Day: October 2, 2023



Whitney Houston’s “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” fills the room; people dance to the beat as a former Miss Texas performs the song...


Student veterans settle down on campus

Veterans make up 3% of UTD, and while administration and the student body alike help with the transition into college, their experience in...


SG, Mayor Dubey sign up over 200 Comets to vote

On Sept. 19, Student Government held their annual National Voter Registration Day event on campus to educate college students about the democratic process,...


Parking prices climb, students dodge the meter

As parking prices increase and space becomes limited, UTD students search for unconventional ways to park without paying. Strategies for avoiding payment include...


Comet wins $10k scholarship for women in STEM

Computer science sophomore Samiyah Kabir knew she wanted to reach for the stars since she was young, with dreams of working for NASA....


JSOM ranked No. 10 public business school in U.S.

Naveen Jindal School of Management is officially ranked No. 10 in public business schools in the U.S. and No. 27 business schools overall,...


FIRE vs. UTD on free speech

The Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression, or FIRE, has flagged UTD as a red-coded school for freedom of speech, meaning they believe...


New federal designation could bring funding to Latino students at UTD

UTD is in the process of becoming a Hispanic-Serving Institution, meaning it is aiming to have a 25% Hispanic or Latino undergraduate population....


UTD creates recruitment office in New Delhi, India

In an effort to increase its visibility and outreach, UTD is opening its first international outreach office in New Delhi, India. According to...


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