Peace Out, Plastics

Peace Out, Plastics

Single-use plastics ban on its way to being implemented campus-wide

The Sustainability Committee’s Single-Use Plastic Ban Proposal has made it all the way to the office of the President. If President Richard Benson signs the proposal, the policy will become a university-wide goal, making UTD the first university in Texas to commit to eliminating single-use plastics. The proposal already passed...

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UTD Launches First Rocket

UTD Launches First Rocket

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics at UTD made history on Nov. 19 when they became the first organization on campus to launch a high-powered rocket. AIAA launched the rocket in Gunter, Texas at the Dallas Area Rocket Society, an organization dedicated to giving students an opportunity to explore...

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Alumnus runs art booth at large artist’s alley

Alumnus runs art booth at large artist’s alley

Anime Frontier attendees stopped in their tracks to buy merchandise from Lacel Ria’s towering pink booth, a marvelous display of adorable stickers, prints and keychains. Lacel, also known as Jelly is an artist and Twitch streamer who graduated from ATEC in 2022. Lacel illustrates original art and fanart for their...

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Chainsaw Man dub cast interview

Chainsaw Man dub cast interview

Tatsuki Fujimoto blew away the world in 2018 with his writing and illustrations in a shōnen manga immortalized as “Chainsaw Man.” As this season’s most popular anime and easily the most highly anticipated show of the year, “Chainsaw Man” has been cutting down the competition with brutal gore, raunchy humor...

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Chainsaw Man Brought To Life

Chainsaw Man Brought To Life

Computer science sophomore and comet, Thomas Cortez, struts the halls of Anime Frontier, wowing attendees with animated expressions and in-character movements through a mask obscuring his features. Known for his complex and bold builds, Cortez stands out amongst the crowd in his Chainsaw Man cosplay. Cortez, who goes by Biotom27,...

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Jujutsu Kaisen dub cast interview

Jujutsu Kaisen dub cast interview

Earning its place among shōnen manga for some of the best fights in anime, Jujitsu Kaisen was written and illustrated by Gege Akutami in 2018. Pushing huge milestones in 2021 for its success as an anime, it follows the unnatural story of Yuji Itadori, played by Adam McArthur in the...

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<strong>Helping the homeless through altruism</strong>

Helping the homeless through altruism

UTD student, Dylan Miles runs non profit campaign for second year in row to clothe homeless in Houston

UTD student runs charity event to help clothe the homeless population of Houston. Dylan Miles, a junior majoring in business marketing, is running a non-profit event called “Hoodies for the Homeless” through his clothing brand where sponsors can contribute $30 to fund the creation of a hoodie for a person...

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Gender Center Opens Closet For Major Life Transitions

The Galerstein Gender Center is now providing free, gently-used clothes, shoes and accessories to Comets in need. According to the Gender Center’s website, The Life Transitions Closet is available to students and employees undergoing a life transition, “including gender transitions, loss or gain of employment, pregnancy or birth, and more.”...

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Richardson leaders delay off-campus housing

Richardson leaders delay off-campus housing

After debating a zoning ordinance that would allow a new off-campus housing development within walking distance of the UTD campus, Richardson city council deferred voting on the issue. The meeting on Nov. 14 centered around rezoning 13 acres of land north of campus between Waterview Parkway and President George Bush...

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What’s the mysterious car in ATEC?

What’s the mysterious car in ATEC?

Since September, a sports car has been parked on the first floor of ATEC — why is it there and where did it come from? In partnership with UTD, senior director of the Crow Museum of Asian Art, Amy Hofland, sat down to talk about the new art installation by...

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