UTD enacts campus-wide tobacco-free policy

UTD enacts campus-wide tobacco-free policy

After the initial announcement in January, UTD is now officially a tobacco-free campus. Calvin Jamison, vice president of administration, said before the policy’s implementation, the university worked with a committee to determine the best plan to move forward and educate the campus about the policy. “Our overall vision is to...

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Campus tobacco ban will not solve health problems

Campus tobacco ban will not solve health problems

The campus tobacco ban, which will go into effect on June 1, is not a good idea. It will only cause stress to smokers, and the current smoking situation on campus does not warrant a ban. According to the American Cancer Society, tobacco causes several health issues and prolonged use...

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SG Report

Smoking zones, gubernatorial visits and an expansion of library hours were among several issues debated at the first Student Government meeting of the fall semester on Aug. 26.  A proposal to increase library hours from 18 to 24 hours Monday through Thursday has been in the works, and the senate...

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