Why you should give that album a second chance

Have you ever returned to a piece of media you initially criticized, only to discover it being much better than you remembered? Perhaps it was revisiting Homer’s “Iliad” in Lit Trad I,...

Humans of UD: Rudy Bush

If you’re an average student at the University of Dallas, you’ve probably picked up a copy of The University News at least once.  You may be a loyal subscriber,...

The Half Dozen

The Frisco Fair  - Get ready for summer at the Frisco Fair! Featuring over 80 rides, games, music, food and art, visitors can enjoy classic fair food like Fletcher’s famous corny...

The realities of Rome

Being a student back in Irving and seeing photos of what students studying in Rome are up to, it can be easy to reduce the Rome semester to a free trip to...

Humans of UD: Andrea Vasquez

In Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables he writes, “The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves — say rather, loved in spite of ourselves.”

Celebrating the Lord’s Resurrection at St. Peter’s Basilica

As the spring 2022 Rome semester draws to a close, the students, myself included, are currently on their final long weekend trip. The week prior was Holy Week, and students had the...

The Half Dozen

Dallas Guitar Festival - The Dallas International Guitar Festival, the largest and oldest guitar show in the world, brings together musicians, fans, and collectors together. Visitors can buy, sell, trade, browse...

Humans of UD: Trinity Ngo

Balancing two miniature apples in her hands, Trinity Ngo passes one over in her typical, casually generous way: “Take one! My aunt brought these.”  The voice recorder starts and...

The Odyssey for Human Identity: UD’s Woyzeck and the Spring Senior Studios

Directed by guest artist Dylan Key, Georg Büchner’s “Woyzeck” took to the main stage from March 30 to April 9, bringing audiences into the psychedelic reality of the mind and the inner...

Spring Rome students run the original Marathon

Google Slides presentations and books can only give you so much of what Greece has to offer, and so an opportunity to visit the land of Socrates, Aristotle and St. Paul is...

The Half Dozen

Nasher Sculpture Center  - “'til Midnight at the Nasher” will host live outdoor music and film screenings in the Nasher Garden. Guests can also partake in tours and view the permanent...

Geisel’s anagogical vision in “Green Eggs and Ham”

Although his writings debuted with the economic satire, “And to Think That I Saw it on Mulberry Street,” the renowned poet Theodore Geisel made a name for himself in American households due...

Pied UD

Glory be to God for disheveled things  For the mall couple-colored as a brindled cow For muddy puddles and madonna pond in which we swim

Humans of UD: The Groundhog

The mammal, the myth, the legend: the Groundhog. At the University of Dallas, our “official” mascot is the Crusader. Our “unofficial,” and more widely celebrated, mascot is the one...

The Half Dozen: On campus edition

Mall Mosh Pit. A new tradition will begin on Friday: Music on the Mall has undergone permanent changes so prepare to have trap music blasted all day! (Clean versions only, of...