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Despite meticulous curating, Taylor Swift stumbles through her official pop debut

In a live stream event hosted on the still somehow semi-relevant Yahoo! on August 18th, Taylor Swift announced to her fans and the rest of the world that after two long, lonely years, she was finally putting out a new album this fall. The key point in this announcement was not that the hiatus was [...]

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New York Times bestselling author to speak at College of Education’s First Lecture

The College of Education will host its annual First Lecture with Ron Clark. Courtesy of College of Education The UH College of Education’s annual First Lecture will be given by New York Times bestselling author Ron Clark August 22 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Cullen Performance Hall. “I’m thrilled that we booked such an acclaimed and [...]

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‘From Red to Black’ analyzes truth, race and identity in crime setting

Jordan Puckett/Courtesy There are certain police-story stereotypes: good cop vs. bad cop, a more experienced older officer pitted against a cocky young cop, a kid from “the hood” falling through the cracks and ending up in a police interrogation room. These stories have been told over and over, and yet, in “From Red to Black,” [...]

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Receiver Thomas Duarte projected to start after standout freshman season

Thomas Duarte squinted into the sun as he stepped amid a huddle of reporters after Thursday morning’s practice, multiple cameras aimed at him. “Woah, I’m in the spotlight,” Duarte said. After a standout freshman season last year, in the spotlight is likely where the sophomore Y receiver will remain for the rest of his career. [...]

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Regents approve budget, plan to offset no tuition increases

In accepting the UT System’s operating budget for the upcoming fiscal year, the Board of Regents approved Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa’s proposal Thursday to utilize more of the System’s endowment to offset the lack of in-state tuition increases. Prompted by Gov. Rick Perry, the Board of Regents decided in May against increasing in-state tuition costs at the [...]

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The countdown begins: What to expect from NSOP

As Columbia screams your name and Alma Mater’s arms open even wider to welcome her newest litter of lion pups, we bring you the NSOP-appropriate Freshman Fifteen, a series of

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Mott Athletics Center recieves a makeover

Nick Larson Follow @njlarson8 !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=”//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js”;fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,”script”,”twitter-wjs”); Mott Athletics Center received a makeover this summer, enhancing the experience of both players and spectators. Many upgrades have been installed, including a new competition floor, video board and scoreboard, LED courtside signage tables and improved courtside seating. The $750,000 needed for the operation was privately raised, allowing the renovations to [...]

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The Daily Trojan Online Guide to USC Welcome Week 2014

For many returning students, the events surrounding Welcome Week will bring back some fond memories. It might have been the place where they met their current roommate, or the group of friends they hang out with, or the time they found out that USC has a lot of random free food and awesome events because, [...]

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Panhellenic Recruitment shows growth

The temperature is 90 degrees and humid in Tallahassee. Conditions are about the same every year during late August. This doesn’t stop hundreds of women from lining the streets each day for up to nine hours throughout the week for sorority rush.

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Regents elect McRaven as next chancellor

Naval Adm. William McRaven officially became the UT System’s next chancellor on Thursday. After naming McRaven sole finalist to succeed outgoing Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa in late July, the Board of Regents officially elected McRaven to the position at its meeting on Thursday. In accordance with state law, the regents must name any finalist 21 days before selecting a chancellor. [...]

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