Day: June 15, 2020

Life & Arts

Dallas faces rise in domestic violence cases during shelter-in-place policies

Following the first wave of COVID-19 in the U.S. and the subsequent period of social distancing, an increase in cases of domestic violence...


What does the fight for civil rights look like in 2020?

After the events surrounding George Floyd’s death and the subsequent protests that erupted in nearly all states across the nation, the Black Lives...


Designing flexible, effective virtual courses

As online classes continue into the summer semester, professors are learning to make adjustments to online schooling. Based on feedback from students and...


A community that CARES

The CARES Act and two student emergency funds are major sources of financial aid to UTD students struggling financially during this time. The...

Life & Arts

Are you looking after yourself?

The COVID-19 crisis, as well as the eruption of Black Lives Matter protests, have made the world feel on the brink of oblivion....


Different country, different plan

In light of a worldwide crisis, it seems that a non-living organism has effectively exposed the fundamental flaws in our government more than...


Contrarian Creativity

Obstacles in life are often unexpected — especially lately. Scrambling for opportunities, something to do, many have found themselves stuck competing for an...


Guarding against Vanguard

Riot Games’ “Valorant” has been stealing the hearts of gamers on the FPS scene, with thousands of players even before its official launch....


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