Welcome Week 2014

Welcome Week 2014

Welcome Week is always the first two weeks of school with many popular events from different organizations on campus. Events ranged from organizations selling food to huge blowout parties and performances such as Silent Disco and the Supernova Dance. Each event has its perks and caters to different interests. “The Rumble was...

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UTD V-Ball comes out on top over ETBU in tight match

UTD V-Ball comes out on top over ETBU in tight match

The volleyball team (7-2, 1-0 ASC) won its first conference home game against ETBU (1-8, 0-1ASC)  in five sets on Tuesday night, going 26-24, 23-25, 22-25, 26-24, and 15-11 in the last set. The game was tightly contested from the start, with ETBU winning two out of the first three...

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July 2014 Event Recap

July 2014 Event Recap

July 11 A Night at the Art Barn (last set in gallery) July 13 World Cup Final Watching Party July 20 Concert Under the Stars

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‘Lucy’ underwhelms with predictable plot, unimpressive action

‘Lucy’ underwhelms with predictable plot, unimpressive action

SPOILER ALERT Scarlett Johansson escapes from the Marvel universe and gets to play her own superhero in “Lucy.” Unfortunately, the result is unintentionally cheesy and dumb. Directed by Luc Besson, “Lucy” stars Johansson as a 25-year-old American in Taiwan. She isn’t given much of a description before her newfound boyfriend forces her...

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‘Purge’ sequel disappoints

‘Purge’ sequel disappoints

“The Purge: Anarchy” is a surprising step forward in the franchise but only because the first one was so poor. James DeMonaco returns after directing last year’s “The Purge,” a critically panned, but financially successful, film (on a $3 million production budget it grossed $89 million worldwide). So, of course,...

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Preview of A Night at the Art Barn

Preview of A Night at the Art Barn

“Arms around the Barn” will open on Friday, July 11 at 6:30pm during A Night at the Art Barn, an event hosted by Radio UTD in the Visual Arts Building. Dallas-based band Totally Butchered, Denton’s Nite and DJ Colly T will be providing live music for the event. Several alumni...

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‘Dragon’ sequel delights with vibrant visuals, heartfelt story

‘Dragon’ sequel delights with vibrant visuals, heartfelt story

“How to Train Your Dragon 2” could easily rest on its stunning visuals, but the film combines 3D with a touching story that elevates the film to a Pixar-like quality. Taking place five years after the first film, the sequel finds dragons and Vikings existing in harmony instead of being at...

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‘Godzilla’ the best actor in the Gareth Edwards movie

‘Godzilla’ the best actor in the Gareth Edwards movie

Godzilla, the “King of Monsters,” is back in a “Godzillian” way mesmerizing old seasoned fans and the new generation of kids who will watch it with their parents. The latest “Godzilla” has a more aggressive visage and despite the use of computer graphics, the movie retains the dramatic stage-like nature...

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‘Neighbors’ a comedy with heart

‘Neighbors’ a comedy with heart

“Neighbors” asks millennials what is cool after having a child. How does this generation transition from young adulthood to adulthood. Are late night raves still an option? Can parents smoke weed or get wasted before coming home to their newborns? Through a comedic viewpoint, these are issues many of this...

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Concert to showcase Asian rock cultures

Concert to showcase Asian rock cultures

The Bangladeshi Student Organization, in collaboration with other student organizations, will perform a rock show at 5:30 p.m. today, May 10, on the Plinth. The show, which is free to all students, will showcase music from different countries like Bangladesh, Pakistan, China and India. “There are a lot of cultural events...

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