Over the weekend of March 31 and April 1st, UTA play the Troy Trojans in a three game series at Clay Gould Ballpark. The series’ times were moved up due to potential bad weather on Sunday. There was a doubleheader on Friday. UTA was able to hand the Trojans back to back losses with the final scores of 9-6 in game one and 5-2 in game two. In game three, the Mavericks had a lead through eight innings. Troy had a flurry of runs in the last two innings. UTA couldn’t manage to rally back. The Mavericks lost game three, 13-5.
Being that we are now in full swing of the tax season, UTA is offering a very beneficial tax assistance program to students and the general public who have any questions regarding their taxes. Located in the Central Library, UTA students have volunteered to assist those who need feedback preparing their taxes through the many online tax programs. The tax assistance is free and is available until April 15th.
Right here in our backyards we had a huge event that will surely become an annual event brought to you by EXCEL. It was a all student free music festival. It feature not the world wide known talents but some great artist who were trying to make their come up in the world of music and entertainment. Many of the artist were able to talk to the fans when they got off stage and give autographs and take pictures. Emoblunderbuss, The Haydays, Haley Vaughn, and Colin and Stevie rounded out the bunch it was a great show and fun for all ages.
-Delton Doxey UTA News
Black History Month is not a month just for African Americans to stand up and recognize some of their past accomplishments but it is for all people of color to stand up recognize the world we live in today and thank the people for what they have done in the past to help guide us to a life we have now. Tonight I was able to sit in on a powerful spoken word from a guy who has seen it all and a true definition of strong Black African American man. He just tells us what he thinks we can do to change the stigma we have on us today and how we portray ourselves to the public.
-Delton Doxey UTA News
En nuestra octava edicion de UTA News en español , le contamos como una nueva organización de UTA inicia un nuevo programa para ayudar a las mujeres. Y ademas en deportes les contaremos como la organizacion FC Dallas se enfrenta a nuevos cambios y la sociedad de periodistas profesionales discuten sus planes para el año escolar.
Food for fines is a new program at UTA that allows students to donate nonperishable food items in exchange for credit towards their library fines. I had a chance to sit and talk with the coordinator of UTA’s Food Pantry and a staff member of the User Engagement Services to learn more about the program. Donation boxes were located in the three library’s here on campus at UTA. The overall mission in starting this new program is to help students pay off their fines and also keep UTA’s Food Pantry stocked to help other students in need.
Staying consistent on social media the way you would in your every day life is important. The SJP organization at UTA has had a problem with their members and social media. A few members involved posted hate messages on their twitter targeting people of the Jewish community. What you post online never goes away, and you never know who could potentially see it.
It is Spirit Week on campus at the University of Texas at Arlington. According to the host, UTA Ambassadors, “It is a celebration of all things Maverick”. Spirit Week is a week long celebration of events. It is where students can attend and participate in showing school pride. They can test their knowledge of school traditions and history. Plus, if a student is part of an organization, the organization can receive points and win prizes for having the most points. UTA Ambassador and organizer, Razeena Moosa, explains about Spirit Week and all events taking place this week.
On March 18th, 3-time Grammy award-winning artist Drake released his latest project titled “More Life.” The 22-track playlist premiered on OVO Sound Radio and was released on Apple Music, iTunes, and Spotify shortly after. Including streams, first week sales for the project accumulated roughly 505,000 copies. “More Life” was streamed 89.9 million times on Apple Music within 24 hours, shattering the records on every streaming service. Meanwhile at UTA, I had a chance to speak with Drake fans who gave their honest opinion of the rapper’s latest release. Drake is currently finishing his European “Boy Meets World” tour and no new music details have been announced for the future.
Justin Oliver – UTA News