Day: September 14, 2020


09 14 20 Issue


Former Dallas Fuel coach collaborates with “Overwatch” team

One of the Comet Esports “Overwatch” teams recently received professional advice when former Dallas Fuel coach Louis “Tikatee” Lebel-Wong spent two hours coaching...


Autumn sports stumble, don’t fall

While fall sports were officially cancelled, the American Southwest Conference (ASC) has released schedules for student-athletes to play a consolation season in the...


Smash team hosts recruitment tournaments

The Smash team at Comet Esports recently ran recruitment tournaments to find more players. On Aug. 28, Sept. 4 and Sept. 11, Comet...


Teaming up to Collaborate

For virtually enrolled Comets, a two-platform solution optimally balances functionality and convenience in online classes. UTD has no standardized platform for virtual classes....


The real reason young adults don’t vote

Many older voters subscribe to the idea that young adults are politically uninformed or too lazy to vote. This misconception is merely an...


Logical fallacies kill reason

If we vote for [insert candidate name here], eventually democracy will die out. This is because [insert candidate name here] will lead us...


Comet Cruisin’ for a bruisin’

To help keep passengers safe, UTD parking and transportation services has installed sanitary features in its new Comet Cruisers and is now operating...


“It’s a comfortable place for students to isolate”

UTD’s Residential Life office has allocated 100 suites at Canyon Creek Heights North to use as quarantine isolation units. Associate Vice President of...


SG vice president candidate disqualified from elected position

The Student Government election board has voted unanimously to disqualify vice president candidate Stephanie Royer from her recently elected position as VP. The...


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