Rory Moore


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...


Solidarity: letters in response to May 1 encampment arrests

The following are letters, emails and petitions that were written in response to law enforcement’s raid of UTD’s “Gaza Liberation Plaza” encampment, where...


Student Government’s ‘Take Back the Night’ honors sexual assault survivors 

A crowd gathered around flickering candles arranged next to the Reflection Pool the night of April 23 as representatives from rape crisis centers...

Life & Arts

‘Inspiring,’ ‘resilient,’ ‘compassionate’: Sarah Hurwitz shares story of reconnecting with Jewish values

“Four thousand years of wisdom from my ancestors” — this is what Sarah Hurwitz, renowned speechwriter and author, gained from reconnecting with her...

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

XAI Reprom Wonderland Royale

Inflatable ruby-red dice bounce through the air as impassioned prom-goers dance, laugh and swap stories.  The sharp pulse of a beat reverberates through...

Life & Arts

Goat Yoga stretches Comets’ bodies and minds

Students gathered at the Science Pavilion to cuddle with 13 goats during a free goat yoga session hosted by the Office of Graduate...


Comets finish last at President’s Cup

The UTD Chess team organized the President’s Cup on March 30 and 31 in the JSOM building through a bidding process with the...


Comets honor late coach with on-field ceremony

Although assistant softball coach Abby Sterling passed away last November, her presence is still felt across the UTD softball team, who have dedicated...

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...


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