Spreading Momo Magic

Spreading Momo Magic

Four UTD alumni create pop-up shop to share love for dumplings A group of UTD alumni started their own momo making business a pop-up brand specializing in Nepali and Himalayan dumplings. Momos are dumplings from Nepal that are filled with vegetables like cilantro, cabbage, onions and ground meat and are...

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Ask Sophie

Ask Sophie

Advice from one student to another Q: How do I get better at public speaking when feeling nervous and self-conscious? -Rahaf Thanks for asking, Rahaf. As an introverted and self-conscious person, I also struggle with public speaking and am well-acquainted with your frustrations. However, this fear is nearly universal, so...

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Dallas Revival: Jeng Chi

Dallas Revival: Jeng Chi

Local Chinese restaurant offers traditional dishes, dessert options UTD has seen a lot of growth over the years, so it should come as no surprise that the area around the university is always developing. Despite the almost seasonal changes, I’m excited to revisit a classic Richardson restaurant, Jeng Chi.            ...

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Game Review: ‘Stoneshard’

Game Review: ‘Stoneshard’

A roguelike turn-based RPG that challenges without frustrating, immerses without  complicating Last time with “Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem,” I wasted four hours of my life on the first boss and hated every moment. This time, with “Stoneshard,” I spent two hours bashing my head against the prologue boss. And it...

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Fencing club’s winning streak forced to end

Fencing club’s winning streak forced to end

Practices, national tournament canceled due to coronavirus outbreak After strong showings in regional competitions, UTD’s Fencing Club was looking forward to making a comeback at nationals until it was canceled due to the coronavirus outbreak. The  United States Associate of Collegiate Fencing Clubs Nationals is the world’s largest collegiate  fencing...

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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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