Day: April 17, 2023


Bruce August Jr: beloved director of MC in memoriam

A leader, a mentor and a friend, Bruce August Jr. was a pillar in the UTD community for cultural representation and school spirit....


Why are housing prices increasing?

Price increases are linked to renovations, utility inflation, existing debt and general trends in the real estate market. Going into 2023-24, University Housing...


Student Government calls on UTD to ‘DIVEST FROM DEATH’

Student Government passed a resolution calling on UTD to divest funds from five weapon-manufacturing companies on April 4 as a push against militarism...


UTD Esports to split from Athletics

The Department of Student Affairs and Student Union Administration have recently made the decision toseparate the UTD esports program from the athletics department,...


Texans battle fentanyl crisis

Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that is 50 times more potent than heroin and in recent years has been implicated in overdoses linked...


UTD MUN celebrates success in the Big Apple

Model UN wrapped up their last conference of the year in New York from April 2 to April 6, representing 15 countries and...


UTD student wins Tiktok scholarship

Cindy Aguirre, a junior international political economy major, was awarded the $500 normandiealise National Scholarship Month TikTok Scholarship as the only one of...


Richardson City Council Agenda Q&A

Student Government and student advocacy group Comets for Better Transit hosted a town hall meeting for Comets to ask Richardson city council members...


Students protest anti-LGBT bills

A group of UTD students made their voices heard at the state capitol, where lawmakers voted on several controversial bills targeting the LGBTQ+...


Loved law advisor retires

After five years at the helm of UTD’s Pre-Law Advising Center, Director Barbara Kirby will retire at the end of the semester. Although...


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