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‘White nationalist’ fliers on campus prompt response from students, administration
3 weeks ago

‘White nationalist’ fliers on campus prompt response from students, administration

Editor’s Note: This story originally ran on The Mercury’s website. It has been updated since its original publication. The name of one source has been changed due to concerns …
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Staff reminisce about recently deceased UTD employee
3 weeks ago

Staff reminisce about recently deceased UTD employee

John George, a Garland native who worked in the UTD print and copy services for 21 years, passed away at 39 on Jan. 20.

His family, coworkers and friends reflected …
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Mercury Midday News 01/26/17
4 weeks ago

Mercury Midday News 01/26/17

This week we discuss the role that the media plays in academia with Dr. Alex Piquero and the impact of Texas’s proposed “bathroom bill” with Student Government senators.

SG senators vote to adopt resolution to condemn ‘bathroom bill’
4 weeks ago

SG senators vote to adopt resolution to condemn ‘bathroom bill’

On Jan. 24, the Student Government senators voted 28 to 7 in favor of adopting a resolution condemning Senate Bill 6, or the “bathroom bill,” that was …
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SG Report: January 23rd

ELECTIONS AND TAO COUNSELING

Elections for Student Government senators will be the week after spring break. Those who are interested must sign up by Feb. 20.

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SG, LGBTQ clubs look at proposed Texas law
4 weeks ago

SG, LGBTQ clubs look at proposed Texas law

Texas Republican Sen. Lois Kolkhorst and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick have unveiled a “bathroom bill” in the Texas Legislature which forces individuals to use the bathroom corresponding the the …
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Research earns nat’l media spotlight
4 weeks ago

Research earns nat’l media spotlight

Alex Piquero’s work has appeared on the front page of The New York Times. It’s been lambasted in an opinion authored by Ann Coulter. Former President Barack Obama has …
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Internet speed to rise in UV
4 weeks ago

Internet speed to rise in UV

Residents of University Commons and University Village can look forward to faster Internet speeds and more reliable network support, thanks to an initiative by the Office of Information Technology …
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Tobacco to be banned on campus
4 weeks ago

Tobacco to be banned on campus

According to a university-wide announcement made by President Richard Benson, smoking on campus will be prohibited. Starting June 1, a comprehensive tobacco ban — which includes cigarettes and e-cigarettes …
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Small towns, big dreams
4 weeks ago

Small towns, big dreams

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Kaitlyn Morris sits on her great-grandparents’ porch, taking in the colors of the sunset. An expanse of land stretches out in front of her, outlined by pine and oak …
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