UTD works with UT Southwestern to vaccinate priority populations

UTD works with UT Southwestern to vaccinate priority populations

Vaccines will not be mandated unless specified by state legislature

Although UTD has not received COVID-19 vaccine doses from the state of Texas, the university and UT Southwestern Medical Clinic have been able to work together to vaccinate UTD employees that fall under Phase 1A and Phase 1B vaccine priority. According to the Texas Department of State Health, individuals prioritized...

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UTD Moot Court teams make nationals

UTD Moot Court teams make nationals

Team member ranks twelfth orator out of 200 competitors

For the first time in the club’s history, five of UTD’s Moot Court teams advanced to the American Moot Court National Competition this month. The three-day competition consisted of students from universities across the nation receiving a hypothetical case and using current U.S. case law to argue for one side...

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Campus dining updates: what you need to know for spring 2021

Campus dining updates: what you need to know for spring 2021

Dining options stay adjusted to decreased student population

With fewer students living on campus than in a typical year, dining options have shifted. Approximately 5,000 students lived in on-campus housing last spring, said Director of Housing Operations and Associate Vice President of Student Affairs Matthew Grief. A year later – said Assistant Vice President for Residential Life Ryan...

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Comet basketball teams start season strong

Comet basketball teams start season strong

Women’s team holds record of 7-2, men’s team with record of 4-2

Early into their 2020-21 seasons, the UTD men’s and women’s basketball teams are entering the spring semester with several wins under their belts. With a current record of 7-2, the women’s team has seen a string of victories over long-time competitors. This includes their Jan. 7 victory against the University...

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Rocket League team finishes in championship quarterfinals

Rocket League team finishes in championship quarterfinals

Comets qualified for championship through wildcard event

In UTD Esports’ second competitive “Rocket League” season, Comets finished in the quarterfinals of the Collegiate Rocket League championship on Jan. 7 after qualifying through a wildcard event. UTD’s “Rocket League” team made it to playoffs in the national qualifier then made a loser’s bracket run in the wildcard tournament...

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Stability through civility

Stability through civility

Who bears responsibility for riot at Capitol Hill?

The Democratic Party, not just former President Donald Trump, bears much of the responsibility for the Capitol riot. Many politicians and the mainstream media may tell you otherwise, but that is not the case. It would be foolish to walk away from one of the most impactful events in recent...

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Bug Not a Feature:  ‘Hades’ was robbed

Bug Not a Feature: ‘Hades’ was robbed

“The Last of Us Part II” does not deserve game of the year over “Hades”

“Hades” should have been 2020’s game of the year, not “The Last of Us Part II.” “Hades” is a unique take on the rogue-lite genre with a lot of heart and addicting gameplay, while “The Last of Us Part II” is yet another third-person action shooter that tries to question...

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