Day: September 29, 2019


The ‘Core’ of the Issue

Why Comets to the Core needs reform If you’re a freshman or junior, at the start of the semester you probably noticed an...


DARTing toward a Solution

Why public transit still needs improvement Dallas Area Rapid Transit has a tough job. It has to cater to the needs of commuters going to and from Dallas...


Not my Muslim

How Muslims are misrepresented in popular culture As a Muslim, I love seeing Islam being represented in TV shows and movies. I get...


Golf Team ‘Aces’ Season Opener

Freshman breaks records by winning first tournament, scoring eagle in second  Freshman Karen Alvarez had a strong start to her first collegiate golf...

Cross CountrySports

The Race Home

Collegiate cross-country teams from across Texas compete at UTD for first time For the first time in team history, the university’s D-III cross-country teams hosted a home meet in Richardson for a collegiate race....

Life & Arts

Group of Students Help Raise, Train Future Service Animals

UTD students care for puppies to become skilled companion, facility dogs Editor’s Note: A previous version of this article misspelled a source’s name....

Life & Arts

Game Space: Inside UTD’s Gaming Community

On any given day, a small lounge on the lower level of the Student Union is packed with numerous students gathered around tabletops...

Campus NewsNews

Q&A: New EPPS Dean Jennifer Holmes

What did you receive your undergrad and graduate degrees in, and what made you want to study those disciplines in the first place? ...


Texas Company on Track to Build Nation’s First Bullet Train

Texas Central’s petition for rule of particular applicability in process of approval by administration. Editor’s note: A previous version of this article misstated the type of proposed train...


DART Breaks Ground on Silver Line

Representatives from the Dallas Area Rapid Transit, Richardson officials, university administration and students gathered together on Sept. 19 for the groundbreaking of the...


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