Breaking Up the Fight

Breaking Up the Fight

In a phone call with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, President Trump virtually single-handedly committed to pulling out 1,000 troops from Syria and gave the go-ahead for Turkey’s military to enter an area that is under the control of Washington’s Kurdish allies. The Kurds are a stateless ethnic group of...

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The Student’s Candidate

The Student’s Candidate

As university students, we have a multitude of concerns; the cost of college, healthcare, housing afforda-bility and fair employment, both before and after graduation to name a few. According to the Student Monitor, which sampled 1,020 students, while 67% of students believe their GPA is a cause of daily stress,...

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Lost in the ‘Blizzard’

Lost in the ‘Blizzard’

Recently, video game company Blizzard revoked the prize winnings of a Hearthstone Grandmasters player for supporting the Hong Kong protest movement. This might be the most obvious example of Chinese pandering in a while, but it’s certainly not the first or last time a video game company will bow to...

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Volleyball Wins Sixth ASC Title

Volleyball Wins Sixth ASC Title

The UTD volleyball team won its sixth straight American Southwest Conference East Division title at the second ASC Crossover Tournament of the season. The team kicked off the first of two ASC crossover tournaments with a Sept. 27 game against Sul Ross State, which the Comets won 3-0. Throughout the...

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Men’s Golf Has Sub‘par’ Season

Men’s Golf Has Sub‘par’ Season

The men’s golf team closed out their fall season on Oct. 22 at the ASC preview where they placed seventh overall. The Comets played four tournaments this season from Sept. 9-Oct. 22 placing sixth, fourth, ninth, and seventh. The average team score for the season was 305.11, with total scores...

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Singing the ‘Typical Story’

Singing the ‘Typical Story’

Hobo Johnson along with Nate Curry, The Philharmonik and Mom Jeans recently  took the stage at the House of Blues in Dallas to promote his sophomore album. Filled with performances of old and new songs, Hobo Johnson provided a hype show for fans. The openers at the Oct. 14 show...

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Surviving in Interesting Times

Surviving in Interesting Times

A bathhouse. A garden of books. A portal to different dimension. These were just a few of the exhibits that appeared in the “May You Survive in Interesting Times” art exhibition, which served as an exploration of modern society from the perspectives of various artists. The gallery featured a total...

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Freshman Magician Brings Tips, Tricks to New Club

Freshman Magician Brings Tips, Tricks to New Club

Without even seeing the card that was picked, he knew what the exact card was. A marked deck — cards with supposedly indiscernible patterns that would indicate the exact card — was what garnered the reactions of shock that stayed with computer science freshman and magician Micah Katz. Katz began...

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UH Implements New Rules for Packages

A new University Housing policy has tightened residents’ timeframe to pick up food packages. Perishable food in deliveries can go bad by the time University Housing residents pick them up, which prompted a deadline for when residents need to check out their packages. “My parents sent me a care package...

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Putting a ‘Twist’ on Refrigeration

Putting a ‘Twist’ on Refrigeration

Researchers from UTD’s NanoTech Institute and Nankai University in China discovered a way to increase the efficiency of traditional refrigeration methods through the use of rubber fibers.  Chemistry professor Ray Baughman, the director of the NanoTech institute, and Zunfeng Liu of Nankai University were corresponding authors for the paper, which...

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