Tyler Burkhardt


Baseball season opens with a crack of a bat

Coach Shewmake remarks on stellar team chemistry as ASC polls predict that UTD will secure second place in upcoming season Coming off a...


Softball seniors exemplify elite performance

Alexia Mullen and Olivia Reed discuss how they balance a rigorous academic and athletic schedules Seniors Alexia Mullen (CITS) and Olivia Reed (biochemistry)...


Softball teams up for final ASC run

In their last season as a Division III program, the UTD softball team sports high expectations and a close-knit identity. While they are...


Senior Spotlight: Comet Baseball

Senior baseball players Ryan Vera (left) and Dylan Hughley (right). Photos courtesy of UTD Athletics At first glance, there is little similarity between...


Remembering Abby Sterling

UTD Assistant Softball Coach Abby Sterling was hired in September 2022 and quickly made her mark both on the field and within the...


Participate in student orgs, campus events

Where did the year go? The pages of our academic calendars have flown by at a breakneck pace, propelled as if by an...


Athenaeum approved

After receiving approval from the University of Texas System Board of Regents, UTD is looking to move forward with construction on the Athenaeum...


Comets looking to turn passion into execution in final stretch of the basketball season

UTD Men’s Basketball is entering a make-or-break stretch of the semester, coming off of several days of no practice due to inclement weather....


Intramurals leagues remain on-track

While the omicron variant has disrupted the start of many Comets’ 2022 academic schedules, on-campus recreation offerings and intramural leagues continue with only...


COVID surge once again disrupts UTD spring policies

UTD’s response to the omicron wave in the DFW area includes a number of policies beyond the week-long postponement of the semester and...


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