UTD Mental Health App aims to help

A mental health text line will be available through the UTD app for students to get emotional support from peers. Kavya Kannan, neuroscience sophomore and creator of the help line, collaborated with several campus departments including OIT, the Wellness Center and UTDesign to increase the availability of mental health resources...

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Student Union Fee Passes, Athletics Fee Fails

Student Union Fee Passes, Athletics Fee Fails

Over 6,000 Comets voted in both referendums, Athletics fee fails by 212 votes

Comets voted in favor of a new Student Union and narrowly voted down an increased athletics fee in the recent fee referendum polls. UTD’s next steps for a new SU are to secure approval from the state legislature to legally raise the fee cap. If passed through the legislature, the...

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Protester detained at post-sermon drag show

Protester detained at post-sermon drag show

First drag queen candidate for ordained ministry delivers sermon in drag

Originally Posted October 13th. A student was temporarily detained after interrupting a post-sermon drag show in the SU green on the night of Sept.12. Economics freshman Kyle Randle was taken off-site by UTD PD after disrupting a sermon and drag show hosted by the Synergy Wesley Foundation. Halfway through the...

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BETO MAKES STOP AT UTD

BETO MAKES STOP AT UTD

Students filled the Davidson Gundy Alumni Center and flowed outside to hear the candidate make his case

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke detailed his plans for potential governorship at a packed rally of over a thousand students last Friday. The “League of United Latin American Citizens” and “Students for Beto” hosted O’Rourke in the David Gundy Alumni Center, where he discussed hot button topics such as economics,...

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IQ Headquarters opens

UTD students are now welcome at the new IQ Headquarters, the next step in student entrepreneurship and city development which aims to turn 1,200 industrial acres into the future of the city. Located in the heart of the city, the Richardson Innovation Quarter, otherwise referred to the Richardson IQ, is...

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VALORANT team shooting for the stars

VALORANT team shooting for the stars

UTD's newest esports team is ready to outgun the competition online and in person

UTD’s new VALORANT team is preparing to take the fight to LAN before the start of the official season. VALORANT is a tactical team first person shooter released by Riot Games, which are mainly known for League of Legends. The game involves two teams of six fighting for control of...

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Assistant volleyball coach promoted after 18 years

Assistant volleyball coach promoted after 18 years

In his first year as head coach, Zachary Villarreal hopes to continue the historic success of the UTD volleyball program. Villarreal has been working with the volleyball program as the assistant head coach since its inception in 2004. As the right hand man to former head coach and founder Marci...

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Smile leaves a smile on jump-scare fans’ faces

Smile leaves a smile on jump-scare fans’ faces

Paramount’s new film, “Smile,” delivers an unpredictable plot and terrifying jump scares that will make viewers feel ready for spooky season. The film’s director, Parker Finn, has made other classics such as “the Hide Behind” and “Laura Hasn’t Slept.” “Smile,” however, is his first collaboration with Paramount and has been...

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Meteorite class crashes in at UTD

Meteorite class crashes in at UTD

As one of the catalog’s newest classes, Comets Love Meteorites allows students to study meteorites from around the world. Otherwise known as GEOS 2340, this class is taught in ROC 2.203 under the tutelage of geoscience professor Bob Stern and associate professor of instruction Randy Griffin. Taught on a trial...

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