Day: January 8, 2018


Students turn blind eye to tragedy

A recent viral video showing a Libyan slave market auctioning African refugees led to international outrage, but was met with silence at UTD....

Editor's PicksOpinion

Rape survivors need support, understanding from community

Editor’s note: This op-ed author’s name has been changed to protect her identity. I thought my freshman year of college was supposed to...


How important are college sports?

Sports at UTD is radically different from that of other universities. It’s not that there aren’t enough sports, but more like a lack...


Activity Center Upgrades

With the new year, University Recreation plans to improve the gym workout area with renovations this summer. Tricia Losavio, director of UREC, said...


Pena capitalizes on extra minutes

Every season, the women’s basketball program loses senior players and experienced players take on the role of leadership. Victoria Pena, a sophomore guard...

FeaturedLife & Arts

Music group wins contest

After a semester of hard work and practices, a UTD a cappella group won a competition in early December. UTD Dhunki won Anahat,...

Life & Arts

Students launch short film lounge

Two UTD students are attempting to create a new source of entertainment for the Plano and Richardson area in the form of a...

FeaturedLife & Arts

Honoring heritage

A visual arts student used her class assignment to execute a long-desired artistic vision of showcasing UTD’s ethnic diversity and cultural backgrounds. Alaae...

Editor's PicksNews

Student device detects potholes, car crashes

A team of computer science students were recognized in an international competition after developing a device detecting car crashes and alerts emergency services...


Dallas marijuana policy change won’t affect UTD

Dallas’ newly implemented cite-and-release policy on marijuana will not affect UTD. At UTD, if someone is in possession of 3 grams or under...


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