SG Report: January 23rd

ELECTIONS AND TAO COUNSELING Elections for Student Government senators will be the week after spring break. Those who are interested must sign up by Feb. 20. “Contact someone from Student Government as well as the Election Board’s Chair Casey Sublett and they will try to get them paired with a...

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Queens of Chess

Queens of Chess

Coach Rade Milovanovic started working with the UTD Chess team in 1999, when there were only two players on the team carrying the highest title competitive chess has to offer — Grandmaster. Now, 18 years later, there are triple that number on the team as the program grows and increasingly...

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Female role models key to student-athlete growth

Female role models key to student-athlete growth

Female coaches are an easy way for athletic departments to provide role models for female student-athletes, but it’s not the only option for schools. It has long been commonplace to see women coaching women’s sports and men coaching men’s sports, but this is starting to change for women’s athletics. The...

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Student releases debut novel

Student releases debut novel

Jacob Ashton entered into his three-year evaluation. While he worked as a Thinker making ends meet, his results came back askew, and he knew instantly that something was wrong. That’s how Drew Cordell, a senior business major with a concentration in innovation and entrepreneurship, opened his first novel, which came...

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Softball prepares for new season

Softball prepares for new season

UTD’s softball program is gearing up to start their new season following a run in 2016 that matched the school record for wins and saw the team make the semi-finals of the ASC tournament. Head coach Rich Wieligman, who is entering his second year at the program’s helm, coached the...

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Non-profit to combat cycle of poverty

Non-profit to combat cycle of poverty

A 15-year-old boy roams the streets of a new country. His future looks hopeful, considering he just fled his home in Vietnam after witnessing the devastation of war. Little does he know he’ll be given something that children in his country don’t recognize as a right, but rather as a...

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New club engineers equality

New club engineers equality

Female engineering students will have an opportunity to gain valuable industry experience through a mentorship club founded by a UTD student. Jeanie Aird, a mechanical engineering junior, started Women Mentoring Women in Engineering after noticing how women are disadvantaged in the engineering workplace. According to the Society of Women Engineers,...

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