Life & Arts

Life & Arts

UTD family shares son’s battle with cancer

In November 2012, Rick Smith received shattering news that no parent wants to hear. His son, Richie, had been diagnosed with brain cancer....

Life & Arts

Chinese films, calligraphy showcased in culture week

Confucius Center leads in promoting Chinese cultural awareness on campus Chinese Culture Week showcased Chinese calligraphy, karaoke, lectures and Chinese films from Nov....

CommentaryLife & Arts

FKA twigs takes Dallas

Visual artist twigs’ energy takes Dallas by storm at show in Deep Ellum; calls Dallas favorite tour stop London-based singer-songwriter, producer and dancer...

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Students at the Natural Science and Research Lab made signs in solidarity with the Mexican students who disappeared in late September. A score...

CommentaryLife & Arts

‘Dumb’ doesn’t live up to original lowbrow classic

The sequel to the Farrelly brothers’ classic comedy “Dumb and Dumber” is an almost carbon copy of the original film. However, “Dumb and...

CultureLife & Arts

A Little Party: Homecoming 2014

A little party never killed nobody at UT Dallas. From Nov. 11-15, Homecoming brought the campus together with events ranging from a car...

Life & Arts

A Glitch in the System

UTD’s newest art show explores glitch, a modern art form that creates patterns and designs through errors in the algorithmic flow of digital...

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All of the Lights: Diwali 2014

Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, fell on Oct. 23 this year. The Student Union Activity and Advisory Board (SUAAB), the Indian Student...


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