UT Southwestern opens vaccination site on campus

UT Southwestern opens vaccination site on campus

Over 1200 Comets volunteer to help administer vaccines

Chemistry senior Roberto Ramirez stands outside UT Southwestern’s COVID-19 vaccine site at the Davidson-Gundy Alumni Center, smiling as he greets people walking in to get vaccinated. A woman who just received her first dose stops in front of Ramirez to chat. She tells him she appreciates the little decorations scattered...

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‘Can You Find the Gun?’: virtual art festival explores social justice

‘Can You Find the Gun?’: virtual art festival explores social justice

Thirteen different projects focus on impacts of pandemic, BLM

In response to a year marked by discussions on social and racial justice, ATEC is hosting a virtual Social Justice Art & Film Festival (SJAFF) for students to showcase work that engages with these topics. The festival showcases 13 projects that include short films and documentaries, animated shorts, an interactive...

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We need women in STEM

We need women in STEM

Women provide valuable insight but can’t get their foot in the door

“Too emotional for science.” Phrases like this have continuously hindered women trying to break the glass ceiling in STEM. Why are these barriers still alive and well in the new decade? There’s no denying that the number of women entering STEM has significantly increased since 1990. However, when we look...

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Social distance makes the heart grow fonder

Social distance makes the heart grow fonder

How virtual relationships have flourished during the pandemic

Due to social distancing measures and generally reduced in-person gatherings, traditional relationship interactions are no longer as feasible, making long-distance relationships more prevalent. Regardless of whether a couple lives in the same city or on opposite sides of the world, nearly all communication is now virtual. Pavan Govu, a computer...

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Cultural appropriation rising

Cultural appropriation rising

How astrological, spiritual symbols are being misused

According to Google Trends, words such as “astrology chart” and “rising sign” have peaked in early 2021, and many professional astrologers report that business has boomed in the past few months. With the current uptick in astrology and spirituality consuming social media, it is necessary to understand their cultural significance...

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