Student Government: stop hiding from students

Over half of SG’s senators ignored their promise of transparency to students when they hid away to discuss a high-stakes resolution at a...


Films should respect naked bodies, not stigmatize them

Hollywood blockbusters suggest nudity can only exist to invoke a sense of sexuality or for shock value, and given how affected we are...


Riccio: playing with fire

Between iWeek, Biryani Night and Lunar New Year, UTD is well-acquainted with beautiful and thoughtful events highlighting diverse traditions. Unfortunately, not every cultural...


The tragedy of the carts: skipping the corral puts us all in a cage of selfishness

Unreturned shopping carts in parking lots are society’s barometer for how much people care about others. And with a tiny bit of effort,...


Locally sourced food could cut costs in new SU

UTD is in desperate need for affordable and sustainable food options, and locally-sourced dining options in the new Student Union can accomplish that...


Need resume advice? Skip ECS 3390

If you’re an ECS major looking for full time employment, a great way to accomplish this is through internships. Unfortunately, ECS 3390 —...


Hating furries proves you’re uneducated

Everyone knows furries are embarrassing, creepy perverts – but how much of that belief stems from miseducation? Whether uploading illustrations of their humanoid...


Taylor Swift AI deepfakes show need for stricter laws

Sexually explicit AI generated images of Taylor Swift at football games circulated on social media platforms such as X, Reddit, and Facebook on...


Comets deserve more support during campus construction

Spring semester welcomed students back to campus with construction barriers closing off frequently trafficked areas of campus. During this heavy construction period, students...


Biased Spirit Rocks reporting misrepresents Comets

“We are winning.” “Love them both.” “No peace on stolen land.” Chances are, you remember reading those words on the Spirit Rocks last...


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