Leaders must support action on climate change

It was a moment never to be forgotten. The streets of Manhattan were bursting with an atmosphere electrified by the human energy of more than 400,000 people coming together to demand a diversified plan of action on climate change. On Sept. 21, I had the chance to witness the largest climate...

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Unpaid internships must have defined objectives

Unpaid internships must have defined objectives

After participating in Disney college internship student highlights benefits, pitfalls of programs without pay Low-paying internships can provide students with invaluable experience and connections, but only if students can afford the opportunity. In the spring of 2014, I completed a paid internship with The Walt Disney Company, known as the...

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SG Report

Student Affairs Committee Chair Katie Truesdale announced the committee has begun a survey to analyze the amount of students who use the various tollways near campus in an effort to work with Toll Tag to create a unique UTD tag. The purpose is to show that UTD is a major...

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UTDPD Blotter

UTDPD Blotter

Sept. 24 • A student was arrested for public intoxication at Phase 1 around 1:30 a.m. • A student reported someone took and used his credit card on campus without his consent at 2:49 p.m., committing credit card or debit card abuse. • Two students were arrested for possession of...

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Behind ISIS

Behind ISIS

WHO ARE THEY? An Al Qaeda offshoot considered more brutal than its parent organization and primarily a Sunni militant group, ISIS is estimated to have close to 31,500 fighters, according to a Sept. 11 Associated Press report. It exploited the Syrian conflict, the state of unrest in the region and...

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Growth in athletics should not be feared

UTD athletics have come a long way from the days of being a doormat for Division III– a change reflected in the university’s commitment to improving athletic facilities on campus. By the end of the year, UTD will have spent $500,000 on improving the baseball, softball and soccer fields, as...

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