Day: January 16, 2024


Schitco Draws Against Carlsen Again

Economics junior Ivan Schitco repeated history on Nov. 15 at the 2023 European Team Chess Championship in Montenegro when he drew against world...


Texas bills bring uncertainty for immigrant students

With the passing of SB 17, the Latino community at UTD will have to organize cultural celebrations and events with less support from...


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion replaced with OCRS

UTD’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is dismantled as of Dec. 31 and will now be replaced by the Office of Campus...


ODEI removed: trans students react

Texas SB 17 is officially in effect, bringing an end to the Galerstein Gender Center and the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion....


Eddie Bernice Johnson passes

Eddie Bernice Johnson died Dec. 31, 2023 at the age of 89 after 40 years of serving as a politician at both the...

Life & Arts

New Year, New ‘Mean Girls’

“Mean Girls” (2024) hits theaters 20 years after the original, bringing a revamped and modern look at one of the biggest pop culture...

Life & Arts

‘Godzilla Minus One’ roars back with emotional depth

Godzilla returns to the big screen in a massive display of raw power in “Godzilla Minus One.” But Godzilla’s newest film is not...

Life & Arts

New Year’s resolutions: Do they work?

“New year, new me” usually comes along with the dozens of resolutions people set for themselves in January. But how many of these...

Life & Arts

‘The Iron Claw’ rips hearts apart

Children and their families would plop down in front of their television in the ’80s to watch the Von Erich brothers wrestle in...


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