Paola Martinez


Despite administration’s silence, community supports 21 arrested at ‘Gaza Liberation Plaza’

In a historic first, UTD administration called in law enforcement with riot gear to destroy the “Gaza Liberation Plaza” encampment while arresting 21...


Editorial: Meet the admin

State troopers slammed our own students and faculty into the ground, aiming to destroy not just their encampment but their spirit. The administration’s...

Life & Arts

A diligent drummer’s double life

By day, this computer science student chases the finish line of graduation. By night, he is the mysterious drummer energizing the crowd from...

Life & Arts

‘When L.R. Wept’ admitted into IMPACTE! film festival

The short animated film “When L.R. Wept” by Ahmad Khoshniat, a visual and performing arts Ph.D. student, was accepted into the IMPACTE! Film...

Life & Arts

Deep Vellum expands literary and translation options in North Texas

The smell of coffee welcomes guests into Deep Vellum, a small bookstore where a curated selection of translated books from every corner of...

Life & Arts

Comet Gala: A night among the stars

It’s Friday, and old-timey swing music plays from the speakers as the ATC building resembles a prom night, bustling with students dressed in...


The TikTok ban is good, actually

The House of Representatives passed a bill on March 13 threatening to ban TikTok for cyber security breaches. Although this ban was done...

Life & Arts

‘Small Talk’ highlights graduate storytelling

Wood, wires, rope and projectors, and an array of art materials litter the floor of the SP/N gallery. The disorder in this space...


UTD transfer students beat out state graduation averages

Forty-five percent of Texas transfer students graduate within six years, according to the Texas Tribune. As UTD has a six-year transfer graduation rate...

Life & Arts

Entering the frame with ‘Women in Animation’

While scribbling away at drawing pads and polishing off character designs, UTD’s Women in Animation chapter allows its members to get a taste...


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