UTA’s 10th Annual Health Fair

On Wednesday, March 1st, the 10th annual health fair was held in the bluebonnet room at the university center. This gave students a chance to learn vital health information with Spring Break coming the following week. Fitness coach Angela Chambers and Sociology major Iris Garcia gave their opinions on why they feel the health fair is important and how their particular stands effect the students. Latoya Oduniyi, health promotion and substance abuse advisor who hosted the event, explains her experiences with previous health fairs and how she has seen it grow over the years. UTA‘s office of health services organizes the health fair a year in advance to gain sponsors, donations, and send out invitations. Planning for 2018 starts now and students are looking forward to the next one.

Justin Oliver – UTA News

Green Day 2017

Green Day performed at the American Airlines Center on March 4. The band’s opening act was fellow punk-rock band Against Me!, who warmed up the crowed for 30 minutes. After a 15 minute break, the band came out full force and performed a variety of songs, both old and new. Some of the songs played from their most recent album were the titular track Revolution Radio and Bang Bang. The show ended with fan-favorites Jesus of Suburbia and Good Riddance.

 

-Kyle Puente

Logan Review

Set in 2029, the next installment of Fox’s Wolverine series takes place after mutants have stopped being born and those remaining have gone into hiding or died. Logan has been working as a limo driver to care for an aging Charles Xavier who is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. After Laura, a young mutant with powers similar to those of Logan’s, shows up, the former X-Man must take her to a safe haven. Logan is Rated R and grossed $85.3 million on its opening weekend.

-Kyle Puente

The End of Patriarchy


The end of Patriarchy: Radical Feminist for men, written by Robert Hensen a professor in the department of journalism at the University of Texas, came to UT-Arlington to give a speech and touch base with students who believe in feminism. He emphasized that when he discovered feminism it change his way of life, his understanding and the relationships he had were for ever changed.

-Felix Diaz

Frisbee For Life

Pro-Life mavericks came together to raise awareness for parents and soon to be parents on campus. The organization held a frisbee tournament to fund raise for a scholarship that is handed out to one full time student to help with their needs overall during their semester. After last years success with a 5k and a change in their congress, Frisbee For Life was born.

-Felix Diaz

Cellphone Usage Among Millenials

 

Millennials today are using their cellphone for more than just to pass time. Today, cellphones are being used beyond calls and messages. According to the Pew Research Center, 67% of smartphone owners have admitted to checking their phone for calls or messages when their phone didn’t vibrate or ring. However, too much cellphone usage can disconnect us from reality and valuable face to face communication.

– Maritza Esquivel

Intramural Sports

Last Tuesday February 28, There was an intramural event held at the maverick activity center and there are other intramural sports at the event as well.
There are so many events going on in a campus. Especially, I found student who make exercising and competition sound much more fun.  They are attending UTA intramural sports event. UTA Campus Recreation is preparing many intramural sports event for the near future. This weeks sports was basketball and Badminton just to name a few, at the Maverick activity center.
-Kun Kim

UTA Softball

The UTA Softball team was scheduled to play six games in four days, including the Maverick Classic this weekend. The weekend started with the Lady Mavericks taking on the Southern Jaguars. The Mavericks were victorious 16-0 as UTA had an offensive explosion in the second inning scoring 11. Friday started the Maverick Classic as UTA played a double header. First they defeated on the Incarnate Word Cardinal 7-1, but they fell to the St. Francis Red Flash 5-2. Saturday continued the Maverick Classic as they played another double header. The Lady Mavericks once again won against the Incarnate Word Cardinals 11-3, but fell to the Tulsa Golden Hurricane 7-0 in the nightcap. Sunday was supposed to be a rematch between UTA and Tulsa, but the game was cancelled due to rain. UTA won three out of five games to make their record 12-9 overall in this young season. The Mavericks start Sunbelt play against the Louisiana Monroe Warhawks starting Saturday, March 11.

– Savannah Cole, Kendall Sherman, and Mark Makinde