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Editor’s Picks

Critics need greater understanding of players’ protests
2 months ago

Critics need greater understanding of players’ protests

There is an old saying, overused to the point of cliché. Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.

It’s supposed to convey embarrassment, shame over …
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National Night Out educates public about police roles
2 months ago

National Night Out educates public about police roles

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

UTD hosted a cookout for National Night Out, providing free food, entertainment and safety information for the …
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Frat welcomes incoming members
2 months ago

Frat welcomes incoming members

A newly chartered fraternity introduced its inaugural class this semester.

Phi Delta Theta got its start on campus in August 2015 as an interest group. New recruits known as “Founding …
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Ethnic diversity on campus
2 months ago

Ethnic diversity on campus

UTD recently ranked fifth in a report of different ethnically-diverse campuses in the United States.

The list of rankings, released in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report on Sept.12, …
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Professor featured in documentary
2 months ago

Professor featured in documentary

A UTD professor is featured in a documentary focusing on the human sex-trafficking trade and the exploitation of minors. Human trafficking is second only to drug trafficking as the most …
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Center expands research opportunities, potential
2 months ago

Center expands research opportunities, potential

One year and nearly $3 million in the making, the Olympus Discovery Center provides new imaging systems expanding research opportunities for students, faculty and outside researchers.

The Center, housed in …
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Editorial Board: As a community, we should address domestic violence
3 months 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
3 months 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
3 months 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
3 months 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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