Rylee Russell


Elder wisdom

Howdy, partner! If you’re reading this, it means you’ve braved the wild west of college applications, survived your first dust-storm of financial aid...

Life & Arts

“Honor Among Thieves” brings a beloved fantasy world to life

Directors John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein’s spin on the beloved fantasy game received a commendable 91% on Rotten Tomatoes. The cast lineup...


FOCUS signs vandalized

Comets vandalized a Christian organization’s recruitment signs, sparking debate online. On March 8, the Instagram meme account @utdbruhmoments featured a slideshow of images...


The South – backwoods, not backwards.

Those who stereotype the South as backwards ignore all the civil rights leaders it has produced. I spent a long time hating the...


UTD reflects on Holocaust

The Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies hosted the 53rd annual scholars conference from March 4 to March 6 at the Davidson Gundy Alumni...


Fencers prepare for intercollegiate tournament

The UTD Fencing Club gears up for the April 22 intercollegiate championships at Texas State University. The team will send 12 students to...


Student witnesses illicit water dumping in University Village Phase 1

A student witnessed an employee from Carpet Tech, a carpet cleaning company contracted by UTD Housing, dumping used cleaning water down a UV...

Life & Arts

Crow museum flexes UTD connections

As construction on the Athenaeum continues on the southeast side of campus, the Crow Museum of Asian Art unveiled two new exhibits at...

Life & Arts

Comet Connections

THE SLOW BURN Freshman literature major Megan Tran was participating in her high school JROTC program when she first met freshman computer science...


Soft launches the opposite of romantic

Posting a picture of your partner’s side profile on your Instagram isn’t a “soft launch,” you’re just media obsessed.   Love is in the...


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