Karley Bolenbaugh

Life & Arts

New Year, New ‘Mean Girls’

“Mean Girls” (2024) hits theaters 20 years after the original, bringing a revamped and modern look at one of the biggest pop culture...

Life & Arts

The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes Revives the Franchise with New Faces and Characters

The newest addition to the Hunger Games franchise, “The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes,” offers longtime fans and casual viewers the chance to...

Life & Arts

Escape to Peace Middle East cafe

If you’re ­tired of the same chain coffee shops, try Peace Middle East for desserts, pastries, teas and unique coffee from Syria and...


Athletics revamps look in preparation for Division II

UTD’s new Division II status isn’t the only recent change being made within the Athletic Department — a fresh new logo is now...


Hoops for hearts: UTD basketball hosts fundraiser for local children

UTD Athletics partnered with Jamie’s Heart foundation Nov. 8 to host the second annual teddy bear toss during UTD’s first men’s basketball game....


Antisocial Campus? Try Sports

Embracing sports culture at UTD will bring Comets together and invigorate campus UTD’s lack of a sports culture is a direct culprit for...


CannibiSenS: testing saliva for weed

Much like a breathalyzer with alcohol, the recently developed CannibiSenS can determine how much THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, is in a...


The emotional challenge of emotional support animals

Emotional support animals, or ESAs, are accommodations offered to UTD students who rely on their pets to help them function due to issues...


ROTC program expanded to better serve Comets

As of Oct. 13, UTD has been certified as a Senior Reserve Officer Training Corps Provisional Extension Unit, which will make ROTC membership...

Life & Arts

AHT officially the Bass school after dedication ceremony

After a $40 million donation from the Harry W. Bass Jr. Foundation, the School of Arts, Humanities, and Technology was officially renamed the...


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