Ask Sophie: When should I take a break?

Ask Sophie: When should I take a break?

There are two types of students in this world: those who spend their winter break sleeping and exploring the depths of Netflix and those who spend it catching up on work. While the bulk of UTD students probably fall in the latter category, devoting too much of your time off...

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Comets win international championship in dispute resolution competition

On November 13, a team of Comets claimed the title of world champions for UTD at the International Academy for Dispute Resolution mediation contest. First-time competitors Hadia Siddiqui, a psychology senior, and Ifunanya Ngadi, an ITS senior, were selected to represent UTD in the final round after strong performances in...

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How Russia got turned upside down

How Russia got turned upside down

Is the Cold War microwave-safe? Weisberg’s nonfiction debut wants you to throw away the leftovers

Thanks, UTD PD! First of all, for jumping my car battery so I could get home for Thanksgiving. Second, for the officer who explained his deep and abiding hatred of Russia and everything it stood for when I answered his, “Hey, what are you reading?” conversation starter. He had particularly...

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UTD’s Esports Program Needs More Permanent Support

UTD’s Esports Program Needs More Permanent Support

After its explosive success and growth in a short time the esports program needs more permanent staff in order to sustain current operations.

The UTD Esports team has outgrown the administration’s current support and needs another permanent staff member to keep the program’s momentum going; otherwise, it risks losing the program’s progress. The interim period since inaugural coach Greg Adler left the esports program has both demonstrated the program’s potential and exposed the...

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Zita provides light-hearted sci-fi fun

Zita provides light-hearted sci-fi fun

Through a whimsical and eye-catching art style, Ben Hatke puts his own twist on the classic hero’s journey in his three-part comic book series “Zita the Spacegirl.” Against an apocalyptic sci-fi backdrop, Hatke keeps things interesting by making the hero’s journey one of redemption instead of self-discovery or lost innocence....

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Rewind your fantasy with the dark academia genre

Rewind your fantasy with the dark academia genre

More than an aesthetic, dark academia provides a way to indulge one's yearning for knowledge

Dark academia is more than just a TikTok trend — it provides a refreshing escape from our technology-obsessed lives as it romanticizes the pursuit of knowledge through literature, classic architecture and a gothic color scheme. Think blazers, pleated slacks and a novel clutched in your arms as you rush to...

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