11 01 21 Issue

Comets mosh at ‘Emo Nite’ Concert | November 1, 2021

Strings Attached, a student-run music club that started in December 2019 as a place for UTD’s hobbyist musicians to connect, has rapidly grown into a community that unites students from all sides of the music industry. Their largest performance of the semester to date, “Emo Nite,” is the product of...

UTD Esports holds largest UTD Tailgate ever | November 1, 2021

The first-ever UTD Esports Tailgate was held Thursday, Oct. 21in the SU Green, bringing in over a thousand participants to the sponsored outdoor event, one of the largest tailgate events ever held at UTD. The tailgate celebrated Zach “grafetti” Rendulic’s victory in a summer Smash Ultimate tournament hosted by Brag...

Curious Comets Vol. 2: Why are there t-shirts in the Green Center atrium? | November 1, 2021

Green Center houses UTD’s Hobson Wildenthal Honors College – but to most Comets, it’s probably best known for the couple dozen t-shirts suspended above the building’s atrium. These curiosity-inducing shirts hang unapologetically from a web of wire clotheslines. It’s a striking visual, if a bit mystifying: the exhibit fulfills no...

Discrimination: one teacher’s tale | November 1, 2021

Racist! The word brands with a searing hiss. Despite the number of unapologetic bigots allowed to practice their hate, sometimes public branding is a painful enough experience to force the perpetrator of racial discrimination into the limelight. But what if the accuser is lying? The nightmarish events that haunted a...


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The best and worst of esports today | November 1, 2021

Esports runs the largest tailgate at UTD Going off the front page, the team ran a massive tailgate event in the SU green, attracting at least 400 checked in Comets to get half a McDonald’s sandwich and a CokeZero to celebrate Zach “grafetti” Rendulic’s victory at the summer Brag House...

Women’s Volleyball serves up wins to end the season | November 1, 2021

UTD Volleyball clinched the No. 2 seed in the American Southwest Conference postseason tournament with a three-match sweep of ETBU on Tuesday, Oct. 26. The team will use the remainder of their schedule to prepare for the postseason – beginning Thursday, Nov. 4 – where they hope to take on...

Lulu Miller’s expansive tale is a worth-whale read | November 1, 2021

David Starr Jordan discovered a fifth of the creatures we call “fish.” A full fifth. That’s thousands of specimens, years of painstaking work, all to better categorize the disorganized world we live in. Author Lulu Miller was, understandably, intrigued by one man’s determination to sort out nature’s chaos, and it’s...

‘DUNE’ showcases chalamet but doesn’t explain the spice | November 1, 2021

Even though Frank Herbert’s novel “Dune” is an iconic trailblazer in the sci-fi genre, the 2021 film adaptation featuring Timothée Chalamet struggled with proper world-building while focusing on the protagonist and cinematography. Despite being one of the first novels to popularize sci-fi, many people have struggled to comprehend the scope...

The rise of Korean culture around the globe | November 1, 2021

Although top Korean dramas like Squid Game are suddenly generating a lot of international attention for Korean entertainment, Korean culture and entertainment have permeated global media for several years, and top-charting Korean musicians in particular have been making an incredible impression on American media. The relationship between Korean entertainment fans...


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