Day: October 29, 2018


An illusion of transparency

A week ago, I was listening to The Ben Shapiro Show, a conservative podcast. For those familiar with Shapiro’s sharp wit and rapid...


Rediscovering democracy

It seems to me that more and more, we have come to expect less and less of each other. It’s a phrase from...

Cross CountrySports

Men’s cross country takes first league title

The men’s cross country team was named the 2018 ASC champion at a tournament hosted by McMurry University on Oct. 27 for the...


Former men’s soccer coach inducted into Hall of Honors

A former head coach of the UTD men’s soccer team has been inducted into the UTD Athletics Hall of Honors, marking the first...


Athletics celebrates 20th anniversary

Since the athletics department first opened its doors in 1998, the number of teams fielded has grown from just three to 14, including...


Golf team hopeful for spring semester

The golf teams’ fall seasons started and ended positively in anticipation of the upcoming spring term, despite rain hurting performance midway through the...

Life & Arts

Student promotes LGBTQ+ visibility

After a summer spent in India, international political economy sophomore Julie Le was inspired to organize a photo shoot focused on LGBTQ+ Asian...

Life & Arts

Alum finds calling in acting

Ever since he won a contest to be featured in a Super Bowl commercial, one UTD alum has starred in several aired television...

Life & Arts

Graduate directs school for kids

A few miles north of campus, a UTD alumna founded a private school centered around discussion-based learning. The school is now celebrating its...

Life & Arts

Comets compost to curb food waste

Students residing in on-campus apartments can now join a composting program to learn about reducing food waste. Members of the Green Initiative of...


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