Day: March 18, 2024


Conservative news media watchdog attacks SB 17 compliance

Accuracy in Media — a conservative media watchdog — secretly filmed UTD employees in a Feb. 15 video, asking leading questions about Diversity,...


Chess Team snags awards at Southwest tournament

The UTD Chess Team improved their standing by placing second in the 2024 Southwest Chess Collegiate Championship on March 9, also qualifying for...

Life & Arts

La Llorona shares her sorrowful tale on campus

Piercing cries of pain overcome the steady murmur of a river as La Llorona wanders hopelessly in search of the children she drowned;...


In the wake of death

In the past few weeks, you have probably heard about the deaths of fellow students and grappled with the shock at losing classmates...


Student Government: stop hiding from students

Over half of SG’s senators ignored their promise of transparency to students when they hid away to discuss a high-stakes resolution at a...


Films should respect naked bodies, not stigmatize them

Hollywood blockbusters suggest nudity can only exist to invoke a sense of sexuality or for shock value, and given how affected we are...


Riccio: playing with fire

Between iWeek, Biryani Night and Lunar New Year, UTD is well-acquainted with beautiful and thoughtful events highlighting diverse traditions. Unfortunately, not every cultural...


Foundational physics in a fridge

In the underground floor of the Bioengineering and Sciences building sits the Quantum Transport Lab. Although it might not delve into teleportation, its...


UTD Alumnus creates ChatGPT-powered language learning app

As language learning tools flood the digital landscape, Lingua Link emerges to fill in the gaps left by Duolingo and similar apps, using...


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