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....

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...

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...

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.

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...

Alumni Spotlight: Elora Zucha

Elora Zucha graduated from the University of Dallas this summer with a B.S. in chemistry.  Zucha had initially entered UD as a biochemistry major, but quickly felt called to...

Advice from a barista

UD students can barely go a day without stopping by the Cap Bar for a pick-me-up before class, study session or a small get-together, yet most of us stick to the usual...

Unity is not a “novus” concept

I try to remember that the reason so many people get upset about liturgy is because they passionately care. Simply put, if the Eucharist really is the “source and summit” of the...

Groundhog Guidance

Dear Groundhog,  I’m a commuter and nobody asks me to go to parties. What do I do? Signed, Artis4 Dear...

Summers in Spain and Rome: The UD student’s time abroad

The University of Dallas provides its students with many study-abroad opportunities during the spring, fall and summer semesters. The Rome Program, an immersive Spain program and a Biblical Archaeological trip in Israel...