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Between the Lines

Your weekly dose of insight into news, politics, pop culture and sports. Basically everything that matters.

Between the Lines: What they can’t have
5 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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Between the Lines: A play-by-play of the first debate
6 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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Between the Lines: The Problem with “Not All Men”
6 months ago

Between the Lines: The Problem with “Not All Men”

 

The trial of Enrique Arochi, the man a Collin County jury found guilty of the aggravated kidnapping of UTD alumna Christina Morris, captured the attention of the DFW area for …
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Between the Lines: The Talk
6 months ago

Between the Lines: The Talk

The recent wave of protests from professional athletes during the playing of the national anthem reminds me of the first time I ever had a one-on-one interaction with a police …
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Between the Lines: Why Chance the Rapper had the best song of the summer
7 months ago

Between the Lines: Why Chance the Rapper had the best song of the summer

Something about summer brings out the best music from artists. Every year, a new rat race begins to see who will have the season’s best tune.

This year, artists like …
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Between the Lines: Homecoming
7 months ago

Between the Lines: Homecoming

Note: Sorry if I haven’t posted over the past two months, I’ve been kind of busy.

There may not be a stronger word in the English language than home. …
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Between the Lines: The Washington Redskins and the art of misplaced justice
10 months ago

Between the Lines: The Washington Redskins and the art of misplaced justice

In the grand scheme of things, professional sports are pretty worthless. People put balls through a hoop or run up and down fields for a certain amount of time …
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Between the Lines: Have race issues gotten better or worse under Obama?
10 months ago

Between the Lines: Have race issues gotten better or worse under Obama?

As the year rounds out and the nation gets closer and closer to November, the idea of living in a country where Barack Obama is not president is becoming more …
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Between the Lines: Superhero movies and the death of escapism
11 months ago

Between the Lines: Superhero movies and the death of escapism

Editor’s note: This article contains MAJOR SPOILERS for several movies that have come out this year.

Movies are a place where we go to forget our problems. When the lights go …
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