Art Spotlight: “Exit” by Susanna McNichol

"Exit" is oil on-canvas; a depiction of man's attempts at escapism resulting in the fall and his traversal through the depths bringing him to the truth of the incarnation. 

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...

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...

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...

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...

Art Spotlight: “In-N-Out on a Friday Night”

My husband and I were in the habit of going out to eat every Friday (and we were kind of going through an In-N-Out phase). When this project was assigned, we had...

Family Traditions: Keeping Vietnamese traditions alive in America

Vietnamese culture is full of exciting and vibrant celebrations. The most important celebration is Tết, or Vietnamese New Year. This is one of the main ways I am able to keep close...

Art Spotlight: ‘The Oresteia’ by Quinn Kelsch

This is a diptych, called 'The Oresteia', depicting two related moments from the Agamemnon. First is the moment when Agamemnon "puts on the yoke of necessity" and decides to...

Welcoming the unwelcome: UD student starts nonprofit

UD sophomore and politics major Aubrey Wieberg, founder of the Dallas Refugee Project, has always been interested in multicultural and international issues. As such, it was no surprise that her heart was...

The Fluid State of the Drama Department

Coming out of a year where most of UD Theater was done online, many are hoping to see a return to live shows. Currently, that hope is on track to being fulfilled...

Alumni Spotlight: where are they now?

Stephanie Bascon, UD class of 1988, has gotten involved with the law since leaving UD — in a good way! Last year, Bascon was appointed as judge of the 466th Judicial District...

Family Traditions: Happy Bappy Days

For as long as I can remember, my family has celebrated the days my siblings and I were baptized. The day of our baptism is fondly referred to as our “Happy Bappy...

Groundhog Guidance

Dear Groundhog, There's this girl. She sits outside the Cap Bar. She smokes cigarettes and gets FOUR shots on ice — with vanilla.  She's really beautiful...

Groundhog Guidance

Dear Groundhog, I’m so excited for Rome next semester! What are your best travel/study abroad tips? Signed, Deus Vult Dear...

Gracie Morris: a study on how light affects color

Junior art major, Gracie Morris, recalled a project from her freshman year in which their task was to find an object and paint it at two different times of day.