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The Mercury’s Summer Wrap-up
3 years ago

The Mercury’s Summer Wrap-up

MALAYSIAN FLIGHT MH17 CRASHES

On July 17, Malaysian Airlines flight MH17, flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, was shot down over Ukrainian air space, killing 298 passengers and crew. As …
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‘Lucy’ underwhelms with predictable plot, unimpressive action
3 years ago

‘Lucy’ underwhelms with predictable plot, unimpressive action

SPOILER ALERT

Scarlett Johansson escapes from the Marvel universe and gets to play her own superhero in “Lucy.” Unfortunately, the result is unintentionally cheesy and dumb.

Directed by Luc Besson, …
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‘Purge’ sequel disappoints
3 years ago

‘Purge’ sequel disappoints

“The Purge: Anarchy” is a surprising step forward in the franchise but only because the first one was so poor.

James DeMonaco returns after directing last year’s “The Purge,” a …
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Preview of A Night at the Art Barn
3 years ago

Preview of A Night at the Art Barn

“Arms around the Barn” will open on Friday, July 11 at 6:30pm during A Night at the Art Barn, an event hosted by Radio UTD in the Visual Arts Building.


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IHOP, bagel chain coming soon
3 years ago

IHOP, bagel chain coming soon

Pancakes past midnight, a convenience store and more vegetarian offerings are only some of the new food choices students can look forward to in 2014 and 2015.

Early morning commuters …
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UTD hosts week-long camp for underprivileged children

A crowd of kids, chattering and giggling, hold on to white balloons with the words “Let Go” scrawled on them. They wait for the go-ahead and, then, release the fear …
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Bus schedule goes awry

By  • Opinion

In the world of business, clients and profits are lost when deadlines and time schedules are unmet.

For NASA, a delay in a shuttle launch can cost millions …
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Robots charm onlookers at ‘Transformers’ premiere
3 years ago

Robots charm onlookers at ‘Transformers’ premiere

 Moviegoers were treated to a display of  mechanical savvy on June 27 as the premier of “Transformers: Age of Extincition” at Alamo Drafthouse doubled as an exhibition for UTD …
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Community’s effort keeps Art Barn open
3 years ago

Community’s effort keeps Art Barn open

After two months of conjecture and debating, UTD has decided to keep its Visual Arts Building open for now.

The decision was conveyed to Greg Metz, senior lecturer …
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