10 ways to spend the snow days

10 ways to spend the snow days

We’re moving into day two of school closings. I don’t know what y’all did today but from the perspective of a graduate student, here are 10 things I spent today doing. Maybe if you’re bored tomorrow, this might give you some inspiration. 1. Read research papers. 2. Sleep. 3. Cook...

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Media pundit calls out tropes in video games

Media pundit calls out tropes in video games

Since she was just old enough to play her first Gameboy, feminist media critic Anita Sarkeesian has been an avid female gamer caught in a male gamer-dominated world. These days, she’s trying to change that. Sarkeesian visited campus Feb. 11 to talk about sexist impressions in video games at the...

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Daniel shortlisted for UT Austin presidency spot

UTD President David Daniel has been named as a finalist for the presidency at UT Austin. According to a report by the Austin American-Statesman on Feb. 19, Daniel is among the top three candidates to replace current UT Austin President Bill Powers when he steps down in June. They will...

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Muslims must stand for peace

Islam preaches tolerance, peace and understanding, and the voices that stand for these principles must be louder because there is simply too much misinformation regarding the religion. It was tragic to hear about the three Syrian-American Muslim lives lost at Chapel Hill, North Carolina. In my opinion, that was a...

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Dallas music scene emerges

Dallas music scene emerges

Take a drive through Deep Ellum on any given weekend and you’ll likely hear local music echoing among the old buildings covered in buffed out graffiti behind the massive highways and the canyon of downtown skyscrapers and looming in the background. The music tells the story about an abundance of culture...

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Doom McCoy And The Death Nugget at University Theatre

Doom McCoy And The Death Nugget at University Theatre

Like some strange lovechild born from the charming slapdash style of Monty Python and the technical precision of a stop motion film, “Doom McCoy and the Death Nugget” is a head-scratching experience, but it’s worth every minute. The performance premiered Feb. 19 at the University Theatre and features puppets designed...

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