Miss (In)dependent

FAFSA dependency classifications restrict financial aid for students living alone, without parental assistance As I stood in the hour-and-a-half-long line at the Bursar’s Office on Sept. 8, I looked around and saw many concerned faces that matched my own. Most of the students were there to figure out a payment...

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UTDPD Blotter

UTDPD Blotter

Sept. 11 • An unaffiliated person was arrested for possession of under an ounce of marijuana and for driving with an invalid license on Campbell Road at 2:33 a.m. Sept. 13 • A student reported a stolen iPad Mini in  the Engingeering and Computer Science building at 1:20 p.m. •...

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‘Tusk’ engrosses with sickening visuals

‘Tusk’ engrosses with sickening visuals

“Tusk” seeks to answer the question of what sets humans apart from animals in an unusual way. Its talented cast brings a refreshing take on the horror genre, effortlessly juggling knee-slapping comedy and dramatic twists. Wallace Bryton (Justin Long) is a podcaster constantly in search of strange people with exotic...

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Alumna missing since August

Friends and family of UTD alumna Christina Morris gathered around Celebration Parkway in Allen on Sept. 18 for a candlelight vigil. The Plano resident has been missing for more than three weeks. Morris was reported missing on Sept. 4 after last being seen at the Shops of Legacy on Aug....

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Frat party bust ends in MIC citations

Frat party bust ends in MIC citations

Updated Sept. 21: Richardson PD cited at least 53 students for minor in consumption of alcohol at a Sigma Alpha Epsilon house party on Sept. 7. As a result, the UTD chapter of SAE has been ordered to cease and desist by the national organization, according to Daniel Hernandez, assistant...

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UTD forgoes UT System’s participation in DOD military redistribution program

UTD forgoes UT System’s participation in DOD military redistribution program

A Department of Defense program giving surplus military equipment to police departments around the country has come under recent scrutiny. City and University police departments, along with school districts across the nation have used the program, known as Section 1033, to obtain gear. This aspect in particular has come under...

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