New rail line to be built near Northside apartments, campus

New rail line to be built near Northside apartments, campus

Dallas Area Rapid Transit is working closely with UTD to develop a new rail line that will run adjacent to the Northside complex. The new line, called Cotton Belt, is due to start construction in 2019 and will begin welcoming riders in December 2022. Mark Ball, a DART Media Relations...

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Pete Sessions’ campaign finances under scrutiny

Pete Sessions’ campaign finances under scrutiny

A Texas representative responsible for the congressional district including UTD is currently in a congressional race and has caused controversy after an external news outlet investigated his political finances. On July 20, The Texas Observer published an article delving into congressman Pete Sessions’ political action committee, People for Enterprise Trade...

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7-Eleven to open at Northside

7-Eleven to open at Northside

Slurpees, taquitos and other snacks will soon be available at Northside after a new convenience store opens later this month. The 7-Eleven chain will expand to UTD on Aug. 23, bringing with it Amazon lockers, extra slurpee flavors and a refrigerated room for beer. The store, located on the western...

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Payment change causes concern

Payment change causes concern

University Housing has begun preparing for the transfer of management of certain on-campus housing properties from American Campus Communities to the university. But while university officials attempt to ensure a smooth handover, students are expressing concern that the change could do more harm than good. When University Housing announced it...

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