Fatimah Azeem


Welcome to the Wild West!

Dear incoming Comets, Welcome to the Wild West! No, I’m not talking about the legendary era of cowboys and outlaws. I’m talking about...


Mental health help

If you’re having mental health difficulties, remember that you can find help at the UTD Student Counseling Center, or SCC. What is the...


Student Government calls on UTD to ‘DIVEST FROM DEATH’

Student Government passed a resolution calling on UTD to divest funds from five weapon-manufacturing companies on April 4 as a push against militarism...

Life & Arts

The need for speed

Spring is here, and students are back to using all their creative forms of transportation! With everyone out of hibernation, curiosity got the...

Life & Arts

A day in Ramadan : from sunrise to sunset

As the sun sets on UTD, healthcare freshman Rafah Shaik passes out steaming kabobs and paratas to masses of hungry students eager —...


Men’s basketball star second ever Comet to ball as an All-Star

Graduate guard Kyle Poerschke became the second Comet in the history of UTD men’s basketball to play in the National Association of Basketball...

Life & Arts

Comet shines as community leader through altruism

Junior marketing major Dylan Miles has been providing homeless individuals in Houston with warm, stylish hoodies since 2021 through his brand BetOnYourself, which...


Anti-DEI bill will harm all students if passed

A Senate Bill in committee — 88(R) SB 17 — could mean the end of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion as we know it...


Female athletes shatter program records

From courts to fields, female athletes have made waves in golf, tennis, track and softball. Competing this spring semester, five women stand out...


UTD student accused of stabbing banned from campus

University officials banned a UTD student accused of a stabbing from campus while she awaits trial. Business administration junior Nika Nikoubin – also...

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