Day: May 25, 2020


Letter from the Editor

Dear incoming student, I don’t know about you, but the last several weeks have been a blur of days that feel largely the...


Exploring off-the-grid

Activities, locations off campus to discover UTD is a hub of activity during the week, and the surrounding Dallas metroplex is no exception....


Note-able guidelines

Six ways to adapt notetaking habits to college When you wake up, what you eat and how you study are all habits you...


Gone phishing

How to tell you’re reading a scam email Congratulations! You have been chosen to receive a free scholarship! Just confirm your identity by...


Temoc: the mascot, the mystery, the meme

A brief history of UTD’s iciest Comet As you arrived to UTD, you may have heard of the magnificently fiery and unforgivably ostentatious...


A Guide to Title IX

Title IX, or Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972, is a civil rights law that protects people from discrimination based...


Letter to freshmen

Alumna Ananya Malik writes in to wish incoming freshmen well Welcome to UTD! While the beginning of your freshman year is surely far...


Backwoods currency

Navigating Comet Cash spending locations Comet Cash — usable with a swipe of your Comet Card — is your handy-dandy version of Monopoly...


Learning the ropes

What every freshman should do their first year Kicking off freshman year can be a major adjustment for anyone. As you learn to...


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