Aafiya Aslam


Intramurals celebrates the blunders and brilliance of UTD Chess Team

UTD Chess celebrated the end of an eventful season by playing in the Intramurals, its last tournament of the semester, against fellow Comets...


Comets finish last at President’s Cup

The UTD Chess team organized the President’s Cup on March 30 and 31 in the JSOM building through a bidding process with the...

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‘Salam & howdy’: Muslims travel from across Texas for ‘largest Suhoor fest’ in the state

The simmering of countless spices mingled with the joyous laughter of attendees of Suhoor Fest as a “Salam and Howdy” sign welcomed friends...


UTD’s secret weapon: Rahul Peddi

Finance and economics junior Rahul Peddi has bided his time, slowly climbing the charts in independent tournaments to become the chess team’s unexpected...


Conservative news media watchdog attacks SB 17 compliance

Accuracy in Media — a conservative media watchdog — secretly filmed UTD employees in a Feb. 15 video, asking leading questions about Diversity,...


Chess Team snags awards at Southwest tournament

The UTD Chess Team improved their standing by placing second in the 2024 Southwest Chess Collegiate Championship on March 9, also qualifying for...

Life & Arts

A whole new world of flavors with a side of service woes at Aladdin Café

Aladdin Cafe’s warm and inviting atmosphere begins at its front door, with staff welcoming you as you enter, and is only enhanced by...


UTD Chess Team plays in KCF Cup

Four UTD chess teams made it to the top 10 in their respective categories in the fourth annual Kasparov Chess Federation University Cup,...


Chess team slams the Pan-Ams

The UTD chess team secured No. 2 at the 2024 Pan-American Intercollegiate Team Championship and will move on to the Final Four College...


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