Day: January 24, 2022



Universities across Texas responded to the omicron surge and the pandemic with varying measures. How well have they succeeded? Looking at UT, UTSA,...


SHC offers booster shot

The Student Health Center is now offering COVID-19 vaccine booster shots to eligible students. As with previous COVID-19 vaccines provided by the SHC,...


Intramurals leagues remain on-track

While the omicron variant has disrupted the start of many Comets’ 2022 academic schedules, on-campus recreation offerings and intramural leagues continue with only...


COVID surge once again disrupts UTD spring policies

UTD’s response to the omicron wave in the DFW area includes a number of policies beyond the week-long postponement of the semester and...


Eco hub starts to sprout

The Eco Hub is more than just a farm; it is a 20,000 square foot space that has encouraged innovation and education, fostered...


Res hall pipe burst causes flooding

A broken toilet caused five dorms in Residence Hall North to take a swim this past winter break – and what caused the...


Motorcyclist caught in crash on Waterview and Synergy Park

A UTD graduate student got into a serious motorcycle accident near campus on Nov. 15 and is currently in recovery. Business analytics graduate...


Comics: 01/24/22

Life & Arts

Dazzling Drag returns to UTD

Chi Alpha Iota (XAI) diaternity’s annual drag show returned this fall in a night filled with dazzling costumes, charitable donations and energizing performances....

Life & ArtsThe Fix

I Love U A-Latte

Every time you wake up, you go through a morning- or late afternoon- routine, and for many students that includes getting a cup...


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