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Opinion

Accessible buildings, ethical parking needed
2 weeks ago

Accessible buildings, ethical parking needed

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UTD tries to be an accommodating campus for all students, but parking policies and older buildings can hamper the movement of students with physical disabilities.

At UTD, students …
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College campuses are key to bridging political, cultural gaps
2 weeks ago

College campuses are key to bridging political, cultural gaps

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The current political climate has made honest discussion a precarious activity. The country is divided more than ever along political lines. A Pew Research Center study found that the …
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Birth control movement needs to expedite progress
4 weeks ago

Birth control movement needs to expedite progress

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In the 20th century, women waged a battle to take control of a body organ that too many others, from corporations and religious groups to the government, had claimed …
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Current college students represent new counterculture
1 month ago

Current college students represent new counterculture

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Millennials. The kids who are always on their phones, too lazy to get jobs but not lazy enough to stop complaining about their financial situations. At least, that’s the …
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Lack of diversity on runway incites change
1 month ago

Lack of diversity on runway incites change

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The beauty industry has been lacking in diversity for some time now, and this becomes glaringly obvious with each new industry “first.”

According to ELLE Magazine’s New York …
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Food fad encourages widespread acceptance of Muslims
1 month ago

Food fad encourages widespread acceptance of Muslims

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With the rapid growth and constant influx of immigrants, particularly in Dallas, there has been a rise in the incorporation of “halal” food in restaurants. Beyond being a business …
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Critics need greater understanding of players’ protests
2 months ago

Critics need greater understanding of players’ protests

There is an old saying, overused to the point of cliché. Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.

It’s supposed to convey embarrassment, shame over …
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Lack of faith in govt is millennial students’ biggest weakness
2 months ago

Lack of faith in govt is millennial students’ biggest weakness

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Political participation is a complex notion millennials, especially college students, struggle to grasp. It’s hard for millennials to clutch the concept because they are constantly bombarded by opinions from the …
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We need to end climate change to mitigate future disasters
2 months ago

We need to end climate change to mitigate future disasters

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As the waters recede from Houston, we have some time to step back and take a look at the damage done.

The BBC reports that over 40 people have died …
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Editorial Board: As a community, we should address domestic violence
2 months ago

Editorial Board: As a community, we should address domestic violence

The deadliest mass shooting in Plano’s history, claiming the lives of five alumni, was a direct result of domestic violence. The Mercury stands against domestic violence and calls upon Comets …
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