SG Report: 1/22/18

SG Report: 1/22/18

University Communication Project Student Government President JW Van der Schans is leading an initiative to conduct surveys in order to determine the ideal way for campus organizations and departments to keep students updated on events and information. The results of the survey would be shared with various groups such as...

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Donated sculpture finds home at UTD

Donated sculpture finds home at UTD

The newest addition to UTD’s outdoor sculpture collection, a large metal sculpture, was placed outside JSOM after an anonymous donation. On Nov. 4, a new piece of art was added to UTD’s growing collection. This piece was particularly interesting because it is one of the few monumental sculptures on UTD,...

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SG Report 11/13/17

SG Report 11/13/17

UTD Mobile App The Office of Information Technology released version 1.0 of the UTD mobile app on Oct. 24. The official app for UTD hosts 17 features allowing students to access campus-related information and content. Features include a map, directory, parking information, calendar and Comet cab/cruiser information. Student Government President...

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Bringing art to the people

Bringing art to the people

Walking down the corridors, one can notice that this is not a regular hallway in the Administrative Building. Adorning the walls are art works by nine high-profile UTD Master of Fine Arts program alumni. The level-three corridor of the Administrative Building is home to the Derive Art exhibition, with digital,...

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Mercury Morning News 10/17/17

Mercury Morning News 10/17/17

https://soundcloud.com/the-mercury/the-mercury-101717 Tune in to hear about a new poker club on campus, an initiative to get more student art up around UTD and a review of Wild Ones’ new album “Mirror Touch”.

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Students launch initiative for art

Students launch initiative for art

Started this May, the LOTUS project is displaying student artwork throughout buildings on campus. Global business senior Sh’muel Avraham launched the organization to help spread artwork beyond the galleries. “We (provide) campus spaces to student artists to push exploration and appreciation of the arts on campus,” Avraham said. “It’s a...

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The Lost Art of Handwritten Notes

The Lost Art of Handwritten Notes

One of my best friends loves to travel. The first time she went to study abroad in Europe, she sent me a postcard detailing her adventures. Since then, I’ve amassed a collection of postcards filled with handwritten snippets about her time abroad. Her latest adventure took her to the Guinness...

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Art roast celebrates work of local artist couple

Art roast celebrates work of local artist couple

Bright green, pink and purple lights shined behind the sign at CentralTrak, illuminating the sidewalk as self-portraits of two artists, one painted in clown makeup and the other as a devil, look out the window. The vivid lights added an otherworldly ambience for “Who’s Afraid of Chuck and George?” —...

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Doom McCoy And The Death Nugget at University Theatre

Doom McCoy And The Death Nugget at University Theatre

Like some strange lovechild born from the charming slapdash style of Monty Python and the technical precision of a stop motion film, “Doom McCoy and the Death Nugget” is a head-scratching experience, but it’s worth every minute. The performance premiered Feb. 19 at the University Theatre and features puppets designed...

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