Activist groups The Next Generation Action Network and We Take the Streets protested a Kentucky grand jury's decision not to file charges in the killing of Breonna Taylor.
UTA students spent the morning moving and off-loading mulch, creating a new trail for plants to grow in partnership with the Friends of O.S. Gray Natural Area group.
The university has taken precautions to limit the spread of the coronavirus, including adjusted seating and requiring face coverings inside all campus buildings except when eating.
Protesters gathered for a march and rally against racial inequality at Main Street Garden Park in Dallas on Sunday afternoon. The demonstration was organized by Next Generation and began with a march through downtown Dallas before protesters marched onto U.S. 75.
The march was the latest of many demonstrations denouncing systemic racism in the aftermath of the killing of George Floyd on Memorial Day more than three months ago.
The distribution is part of Arlington's ongoing efforts to combat the spread of COVID-19, and the city handed out 254,000 masks before running out of boxes.
Demonstrators assembled in downtown Arlington on June 1 to protest police brutality. Dozens of protesters marched through the streets of the city, occupying several intersections along Cooper and Division streets.
Sunday marked the third straight day of protests in Fort Worth against police brutality and racial inequality. Demonstrators began their protest at the Tarrant County Courthouse before marching through downtown.
Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of downtown on May 30 to condemn police brutality in Dallas. Demonstrators demanded justice for the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The peaceful protest was met with nonlethal force after patrol cars occupied by police officers we…
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Tarrant County has been providing free meals for members of the community since around March 24. From 4 to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday, the Elm Street location serves around 100 to 180 people a day, said Haley Vanderveer, Boys & Girls Clubs academic succ…
EXCEL Campus Activities hosted Rollercade, a rollerskating dance party, on Jan. 31 in the University Center Palo Duro Lounge. Students could skate and dance while live DJ music played, or they could play foosball and air-hockey. Some skaters gripped tightly to the temporary railing put in pl…
The Monster Energy Cup Series returned to Texas on Nov. 3 for the 15th Annual AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth. The race was won by Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Busch Beer/Ducks Unlimited Ford, who also secured a place in the final four of the NASCAR playoffs. The NASCA…
UT Arlington Esports varsity team, Team Jaeger, started with three members, finding its footing about a month ago. The team eventually grew to seven members and faced its first big challenge: the inaugural Battle4Texas Overwatch tournament.
HOUSTON — Protestors gathered outside NRG Stadium before and well after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's arrival to the Howdy Modi event, a summit between him and U.S. President Donald Trump.
Jazz and classical music resonated around the close walls of the University Center art gallery as graduate student Lisa Sack spread layer after layer of paint on the newest UTA spirit horse, named Brilliance.
UTA students were welcomed back to campus Aug. 20 during the MavsMeet Convocation and AfterParty, which took place in Texas Hall and the Central Library mall. Convocation featured several different speakers along with the UTA Marching Band. The MavsMeet AfterParty saw students enjoy a variet…
The Dallas Wings took on the Chicago Sky July 14 at College Park Center and lost for their second straight game 79-89. The Wings were led by guard Arike Ogunbowale with 20 points.
Musicians played on various stages, people wandered among vendors and children danced with bubbles swirling around them during the Light Up Arlington event July 3 in downtown Arlington. Fireworks concluded the Independence Day event's festivities.
The United States Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation - Southwest Region presents the first Dragon Boat Festival: Race For Education on June 15 in Viridian Lake Club. The event was open to the public and featured cultural activities such as an Erhu solo, Asian folk da…
Dallas Pride continues as the 2019 Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade paved the way June 2 to Fair Park after being held at Oak Lawn for over 30 years.
JMBLYA is a reoccurring music festival in Texas that hosted events in Dallas and Austin this year. JMBLYA's Dallas festival showcased famous rappers with headliners like Kevin Gates and Lil Wayne.
Goats took over the Central Library mall during the Goat Yoga event on April 29. Students did yoga enclosed in a gate while goats walked around. The event was held for students to reduce stress and prepare for finals week.
The Continuum is an exhibition celebrating UTA's LGBTQIA+ artists and community, featuring the art and photography of six students.
Colorful powder decorated the ground and students during Holi 2019 hosted by Apartment and Residence Life on March 22 on the back lawn of the Maverick Activities Center.
With over 6,000 seats full, schools from across Texas and Oklahoma came together for the first day of the 29th annual GoodPhil Games on March 8 at Verizon Theatre.
