Day: October 14, 2019


Absolution by Misdirection

On Oct. 2, fired police officer and convicted murderer Amber Guyger was sentenced to 10 years in prison for taking an innocent man’s...


Two Sides of the Same Coin

Never did I think I would watch Donald Trump be the warm-up act at a Texas political rally. As one ethnonationalist commits human...


North Texas at ‘Mercy’ of Overwatch Teams

On Sept. 21-22, the UTD Overwatch esports team won second place at the Battle4TX event hosted by the University of Texas at Arlington....

Life & Arts

Students Attend Rally for Immigrant Rights

In an effort to show support for immigrant rights and promote activism within the community, a rally was held on Sept. 29 at...

Life & Arts

Students Share ‘Bruh’ Moments

One UTD freshman pokes fun at the conditions of some campus establishments with an increasingly popular Instagram account that has gained over 700...

Life & Arts

‘Rocky Horror Show’ to Light Up Audiences

The UTD’s theatre and dance programs launched a crowdfunding campaign allowing donors to flashmob friends in an effort to fund LED wristbands for...

Campus NewsNews

Online Therapy Offers Self-Help Solutions

Since its introduction in 2018, Therapy Assistance Online has been used by over 200 students and has provided an online alternative or sup-plement...

Campus NewsNews

Professor, Creator of Moon Dirt Dies at 82

Longtime UTD geoscience professor emeritus James Carter passed away in a house fire on Sept. 21, 2019. The pioneer, who created synthetic lunar...

Campus NewsNews

Q&A: New ECS Dean Stephanie Adams

Newly-appointed Engineering and Computer Science dean Stephanie Adams came in on Aug. 1st. She holds a Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina...

Editor's PicksFeatured

Game Space: What It’s Like to Create Games at UTD

If you’ve ever seen a cool game come out of ATEC, chances are it was made in Game Lab. Game Lab brings enthusiastic...


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