Life & Arts

Life & Arts

They make a difference: Who is the Pep Band?

One of the most acclaimed sounds of any American college is the pep band, a tradition of brass and woodwind fanfare that accompanies...

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‘The One Hundred Years of Lenni and Margot’: an ode to hopeful living

“The One Hundred Years of Lenni and Margot,” a realistic fiction novel written by Marianne Cronin, is a poignant commentary on the human...

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‘Love at First Sight,’ the peak modern romcom

Charming, genuine and unexpected — “Love at First Sight” marks the Renaissance of the romantic comedy genre for a new generation. Starring Haley...

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‘One Piece’ is, for once, a live-action anime adaptation worth watching

The “One Piece” live action show has finally arrived, and fans all over the world are watching the masterpiece in a new light....

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Arctic Monkeys create cinematic night of music, nostalgia

Stepping into Dickies Arena the night of Sept. 16 felt like entering the 2010s, with flannels wrapped around waists, vintage band tees, fishnet...

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Lana Del Rey Shines Through Rain

Despite the on-and-off thunderstorm that plagued the night and eventually cut it short, Lana Del Rey’s Dallas stop on her 2023 “Did You...

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80s Night!

Strings Attached channeled the electric spirit of the 80s at their premiere concert of the year, 80s Night! This musical era, a harmonious...

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Heart to Heart

Physics junior Seth Rippentrop and business administration junior Tate Lewis could not have predicted they would survive the same rare heart condition in...

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Hozier’s new album is his weakest

Inspired by Dante’s “Inferno,” Hozier’s third album takes the listener to hell and back with a new take on indie-folk music. “Unreal Unearth”...

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Breaking Greek life misconceptions during rush week

UTD hosts over 1,100 students within its 26 chapters of fraternities and sororities — collectively known as Greek life — which connect students...

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