Day: February 27, 2023


UTD student accused of stabbing banned from campus

University officials banned a UTD student accused of a stabbing from campus while she awaits trial. Business administration junior Nika Nikoubin – also...


Student witnesses illicit water dumping in University Village Phase 1

A student witnessed an employee from Carpet Tech, a carpet cleaning company contracted by UTD Housing, dumping used cleaning water down a UV...


Leaks bring down Canyon Creek ceiling

On Feb. 2, 2023, Canyon Creek Heights South experienced flooding from rain and snow, causing unsafe living conditions for several Comets, including criminology...


Over 50,000 dead, students send support to Turkey and Syria

Over 50,000 lives have been lost in the earthquakes that hit Syria and Turkey, but members of the Turkish Student Association and faculty...


Black student athlete spotlight

Junior Sarah Lewis and sophomore Cierra Trigg have established themselves as cornerstone members of the softball and basketball teams respectively. With the spring...


UTD professors defend teaching CRT in class

Despite media controversy around critical race theory being taught in schools, two UTD professors believe it is an important topic to discuss in...


Congress funds ECS wind research center

The Wind Energy Center at UTD — UTD Wind — has received $1.6 million from Congress in an initiative to foster research and...


LOV Task Force strives to support minorities

UTD faculty and administrators form task forces to increase outreach and support the needs of students from diverse backgrounds. After the murder of...


Art history class treats ChatGPT as friend, not enemy

Amid debate about AI chatbots’ role in the classroom, Professor Mark Rosen incorporated AI into an assignment to experiment with chatbots’ educational potential....

NewsSG Report

SG elections and women in leadership

iWeek Celebrations UTD will celebrate International Week, or iWeek, from March 6-10 to recognize cultural diversity on campus through showcases of food, dance...


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