Post-Election Dallas Protest

After the reveal of our next President of the United States, protests have sparked across the country, including one right here in Dallas. Next Generation Action Network (NGAN) held one of several peaceful protests to calm and motivate those struggling with the reveal, in hopes to improve themselves and others in their own community.

-Savannah J. Cole

Disrupting Big Pharma

UTA Alumni Mark L. Baum visited the campus to discuss his new company and the challenges he faces against giant corporations. Since the staggering price raise of the Epipen, Baum wants to offer either a cheaper alternative of the medicine, or spread the word about greedy, yet legal, actions of the Pharmaceutical Giant Big Pharma.

-Savannah J. Cole

Freethinkers of UTA

Friday night before the US Presidential Election, the Freethinkers of UTA got together to discuss controversial issues recently discussed in debates. Freethinkers of UTA offer a safe space to those who wish to voice their opinion without fear of being judged. Freethinkers gather several times throughout the semester to discuss topics that are from a scientific standpoint.

-Savannah J. Cole

UTA Planetarium

The University of Texas at Arlington has public showings in their own Planetarium located in their science building. On October 15, 2016 they presented Hot and Energetic Universe, and they show it often, as well as other shows, throughout the semester. To visit their page and to see when their next showing is, you can visit their homepage at uta.edu/planetarium

-Savannah J. Cole

UTA Health and Wellness Expo

 

The fourth annual Health and Wellness Expo took place November 19, 2016 to all students and staff at UTA. It had panels that informed students of services that can benefit them throughout the year, including physical opportunities and the mental help to get them through the semester.

-Savannah J. Cole

Jailene Art Feature

Jailene Marrero is an art education major here at UTA. Marrero’s father a former soldier in the United States Army was stationed in Hawaii where she was born. Because of her father being transferred to Germany when she was young she was able to visit neighboring countries and be exposed to different mediums of art. Now here at UTA she wants to inspire and teach students what she learn and saw when she was young. Marrero hopes to graduate in spring 2018 and to be able to teach high-school students when she gets her degree.

– Chris Stafford

Shelby Richards Profile

Shelby Richards is a transfer student from Odessa Junior College. Now a junior here at UTA she hopes to bring something new to UTA Woman’s Basketball Team.  Richards transition to a new team and school has been good but hard for her as well. A broadcast major, Richards hopes one day to be a sports anchor for news channel or ESPN, as she was inspired from watching the sports shows when she was younger. Richards goal for this season to help her team bring home the Sun Belt Championship for UTA.

– Chris Stafford

Drew Charles Interview

Drew Charles is one of the UTA basketball top players and he is a sharpshooter from the three point land. This is his last season as a Maverick and he has been through a lot in the past three years as a Maverick and as his journey ends he talks about his accomplishments through out his career. He has one last goal and that is to win the sun belt championship and he feels that this year could be the year where they finally win the sun belt. Drew always considers UTA and says that they have always been there for him

Jeffrey Burtis

Volleyball tournament

UTA Hosted the Sun Belt volleyball tournament to determined who is the Sun Belt  champion. UTA first step toward a title was Little Rock in the first set it was all UTA in the beginning in where they dominated the first set. In the second set Little Rock showed some fight but in the end UTA showed they can handle the storm of Little Rock and took the second set. In the final set UTA closed it out in a clean sweep to win the game in a three game sweep. They moved on to the next round of the tournament unfortunately they loss.

 

Jeffrey Burtis