Free membership for staff at SPN center all year

Free membership for staff at SPN center all year

The Office of the President and Human Resources provides free new resources to support staff, faculty health, wellbeing

The SPN Wellness Center will be available to all faculty, staff and affiliates for no cost starting Jan. 17. After the 2022 campus climate survey, two complaints were brought to UTD’s upper staff and supervisors‘ attention. Staff had limited access to wellness benefits, and some employees couldn’t access needed showers...

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‘Skinamarink’ Gets Under Viewers’ Skin

‘Skinamarink’ Gets Under Viewers’ Skin

Despite poorly developed characters and a lack of plot, Kyle Edward Ball’s indie horror flick “Skinamarink” creates one of the most unnerving experiences in film through its intense atmosphere and unique cinematography. Produced primarily through crowdfunding with a meager budget of $15,000, “Skinamarink”  follows two children named Kaylee and...

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‘Single’s Inferno’ Brings the Heat

‘Single’s Inferno’ Brings the Heat

Before Valentine’s Day, learn the do’s and don’ts of the first stages of courtship from “Single’s Inferno,” the hit Korean reality dating show whose second season is gaining international popularity. “Single’s Inferno” revolves around 12 singles who are thrust onto Inferno — a remote island — and told to mingle...

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Heartbreak in Ireland

Heartbreak in Ireland

‘The Banshees of Inisherin’ foretells a falling out

The Oscar nominations brought both bountiful wins for movie lovers and despicable snubs of amazing performers like Mia Goth. Amongst big names, one lesser known film that deserves a handful of Oscars is “The Banshees of Inisherin,” which captures the complexity of human relationships in a single story and pulls...

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Comets connect with culture through Makar Sankranti

Comets connect with culture through Makar Sankranti

Students show solidarity in diversity through Pan-Indian Hindu festival focused on honoring the harvest and the sun

The group Hindu Yuva at UTD celebrated Makar Sankranti at the DFW Hindu Temple on Jan. 15 to commemorate the start of a new season.  Makar Sankranti is a festival celebrated across India that illustrates solidarity in diversity. Each state has different ways of observing Makar Sankranti; however, harvest is...

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Tre Stelle masters low-key ambience

Tre Stelle masters low-key ambience

Local coffee shop brings strong blends, seasonal foods and an impressive number of milk alternatives

Just 10 minutes from campus lies the family-owned Tre Stelle Coffee Co., a hidden gem of a coffee shop. With its diverse menu and refreshing atmosphere, this spot is a must for any student in need of a caffeine fix. Situated on Preston Road, Tre Stelle has an abundance of...

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Local Band Drops Single

Local Band Drops Single

With a perfect blend between rock, punk and pop, Dallas-based indie band Chancy has been hitting all the right notes since 2017. With their latest single ‘Draw It’ released on January 6, the group has proven itself a true local band with relatable lyrics, playful band members and an appeal...

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Arwa Yemeni Brings a World Class Experience

Arwa Yemeni Brings a World Class Experience

Internationally sourced coffee shop delivers the Middle East to Richardson, commemorating Yemeni culture and history

Arwa Yemeni is a ten minute drive from campus that students won’t regret due to its cultural authenticity, tasteful coffee and aesthetic studying atmosphere. Thinking of exploring the Middle East? Arwa’s Yemeni Coffee has got you covered with their world class ethnic Yemeni experience. At Arwa Yemeni, one can smell...

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We’re not Russian, We’re Ukrainian

We’re not Russian, We’re Ukrainian

Despite the decline in social media coverage of Russia's expansion in Eastern Europe, it is more important now than ever for Americans to show support for Ukraine

Ukrainians have suffered greatly at the hands of Russians, in part due to the international community’s insufficient response to Russian imperialism. I wear many different labels. I’m a Comet, a Houstonian, a Texan, an American, a Ukrainian and a Crimean Tatar. However, it has become obvious to me that not...

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