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“Wonder” is an extraordinary film about an extraordinary boy
2 weeks ago

“Wonder” is an extraordinary film about an extraordinary boy

While Wonder may be directed towards children, the enlightening tone and plot makes it a movie all adults should see at least once in their lives. **Wonder** portrays the difficulties …
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Star Wars 101: The Last Jedi
2 weeks ago

Star Wars 101: The Last Jedi

In preparation for the upcoming “Star Wars” film “The Last Jedi,” The Mercury sat down with UTD film professor John Petty to talk about his feelings and expectations about …
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‘Justice League’ riddled with plot holes
2 weeks ago

‘Justice League’ riddled with plot holes

The newest DC comics movie, “Justice League”, had good action sequences and fight scenes, but had a disappointing plot and lacked a reason to cheer for the heroes.

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Hopsin’s album leaves sour taste
2 weeks ago

Hopsin’s album leaves sour taste

“No Shame” is California rapper Hopsin’s fifth studio album and is a sullen recounting of the past two years of his life, which he describes as being a downfall.


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Int’l students find joy in festive season
2 weeks ago

Int’l students find joy in festive season

During the holiday season, international students are experiencing their first American celebration with fellow UTD students.

According to UTD’s university profile, 22 percent of the UTD population …
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Sculpting a future
2 weeks ago

Sculpting a future

Upon first glance, students may never guess the artistic background of this UTD Student Union employee. However, their opinions may change once they take a step into his office.


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Creating “Coco”
1 month ago

Creating “Coco”

Can you describe your role as a concept artist in the making of “Coco?” 

I got to work on a lot of different things, like sets, characters, background …
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Helping with hearing
1 month ago

Helping with hearing

When Jackie Clark was in Mozambique for her first deployment, she gave a young man a hearing aid. It was the first one she ever gave out as a …
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Kickstarter game offers challenging gameplay
1 month ago

Kickstarter game offers challenging gameplay

“Throne of Lies” is an online, hidden identity roleplaying game available for PC. Take on the role of member in your King’s court in a Game of Thrones-style battle …
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Chess program experiences rapid growth
1 month ago

Chess program experiences rapid growth

Throughout its 21 years, the UTD chess program has evolved through improving recruitment processes to keep up with the increasing competitiveness in the American collegiate chess scene.

Just …
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