Six bands from the Metroplex competed head-to-head during the annual Battle of the Bands Feb. 9 in the University Center Palo Duro Lounge.
Animals such as penguins, porcupines, owls, flamingos and a cheetah graced the stage during the Maverick Speakers Series lecture with animal specialist Jack Hanna on Feb. 5 at College Park Center.
Grand Prairie, Texas — Asia Times Square ushered in the year of the pig during its 12th Annual Lunar New Year Festival. Dozens of dancers, singers and vendors participated in the event Feb. 2.
FORT WORTH, Texas — UTA alumni and students got together for UTA Day at the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo on Jan 27. The 123rd Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo was host to competitions involving young people competing with show animals, seasoned cowboys who wrangle steers for a living and e…
Hundreds of people gathered early Monday morning to honor the memory of both Martin Luther King Jr. and Zeb Strong Jr. by volunteering their time to serve their community. The Zeb Strong Jr. MLK Day of Service brought people from all walks of life together in a combined effort to improve the…
Protesters took to the streets for the third annual Dallas Women's March on Jan. 20. The march "stands for fairness, gender and racial equality, women’s rights, and inclusion for all," according to its Facebook event page.
The Homecoming week celebration continued with the Homecoming Street Festival, followed by the Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally on Nov. 10 on Spaniolo Drive. Free food, spirit gear and different activities were offered to students. The parade consisted of floats and golf carts decorated by va…
Svenny Baby!, a band composed almost entirely of UTA alumni, celebrated the release of their new album, Voyager, on Nov. 3 in Arlington. The rain Saturday night didn't stop students and alumni from coming to the show and dancing to songs like "Imposter Monster" and "Broken Disco."
Movin' Mavs and Lady Movin' Mavs athletes shared their experiences and skills at the Shoot like a Maverick event Nov. 1 on the Central Library mall. Students could try shooting baskets from a wheelchair and if they made three baskets in a row they won a T-shirt.
The Alpha Chi Omega sorority connected with Old Navy to make a donation of flip-flops to the Beloved Project on Oct. 29 at the Alpha Chi Omega Sorority house on Greek Row Drive. The sorority donated over 400 pairs of flip-flops that will be used to build care packages for people that have ha…
Students attended the Meet the Mavs event Oct. 25 in front of College Park Center to interact with the men's and women's basketball team. Chips, popcorn and cotton candy were served during the event.
The Texas Rangers mingled with construction workers Tuesday after they reached 1 million work hours on Globe Life Field. Groundbreaking began Sept. 28, 2017, and the 1.7 million-square-foot ballpark is expected to be completed by March 2020.
Students went to eat, dance and socialize at the annual Welcome Back BBQ on Aug. 24 on the lawn outside of the Physical Education Building. The event, a part of Maverick Stampede, gave students the chance to relax and hangout with friends after their first week of classes of the fall semeste…
Students swam, played and tie-dyed shirts during the Welcome Back Splash on Aug. 23 outside of the Maverick Activities Center. Free shirts were given out and cold desserts were available. The event incorporated Intramural Battleship as well, a pool game where teams in canoes attempt to fill …
Students participated in various activities at the MavsMeet Afterparty on Aug. 21 on the Central Library mall. The event offered free food and drinks along with inflatable jousting and caricatures.
Students and Faculty celebrated the start of a new academic year at the MavsMeet Convocation, where many student groups performed and radio personality Rocky "Rock-T" Turner was the keynote speaker. Dorm residents and student groups marched from the Maverick Activities Center to Texas Hall t…
Faculty, student volunteers and parents bustled all around campus to help students move into their residence halls during the Move-In Stampede event on Aug. 20.
Arlington Public Library and UTA Libraries co-hosted its fourth annual ArlingCon on June 30 in the University Center. The event, which was billed as a comics, anime and sci-fi convention, featured vendors, scheduled panels with guest judges and a cosplay contest at the end of the day.
Goats were brought on campus at Goat Yoga May 3 on the Central Library mall. Student and attendees partook in different yoga exercises while goats freely roamed around in a pen.
Artists and musicians from all over gathered to share their talents at the Deep Ellum Arts Festival in Dallas. The festival featured live music, food and art in a variety of forms for attendees to enjoy.
Carlisle Cannons kicked off the Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally by firing Little Bertha IV, a 75 mm howitzer Nov. 11 at The Green at College Park.