The Fix: Mojo’s Java saves Richardson residents from chain drink doldrums

The Fix: Mojo’s Java saves Richardson residents from chain drink doldrums

Ten minutes down Coit Road lies some of the best coffee anywhere near UTD, Mojo’s Java. Mojo’s Java sits inside Cottonwood Market on Coit and Belt Line and is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Alex Deer, the owner, named the shop after his cat Mojo. Although...

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Haunted Locations at UTD

Haunted Locations at UTD

This Halloween, skip the scary movies and shiver in fear at the haunting grounds right on campus. Berkner Hall, a storm drain to the north and the abandoned gazebo by Parking Structure 1 all have stories and creepy histories.

Berkner Hall is one location that has recently grabbed Comets’ attention. The Berkner tunnels are suspected of being haunted for their natural dark atmosphere and seemingly sinister undertones. Students suspect a mystery lurks beneath the old building, but faculty say that the basement exists only for practical reasons and is...

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End the fall with a small town romance

End the fall with a small town romance

For those feeling nostalgic for summer, the K-drama “Once Upon a Small Town” brought a romantic “the end” to the season. The series ran for 12 episodes, and since the series has shorter episodes than most K-dramas, it is a great gateway into the genre. It can be enjoyed in...

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Halloween ends… disappointingly

Halloween ends… disappointingly

Recent years have brought many successful horror movie reboots like “Scream” and “It,” along with contemporary cult classics that have expanded the horror hall of fame. While horror figures like Ghostface and Pennywise still delight and terrify fans, some horror icons like Michael Myers are left as an empty shell...

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Smile leaves a smile on jump-scare fans’ faces

Smile leaves a smile on jump-scare fans’ faces

Paramount’s new film, “Smile,” delivers an unpredictable plot and terrifying jump scares that will make viewers feel ready for spooky season. The film’s director, Parker Finn, has made other classics such as “the Hide Behind” and “Laura Hasn’t Slept.” “Smile,” however, is his first collaboration with Paramount and has been...

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Meteorite class crashes in at UTD

Meteorite class crashes in at UTD

As one of the catalog’s newest classes, Comets Love Meteorites allows students to study meteorites from around the world. Otherwise known as GEOS 2340, this class is taught in ROC 2.203 under the tutelage of geoscience professor Bob Stern and associate professor of instruction Randy Griffin. Taught on a trial...

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Benny’s Bagel

Benny’s Bagel

Benny’s Bagels is a kosher bagel shop located five to eight minutes away from campus down Frankford Road. It sits in a strip mall just before the Hillcrest junction and is open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and Sunday. Drinks...

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Amsterdam comes with a star-studded cast but fails to take advantage of it

Amsterdam comes with a star-studded cast but fails to take advantage of it

Helmed by an Oscar-nominated director and performed by star-studded actors, David O. Russell’s “Amsterdam” was built for success but instead flopped as a shallow imitation of films it draws inspiration from. Loosely based on a true story about three friends who uncover a conspiracy to overthrow the government, the film...

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Pearl

Pearl

Ti West’s origin prequel serves excellent scares

While A24 has produced a handful of cult classic films, director Ti West breaks ground with the studio’s first horror trilogy. The most recent addition to the trilogy, “Pearl,” is a prequel to the sex-fueled slasher “X.” This film follows Pearl, a farm girl aspiring for fame but burdened by...

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Dramatique: #Alive

Dramatique: #Alive

Korean horror film provides fresh zombie take

“Alive” is the perfect zombie flick for Halloween. We all know how well Korea does zombie apocalypse movie, with hits like “Train to Busan” and “All of Us Are Dead” enchanting audiences worldwide. But have you heard of “#Alive?” In an aptly timed 2020 release, the movie mirrors pandemic lockdowns...

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