Looking back on the campus safety transition

Seven months after the Campus Safety Office became an official police station, both campus safety officers and police officers agree that the transition has created a well-balanced team that is able to serve the...

Little known facts: Love ye truth and justice

One of the great wonders of the University of Dallas experience is our shared reading of Plato’s “Republic.” Every freshman reads it, or at least is supposed to, and its lessons on justice remain...

Science research in Rome

This past summer, the University of Dallas Biology Department offered biology majors a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to do research as part of the Rome Research Experience in conjunction with the University of Rome Tor Vergata. This...

Mental health awareness kicks off next week

Events next week will raise awareness for mental health disorders and highlight the resources the University of Dallas provides to help students facing this issue. This is the third year UD has organized Mental Health...

Proposed renovations to Cap Bar paused

The University of Dallas decided to not pursue the controversial and divisive plan to move the Cap Bar and renovate J.M. Haggar Center, at least while UD searches for a new president. Karen Reilly,...

Campus-wide Wi-Fi outage Tuesday

University of Dallas Wi-Fi went  down across campus for several hours Tuesday, Sept. 4. Despite rumors that it was the work of a hacker, a power outage was the true cause of the problem. The...

Little known facts: how it all began

Go ahead, settle into your seat at the Cap Bar or on the Mall. Now as you take a sip of your coffee or a drag of your cig, look around either at the...

Class of 2022 is ready to thrive at UD

The theme of the class of 2022’s orientation was “Thrive,” a call to grow academically, socially, and spiritually throughout the next four years. The freshmen’s eagerness to get involved at orientation and during these...

#FarewellFarrell petition raises questions

The recent #FarewellFarrell petition circulating social media and email calls into question whether the University of Dallas should rename Cardinal Farrell Hall in light of allegations made against Cardinal Kevin Farrell, the former bishop...

Presidential town hall encourages student input

On Wednesday, August 29, the University of Dallas presidential search committee held a town hall meeting in Haggar Cafe with the purpose of opening up to the student body a discussion regarding the selection...

Completed Due Santi campus additions give students more space

The Fall 2018 Rome semester began with more pomp and circumstance than is normally afforded it, due to the inaugural opening of several major projects at the University of Dallas Due Santi campus. Towards...

New presidential term to start next fall

With the presidential search in full swing, the University of Dallas’ next president should be in place by the beginning of the 2019 fall semester, according to search committee chair Richard Husseini. The presidential search...

Commencement speakers announced

The commencement speakers for 2018 have been named as Miriem Bensalah Chaqroun and Thomas Nealon. Both are graduates of University of Dallas. “The speaker is meant to be someone who has significantly contributed to...

Sexual assault prevention month at UD

This past month the University of Dallas hosted a variety of events in light of Sexual Assault Prevention Month. Students were invited to participate in the “Man to Man” and “Woman to Woman” discussions...

An ode to PDK and its proprietor

It’s almost midnight on a Sunday. In the window of the brightly-lit Shell are three young women at a countertop, books spread out before them, engrossed in their studies. A trio of lanky men...