Fall sports breakdown

Fall sports breakdown

The subtle changing of leaves means it’s time for UTD fall sports to start up again. Volleyball, women’s soccer and men’s soccer all have high hopes this season, but whether those hopes will yield results requires a complete breakdown of each sport. Roster The volleyball team, like last year, again...

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Program cultivates winning tradition

Program cultivates winning tradition

Dapo Ogunfeitimi stepped foot on UTD’s court for the first time as an incoming freshman. His eyes immediately became fixed on one thing — the basketball championship banners hanging from the rafters. The senior guard said he knew at that point he wanted to become part of the program’s winning...

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Just for kicks

Just for kicks

Nicholas Kirk wasn’t always an active person. His parents urged him to get involved in sports at the age of 10. That’s how Kirk and taekwondo crossed paths. Taekwondo is a Korean martial art, which traditionally was used as a form of self-defense, but was later developed into a sport....

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Alum launches clothing line

Alum launches clothing line

It’s safe to say Ali Mahmoud is a modern Renaissance man. The UTD alumnus is a medical student at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, a husband, a businessman and fashion designer for Next Ummah, a fashion brand he founded during his time at UTD. Mahmoud said the...

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Oldest driver helps settle int’l students

Oldest driver helps settle int’l students

Comet Cruiser’s 883 West service to McCallum Boulevard is almost always full. Dennis Taylor, one of the longest-serving drivers for the Comet Cruiser service who operates the McCallum route, chats with students on the 15-minute journey, asking about their days, offering recommendations for restaurants in the city and reminding them...

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Gourmet Club offers taste of home

Gourmet Club offers taste of home

It was 7 p.m. in the Student Union. The regular hustle and bustle was in full swing. Behind the doors of the Gemini Room, however, a warm family dinner was underway. The Gourmet Club had its first meeting of the year on Aug. 29. Eighteen people showed up, but —...

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