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Impassioned Comets stand for Iranian rights | October 3, 2022

Students protested against the Irani government’s censorship and human rights abuse on Sept. 26 at Chess Plaza. Approximately 180 protesters chanted “Say her name, Mahsa Amini” and “Zan, Zindagi, Azadi” which means, “Woman, Life, Freedom,” as part of the two-hour demonstration against assembly crackdowns in Iran. Visual and Performing Arts...

Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion expands to provide additional student resources | October 3, 2022

The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion underwent a multi-department reorganization on Sept. 1 to unify advocacy for underrepresented students. In spring of 2022, the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion—known as ODEI—began the process of reorganizing centers to achieve a new sense of unity. The AccessAbility Resource Center was...

SG increases senatorial participation | October 3, 2022

The UTD Student Government wrapped up its fall elections with an addition of 23 new senators, creating a senate body with minimal appointments necessary. As SG focused on enhancing the recruitment cycle, this race was much more competitive than past elections. “We really focused on recruitment and getting as many...

Passport help available at UTD | October 3, 2022

UTD’s International Center will now offer a Passport Services office to ease the application process for students, faculty and the broader Richardson community. As the country returns to pre-pandemic travel levels, UTD’s International Center—representing students from more than 100 countries—is looking to capitalize on the positive trend and satisfy its...


Phase 8 Clubhouse returns from the dead | October 3, 2022

For the last three years, the Clubhouse next to the student apartments has been a breeding ground for mosquitoes and roaches. The Phase 8 Clubhouse was a key feature in the Weeks of Welcome luau and a desired meeting location for various social clubs and Greek life organizations, but it...

Students advocate for local pedestrians | October 3, 2022

Members of the UTD club Comets for Better Transit walked through sections of West Campbell Road and Jonsson Boulevard with Daniel Herrig, a Project Manager with the City of Richardson. The goal of the walkthrough was to gather community feedback on safety issues with the road and possible solutions. Comets...

When does the Plinth release mist? | October 3, 2022

Kelly Kinnard, Assistant Vice President for Facilities Services, said that the schedule of the mist column is on 20-minute intervals. It turns on for three minutes and off for 17 minutes. The timing is designed so that the pipes underneath the fountain would not get ruined, based on manufacturer advice....

Overwatch 2 release forces change for Overwatch team | October 3, 2022

Overwatch 2 releases on Oct. 4, and with that, the Overwatch team must adapt to the incoming game change. The Overwatch League–known as OWL–has been playing on a beta version of Overwatch 2, so players already know that the game will be quite different from Overwatch. The sequel will replace...

Comics: 10/04/2022 | October 3, 2022

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Pearl | October 3, 2022

While A24 has produced a handful of cult classic films, director Ti West breaks ground with the studio’s first horror trilogy. The most recent addition to the trilogy, “Pearl,” is a prequel to the sex-fueled slasher “X.” This film follows Pearl, a farm girl aspiring for fame but burdened by...


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