Students and professors on the importance of poetry at UD

I remember watching “Dead Poets Society” when I was younger and being entranced by the way the characters spoke about poetry with one another.  John Keating’s words echo in...

Groundhog Guidance

Dear Groundhog, I was lucky enough to not need to study excessively for exams in high school, but after stressing and procrastinating over exams in the first semester, this...

Worst summer jobs

As summer approaches, many of us are applying for jobs or internships. While there’s always the dreaded fast food jobs, I interviewed some of the students and staff at UD to find...

Groundhog Guidance

Dear Groundhog, Oh no — I've found myself falling for this wonderful girl … but I'm worried that I still need to develop myself further/fix a few issues I...

Alumni Spotlight: BeLynn Hollers

Recent graduate from the class of 2021, BeLynn Hollers has been hard at work as the Intercollegiate Studies Institute News Fellow for the Dallas Morning News, covering politics, women’s health and religion.

Art Spotlight: Earrings and self-expression

What started as a hobby for senior English major Michelle Ciacchella turned into a creative outlet when she did a project with plaster for her 3D design class. Using leftover materials to...

Family Traditions: Resurrection cookies

Easter is the most important day of the liturgical year for Catholics because Jesus’ suffering, death and resurrection complete our salvation. I didn’t realize how important it was when I was younger,...

Groundhog Guidance

Dear Groundhog, A lot of my friends are going to Rome next year, but I’ve chosen not to due to personal and health reasons. Every time someone asks me...

Cap Bar secret menu

Honey, It’s Hot Outside For when you want the soothing feeling of tea with honey, but summer is quickly approaching.  Ask for iced pomegranate...

Groundhog Guidance … y’all need help

Dear Groundhog,  Something I’ve loved about Texas has been the abundance of cockroaches around campus. Wall-E is one of my favorite movies and I love Wall-E’s loyal pet cockroach....

Alumni Spotlight: John Mulaney

Among notable UD alumni is the sensational and iconic comedian, actor, writer and producer, John Mulaney. The Chicago native who graduated from UD in 2004 with a B.A. in...

Groundhog Guidance

Dear Groundhog, I’ve recently decided to once again join UD’s peculiar dating pool. My problem is that while I often have great conversations and “click” with people quickly …...

Cap Bar secret menu

Spring Berry: For a spring-themed iced tea, ask for pomegranate raspberry tea with peach and rose syrup! Fireside Latte: For a more caffeinated...

Alumni Spotlight: Business alum creates Brazil’s first cloud laundry company

Many people, including those in our own community, know the struggle of having to do their own laundry and fantasize about hiring someone to do it for them. While...

Alumni Spotlight: A life of one’s own

“When I went to Rome, I was a double major: studio Art and English literature,” said Andrew DeCaen, graduate of the class of ‘97. This double major was a compromise; his close...