Peer Advising Alters Messaging Methods

As of Oct. 18, Peer Advisors had to terminate all existing group chats with their residents and amongst themselves. In a message sent to all Peer Advisors, Residential Life Coordinators shut down the use of GroupMe and all other social media platforms that Peer Advisors used to directly communicate with...

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University Office Raises Money for Minority Students

University Office Raises Money for Minority Students

Fundraiser aims to support underrepresented Comets through graduation, help with retention Mosaic in Motion, a new fundraising event hosted by the Office of Diversity and Community Engagement, seeks to raise money for scholarship, retention and graduation programs for underrepresented students. Local businesses and organizations become sponsors of the event by...

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Math Research: How Does it Work?

Math Research: How Does it Work?

Take an inside look at how UTD’s mathematical scientists operate, solve problems using high dimension math When people think of research, they imagine a scientist in a white lab coat pipetting chemicals or culturing cells on a petri dish. But when asked to consider “math research,” what comes to mind?...

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Professor Continues Exploration of Italian Art as President of Art Society

Professor Continues Exploration of Italian Art as President of Art Society

Professor of visual and performing arts Mark Rosen was recently elected as president of the Italian Art Society.  Founded in 1987, The Italian Art Society is a foundation dedicated to the study and promotion of Italian art and architecture. It is made up of a few hundred members who are...

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Online Student Petition for Campus Swings Receives over 600 signatures

Online Student Petition for Campus Swings Receives over 600 signatures

Swings and playgrounds tend to be associated with the carefree whimsy of childhood — but could they also have a place on a college campus? For Eric Aaberg, business administration sophomore and president of Comet Life, the answer is simple. “We want to encourage students to stay on campus more,”...

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Survey Finds Mixed Opinions on SHC

Survey Finds Mixed Opinions on SHC

Students report late fees, convenience of center The Student Health Center provides a range of medical services from blood work to prescribing birth control, but despite its benefits, students have given the center mixed reviews. Criminology senior Simone Sanborn has been a regular patient at the SHC since her freshman...

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Been There, ‘Run’ That

Been There, ‘Run’ That

Cross-country starts season off strong with fi rst, second place at recent ASC championship At around 6:30 every morning while the campus and sun still lie dormant, the UTD cross-country team warms up and prepares for the day’s training. This is the same routine that the team had leading up...

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‘Unfinished Business’

‘Unfinished Business’

Comets redeemed themselves with eight-game win streak in ASC championship After losing the first set (25-20) to the University of Mary-Hardin Baylor, the Comets (24-4) began their climb to ASC victory. The ASC championship rounded out an eight-game winning streak for the Comets who shut down UMHB to take the...

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Unpredictable Orbits

Unpredictable Orbits

Comet Cabs’ timing inconsistent, need overall improvements Comet Cabs are supposed to be handy transit options on campus, but more often than not are a dice roll of whether or not you find a cab when you need it. While practical on occasion, Comet Cabs have lingering issues that reduce...

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Meals that Make Cents

Meals that Make Cents

Why mandatory meal plans are detrimental to freshmen College is costly. Student loans are as synonymous with the college experience as midnight cramming and keg stands. However, as UTD’s freshman class begins its journey laden with student loans and college fees, it seems unnecessary that UTD saddles those living on...

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