$5 for 5 Hours: Musynx

$5 for 5 Hours: Musynx

Cheap rhythm game can’t compare to free alternatives

Can you feel the beat? Even if you can, it might not help you play this rhythm game. Musynx is a rhythm game for $3.99 that is similar to all of the rhythm games that came before it: difficult and containing high-speed charts and almost midi-accurate mappings of notes to...

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Novel takes readers to new depths

Novel takes readers to new depths

“On Such a Full Sea” is a uniquely realistic dystopian tale that will stick with readers far beyond cover’s close

“It is known where we come from, but no one much cares about things like that anymore.” Thus begins celebrated author Chang-Rae Lee’s dive into a dystopian future that honestly comes a little too close for comfort. Calling it dystopian prepares you for Hunger Games-level spectacle, Orwellian repression or Gilead-like...

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What’s what: this month’s local art highlights

What’s what: this month’s local art highlights

Collections from both seasoned and emerging talent offer something for every taste

As this semester eases into its monotonous groove, it’s time for Comets to get cultured. How else are you going to sound smart in that art elective you enrolled in for core credit? Peruse the finest DFW art selections with this curated guide: 1. Armando Sebastian “Serenade” A standout of...

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Fire and Adjust

Fire and Adjust

Americans must learn from senseless bloodshed of Afghan war

Our nation’s mortified exit from Afghanistan has wrenched open barely mended wounds; among its old conscripts, refugees and young veterans of war, there is a terrible feeling that our nation has done it again: sustained continued bloodshed for nothing. When Afghanistan’s regional capitols began falling to the Taliban last month,...

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I want YOU to get vaccinated!

I want YOU to get vaccinated!

Herd immunity is essential to return UTD to normalcy

As the semester kicks off to a crowded “de-densified” start, we predictably see our phones notifying us every day of a new long list of COVID-19 positive students. In order to ensure the true safety of the UTD community and surrounding areas, it’s really no question at this point: all...

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I have a comic 4 you!

I have a comic 4 you!

Lighthearted series "Amelia Rules!" is a great introduction for new comic readers

There are many misconceptions about comics, the main two being that they are only about superheroes or are just there for the Sunday funnies in newspapers. So, to divorce you from any misunderstandings that you have about the comic medium, my first recommendation and review are for a series called“Amelia...

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Athletes struggling with mental health need our support

Athletes struggling with mental health need our support

Stigma surrounding mental health discourse in athletics must be erradicated

Simone Biles’s decision to withdraw from the Olympics emblemizes the need to be more empathetic toward athletes who are focusing on their well-being and promote open discussion of mental health in sports. Simone Biles and her extraordinary achievements increasingly put her in the spotlight. The entire sports world constantly scrutinizes...

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