Alumni spotlight: Jordyn Fields

Jordyn Fields graduated in 2022, majoring in human and social science.  She came to UD to play volleyball, which turned out to be not her only passion. She started...

The greatest suffering: Separation

We have all been there. Missing a friend. Grieving the loss of a loved one. Feeling homesick. These are all difficult and painful situations because they involve separation.  Oftentimes,...

Artist Spotlight: Mel Jehu

Mel Jehu, a senior art major with a concentration in painting, recently completed her Senior Synopsis Art Show and is working towards her senior thesis. Jehu said she was drawn to the...

Alumni Spotlight: Sam Chiodo

Sam Chiodo graduated in 2021, majoring in drama and business. He currently works in the investment field, but dreams of one day starting his own small theater. Chiodo chose...

Reflecting family and culture through ceramics

Jessica Quiroz, a senior art major focusing on ceramics and printmaking, plans to have a ceramics exhibition next spring. Her experiences growing up in an immigrant family enmeshed in Mexican culture, and...

Thrift & Thimble: UD’s own student-created thrift store

Thrift & Thimble, a University of Dallas based thrift shop run by Hannah Wilmes, senior business major, and Athena Ralles, senior politics major, emerged as a way to clear out their wardrobes...

What CrossFit taught me about praying for the dead

All Saints and All Souls are upon us — aka the end of spooky season — and that means praying for the Dead throughout the month of November.  I...

Tamaki Nakahara’s experience as an exchange student at UD

Tamaki Nakahara is a second-year foreign exchange student from Japan doing a semester abroad at University of Dallas. She attends Teikyo University, a liberal arts university in Tokyo where she plans to...

The divine feminine: Depicting realistic women in art

Eva Poulsen, a senior art major, recently participated in an exhibition displaying two pieces titled “Rising Queen of Hearts” and “Drama Queen” in the 2022 senior synopsis at the University of Dallas....

Is Halloween dead to UD?

Halloween is two weeks away and there still has been not much mention of Halloween on campus. The University of Dallas has little to no Halloween decorations besides the plastic pumpkin and...

Yes, you are called to holiness!

The “universal call to holiness” is a phrase that has become part of our Catholic lexicon.  Unfortunately, many people have only heard this term in its contemporary impoverished incarnation.  “Yes, yes, Deacon,...

Alumni Spotlight: Ellissa Kiowski

The common stereotype for college graduates is that after they leave school, they have a large amount of student debt, cannot acquire a job and generally don’t know what to do with...

Crusaders for Life: Post-Roe mission

Crusaders for Life, the pro-life club at the University of Dallas, is not only operating in light of the overturning of Roe v Wade, but under the leadership of a new club...

A letter to the UD Freshmen

Dear Freshmen,  As a UD alum, I remember very distinctly being where you are now: new to the University of Dallas, trying to absorb and balance all the change...

Step Outside of UD: The rise of Venture Club

It can be easy to forget all of the opportunities to experience nature and outdoor adventures when one lives near dusty Dallas, as well as how important it is to refresh one’s...