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Ed Board: Presidential, vice presidential candidates well-suited for uncontested positions
4 days ago

Ed Board: Presidential, vice presidential candidates well-suited for uncontested positions

Because this year’s Student Government presidential and vice presidential candidates are running unopposed, the Editorial Board of The Mercury has decided to publish an evaluation of the candidates in place …
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Softball season off to solid start
3 weeks ago

Softball season off to solid start

UTD’s softball team earned their first national ranking after opening the season with the best start in program history.

The NFCA/NCAA Division III rankings listed UTD softball as …
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DACA students fearful after recent ICE raids
3 weeks ago

DACA students fearful after recent ICE raids

The Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids that began in early February in Dallas, as well as other major cities in Texas, have raised concern among DACA students on campus.

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Northside’s Phase 2 under construction
3 weeks ago

Northside’s Phase 2 under construction

UTD students can expect more housing options in 2018 as construction begins on the second phase of Northside.

Northside is the luxury apartment complex located adjacent to UTD …
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‘A Need for Awareness’
3 weeks ago

‘A Need for Awareness’

As her dream of becoming a Dallas Stars dancer drew closer, Hayley Briscoe found herself spending more time in a studio surrounded by mirrors. Her reflection seemed to mock …
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New political club to encourage student involvement in elections
1 month ago

New political club to encourage student involvement in elections

A chapter of Texas Rising, a nonpartisan group that advocates for more progressive policy and participation from college students in local elections, was established on campus this semester.

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Marching for progress
1 month ago

Marching for progress

A month ago, the Women’s March on Washington amassed over one million marchers in D.C. and over five million protestors worldwide.

In the event’s aftermath, feminist students and …
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CentralTrak closed indefinitely
1 month ago

CentralTrak closed indefinitely

CentralTrak, UTD’s artist residency program, is closing after nine years of housing students and international creatives. Administrators and directors on campus are working toward establishing a similar program that …
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On the spectrum
1 month ago

On the spectrum

Jennifer Partin was on her shift looking after children when she saw a young boy with autism grabbed and forced to make eye contact with another worker.

“I …
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Students, administration respond to Trump’s immigration executive order
2 months ago

Students, administration respond to Trump’s immigration executive order

This story has been corrected since its original publication.

President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Jan. 27 that denied admission to nationals from seven majority-Muslim countries …
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