Day: April 29, 2019


Softball loses series, advances in ASC games

The softball team’s last series for the American Southwest Conference on April 26-27 against UT Tyler had a bittersweet ending, with the team...


Baseball leads with eight-game winning streak

The UTD baseball team came off a season record eight-game winning streak following a three-game American Southwest Conference series against Sul Ross State...


Esports teams wrap up first year

The UTD esports program is wrapping up its inaugural year and ramping up fall recruitment with a new “Super Smash Bros.” team and...


‘Alexa, why are you here?’

On April 15, The Mercury reported that UT Dallas is planning to install Amazon Echo Dots in Residence Hall South this summer, with...

Life & Arts

Faculty brings music into classrooms

Joseph Izen, a physics professor, enters the SLC with his class notes and banjo. Today he is sharing with his students not only...

Life & Arts

Community helps fellow Comet in time of need

After a UTD student left work the night of April 6 to find her car and all its contents, including her laptop and...

Life & Arts

Movie review: ‘Avengers: Endgame’

Editor’s Note: This story includes spoilers for the movie. Speechless. I feel as if that is the only word that comes to mind...


Dallas DA attempts prosecution reform

Since taking office in January, Dallas County District Attorney John Crezuot has adopted a policy of declining to prosecute low-level first-time offenses in...


Alum finds new gig fixing electronics free of charge

One UTD alum chose to return to campus after graduating, where he now splits his time between work and providing free repairs for...

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Student workers voice confusion over sexual misconduct reporting

In the aftermath of allegations of sexual harassment and managerial misconduct by Chartwells managers, faculty and student leaders raised questions about mandated reporting...


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