Top three places to study on campus!

Top three places to study on campus!

Residence Hall study rooms: Study rooms are conveniently available on every floor of the residence halls. The comfy armchairs are a nice change from your wobbly dorm room chair and the giant whiteboards are a perfect environmentally friendly alternative to scratch paper for solving your math and chemistry problems. Need...

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UTD chef goes astronomical with MEATeor

UTD chef goes astronomical with MEATeor

Michael Tyler crafts culinary creation for “Best Sandwich in America” contest

While making sure the UTD dining hall was running smoothly by day, chef Michael Tyler was in the kitchen working on the eighth prototype of his newly created signature sandwich by night. The “MEATeor” – coined by Tyler alongside UTD Dining staff – is an original sandwich crafted for submission...

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Getting thrifty during COVID

Getting thrifty during COVID

Business at thrift stores picking up compared to beginning of pandemic

At thrift stores, long credited with providing cheaper clothing options for consumers, business has largely remained steady during the pandemic, with the occasional stagnation. Austin Devillier, an employee at Uptown Cheapskate, said that though traffic in the store was slightly down during the beginning of the pandemic, business has picked...

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Students impart consulting smarts

Students impart consulting smarts

Alumnus, CS senior share the skills they’ve learned through past employment

Two UTD students from one of the top consulting firms in the world want to share their secrets to success with aspiring consultants. Mechanical engineering spring 2019 alumnus Neel Reddy and computer science senior Rohit Shenoy befriended each other in 2018 after meeting through the Davidson Management Honors Program. Although...

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Reopening the library is long overdue

Reopening the library is long overdue

Why McDermott Library should reopen study spaces

UTD is open for business, but the continued closure of the library leaves Comets scratching their heads. Except for the Eugene McDermott Library, every building on UTD’s campus is open: Comets can study, take classes, eat and work out within the campus’ many buildings. And while the library does have...

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LGBT + mental wellness

LGBT + mental wellness

Mental healthcare for LGBT+ people should be prioritized, protected

The LGBT+ community maintains significantly higher suicide rates, especially within younger age groups. It is imperative that LGBT+ oriented healthcare be more widely available and protected. Among Americans between 10-24 years old, members of the LGBT+ community are up to three times more likely to contemplate suicide than their peers,...

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