Gamers — a growing group on campus

Gamers — a growing group on campus

ATEC Building’s gaming library notable part of flourishing video game community Deep in the halls of the third floor of the Arts and Technology Building on campus is an archive of video games that students can play for fun and educational purposes called the gaming library. The library contains over...

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And the Oscar goes to …

And the Oscar goes to …

Mercury film critics predict who will take home the gold for primary categories at 86th Academy Awards airing March 2. Best Picture – Shyam Vedantam Nominations: American Hustle, Captain Phillips, Dallas Buyers Club, Her, Nebraska, Philomena, 12 Years a Slave, The Wolf of Wall Street, Gravity Picking a film to...

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Sleepless and slow

Sleepless and slow

Cognitive health rests on a good night’s sleep When students juggle a lot of activities on a daily basis, one of the first things they cut out is sleep, but long-term sleep deprivation can lead to severe physiological effects — this was the message James Maas wanted to get across...

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Tobacco bans go unenforced

Tobacco bans go unenforced

There’s nothing out of the ordinary about seeing someone smoking on campus. With more than 21,000 students, plus faculty and staff at UTD, the occasional smoker is only to be expected. However, many of the people who smoke on campus do so in direct violation of the tobacco-free policy. “The...

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Softball team focuses on improving overall program, ASC title

Softball team focuses on improving overall program, ASC title

The softball program has made great strides in its two years under head coach Brad Posner, with two consecutive 20-win seasons for the first time since 2006. The team will look to improve on its past performances as they hope to win the ASC tournament this year. The Comets will...

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Green campus in reach, if only sprinklers reached green grass

Green campus in reach, if only sprinklers reached green grass

CLARISSA POLLACK Art and performance senior | 0 comments The rainy weather of late has helped our area out of drought. Fields are greener than they’ve ever been since I started at UTD, and it’s refreshing to watch that change grace Texas. Unfortunately, one thing has not changed: UTD continues to waste an...

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Can our volleyball team win the ASC?

Can our volleyball team win the ASC?

Marci Sanders’ volleyball squad might be picking up a few pointers from the women’s basketball team — they’ve found a way to rebound. After a blistering start to the season marked with three consecutive losses — their worst start since 2005 — the Comets have righted the ship. When the...

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Volleyball grabs two victories

Volleyball grabs two victories

The volleyball team continued its winning streak with two wins against Mississippi College and UT Tyler on Oct. 12. The Comets breezed through the Mississippi game with a win in just three sets. UTD broke through in the first set at 5-5 and ended the match at 25-11. The next...

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