University of Texas at Arlington hosted Hazing Prevention Week, which is most commonly known to happen in Greek life with rituals for incoming students joining a fraternity or a sorority. Hazing can be humiliating and even dangerous. Students should know the do’s and don’t’s when it comes to peer pressure, but also know that it is important to speak up if they ever witness it happening.
-Savannah J. Cole
The UTA choir organized their yearly Christmas concert of the year. The UTA choir sang first and the acapella group sang after them. Some of the choir songs involved other students playing instruments while they sang. The acapella sang without any type of music and them just harmonizing amongst them.
UTA had their annual comm day for students who wanted to meet with professionals in the communications industry. TV businesses and radio personalities were there to give some advice to students. their were two panels to where students that graduated come back and gave advice to students who arrived at the panel. They talked about what they had to do to get a job and spoke to student about their past experiences and how they got to where they are now. Students were also able to get their resumes examined while some where were able to get a head shot for a resume tape
En la nuestra última edición de UTA News en Español les hablaremos de una enfermedad que afecta la pigmentación de la piel. UT Arlington ofrece una licenciatura única en el norte de Texas. Y además les tenemos información acerca de los posibles cambios que pueden ocurrir en DACA.
UT Arlington made history last Tuesday, November 29th. The Mavericks experienced their first victory against their parent school, University of Texas 72-61. Students made the 4 hour journey down I-35 to the Frank Erwin Center to witness the rematch first hand. Kevin Hervey led the way for UTA (5-3) with a double-double of his own, scoring 18 points and grabbing 10 boards.
Kory Kelch & Emily Arcement
The UTA Women’s Basketball team opened their season with a win at home. New guard Christina Devers debuted with 21 points. Coach Krista Gerlich was proud of her squad’s start of the season.
Jhonathan Gonzalez represented UTA at the Texas Regional Tennis Tournament. He made it to the semi-finals before he was eliminated by Texas Tech.
The Progressive Student Union meets every Wednesday at five o’clock in the afternoon to discuss different types of activism on campus. Following the outcome of the presidential debate this student union continued to do what they have been doing, but this time had their attentions turned towards the new President-Elect, Donald J. Trump. In these meetings the members are straight to the point and are open with their thoughts and comments toward any topic. Mark Nupieralski, UTA senior, expresses his discontent with the United States’ forty-fifth president to be and gives a powerful statement.
-Kory Kelch, UTA News
Before athletes hit the court these are the people that make sure they’re fit to play. The trainers for UTA’s Athletic Department do more than most people think. They aren’t the waterboys and they don’t help people work out in the gym. These trainer’s are here to prevent injuries, rehabilitate, and sometimes even save lives.