Ryan Short new president elect, Imaan Razak default VP after opponent leaves race

Ryan Short new president elect, Imaan Razak default VP after opponent leaves race

VIBEZ ticket dissolves over miscommunication, compatibility issues

Ryan Short and Imaan Razak – running on the Reimagine SG ticket – were elected Student Government president and vice president, respectively, for the 2021-2022 academic year, following Razak’s VP opponent resigning from the election. The SG election results were announced on March 31, with Short – a political science...

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SG passes resolution discouraging use of Honorlock

SG passes resolution discouraging use of Honorlock

Professors, students weigh in on recommendation

During their Feb. 23 senate meeting, UTD Student Government passed a resolution recommending all professors stop using Honorlock. Kruthi Kanduri, a freshman senator and cognitive science major, took point on the Honorlock resolution during the meeting, opting for an alternative to the controversial proctoring service. The resolution conveys the official...

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Safe eating with SafeDish

Safe eating with SafeDish

Students create app making restaurant health inspection data accessible

After a recent bout with food poisoning, a UTD student co-created SafeDish, an app that makes it easier to find health inspection information for nearby restaurants. Computer science senior Caleb Jiang noticed how inaccessible health inspection data is when he got food poisoning after eating at Chipotle. Jiang said that...

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UT Southwestern opens vaccination site on campus

UT Southwestern opens vaccination site on campus

Over 1200 Comets volunteer to help administer vaccines

Chemistry senior Roberto Ramirez stands outside UT Southwestern’s COVID-19 vaccine site at the Davidson-Gundy Alumni Center, smiling as he greets people walking in to get vaccinated. A woman who just received her first dose stops in front of Ramirez to chat. She tells him she appreciates the little decorations scattered...

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What does on-campus isolation look like?

What does on-campus isolation look like?

How quarantining at Canyon Creek has been streamlined

While isolating on campus may not be the preferred option for Comets, UTD is attempting to make the process as seamless as possible for students who either cannot or chose not to spend their quarantine period at home. Associate Vice President for Student Affairs Matt Grief said there is a...

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