texas is paying 55 percent more for their education than a decade ago, when state lawmakers deregulated tuition and allowed campuses to start setting their own prices, according to a newspaper analysis.

09/23/2012

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North Texas Reaction To Deadly Libyan Protests

UTA Associate Professor Brent Sasley suggests Americans understand that we do not have the influence it once had.

09/12/2012

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UTA Serving Up The ‘Suds’ At School Events

Along with a new 20-acre College Park District the University of Texas at Arlington is adding something else new, this time for athletic fans. For the first time in UTA history beer will be sold at sporting events.

CBSDFW.COM–08/22/2012

UTA President James Spaniolo (L) and Arlington Mayor Robert Cluck (R) welcome students to the new College Park District. (credit: Chuck Schechner/KRLD NewsRadio 1080)

Opening Of Arlington’s College Park District Celebrated

While college move-in day may be routine at some places Monday’s event at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) is a major event. This is the first semester students are moving into the new 20-acre College Park District.

CBSDFW.COM–08/20/2012

UT Arlington Programs Help Returning Veterans

Veterans say that one of the toughest things they encounter when they return home is getting back into the swing of things after war. Now the University of Texas at Arlington is helping them do it. UTA is offering programs which provide more counselors to help the returning veterans.

08/10/2012

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North Texans With Special Needs Lose The Training Wheels

We all remember the day when we learned to ride a bicycle and the extra achievement when that ride stopped involving training wheels. Helping North Texans with special needs achieve that goal is the focus of a unique week-long event in Arlington.

CBSDFW.COM–07/31/2012

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UTA Helping Students With Financial Literacy

Thousands of North Texans are painfully familiar with the issue of student loan debt. Now, students drowning in debt at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) are getting some extra attention.

06/28/2012

Arlington Mayor Robert Cluck. (credit: arlingtontx.gov)

Arlington Wants To Expand Partnership Model To Save Money

The city of Arlington’s Canon Print Center is a concept the city may copy and expand.

05/02/2012

A rally was held for slain teen Trayvon Martin at City Hall in Dallas on March 24, 2012. (Credit: Jason Allen/KTVT)

Students Don Hoodies During Silent March At SMU For Slain Fla. Teen

Seventeen-year-old Trayvon Martin may have been killed a thousand miles away in Florida, but for students taking part in a candlelight vigil at SMU Monday night, Martin’s death hits close to home and close to their hearts.

03/26/2012

A view of the basketball court at Texas Hall, the multi-purpose venue on the University of Texas at Arlington campus. (CBSDFW.com photo/Ryan Crowe)

UT Arlington Getting Off Basketball Stage

The UT Arlington basketball teams are getting off the stage — literally.

01/30/2012

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