Erin Gutschke


Comets v. Taco Bell: A case for #6

Taco Bell’s menu is full of broken promises, and I’ve been fooled into giving it another chance time after time.  After waiting an...


Locally sourced food could cut costs in new SU

UTD is in desperate need for affordable and sustainable food options, and locally-sourced dining options in the new Student Union can accomplish that...

Life & Arts

Bad Romance: tales of heartbreak

One unread text: “It’s not you, it’s me.” It’s the text that no person in a relationship wants to receive. And while breakups...

Life & Arts

New Year’s resolutions: Do they work?

“New year, new me” usually comes along with the dozens of resolutions people set for themselves in January. But how many of these...


Don’t confuse holiday consumerism with a ‘giving spirit’

With the holiday season officially underway, sales from every store imaginable have begun to roll out without the slightest hint of stopping, turning...


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