Day: January 26, 2015


Three-point shooting key to success

The three-point shot, one of the most exciting plays in basketball, is the cornerstone of the men’s basketball team this season. The Comets...

CommentaryLife & Arts

Weak cyber crime action movie features lackluster performance

“Blackhat” fails to make hacking watchable for audiences “Blackhat,” starring Chris Hemsworth, is a plodding crime drama about hacking, with clumsy dialogue and...

Life & Arts

Visiting author details feats of WWII scientist, writer

Jacques Monod was a scientist by day and an activist by night.  He lived during World War II and worked to accomplish more...


New group gives students a place to craft

UTDesign Makerspace provides students opportunity, free space to create innovative projects using high-tech tools UTDesign Makerspace is a new organization on campus with...

CommentaryLife & Arts


One of my favorite things to do is walk down the home decor sections of stores. It’s always fun to look at the...

Life & Arts

TwoPianists perform

Husband and wife duo travel world, master art of piano She slightly rose in place, like she was hearing her own music for...

Life & Arts

Native art showcased at CentralTrak exhibition

Art collective Postcommodity merges indigenous commentary, culture with new aesthetic A Navajo woman butchering a sheep in a Gallup, N.M. hotel is one...

Campus NewsNews

Scholarships now harder to acquire

The Academic Excellence Scholarship, established at UTD in 1992, has become increasingly difficult to earn. Over the years, the university has undergone significant...

NewsSG Report

New school, food court and more

A proposal for a new school, changes to housing policies, expanded dining options and better care for students’ mental well-being were among the...

Campus NewsNews

International Center merges existing offices

International student services including ISSO, Intercultural Programs, Education Abroad combine to alleviate increasing needs of foreign students The centralization of international student services...


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