Why Do Students Cram?

Why Do Students Cram?

Mercury survey reveals only two percent of students do not cram for exams Bioengineering freshman Meghna Jayavelu told herself that she wasn’t going to cram for this upcoming test, that she was going to study in intervals. However, like 16% of students, she found herself only beginning to study the...

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Q & A: Celebrity Chef Aarti Sequeira

Q & A: Celebrity Chef Aarti Sequeira

UTD Dining and Auxiliary Services hosted chef, television star and journalist Aarti Sequeira this month. Sequeira graduated from Northwestern University as a journalist, worked for CNN and produced a show on HBO. Not long after, Sequeira was the winner of the sixth season of Food Network’s “The Next Food Network...

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Ask Emily:

Ask Emily:

Mental health advice from one student to another If you and your friend both struggle with mental health issues, how do you balance being there for each other while also taking care of yourself? – Lovingly Here Lovingly, boundaries can be hard to set, especially with someone you care about....

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Tongue in Cheek Ice Cream

Tongue in Cheek Ice Cream

If you’ve ever cruised down Arapaho Road following the bends, the brightly colored signs of shops all vying for your attention start to blur together. One sign, however, that stands out is a brazen graphic of a tongue sticking out at you with the words “Tongue in Cheek” surrounding it....

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Unafraid to Speak Out

Unafraid to Speak Out

International political economy senior often stands up during lecture to share opinions College lectures usually involve sitting and listening, taking notes and maybe scrolling through your Twitter feed. Other than an occasional question or comment, the class experience is relatively the same routine every time. Ronald Chan, an international political...

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Game  Review: ‘Legends of Runeterra’

Game Review: ‘Legends of Runeterra’

Digital card game set in same universe as ‘League of Legends’ Riot Games is finally evolving from Riot Game and creating a game besides “League of Legends.” They announced two new projects, one of which is the recently released “Legends of Runeterra.” Riot Games representatives said that they want to...

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From Cricket to Comet

From Cricket to Comet

Former player for Singapore’s national cricket team continues to play leisurely at UTD Computer science freshman Karthik Mohan is just like any other student, except for one major difference. At the age of 14, he represented Singapore as a cricket player on the national stage.  Mohan played for the team’s...

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Exhibit Honors Holocaust Liberators

Exhibit Honors Holocaust Liberators

Ackerman Center display features accounts from Texan WWII soldiers In a hallway just outside the Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies lies an array of banners featuring 21 individuals: the Texas servicemen who liberated concentration camps in the aftermath of World War II. This is “The Texas Liberator: Witness to the...

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Professor Offers Free Pantry in Office to Combat Food Insecurity

Professor Offers Free Pantry in Office to Combat Food Insecurity

After finding out that over 40% of college students face food insecurity, one professor took matters into her own hands, building a makeshift pantry in her office for students. Senior lecturer of Brain and Behavioral Sciences Gayle Schwark gained attention for her food pantry on Feb. 10 when she sent...

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Senior Rises as New Contender  in UTD’s Chicken Tender Scene

Senior Rises as New Contender in UTD’s Chicken Tender Scene

Student writes Reddit reviews for fried finger food A playful online joke between friends has now grown into a Reddit sensation at UTD. The centerpiece of the content? Chicken tenders. Economics senior Joshua Evers said it all started in April 2019 when he had a friend who was constantly making...

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