Monday Night Meetings: Beneficial or an inconvenience?

This semester, Dr. Gregory Roper, dean of students, started Monday Night Meetings, a mandatory weekly event in which freshmen congregate in their...

Spring registration brings hiccup for some biology students

The time for class registration has a habit of bringing students anxieties and difficulties, from trying to work out which classes to...

Registrar’s Office and the new BDM project

The beginning of the end of the era for paper documents has begun for the Registrar’s office. The Banner Document Manager project...

Making sense of sabbaticals

Books and research published by professors at the University of Dallas help invigorate the academic spirit and culture of the school and...

Russian poet, literary critic and political dissident Dmitry Bykov speaks at...

On Nov. 14, The University of Dallas hosted a lecture by Dmitry Bykov, a Russian author, novelist, poet, literary critic, journalist, professor...

The emergence of the ‘Somer’

“Somers” — a working name for the growing population of summer Romers at the University of Dallas — have much to look...

An apology for the shoeless

This past week, I was rather disturbed by a commentary article posted on the University News’s website. This article, titled “The UD...

Putting to bed the anti-barefoot hysteria

“Humans are not Hobbits” — This I agree with, but I disagree with the reflection that was printed on Nov. 16 claiming...

What Catholic parishes get wrong — and what UD gets right

Upon arrival at UD I wasn’t exactly what one would call a lifelong Catholic. I was part of a mixed faith household,...

The King’s Body: Thanksgiving and the antidote to democratic ingratitude

Since my earliest memories of Thanksgiving, not a year has gone by without a series of floats and dancing animals parading across...

Reflections on faith, or the lack thereof

Allow me to bare my soul to you. I was a raging atheist in high school. All my friends were atheist, agnostic...

Priceless porcelain

Preparing to jet off to Rome for a semester under the roman sun is extensive. Meetings, paperwork, saving up and the list...

Arts & Culture

Humans of UD: MaryFaith Ulery

As Edith Stein once said, "The woman's soul is fashioned as a shelter in which other souls may unfold." MaryFaith Ulery, a...

‘Spirited’ (2022)

Are you frustrated that you can't be a good person 24/7? Or are you satisfied with everything in your life? Regardless of...

The Half Dozen

A Christmas Carol  - Can’t wait for Christmas? Enjoy a production of Dickens’ enduring classic brought to you by...

Comic

Comic by Lauren Antonacci

Senior Studios

The University of Dallas Drama Department presents Fall 2022 Senior Studios, “Pariah” by August Strindberg, translated by Edwin Bjorkman, directed by Jack...

The Narrative of Frederick Douglass: An American classic

Perhaps no other American author illustrates the contradiction of American ideals and American slavery better than Frederick Douglass. His widely influential and...

Make your mark, don’t break the bank

Books are a biannual bother for many a UD student striving to obtain their professors’ preferred course reading for the coming semester,...

Guidelines for Confession

One of my favorite stories about confession comes from the life of St. Mary Margaret Alacoque. When she began receiving visions of...

Christmas traditions: The Jesse Tree

The dim light of a singular Advent wreath candle was all that lit the dining room table as my mother squinted to...

Alumni Spotlight: Erin Quinn

Erin Quinn graduated with a degree in education from the University of Dallas in 2021 and works as a Strategic Partnership Advisor...

Artist Spotlight: Victoria Walters

Victoria Walters, a Texas A&M alumna, is the artist behind Synesthesia, a larger-than-life sculpture that is sure to captivate anyone in its...

Alumni spotlight: Jordyn Fields

Jordyn Fields graduated in 2022, majoring in human and social science.  She came to UD to play volleyball, which...

The Big Event as an opportunity to form bonds

Crusaders at the University of Dallas partake in school events such as the Big Event in order to participate in community service....

Alaka’i-inspired leadership in the Men’s Basketball team

Breaking sports tradition, the University of Dallas men’s basketball team has no captain or formal leadership committee like the women’s team does. 

Senior Spotlight: Men’s basketball

Matt Holloway, #10, guard Business Major  Hometown: Melissa, TX What is your favorite...

Player Profile: Imani Hardin

Imani Hardin, a junior basketball player at the University of Dallas and number 50, has been playing basketball since she was eight....

Fall Sports: SCAC 22-23 spotlight

Livia Le Sophomore chemistry major  Houston, TX Midfielder/Outside Back, #13

Meet the freshmen on the men’s basketball team

With the start of basketball season, the freshmen on the men’s basketball team at the University of Dallas are already displaying their...