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Scriptwriter shares career tips, stories at AnimeFest
3 years ago

Scriptwriter shares career tips, stories at AnimeFest

Scores of people dressed as their favorite anime characters flocked to the Sheraton in downtown Dallas for the annual AnimeFest. Not only was the event a four-day convergence of cosplayers, …
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‘Sin’ sequel offers nothing new
3 years ago

‘Sin’ sequel offers nothing new

Stunning monochrome visuals fail to supersede shallow female roles, lack of novelty in ‘A Dame to Kill For’

If presented as a shameless satire, “Sin City: A Dame to Kill …
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First freshman class faced unprepared administration
3 years ago

First freshman class faced unprepared administration

Unforeseen challenges marred Class of 1994 experience

Every year, campus lights up around the end of August as students return for the fall semester and freshmen step into the new …
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Int’l student  health insurance  plans fall short
3 years ago

Int’l student health insurance plans fall short

Updated: A previous version of this article was printed in error. Andaleeb Iftekhar’s name was spelled incorrectly. The Mercury regrets these errors.

Miscommunication from healthcare officials leaves insurance customers confused


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Life after ATEC uncertain for graduates
3 years ago

Life after ATEC uncertain for graduates

Arts & technology students struggle to find desired employment, develop appropriate work portfolios from curriculum

He has 12 hours left in the ATEC program at UTD …
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Depression facts

* Anyone can be struck by depression or suicidal thoughts, regardless of race, gender, age, socioeconomic status, etc.

** Calling suicide a ‘selfish’ act insults the deceased and perpetuates …
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Student moonlights as stripper
3 years ago

Student moonlights as stripper

Updated: A previous version of this article was printed in error. The Mercury regrets this error.

At the start of his shift, he comes in, flirts with potential …
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National media failed Ferguson

By  • Opinion

For the first four nights of Ferguson’s (intercommunity) protests, it was difficult to tell by television alone if the Missouri suburb even existed. While CNN and its peers settled neatly …
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