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Northside sprinklers make it rain | January 17, 2023

A series of fire sprinkler bursts on Dec. 24 resulted in water damage in five different Northside buildings, causing thousands of dollars in resident property damage. Close to freezing temperatures in late December caused several water lines in Northside’s fire sprinkler system to freeze, crack and burst. Maureen Omrod, Senior...

Comet Basketball Breaks Records | January 17, 2023

The Comets showed a legacy-defining defense in their midseason victory on Jan. 5 before arriving to a neck-to-neck loss on Jan. 7. January 5: Winning against Concordia Texas 51-24. The UTD Women’s Basketball Team opened the midseason on Jan. 5 with a victory against Concordia that earned them a ranking...

New study abroad programs take flight | January 17, 2023

The new international education program is seeking to make study abroad more affordable for students by offering a variety of programs at a reduced price. Dean of Graduate Education Juan Gonzalez said UTD enhanced its international education program to include 12 faculty-led program options, taking place from May to August. The...

State-Issued TikTok Ban hits UTD | January 17, 2023

After an order issued by Gov. Greg Abbott on Dec. 7, UTD must delete TikTok from all state-issued devices and formulate a policy for the app on personal devices in the coming months. On Dec. 21, OIT began removing the popular social media platform from all UTD-owned devices and awaits...

UV Clubhouse Resurrected | January 17, 2023

After a four year closure, the Phase 8 Clubhouse is undergoing renovations and will be available for students during the spring semester.    Setting an enrollment record for fall 2023 with 31,570 students, UTD ranks as one of the fastest-growing universities in the country. Matthew Grief, Associate Vice President of...


Chess Team Holds Steady at Pan-Ams | January 17, 2023

The UTD Chess Team secured several key draws at the 2023 Pan-American Intercollegiate Team Championship but failed to qualify for the final four. UTD Chess competed in the Pan-Ams from Jan. 5 to Jan. 8. in Seattle, Washington. UTD Team A finished in sixth place with a rating of 2558,...

Rising Stars Shine Bright on UTD Basketball Teams | January 17, 2023

As the UTD men’s and women’s basketball teams reach the midpoint of their seasons, rising athletes emerge for each team. Women’s basketball freshman Amanda Crowninshield and men’s basketball sophomore Rob Wade have both been instrumental to their respective team’s successes this year and promise a bright future for their programs....

Comics & Activities: 1/17/2023 | January 17, 2023

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Vivienne Westwood: A history | January 17, 2023

When fashion icon Vivienne Westwood died on Dec. 29, celebrities and casual consumers alike mourned her. However, Westwood is immortalized by her rich history and influence on alternative fashion, especially here at UTD. A surge of individualistic freedom, rebellion and anti-establishment ideology powered the beginning of the punk movement in...


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