A new beginning for lacrosse

Last year the University of Dallas saw lacrosse disappear as an official sport to the dismay of all the players who loved their sport and community. The men’s lacrosse team had started...

The Crusaders serving up success in season debut

The University of Dallas tennis team had their first ever tournament on Sept. 15-17. Even though the days were hot and long, they all pushed through, trying their best on the courts...

How the women’s soccer team leads on campus and on the field

The University of Dallas’ women’s soccer team continues to flourish in sisterhood as they welcome their freshmen players. Last year, the Crusaders made it to the SCAC Semifinals against Trinity University who...

UD tennis is bouncing back!

As of Aug. 18 the University of Dallas gained a new tennis team, coached by Jacob Delao. UD Athletics brought back the program with a history of having “very...

Volleyball team starts the season with a three-peat success

On Sept. 2-3, the University of Dallas female freshman volleyball players delivered a strong debut in their two-day tournament. The team won three games and lost one.  In the...

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...