New patio, offices coming to Lot U

New patio, offices coming to Lot U

Restrooms, concession stands undergoing upgrades for future building expansions in summer 2019 The concession stands and restrooms near the soccer fields and Lot U are undergoing renovations to create a new building with more expansive and updated facilities that is expected to be completed by the end of the summer....

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The dream team

The dream team

Implementing a football program at UTD will improve the social scene on campus. With the college football season fast approaching, it’s more glaring than ever that UTD doesn’t have a football team. While the school’s brand-new tier one status is evidence that we are heading in the right direction academically,...

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UTD Athletics adds new staff position

UTD Athletics adds new staff position

With an ever-increasing number of athletes coming to UTD, the athletics department has added its first full-time assistant coach to the strength and conditioning team. Logan Barrett, who assumed the position of assistant coach on Aug. 6, is responsible for training the growing number of student athletes on campus. This...

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How important are college sports?

How important are college sports?

Sports at UTD is radically different from that of other universities. It’s not that there aren’t enough sports, but more like a lack of attention given to them compared to other aspects of the campus culture. College athletics, while it may not be a priority for some, is important and...

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Thinking outside of The Box

Thinking outside of The Box

The UTD Athletics Department added a venue for students to tailgate and watch various outdoor sporting events with new levels of viewing entertainment. The Box’s goal is to provide students with the ultimate fan experience through tailgating and fan engagement. In addition to this, Valerie Hoops, the athletic marketing coordinator,...

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Athletics should expand reach

Athletics should expand reach

Staff members in the athletic department staff announced on Twitter that they will dress up in costumes as an incentive to raise money for Comets Give, but their efforts were only directed at student-athletes instead of the student body as a whole. The charity drive, which was held for the...

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Growth in athletics should not be feared

UTD athletics have come a long way from the days of being a doormat for Division III– a change reflected in the university’s commitment to improving athletic facilities on campus. By the end of the year, UTD will have spent $500,000 on improving the baseball, softball and soccer fields, as...

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