Outdated word needs to be put down

Outdated word needs to be put down

Use of word “retarded” detrimental to those with mental handicaps, needs to no longer be used in modern conversations Words are funny. A phrase or term that is light-hearted and jovial to one person may sting like iodine to someone else. It’s all a matter of perception. With some words,...

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All eyes on UTD V-ball in ASC East

All eyes on UTD V-ball in ASC East

After finishing as the runner-up in last year’s ASC tournament, the volleyball team is looking to move past last season’s finish and get back into championship form. Losing only two starters after a 22-11 campaign, the team — which has been picked to win the ASC East — returns with...

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Volleyball crushes Wiley in season opener

The volleyball team opened the season with a strong showing on Sept. 2, taking down Wiley College 3-0. Despite some unforced errors in the first set, the Comets still won 25-15. A versatile attack led by senior outside hitter Meredith Crawford and junior middle blocker Holyn Handley, who finished with...

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Not Giving Up Hope

Not Giving Up Hope

It was late on a Tuesday night. Sarah Estes picked up the ringing phone and heard her mother’s panicked voice on the other end of the line. She said no one had heard from Sarah’s younger sister, Christina Morris, in days. Unable to sit around and wait for updates, Sarah...

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Protestors shut down downtown Dallas in support of Sandra Bland

Protestors shut down downtown Dallas in support of Sandra Bland

Chants and calls to action echoed amidst the skyscrapers of downtown Dallas as hundreds of marchers demonstrated on July 27 to protest the death of Sandra Bland. Her arrest and subsequent death in Prairie View, Texas, under the supervision of local police has become a topic of national debate. Bland was found...

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Softball coach leaves UTD after four years

Softball coach leaves UTD after four years

After four seasons with the softball team, head coach Brad Posner will not be returning to UTD next season. His last day was June 1. Athletic director Bill Pettit said he and Posner both had a mutual understanding at the end of the season that it was time to move...

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Same-sex ruling brings joy, determination

Same-sex ruling brings joy, determination

Discrimination issues still stand for LGBT community despite landmark decision legalizing same-sex marriage When a 5-4 vote made by the Supreme Court on June 26 legalized same-sex marriages in all 50 states, members of the LGBT community around the country, including those at UTD, celebrated the decision. Mechanical engineering junior...

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Islam in America

Islam in America

Our first video feature of the year details what it’s like to be Muslim in America. Special thanks to UTD TV.

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