Students should play intramurals

Students should play intramurals

Casual athletics events provide opportunity to practice beneficial competition, teamwork in social environment

Whether you are a graduating senior or a freshman looking to find your place within the UTD community, it remains important for everyone to possess and embrace a certain level of competitiveness. Intramurals are an excellent way to do that. With a constantly-growing campus, UTD has countless sources of competitive...

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Jen Lee’s comic encapsulates the nuance of change

Jen Lee’s comic encapsulates the nuance of change

As cliché as it sounds, a breakup is just one of those falling outs that hit differently, and no other work captures the awkward transition of moving on from that person and that life you had together like Jen Lee’s “At The Edge Of The Stream At Dust.” To summarize,...

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‘Bioshock’ film will leave both dedicated fans and new audiences en-Rapture-d

‘Bioshock’ film will leave both dedicated fans and new audiences en-Rapture-d

With Netflix announcing plans for a “Bioshock” feature film, I decided to revisit the legendary game series to remind myself of its industry-changing influence. And let me tell you — it’s worth getting into before the film releases. Netflix is promising to reimagine “Bioshock”as a feature film exploring the iconic...

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Robby Patty best Batty

Robby Patty best Batty

'The Batman' provides a refreshing take on Wayne, more accurate to the comic hero

While some Batman fans were left unsatisfied after viewing an angsty Robert Pattinson clad in a trenchcoat and greasy bangs, I left the theatre with the soundtrack, clang of armor, and roar of Gotham nightlife echoing in my ears. Despite some peoples’ distaste for Pattinson, I believe he gave one...

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‘Nimona’ illustrates villanous morals in heartwarming color

‘Nimona’ illustrates villanous morals in heartwarming color

“Nimona” by ND Stevenson is a quirky comic book whose main characters are the villains, set inside a futuristic medieval world where magic and science coexist. Interestingly enough, Stevenson started “Nimona” as a webcomic, and it later became their senior thesis. “Nimona”centers around a devious shapeshifter named Nimona and surprisingly...

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Pub gaming renovation wishlist

Pub gaming renovation wishlist

The "esports lounge" promises to provide a new space for Comets to game, so what does the ideal space look like?

Since UTD has just announced plans to convert the The Pub into a gaming lounge, I’d like to give the University a wish list for the new space from someone who would’ve camped out in a gaming lounge if it had existed during my time. The future look of the...

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‘Sheets’ talks growing up in life and in death

‘Sheets’ talks growing up in life and in death

With an inviting pastel color palette and soft art style, Brenna Thummler tells two intertwined coming-of-age stories that capture both middle school’s mucky feelings of awareness and the challenges of facing problems that are bigger than oneself. Our first main character, Marjorie Glatt, is a middle school student in charge...

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Toss More Coins to Your Witcher

Toss More Coins to Your Witcher

Netflix’s hit fantasy provides extensive world-building and unique character development

“The Witcher” is not the next “Game of Thrones”, but the underlying reason may not be easily apparent: close analysis suggests this show is set to be far bigger than HBO’s flagship fantasy drama. Frankly, it’s exhausting and disrespectful to see many viewers make such a bland comparison between two...

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Halo on the sticks just feels sad

Halo on the sticks just feels sad

Playing the twin stick shooter versions of Halo feels like slogging through mud.

Do you remember the “Halo” twin-stick shooter? It’s ok if you don’t. But for $4.99, both “Halo: Spartan Assault” and “Halo: Spartan Strike” are available in a bundle on Steam right now, and upon hearing this you may consider it a good opportunity for some twin-stick shooter action. Classic guns,...

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Explore AI creation with “Homunculus”

Explore AI creation with “Homunculus”

“Homunculus”by Joe Sparrow is a deceptively simple, tearjerking, page-turner of a comic about a scientist who unknowingly builds an AI towards the end of the world. It follows her 513-year story as she tries to meet the expectations of the world around her and is illustrated with a pastel color...

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