Day: July 24, 2022


Comets demand University take action against professor after controversial social media post

Students and alumni are pushing for UTD to fire or censure Timothy Farage, a senior computer science lecturer, after he tweeted, “Can we...


Multiple students bring Farage’s classroom conduct to light

When Samuel Button walked into his discrete math course one autumn day in 2016, he was expecting a math lesson. Instead, he recalls,...


Farage needs to be removed from the classroom

Students, alumni, members of the LGBTQ community nationwide and many allies are clamoring for UTD to cut ties with computer science instructor Timothy...


Dining Hall West Pond quality-tested for first time

After concerns of contamination in the pond by Dining Hall West, the pond was quality-tested for the first time. Environmental Program Manager Chandani...


Tech Bar blends tech with artistic expression

The TechKnowledgy Bar hosted its first official art contest this summer, uniting technology and artistic expression in the first of many outreach events....


The Activity Center should be available year-round

Students living or working on campus can’t get access to the gym if they aren’t enrolled in class or aren’t willing to pay...


‘Stranger Things’ deserves serious videogame

“Stranger Things” deserves to get its own video game outside of Netflix’s mobile gaming scheme. It’s proven itself in several crossovers, and with...


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