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Smoking zones, gubernatorial visits and an expansion of library hours were among several issues debated at the first Student Government meeting of the fall semester on Aug. 26. 

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Library schedule extending to 24 hrs
3 years ago

Library schedule extending to 24 hrs

Following a push from Student Government, the university administration has approved a proposal that will extend library hours. 

The hours have not been finalized, but the library is …
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Living in Recovery
3 years ago

Living in Recovery

New center opens, aims to help students recovering from addictions

Students seeking help with substance use disorders or any addictive behavior can look to the new Center for Students in …
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Int’l student  health insurance  plans fall short
3 years ago

Int’l student health insurance plans fall short

Updated: A previous version of this article was printed in error. Andaleeb Iftekhar’s name was spelled incorrectly. The Mercury regrets these errors.

Miscommunication from healthcare officials leaves insurance customers confused


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Life after ATEC uncertain for graduates
3 years ago

Life after ATEC uncertain for graduates

Arts & technology students struggle to find desired employment, develop appropriate work portfolios from curriculum

He has 12 hours left in the ATEC program at UTD …
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UTDPD Blotter
3 years ago

UTDPD Blotter

August 5 • A student reported his bicycle was stolen from Phase 7 at 9:10 a.m. August 8 • An unaffiliated person was arrested for failure to identify and/or giving …
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Resident restrained, robbed

Perpetrator enters victim’s apartment under false pretense

A female student reported to UTD PD that a man dressed as a construction worker entered her UV apartment on Aug. 11, physically …
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DIY at Central Trak

2014 may be one of the most exciting years for independent art and music in Dallas right now.

Six panelists met at the UTD Arts Residency CentralTrak in Dallas near …
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Drug study links memory to weed

Results of a study focusing on the effects of marijuana use on the brain found that the areas of the brain that control memory and emotion also drive the reward …
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