Decisive Indecision

Why staying undeclared major has hidden benefits Calling adventurers — undeclare your majors! What’s more daring than explaining to extended family at Thanksgiving that you aren’t actively working towards a degree? Or anything more terrifying than not knowing when you’ll graduate? Being undeclared is a signal that you are planning...

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Review: ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’

At first, I was afraid I was going to be bored during this movie. I thought to myself, “Oh, another film related to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. There’ll be more guns, more fighting and just the same storyline recycled over and over.” I enjoyed the MCU up until the second...

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Review: Toy Story 4

I have never seen a Toy Story movie in my life. Look, maybe the idea of my toys coming alive when I’m not around was never exactly appealing to me as a kid. I thought it was all over after “Toy Story 3,” when Andy gives his toys to the...

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Eating More for Less

Two coworkers launch app designed to decrease food delivery service prices, test run platform at UTD Fed up with the high prices and fees from other food delivery services, two coworkers decided to launch their own platform, with their first test run at UTD. Adarsh Pradeep graduated from George Mason...

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Professor Explores Jim Crow South in New Book

Professor Explores Jim Crow South in New Book

Faculty member co-edited novel after noticing lack of coverage for time period Following the 2012 publication of a co-edited collection of essays on Jim Crow, associate professor of history Natalie Ring co-edited a new collection titled “Crime and Punishment in the Jim Crow South.” The new book is co-edited by...

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When Art, Science Collide

When Art, Science Collide

Comet combines art history, cognitive science through study abroad research A UTD undergraduate combined their passions for cognitive science and art history through research at the University of Vienna.  Visual and performing arts senior Rebekah Rodriguez studied abroad in spring 2019 at the University of Vienna’s Laboratory for Cognitive Research...

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University Research Team Develops Pain-free Drug Delivery System

University Research Team Develops Pain-free Drug Delivery System

Group produces 3D-printed microneedle patches as cheaper, more efficient alternative to traditional methods A joint research team from UTD’s Gassensmith and Smaldone labs are using 3D printing to streamline drug delivery systems, making the process of receiving medications such as vaccines less painful. The team is achieving their goal through...

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Student Starts Online Petition for Temoc Statue

Student Starts Online Petition for Temoc Statue

This June, a student started an online petition to create a statue of Temoc on the roundabout at the campus main entrance. The petition has since amassed over 460 signatures.  Eric Aaberg, a business administration sophomore, said he first thought of having a Temoc statue after noticing the emptiness of...

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“Maybe those killings wouldn’t have happened.”

Former worker details history of aggression after ex-Chartwells employee charged with murder After a former Chartwells employee was charged with two counts of murder in early June, a former student worker has come forward with allegations of physical and sexual harassment as well as drug abuse in the workplace. Dallas...

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