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Rainbow Coalition demands swifter action against Farage | September 19, 2022

On Sept. 12 students gathered in protest against Dr. Timothy Farage and the lack of repercussions seen after the two month investigation that started with his homophobic comments in July. Students from UTD Pride, Student Government, the National Women’s Association, the United Communist Party, the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and more showed in […]

Alzheimer’s Month Q&A | September 19, 2022

September is World Alzheimer’s Month, and UTD is a hotbed for both Alzheimer’s related research and activism. Denise Park is the Founding Director for the Center of Vital Longevity and a Distinguished University Chair in Brain and Behavioral Sciences. She has spent her entire career studying the aging mind and is currently finalizing her landmark […]

Biden loan forgiveness plan promises debt relief | September 19, 2022

Days after the fall semester started, President Biden announced a student loan forgiveness plan that could alleviate the debt of millions of Texans. The state’s more than $120 billion in federal student loans could be significantly reduced after an administration press release detailed $10,000 in forgiveness for individuals earning less than $125,000 and as much […]

Comics: 09/21/2022 | September 19, 2022

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Student draws against world chess champ Magnus Carlsen | September 19, 2022

Economics sophomore Ivan Schitco made history at an international chess tournament when he achieved a draw against chess world legend Magnus Carlsen. Schitco was the second ever player from his home country to play Carlsen and the first to draw. Schitco began playing chess at the age of five in his country of Moldova. He […]

C-Drama Lends Solace to Singles In Cuffing Season | September 19, 2022

With internships already recruiting for next summer’s precious few slots and on-campus research labs needing pages-long of achievement-ridden CVs, college students in the real world and the characters in “Put Your Head On My Shoulder” struggle with academic and career worries amidst mounting senioritis. Although watching the show won’t allow students to forget their woes, […]

“The Invitation” should be cordially declined | September 19, 2022

If you like being beaten bloody by ham-fisted themes and unoriginal social commentary, then “The Invitation” is for you. Like in many stories, vampirism is established as a metaphor for some sort of social disease. In past adaptations of the vampire myth, this concept has strayed into anti-Semitism. “The Invitation” does not go there—instead, it […]

‘RateMyProfessor’; useful metric? Or just plain mean? | September 19, 2022

Since 1999, the website RateMyProfessor has allowed University students to anonymously review their teachers in an public online forum. Since its creation, the site has been a subject of controversy. Is RateMyProfessor a useful metric? Or is it just plain mean? Professor Syed Naqvi, a member of the faculty senate and a UT Dallas professor […]

UTD honors sculptor | September 19, 2022

Is it a character out of your worst nightmare or Gandhi with elephant feet? The sculpture that mysteriously appeared in front of McDermott library overnight was revealed to be one of 21 sculptures brought to UTD to honor Mexican sculptor, José Sacal. “José Sacal: Un Mexicano Universal,” is one of UTD’s latest efforts to bring […]

New University Catholic Center Opens | September 19, 2022

Sounds of laughter emanate through the air as a group of students emerge through the double doors of a new building located across from the Canyon Creek apartments. The Catholic Diocese of Dallas has opened a new University Catholic Center directly across from the University main campus. The center, which is open to all, will […]

Lemma Coffee Shutdown | September 19, 2022

With pumpkin spice latte season once again here, returning Comets may have noticed the first floor of ATEC looking more barren than usual. As of Fall 2022, Lemma Coffee Co has ceased its on-campus operations — both the ATEC and McDermott Library locations have been closed for good. “We were sad to see Lemma go,” […]


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