SG Report

Residential affairs committee chair Akshitha Padigela announced the committee is looking into rent-a-room services for dorms on campus. This will allow visitors on campus to rent out a vacant dorm room for a short period of time, similar to a hotel service. SG president Brooke Knudtson said the idea arose...

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The Science of Scares

The Science of Scares

Every year around Halloween, millions of people participate in activities that celebrate spooky and eerie aspects with one thought in mind: to be completely and totally terrified. During this time of the year, people celebrate what they’re supposed to fear. Trips to haunted houses and theaters for horror-movie marathons fill...

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Students, staff propose sustainable ideas for campus at green fair

Students, staff propose sustainable ideas for campus at green fair

Students presented science-fair-style projects displaying green initiatives and environmentally sustainable ideas for the campus on Oct. 9 at the annual Green Fair. The fair was put on by the UTD chapter of Enactus, an international nonprofit organization that utilizes entrepreneurial skills to give back to the community in different ways...

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New online tool offers data on job prospects, wages

New online tool offers data on job prospects, wages

As of last week, current and incoming students at the undergraduate and graduate levels across Texas can use seekUT, a new website that shows expected salaries out of college and expected student loan debt. UT System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa created the Student Debt Reduction Task Force to study the problem...

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Soccer teams reach season midpoint

Coaches point out highlights, areas for improvement as postseason approaches, playoff race starts to heat up With the midway point for conference play drawing near, the men’s and women’s soccer teams are aiming to be consistent as they set their eyes on postseason play. Both teams stand near the top...

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Familiar Faces

Familiar Faces

Research prof explores facial recognition, what makes faces memorable Every time someone looks at a face, neurons are at work. They are storing the faces of the friend made at school, the cashier at Macy’s encountered briefly and even the face of the model on the front cover of Vogue....

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