The sweet and savory culture of Brasil

Before I was born, my parents made the life-changing decision to move to the United States. This journey wasn’t an easy one, my dad came over first to the US with only...

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...

Family Traditions: Late nights at the Vietnamese flower market

As you grow older in an ethnic household, you unlock new things that you are allowed to do each year, like levels in a video game. For me and my family in...

Family Traditions: Colombian novena

Every culture has its own traditions and customs. In Colombia, the Christmas Novena is one of our most beautiful and joyful traditions. It is a wonderful way to get friends together and...

Trade your professors: baseball cards with Student Foundations

If you’ve paid any attention to the recent hustle and bustle of campus, you would have seen our beloved professors’ faces appear on baseball cards embossed with the Student Foundations logo. So...

What’s in a building: The Haggertys

Every day, we walk around campus, going in and out of buildings perfunctorily, yet we hardly ever stop to consider what the stories of their namesakes are. Who are...

Family Traditions: Manigong Bagong Taon

TALON! MANIGONG BAGONG TAON!” my mom screams in Tagalog as the ball drops and the clock hits twelve. I jumped as high as my little legs would allow.  My...

Groundhog Guidance

Dear Groundhog, I am a Catholic who met this girl that I really like and we have a lot in common. However, she herself is not Catholic, but she...

Students’ snow day shenanigans photographed

Hannah Wilmes immediately grabbed her camera when she saw the snow. The sophomore business major, a Missouri native, is no stranger to snowfall. However, many of her friends had...

Art Spotlight: “Daniel 3:57-88” by Marguerite Mitchell

Artist Description: This is a still life in oil that was inspired by the verse of Daniel 3:57-88. The entire painting represents creation’s calling to give praise to God. Each object is...

Art Spotlight: “Self-Portrait” by Eva Poulsen

Artist's description : In this self-portrait, I wanted to be surrounded by objects that take up space in my everyday life and makeup part of my identity. I’m...

Letter from the Community Section Editor:

To the community of the University of Dallas, For those of you who do not know me, my name is Kate Frediani and I had the pleasure of being...

Art Spotlight: “A Study in Light” by Gracie Morris

Artist Description: Featuring the same fire hydrant outside of Braniff painted at two different times of day. One painted at 6 p.m. (left) and the other at 3 a.m. (right) captures how...

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.

Family Traditions: A truly Texan Christmas

Christmas. The word evokes images of snow-blanketed rooftops, sleigh bells and cozy cups of hot chocolate by a roaring fire. You can picture a beautifully trimmed tree nestled in the corner and...