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Editorial Board: As a community, we should address domestic violence
1 week ago

Editorial Board: As a community, we should address domestic violence

The deadliest mass shooting in Plano’s history, claiming the lives of five alumni, was a direct result of domestic violence. The Mercury stands against domestic violence and calls upon Comets …
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Lab develops exoskeleton tech
1 week ago

Lab develops exoskeleton tech

A lab on campus is developing exoskeleton technology intended to help rehabilitate individuals who have experienced a stroke.

The Locomotor Control Systems lab is developing an exoskeleton called ComEx (Comet …
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Q&A: Student Government Leadership
1 week ago

Q&A: Student Government Leadership

Representing the student body for the 2017-2018 school year, President JW Van Der Schans and Vice President Alex Holcomb sat down to talk with The Mercury about balancing personal life …
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App connects students, alumni
1 week ago

App connects students, alumni

A new app for the Jindal School of Management makes it simple to network, gain work experience and receive guidance from alumni in the business world.

In February 2017, the …
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Freshman project encourages collaboration
1 week ago

Freshman project encourages collaboration

This fall semester, UTD’s core curriculum committee launched Comets to the Core, a new project that will engage freshman to solve global issues during their college career. In its first …
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New restaurant wows with flavor
3 weeks ago

New restaurant wows with flavor

Za’tar Eastern Mediterranean Cuisine serves naturally delicious ingredients and perfectly balanced seasoning with the authenticity of Mediterranean food conveniently located in the Comet Cafe. The Student Union opened Za’tar …
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City council calls for Confederate monument removal
3 weeks ago

City council calls for Confederate monument removal

September 11 Update:

Shortly after the original publication of this article the Dallas City Council unexpectedly voted to remove the bronze statue of Robert E. Lee in Robert E. Lee …
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Greek life obtains new commons in SU
3 weeks ago

Greek life obtains new commons in SU

In an effort to encourage fraternity and sorority life on campus, a newly-renovated room is now available for Greek organizations.

Fraternity and Sorority Life’s need for growth …
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Peer mentors obtain certification
3 weeks ago

Peer mentors obtain certification

Starting this fall, a globally-recognized certification for peer mentors is available for students through UTD’s Institute for Peer Mentorship.

The qualification process equips students with the skills and …
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Fire at McCallum apartments damages building
4 weeks ago

Fire at McCallum apartments damages building

Editor’s Note: This article has been updated since its original publication.

A fire burned through part of a building in the McCallum Meadows Apartments. Out of a total …
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