Day: August 16, 2020


Social justice For You

Though TikTok started off as a social media app for dancing teenagers and funny cat videos, it has recently become a favored platform...


Arguing against the AATA

The life of an unborn person cannot reasonably supersede the rights of those carrying them. Blanket abortion restrictions like the Abolition of Abortion...


A ‘Smash’ hit

In a recent Smash tournament, UTD’s “Super Smash Bros.” teams beat out some of the best esports teams in Texas before competing against...


Seasons ceasing?

Following the ASC’s announcement to postpone fall 2020 sports to spring, UTD also announced its intent to resume sports next semester. Shortly after...


Rushing to online

A warm welcome from their sorority sisters used to feel close and personal. Now, new recruits are welcomed to the sisterhood ten feet...


‘An effective treatment to reduce the severity and duration of a COVID infection’

A pharmaceutical company used a research study from UTD for affirming its potential treatment for COVID-19 recovery. COVID-19 causes inflammation in the lungs....


Housing safety restrictions

On-campus housing for the fall semester will experience a new series of safety restrictions meant to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Already in...


JSOM student petitions removal of certain online class fees

A UTD student started an online petition criticizing the university for charging distance learning fees for certain courses in JSOM. Business analytics graduate...


Pre-med, pre-law students share experience with taking gap years

According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, 59.9% of students in 2015 reported taking a gap year before starting medical school. Students...


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