Campus Hideouts

Campus Hideouts

A few of UTD’s finest study spots

After spending the better part of a year doing school from home, you may be looking for the opportunity to conduct work outside of your normal living quarters. If so, you’re in luck – UTD is replete with superb study spaces. First and foremost, the brand-new Sciences Building has something...

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Educational Side-Gigs

Educational Side-Gigs

Electives every Comet should consider

While you may come into your freshman year with a carefully mapped-out plan of exactly which classes to take each semester, don’t forget about electives! Elective classes can give you a nice break from difficult major courses, connect you with students in different majors and schools, and broaden your learning...

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Joining Up

Joining Up

Getting involved in campus organizations

If there’s one word that can be used to describe UTD, it’s diverse. There are over 300 registered student organizations on campus, in essentially any category you can think of. With all these options, it can get a bit overwhelming to find an organization that’s right for you. That’s why...

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Lifelong Sisters

Lifelong Sisters

One Comet’s fulfilling experience in Greek life

Joining Greek life – one of the several fraternities or sororities on campus – is one way for new students to make friends and create an impact on campus. UTD is home to the College Panhellenic Council, Interfraternity Council, National Pan-Hellenic Council and Multicultural Greek Council, whose 26 total fraternity...

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Artificer’s Dream

Artificer’s Dream

Mechanical marvels will get you eats for 2 bits and a clam

As you mosey your way onto campus, you might notice mechanical Starship marvels rolling down the road. Dubbed ‘Tobor’s by UTD students – “robot” spelled backward – these little wonders deliver food, drinks and joy to the UTD community. Tobors can deliver from Taco Bell and UTD’s The Pub for...

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New course offerings introduce Comets to religion, Korean language

New course offerings introduce Comets to religion, Korean language

Administration hoping to foster “untapped interest” among STEM Students

The upcoming fall semester will bring with it a multitude of new classes including those in religious studies, Korean language and African and African diaspora studies. Last fall, a survey was sent to A&H students to gauge the level of interest in a religious studies minor. As a result of...

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The show must go on!

The show must go on!

Student projects shine at film festival despite virtual environment

UTD filmmakers were recognized for their exceptional talent in an unprecedented year by the Cosmic Film Festival. The festival is hosted by Meteor Theater, a student-run program that works to cultivate student interest and appreciation for films. While they received a total of seven submissions, two films swept all the awards....

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Boba Blockage

Boba Blockage

Local businesses grapple with shortages caused by pandemic, Suez Canal crisis

Shipping delays are creating a country-wide boba shortage, making it a challenge for boba tea providers in the Richardson area to supply one of the most popular drinks today. According to Fortune Business Insights, the bubble tea market was estimated to value $2.02 billion in 2019 and is projected to...

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‘I’m just glad I can check it off the bucket list: I did a game show’

‘I’m just glad I can check it off the bucket list: I did a game show’

Comet wins big on Wheel of Fortune

While some students might spend their Wednesday night at home watching TV, Christian Nevarez – an interdisciplinary studies junior – spent Wednesday, April 7 in the studio of Wheel of Fortune to be broadcasted on TV. Once the pandemic hit and classes shifted online, Nevarez moved to California, where –...

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