Day: February 12, 2024


Issue 2 12 2024


House District Candidate Profiles: Francine Ly and Gulrez Khan

Texan Republicans and Democrats will race for their party nomination on March 5 for a seat in their respective House district. With calls...


All out for Lunar New Year

Lion dancers spewing fire, sparkling firecrackers and countless other festivities welcomed Comets to Asia Times Square in Grand Prairie for one of Texas’...


Fanfiction contest winner captures UTD meme culture

Thirty seconds before the EROL II writing competition’s initial deadline, biochemistry sophomore Maria Shaikh submitted her fanfiction magnum opus, “Benson takes the rocks...

not me tho I'm built different (worse)

Alumnus invention lets you game with your feet

The former Comet’s innovative new controller, known as Glydr, has gathered almost $65,000 in funding A UTD Alumnus recently launched a Kickstarter campaign...


Dallas No. 50 in US for STDs — how to stay safe

A recent study from Innerbody Research found that Dallas ranks No. 50 in the top 100 U.S. cities with the highest rates of...


AI is changing real estate — and it’s not what you think

Will AI steal your job? Representatives from Weitzman, a large Texas real estate firm, think otherwise, saying AI will instead automate the tedious...


UTD receives $1.6million to boost wind research, renovate wind tunnel, labs

Texas is leading the nation in renewable energy expansion – specifically in wind energy— with which UTD is playing a critical role. Now...


Alumni tech startup accelerates to success

Editor’s note: This story previously misrepresented the combined value of the startups. This has been corrected to $600 billion, and we apologize for...


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