Rugby national championship game showcases UD heart and spirit

On April 30, the University of Dallas Rugby Football Club faced off against the Norco Community College team from Norco, California in Grand Prairie, Texas. This was the first time in team...

UD cancels lacrosse program

On April 4, the University of Dallas announced that it will be canceling both the men and women’s lacrosse programs effective on May 1.  In the press release, Executive...

Special treatment or treated special?

Recently, there have been frequent discussions revolving around the admissions process for student athletes at the University of Dallas. However, after investigation, it is apparent that prospective student athletes are treated the...

What’s in a Game: reframing pain

The 10k is a grueling race. The longest race on the track, competitors must complete 25 laps —  6.2 miles — at fierce speeds.  At the first mile, your...

What’s in a Game? Virtue

Aristotle defines virtue as a habit, the continuous and deliberate choice to be excellent in a thing. If you make good choices consistently, eventually you will naturally make good choices most of...

UD Athletics: Spring 2022 in photos

Nico Walz and James LaTour run a race with the UD men’s XC team. Photo courtesy of UD Athletics. Tyler Bolen barrels past his opponent. Photo...

Goodbye, rugby! Hello, football!

It does not matter that the University of Dallas Rugby Football Club (UDRFC) may have scored fourth at state, are playing in National Division 2 championships, and are promoted to Division 1....

New Mandatory Class: Physical education

The University News obtained records from an anonymous source last night indicating that a staggering 79% of students at UD are out of shape.  In order to combat this...

Maher Gym to become study space

The athletes of UD welcome everybody to the gym! With the recent complaints of many students about lack of study spaces the UD athletes have gladly volunteered their space for students to...

Students scuba for spring break

Over spring break, eight students elected to accompany Dr. Deanna Soper, assistant professor of biology, to the Florida Keys on a rigorous travel course entitled Marine Field Ecology. The...

Player Profile: Grady Birmingham

Hailing from Newport Beach, California, sophomore business major and baseball player Grady Birmingham first stepped up to bat in tee-ball at just 5 years old. Sports have been a consistent part of...

Determination in Lacrosse

The women’s lacrosse team at the University of Dallas is a story of determination and hope. These women have been improving this season and everyone at UD cheers them on as they...

What’s in a Game: community

Far too often, we restrict athletic competition to the realm of organized “school” sports. The Lady Crusaders and their male counterparts seem to thoroughly occupy the position of athletics in our subconscious...

UDRFC goes to state

A challenge unlike anything seen before. The Division 2 University of Dallas Rugby Team faced off against Division 1 teams for the first time at state last weekend. As the only D2...

Player Profile: Karina Campo

Within the ranks of our Lady Crusader Softball team is senior business major Karina Campo. She started her college career in the fall of 2018 and it will come to an end...