Game Space: Inside UTD’s Gaming Community

Game Space: Inside UTD’s Gaming Community

On any given day, a small lounge on the lower level of the Student Union is packed with numerous students gathered around tabletops and TVs.  A group of three students buzz around their laptops, clicking away at an “Overwatch” game they just queued up. A rowdier crowd can be seen...

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UTD Opens New Center for Asian Studies

UTD Opens New Center for Asian Studies

Center to collaborate with the Crow Museum of Asian Art to promote academic interest of Asian culture In an effort to increase interest and develop a higher understanding of Asian culture, UTD has founded the Center for Asian Studies, which aims to not only educate students, but also to equip...

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Movie Review: ‘Midsommar’ is Horror Done Right

Movie Review: ‘Midsommar’ is Horror Done Right

“Midsommar” begins in the dead of winter. For those familiar with writer/director Ari Aster’s previous work on “Hereditary,” this irony shouldn’t come as much of a surprise. As with his other critically-acclaimed film, Aster continues to redefine the horror genre, crafting the story of “Midsommar” with a startling intricacy, weaving...

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Military Student Finds Her Place at UTD

Military Student Finds Her Place at UTD

Navy veteran gives insight into years of military service, transition back into college As servicemen leave the armed forces, finding work in the civilian sector can be challenging. Enlisted soldiers without college degrees may be unable to find work despite their skills obtained during service. Regardless, many still choose to...

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Sophomore Starts Grassroots Club

Sophomore Starts Grassroots Club

Incoming student promotes Democratic candidate Andrew Yang, political involvement for 2020 election through new group In the midst of a 2020 election saturated with 24 democratic candidates, one incoming UTD sophomore has settled on a candidate she believes can get to the oval office, and recently founded a club to...

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Codes Not Their Own

Panel Addresses Difficulties for Black Women in STEM A weekend panel discussion held at UTD addressed the practice of “code-switching” and its effects on black women in STEM. The panel featured several STEM professionals, all women of color, each discussing their own experiences with race in the workplace. Code-switching is...

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Review: ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’

At first, I was afraid I was going to be bored during this movie. I thought to myself, “Oh, another film related to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. There’ll be more guns, more fighting and just the same storyline recycled over and over.” I enjoyed the MCU up until the second...

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Review: Toy Story 4

I have never seen a Toy Story movie in my life. Look, maybe the idea of my toys coming alive when I’m not around was never exactly appealing to me as a kid. I thought it was all over after “Toy Story 3,” when Andy gives his toys to the...

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Eating More for Less

Two coworkers launch app designed to decrease food delivery service prices, test run platform at UTD Fed up with the high prices and fees from other food delivery services, two coworkers decided to launch their own platform, with their first test run at UTD. Adarsh Pradeep graduated from George Mason...

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ATEC students showcase video game at Dreamhack Dallas event

ATEC students showcase video game at Dreamhack Dallas event

Team received feedback for “Soul Horizons” from consumers, playtesters  A team of UTD undergraduates showcased their game at the annual DreamHack event in Dallas. DreamHack is a Swedish production company that hosts video gaming tournaments and conventions. The DreamHack Dallas event took place on May 31 to June 2 at...

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