Day: March 9, 2020

Campus NewsNews

Chartwells management, workers see improvements after last year’s concerns

On-campus dining services, provided by Chartwells Higher Education, have made improvements since last year’s reports concerning lack of food safety training and management...


Help Yourself

A critique of self-help book “Skin in the Game” With great power comes great responsibility — or it should, in theory. Nassim Taleb,...


Umbrella of Resistance

How photography, illustrations can facilitate political change The smartphone has democratized digital art, rendering it simple for users to click-and-capture and imitate the...


I hate me

Why sex transitions harm gender dysphoric children “The prospect of completely changing your body, your life, your identity, is very compelling to a...


The Price of War

Military funding should be redirected toward health, education In modern-day society, The United States of America is known for its vast economic wealth,...


Unpredictive Policing

Why Dallas PD’s data-driven initiative promotes racial biases Dallas police chief Renee Hall recently announced the city’s answer to New York’s infamous stop...


Smash Team Competes at International Competition

UTD’s “Super Smash Brothers Ultimate” team went to the 2020 Frostbite Major where they faced off against international opponents and fought in match-ups...

Life & Arts

Why Do Students Cram?

Mercury survey reveals only two percent of students do not cram for exams Bioengineering freshman Meghna Jayavelu told herself that she wasn’t going...

Life & Arts

Q & A: Celebrity Chef Aarti Sequeira

UTD Dining and Auxiliary Services hosted chef, television star and journalist Aarti Sequeira this month. Sequeira graduated from Northwestern University as a journalist,...


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