Subpar Chainsaw Massacre

Subpar Chainsaw Massacre

Why slasher films don’t do the horror genre justice Horror films are exactly as the name suggests. They do what most other genres typically avoid: they force the audience to face undesirable or horrific images. While the horror genre is an interesting one to observe, looking at its subgenres can...

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A Bug, Not a Feature

A Bug, Not a Feature

Public relations disasters continue to plague the video game industry It’s 2020! And with the new year and new decade, it has come time for retrospection. In the last 10 years, the video game industry has been hit with some of the largest public relations mishaps and social media blunders...

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Detour Doughnuts

Detour Doughnuts

As the spring semester picks back up, most of us are going to have to readjust to the hectic schedule of being students. While we get back into the swing of balancing our school work, I was excited to be able to go to Detour Doughnuts for a quick break,...

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Chess Team Heads to President’s Cup

Chess Team Heads to President’s Cup

Players qualify for second consecutive year, reflect on importance of improving strategies before April match Fresh off their qualifying fourth-place finish at the Pan-American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championship in December, the UTD chess team is gearing up to head to the 2020 President’s Cup for the second year in a...

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Digitized Detective Campaign

Digitized Detective Campaign

Award-winning role-playing video game ‘Disco Elysium’ puts players’ investigative skills to test “Disco Elysium” is a top-down third-person isometric POV open world RPG that starts the player in the blackness of a void, guided by an “Ancient Reptilian Brain.” The player can choose to either begin feeling the emotions and...

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Nerve Stimulation Device Aids Rehabilitation after Stroke

Nerve Stimulation Device Aids Rehabilitation after Stroke

Therapeutic implant undergoing FDA approval process after seven years of testing Editor’s Note: Professor Hays’s name has been correctly attributed to the photo. A UTD-developed nerve stimulation device may increase the success of rehabilitation after a stroke. A five-year $1.4 million grant from the National Institute of Health is covering...

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Researchers Develop Eye Healing Model

Researchers Develop Eye Healing Model

UTD researchers hope to push drug research forward by developing technology that mimics the human eye, to provide some insight on how exactly the eye heals. Researchers in the department of bioengineering at UTD are working in collaboration with UT Southwestern Medical Center on the project. Professor of bioengineering and...

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Out with the Old, In with the New

Out with the Old, In with the New

Upcoming phases at Northside to feature smart home capabilities, interior aesthetic changes Northside recently announced plans to open a fourth phase as construction continues on Phase Three, the complex’s first phase to offer smart home technology in the student-targeted housing project. Phase Four is scheduled to open in Fall 2021,...

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Alumni Tackle Food Insecurity among Students

Alumni Tackle Food Insecurity among Students

Thirty to 40% of food is wasted in the US, according to the USDA, but a group of UTD alumni is making efforts to reduce local food waste and help hungry students. Takesh UTD Food Supply is a volunteer organization that redistributes leftover food to international students from South Asia....

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