Randy Ford, J. Gilligan's Bar and Grill owner, explains the origin of one of the restaurant's staples, Irish nachos.
PY1 is a pyramid-shaped entertainment venue traveling the country. The pyramid will be in Arlington until March. Checkout TheShorthorn.com for the story.
Students and community members spent their MLK holiday volunteering for Zeb Strong Jr. Day of Service on Jan. 20 in Arlington. Volunteers participated in a variety of projects, like making blankets out of plastic bags, raking leaves and making first aid kits. Strong Jr. was the university’s …
Business management senior Vanessa Stiles drives her drift car.
The Shorthorn's Managing Editor Arianna Vedia sits down with Movin' Mavs senior Clarence McCarthy-Grogan and Lady Movin' Mavs sophomore Annabelle Lindsay to discuss the upcoming season over some spicy wings. McCarthy-Grogan and Lindsay, both natives of Australia, discussed a variety of topic…
The smell of tacos filled New Main Brewing Co. as the sound of jazz bounced off the mirrored walls. UTA music students get together Tuesday nights at the brewery and have a jam session. "A lot of times as musicians we don't get the opportunity to have the space like this. To do what we're do…
The Human Library event aims to celebrate differences and the sharing of personal stories. The Central Library hosted the event for the second year Sept. 19 on the Central Library mall. People from various backgrounds and life experiences volunteered at the event as "books" to tell their stories.
Students, the UTA wranglers and members of the men's basketball team cheered on broadcasting senior Kyle Schow as he competed against President Vistasp Karbhari in a bowling match Sept. 16 at Alley Cats Entertainment in Arlington. Schow originally challenged President Karbhari via Twitter ov…
Over the weekend UTA Racing hosted the 19th annual Texas Autocross Weekend in Lot 49. The event was an opportunity for students from UTA and other universities to compete with the cars they built.
Students share their thoughts on posters and the impact they can make during the annual fall Poster Sale on Sept. 9 on the University Center mall. The mall was flooded with students browsing through the selection of posters, ranging from musical figures to popular culture.
The MavsMeet Convocation welcomes back students for the fall semester Aug. 20 at Texas Hall. Different student organizations performed onstage and students walked from Texas Hall to the Central Library mall for the MavsMeet AfterParty following the convocation.
Randy Ford, owner of J. Gilligan’s Bar and Grill, speaks on the origin of the Arlington bar and the legacy he hopes to leave.
UTA ambassadors, alumni, President Vistasp Karbhari and his wife Lisa Karbhari ride parade floats and wave to the cheering crowd in the Arlington Fourth of July Parade on July 4.
Courtesy: City of Arlington
Students showcased the cultures and traditions represented at UTA at the International Week: Global Extravaganza on April 5 in the Bluebonnet Ballroom. The students and organizations danced and sang songs in different languages from different countries.
In one of the oldest UTA traditions, students, faculty and staff raced down the field with beds on wheels at the 39th annual Bed Races hosted by EXCEL Campus Activities and Campus Recreation on March 27 at Maverick Stadium. Participants danced, raced and competed in contests and games.
EXCEL Campus Activities hosted its second Spotlight Series Open Mic Night event March 20 in the University Center Palo Duro Lounge. The event presented an outlet for artists on campus. Students performed spoken word, poetry and acoustic music, as well as sang and rapped.
The second-seeded men's basketball team fell in the 2019 Sun Belt Conference Men's Basketball Championship final against Georgia State University. The Panthers won 73-64.
The men's basketball team defeated Georgia Southern University 67-58 on Saturday to secure its spot in the 2019 Sun Belt Conference Men’s Basketball Championship finals.
The Lady Mavericks fell to the University of South Alabama on Monday after a hard-fought Sun Belt Conference Women's Basketball Championship semifinal round in New Orleans, Louisiana. The team chipped away at a nine-point lead but ultimately lost 57-50.
The Shorthorn is sending sports reporter RJ Coyle and multimedia editor Duy Vu to the 2019 National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball Tournament in Champaign, Illinois.
The Native American Student Association hosted the 24th Annual UTA Powwow March 2 in the Bluebonnet Ballroom. Indigenous drum music, native dancers and vendors filled the room.
FORT WORTH, Texas — UTA day was held Jan. 27 at the 123rd Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo. The stock show hosted competitions including young people competing with show animals, seasoned cowboys who wrangle steers for a living and everyone in between.
Members of the community came together to volunteer Zeb Strong Jr. MLK Day of Service on Jan. 21 in Arlington. Groups and individuals were assigned locations all over the city, with some assigned to help the elderly maintain their homes.
Students gathered for Maverick FRIENDzy on Jan. 16 in the Palo Duro Lounge. Students were encouraged to make new friends and connect with old ones by dancing and interacting in team-building games. Student Activities hosted Maverick FRIENDzy and invited Playfair to facilitate the event.
Electrical engineering freshman Steven Williams was one of the students that moved into their dorms Jan. 11 at Vandergriff Hall to prepare for the spring semester. Williams is a Houston native and aspires to be an engineer.
The 2018-19 season marks the last for the trio of graduate student Morgan Wood and seniors Rose Hollermann and Abby Dunkin. Over the years, they have seen the beginning of the program, its first national championship and an undefeated season. All are members of the U.S. Women’s National Whee…
Students gather to make monster-themed cupcakes at Sweet Eats on Oct. 25 in the Central Library. The group learned how to bake cupcakes from scratch and decorate them for Halloween.
The UTA French Club hosted the annual Multicultural Karaoke Night on Oct. 18 in the University Center's Guadalupe Room. Students sang in different languages, danced and enjoyed snacks.
UTA Police hosted the 35th annual National Night Out on Oct. 2 on the University Center mall. Students, faculty, staff and the community came to enjoy free food, games and door prizes.
Students partake in Oozeball, one of UTA's longest traditions, on Sept. 28 on the corner of Summit Avenue and Greek Row Drive. Students competed in a mud volleyball tournament and winners received first, second or third place medals.
The community gathered to remember and commemorate mathematics graduate student Alan Amaya who died of a possible drowning last Saturday. Friends shared their favorite memories of Amaya at a memorial service on Sept. 27 at Lake Arlington Baptist Church.
The UTA Libraries held The Human Library event on Sept. 20 on the Central Library mall. Students and community members volunteered to be "human books" for the event and students could talk to them by "checking them out." The volunteers talked about a variety of topics. The human books were …
UTA lecturer Billi London-Gray uses unconventional instruments, such as musical saws, synthesizers and pet toys to create sound art.
Dallas Wings players scrimmaged Monday with campers at the fifth annual Women's Development Camp. According to a Dallas Wings media advisory, the camp "aims to teach various sports techniques, leadership skills, and basketball drills" to young girls, and encourages them to remain active in w…
With summer bringing in record high temperatures, students on campus share tips on how to beat the heat.
Rock band Bowling For Soup took the stage Saturday night at the Levitt Pavilion.