Scavenging healthy trail food

Scavenging healthy trail food

How to maintain good nutrition in college Navigating freshman year of college can be overwhelming, with new roommates, unfamiliar buildings and a sea of strange faces. Schedules are confusing, finding classes requires multiple references to the campus map, and making friends feels like starting over from scratch; and often, junk...

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Off the beaten path

Off the beaten path

Hidden spots to discover around campus UTD has lots of hidden gems that don’t appear on maps. Check these spots out next time you are on campus! Gazebo WHAT IS IT? A small pavilion structure. WHERE IS IT? Between the library and Lot D, technically on a path on campus...

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Finding direction

Finding direction

A compass for navigating a virtual class format, habits for success The Student Success Center has a wide set of resources for students including the Writing Center, peer tutoring and review sessions. In addition, they offer holistic support for students via success coaches like ITS junior Faiza Zaman. She focuses...

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Hiker’s gear

Hiker’s gear

Academic, financial resources to help you succeed The transition from high school to college can feel overwhelming, but there are campus resources that can make the change smoother. Here are some of the most common ones, all free of cost to current students. Academics Outside of going to professors’ office...

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Keeping your wits about you

Keeping your wits about you

How to manage mental health on your next great adventure Ask almost any college student if they’re feeling stressed, and they’re likely to respond in the affirmative. Keeping up grades, extracurriculars, work and social life can be overwhelming at times, and many students’ mental health can suffer. Yet having good...

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Backwoods currency

Backwoods currency

Navigating Comet Cash spending locations Comet Cash — usable with a swipe of your Comet Card — is your handy-dandy version of Monopoly money for UTD services! Besides paying for your various on-campus academic needs such as parking fees or the bookstore, it can buy your most important commodity: food....

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