10 for 10: 10 things to do before the first day of class

10 for 10: 10 things to do before the first day of class

1. Walk through your class schedule so you know where the rooms are UTD’s campus is confusing. Especially with the construction, navigating all the buildings on campus and all the rooms within those buildings can be difficult. Walk through your schedule so you know the quickest routes to your classes...

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10 for 10: 10 ways to de-stress

10 for 10: 10 ways to de-stress

1. Find an activity or hobby you like doing and do it! I don’t think I fully understood the importance of having an activity that I enjoy doing by myself until I was well into my college years, and to be honest, it took me awhile to find something I...

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Dogs of Dallas: Bentley

Dogs of Dallas: Bentley

Name: Bentley Breed: Pomeranian Age: 2 years old Bark hello to Bentley, the most excitable Pomeranian at Wagging Tail Dog Park. As soon as I walked into the small dog enclosure, he ran up to me and started yapping. He’s a feisty little bundle of energy. He also loved having...

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I’d rather just die …

I’d rather just die …

It’s been a while since we’ve talked, you and I. Almost all of summer has gone by and the fall term is just around the corner. The problem is, Dallas summers are wonderfully carefree and warm, so news isn’t always a top priority for me, especially not the gory, unhappy...

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Dogs of Dallas: Happy, Chester and Pretty

Dogs of Dallas: Happy, Chester and Pretty

Name: Happy Breed: Poodle Mix Age: 12 years old Name: Chester Breed: Golden Labradoodle Age: 4 years Name: Pretty Breed: Golden Doodle Age: 10 years Say hello to Happy, Chester, and Pretty, a high-energy trio I ran into at Wagging Tail Dog Park in North Dallas. All three of these...

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Dogs of Dallas: Spencer

Dogs of Dallas: Spencer

Welcome to Dogs of Dallas! This is a blog dedicated to the cutest canines I can find roaming the parks and neighborhoods of the Metroplex. Each post includes photos of the pup, testimony from the owner, and a bit of my personal experience with the dog. The goal of this...

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Fun in the sun with Shakespeare

Fun in the sun with Shakespeare

Summers and picnics go hand-in-hand, and if you are culturally inclined then you can enjoy the outdoor evenings with Shakespeare in the Park at the Samuell Grand Amphitheatre.The 2015 season runs through July 25 all days except Mondays. This year Shakespeare Dallas is putting on two productions as part of...

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10 for 10: 10 apps to get you through college

10 for 10: 10 apps to get you through college

We live in an age where smartphones and tablets have become integral parts of our lives. In that same way, dozens of apps have been developed that help students stay organized and help with the typical day in and day out of being  in college. I have compiled a list...

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10 for 10: 10 Regrets from my Freshman Year

10 for 10: 10 Regrets from my Freshman Year

For the summer, I have opted to continue my blog as a series of posts geared towards freshmen, but also for students who might relate or might just be looking for a way to rediscover UTD. The series, titled 10 for 10 will be 10 posts about various topics ranging...

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A journalist’s oath

A journalist’s oath

I’ve been a student reporter for five years now, yet as I read through Neil Henry’s “American Carnival: Journalism under siege in the age of new media” a humbling realization dawned upon me. For someone who has passionately dedicated herself to bringing the truth before the student body at UTD,...

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