Comets slay night away at drag show

Comets slay night away at drag show

Performers from Chi Alpha Iota diaternity took to the stage with XAI’s annual drag show for a “night of self-exploration, discovery and acceptance” on Nov. 11 and 12. Student performers danced and lip-synced to songs like “I’m Coming Out,” “Akh Lad Jaave” and “Cigarette Ahegao.” In addition, the show featured...

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The Fix: Mojo’s Java saves Richardson residents from chain drink doldrums

The Fix: Mojo’s Java saves Richardson residents from chain drink doldrums

Ten minutes down Coit Road lies some of the best coffee anywhere near UTD, Mojo’s Java. Mojo’s Java sits inside Cottonwood Market on Coit and Belt Line and is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Alex Deer, the owner, named the shop after his cat Mojo. Although...

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IQ Headquarters counters brain drain

IQ Headquarters counters brain drain

Entrepeneurship center hopes to keep new graduates in North Texas

With the southern region of the U.S the least likely to retain college graduates, the Richardson-based Innovation Quarter offers UTD students several incentives to stay in North Texas. The IQ Headquarters, as The Mercury reported, officially opened in September and plans to be “the next step in student entrepreneurship and...

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Whimsical film resparks the ‘whodunnit’ genre

Whimsical film resparks the ‘whodunnit’ genre

Murder mystery wows with a vintage aesthetic and quirky cast. If Agatha Christie and Wes Anderson had a lovechild, it would be “See How They Run,” a classic ‘whodunnit’ that makes up for its predictability with a delightful cast and a whimsical filming style. “See How They Run” completely immerses...

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Overwatch team shows off at Comet Con

Overwatch team shows off at Comet Con

UTD invited UNT and UTA to best of three matches in a LAN environment

The Overwatch team dominated their show matches at Comet Con with a glimpse of an esports LAN at home After months of planning, the esports team hosted a game show and best of three show matches with UNT and UTA on Nov 2. The Comet Con matches showcased both the...

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Omega Strikers make first strike at tournament play

Omega Strikers make first strike at tournament play

UTD’s new Omega Strikers club team competed at their first online tournament on November 11, 2022. Omega Strikers is a top-down game which consists of two teams of three players, who fight to score by sending “the Core,” a large hockey puck, into the opponent’s goal. Players can choose from...

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Why Voting is Crucial

Why Voting is Crucial

Participation of young voters is more important now than ever, despite the fatalism expressed by many. There is a common narrative that floats around the leftist side of Twitter and is repeated by young people in general: that “voting is pointless.” The reasons people provide for disenfranchising themselves are numerous,...

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Median Ban is Mid

Median Ban is Mid

New measure has nothing to do with safety, everything to do with impression management

Dallas’ median ban is a thinly veiled attempt to criminalize poverty and pedestrianism, not a public safety measure The Dallas City Council approved an ordinance 14-1 on Oct. 26 to allow city marshals to issue citations up to $500 to people standing in roadways — which includes medians. Many city...

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