Groundhog Guidance

Dear Groundhog, There's this guy I see three times a week at daily Mass. I've never talked to him but we usually sit in the same area. I think...

Beyond Barriers: Students teach English lessons for Spanish-speaking staff

As our liberal arts education teaches us to integrate the things we learn with our surroundings, a few students have responded to a need in our community that reaches beyond language barriers....

Groundhog in pictures

Groundhog Week concluded with the Party in the Park on Feb. 6. Photo courtesy of Peter Burleigh. Sophomores Ana Kagan and Eleanor Jenkins, senior Phil Volkert,...

Family traditions

“Search far and wide by any measure,  It’s time to begin your quest for treasure. Roses are red, violets are blue,  When the...

Groundhog Guidance

Hey furry friend, I'm spending Valentine's Day alone this year, for the first time in about three years. How do I survive this year without drinking too much wine?

Alumni Spotlight: Nathan Smith

Graduating from college and searching for full-time employment is already a difficult task. Throw the onset of a world-wide pandemic with rising rates of unemployment into the mix and you’re facing an...

The return of Awakening 13 and connection

As our community still grapples with what a post-pandemic lifestyle looks like, faculty and students are eager to carry on traditions this semester such as the Crusader Awakening Retreat.

Groundhog Guidance

Dear Groundhog, Does the University have any resources for people looking to quit smoking? I've been smoking for over a year and in the cultural milieu at UD, it's...

David Lamberti: Lessons in translation

The University of Dallas is subtitled “The Catholic University for Independent Thinkers,” but perhaps there is more value to dependency than we would like to admit. Not only dependency on the classical...

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...

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...

Alumni Spotlight: Monica and Carlo Molano

Time and again, UD grads have proven the versatile nature of a humanities degree. Two politics majors, Monica (Tomutsa) Molano ’07 and Carlo Molano ’06,  founded their own successful commercial real estate...

Groundhog Guidance

Dear Groundhog, I feel like everyone is really nice here, but I don't know how to form deeper friendships. How do you go from being surface friends to actually...

Family Traditions: Garifuna Settlement Day

Nov. 19 marks Garifuna Settlement Day, the birthday of my cultural heritage and the most anticipated day of the year, where my entire household is required to cook. One...