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Qurans found in SU bathroom
2 months ago

Qurans found in SU bathroom

A group of Student Government senators found copies of the Quran inside the toilets in the bathrooms adjacent to the Galaxy Rooms.

The Quran is the holy text …
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The Art Barn’s uncertain future
2 months ago

The Art Barn’s uncertain future

Correction: In a previous version of this story, Greg Metz’s title was misattributed. The Mercury regrets this error.

Art students may soon have to seek alternative spaces to …
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SG Report: March 27th
2 months ago

SG Report: March 27th

Comets Remember

President Akshitha Padigela’s proposal to engrave the rocks in the reflection pools with the names of Comets who’ve passed while attending or after being accepted to …
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Counseling Center explores online program
2 months ago

Counseling Center explores online program

The Student Counseling Center may have shorter wait times and more personalized therapy in the coming year, thanks to a new Student Government initiative to implement an online therapy …
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Hiring freeze impacts UTD
2 months ago

Hiring freeze impacts UTD

A statewide hiring freeze is affecting UTD, where 55 percent of staff are paid using state funds. The freeze was announced in January by Gov. Greg Abbot and will …
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Housing adds gender-inclusive application option
2 months ago

Housing adds gender-inclusive application option

Beginning fall 2017, UTD will be the first school in the UT System to formally adopt a procedure for gender-inclusive housing and one of the first institutions in Texas …
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Election and reflection: Reflection
2 months ago

Election and reflection: Reflection

With the 2017 Student Government elections drawing to a close, the current president and vice president are wrapping up their term in office by reflecting on their administration.

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Election and reflection: Election
2 months ago

Election and reflection: Election

JW Van Der Schans and Alex Holcomb from the CometUnity ticket have been elected as next year’s Student Government president and vice president, respectively.

Van Der Schans, an …
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Student leadership program comes to campus
2 months ago

Student leadership program comes to campus

Students now have the opportunity to easily obtain a leadership certification that is endorsed internationally through the Student Leadership Programs office.

The Student Leadership Challenge Model workshop series …
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