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Winter Break Binge-Watching
6 months ago

Winter Break Binge-Watching

After returning to UTD after a restful break — and I hope yours was too — I came across so many friends and new faces who were enthusiastic to tell me about their time huddled …
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Scrappy Little Nobody Anna Kendrick
8 months ago

Scrappy Little Nobody Anna Kendrick

In this modern world that feels overrun with spoiled rotten Kardashians, there is hope for raw talent to be held high again: Anna Kendrick. Kendrick, child actor and …
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Between the Lines: What they can’t have
9 months ago

Between the Lines: What they can’t have

Today, I don’t want to be happy.

Like so many of my colleagues and friends, I’ve been up for the better part of 24 hours, covering what was supposed to …
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From Drunk Cooking to “Hartening” Writing
9 months ago

From Drunk Cooking to “Hartening” Writing

Every college student uses YouTube for something or another. Seriously everyone. Whether the website be used for makeup tutorials, gaming, vlogs, shopping hauls, or “How-To” videos, there are videos …
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Seasonal changes
9 months ago

Seasonal changes

We’re about a month into fall, and, surprisingly, it’s feeling a bit like it in Texas. I love fall. I love the warm, autumn colors, the robust and comfortable …
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Predictable Sparks Grows Within New Unpredictable Novel, Two by Two.
9 months ago

Predictable Sparks Grows Within New Unpredictable Novel, Two by Two.

I’ll be frank, anybody who has not heard of author Nicholas Sparks is fully and absolutely unaccustomed to the romance section of their local bookstore or library. That’s probably …
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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children…Burton success or fail?
10 months ago

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children…Burton success or fail?

Goth favorite and master of dark comedy and sporadic ideologies, Tim Burton announced in early 2012 that he would be directing the adaptation for the first of …
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Between the Lines: A play-by-play of the first debate
10 months ago

Between the Lines: A play-by-play of the first debate

Disclaimer: The views expressed on this post are solely those of the author and do not reflect The Mercury, Student Media or UT Dallas.

Last night was the first presidential …
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Arochi Trial: September 27
10 months ago

Arochi Trial: September 27

On Tuesday, Enrique Arochi, the man convicted of the aggravated kidnapping of UTD alumna Christina Morris, waived his right for a jury to decide his punishment. Judge Mark Rusch …
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The fear of trying things alone
10 months ago

The fear of trying things alone

Last week, my friend and I agreed to go to a stand-up paddleboarding yoga class that evening. Neither of us had been before, but as the class time inched …
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