Day: December 3, 2018


I’m baptized, not brainwashed

Brainwashed. Indoctrinated. Believing in a higher power to make myself feel better instead of facing facts. As a Christian, I’ve been either been...


DARTing forward

How important is public transit to you? At UTD, we have a large population of students — international students and local residents alike...

Editor's PicksOpinion

Parking, uncovered

Say the word “parking” to any college student and you will almost inevitably be met with pained expressions, exasperated groans and more than...


Two players receive ASC East Division honors

Both the men’s and women’s basketball teams are on the road to the finals of the American Southwest Conference, with a player from...


Men’s basketball opens season with wins

The men’s basketball team entered the season with high hopes after falling short in the American Southwest Conference tournament last year. It has...

Life & Arts

Zusak’s latest book moves readers

I read the final chapter of “Bridge of Clay” — the brand-new release by “The Book Thief” author Markus Zusak — in London...

Life & Arts

Cafe provides opportunities for employees with special needs

Shayna’s Place began as a cafe in Rhode Island built for Shayna Olerio, a self-proclaimed foodie with Down syndrome who enjoys being in...

Life & Arts

Dining Services offers interactive cooking lessons

Every month, Dining Hall West hosts the Teaching Kitchen, an event where DHW chefs show students how to prepare a meal. This meal...

Campus NewsNews

McDermott Library adds smart rooms

The Eugene McDermott Library installed two new smartboards on the second and third floors earlier this semester, turning old whiteboards into interactive displays...


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