Halftime engagement

Halftime engagement

The basketball game halftime show on Feb. 16 was interrupted by Robert Stevens tearing out of a blowup mascot suit, walking across the court to his girlfriend Molly Millsap and getting down on one knee to pop the question. She said yes. Stevens, an interdisciplinary studies sophomore, proposed to Millsap,...

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Early exit

Early exit

The UTD women’s basketball team was eliminated in the first round of the NCAA tournament following a loss to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps. The Comets suffered a 79-63 loss on March 3 after blowing an early 10-point lead. Senior guard Kayla Reinhart, who transferred into the program this season, had five points and...

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Pokemon League diversifies group events, activities

Pokemon League diversifies group events, activities

Every Friday, a group of Pokemon fans gather in ATEC to play games, discuss strategy and meet new people. About once a month, a tournament is held, attracting even more fans, with the winner receiving a coveted in-game item or Pokemon. For almost three years, the Pokemon League at UTD...

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Q&A: DreamWorks Animators

Q&A: DreamWorks Animators

On March 2, director Tom McGrath and producer Ramsey Ann Naito came to UTD for a presentation about the creation of the movie “The Boss Baby,” coming to theaters soon. McGrath and Naito have worked on a variety of films for DreamWorks including “Penguins of Madagascar,” “Shrek 3” and “The...

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New app celebrates, promotes ‘geek culture’

New app celebrates, promotes ‘geek culture’

Zac Cooner, a computer science junior, co-developed a platform to connect a community enthusiastic about “geek culture.” He was inspired after attending the Fan Expo Dallas in June. Then, he noticed there was no app to help people at the convention interact with each other. “I was shocked at how...

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