New paint job

New paint job

Main gym gets makeover as Comets logo takes center court For the first time in school history, the main court in the Activity Center is getting a makeover to include the Comets logo, different paint stains and a revitalized surface. The plans for the renovations started a year ago when...

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Game Corner: Overwatch

Game Corner: Overwatch

Overwatch is a team-based shooter developed by Blizzard Entertainment.

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“Coloring Book” could be album of Summer 2016

“Coloring Book” could be album of Summer 2016

Chance the Rapper’s latest album features catchy tunes, religious themes Each summer, music fans anxiously await a sound that will define those three magical months. This year, an early contender for the summer standard bearer is Chance the Rapper’s third project, “Coloring Book.” Chance had huge expectations to meet after...

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“X-Men” disappoints with thin plot, poor visual effects

“X-Men” disappoints with thin plot, poor visual effects

Newest film in franchise suffers from clichés despite efforts of young cast “X-Men: Apocalypse” is a surprising step backwards from the series’ last installment. Bryan Singer returns a fourth time to direct a movie in a franchise that he helped create. Singer’s initial return to the X-Men series was with...

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New skate shop opens in McKinney

New skate shop opens in McKinney

UTD junior-owned specialty store to offer full-sized skateboarding ramp, individualized lessons for patrons of all ages Skaters across North Texas now have a one-stop store for all things related to skateboarding, thanks to the efforts of a UTD student. Daniel Brodsky, an information technology and systems junior, came up with...

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UTD Police continue search for MSA board vandals

UTD Police continue search for MSA board vandals

Members redesign display to combat misinformation, prejudice Several months after two unknown individuals vandalized a display for a campus religious group, neither UTD police nor members of the group have made much progress in trying to identify the perpetrators. On Feb. 17, two men, who Lt. Ken Mackenzie said he...

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Entrepreneurial program comes to campus next fall

Entrepreneurial program comes to campus next fall

Blackstone Charitable Foundation brings LaunchPad program to three Texas schools, provides resources for student entrepreneurs On June 2, Blackstone Charitable Foundation announced the expansion of its entrepreneurial program, Blackstone LaunchPad, to three Texas schools. This expansion includes a $3 million grant split between UTD, UT Austin and Texas A&M. It...

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Transgender bathroom debate comes to campus

Transgender bathroom debate comes to campus

SG installs neutral bathroom signage, members of UTD LGBT community respond to national policies Student Government joined with a committee on campus to construct an initiative to update restroom signage across campus to be more inclusive of transgender needs. The UTD LGBTQ Education, Advocacy and Programming Committee helped SG with...

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International students struggle for work permit

Foreign grads at UTD unable to take jobs in fields of study Strict caps on the number of H-1B visas distributed each year by the United States Citizen and Immigration Services means that only around of 36.5 percent of all applicants will be able to attain permanent jobs in the...

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Money talks

Money talks

Service teaches money management, works to erase debt stigma A financial success program has made progress in bringing financial literacy to campus, but social stigma and a lack of awareness continue to cause money management issues among students. Comet Cents began as a way to meet the requirements dictated by...

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