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Ed Board: Presidential, vice presidential candidates well-suited for uncontested positions
2 months ago

Ed Board: Presidential, vice presidential candidates well-suited for uncontested positions

Because this year’s Student Government presidential and vice presidential candidates are running unopposed, the Editorial Board of The Mercury has decided to publish an evaluation of the candidates in place …
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Editorial Board: We endorse Hillary Clinton for presidency
7 months ago

Editorial Board: We endorse Hillary Clinton for presidency

Hillary Clinton is the only candidate to vote for in the 2016 presidential election.

She is one of the most qualified candidates to ever run for office. …
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Low diversity in staff draws unnecessary attention

Dallas Morning News article criticizes UTD faculty for not representing enough racial backgrounds to reflect growing student population

One of the things I like best about UTD is …
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Mercury story did disservice to veterans

Story, image draws criticism from subject of brain health piece

I agreed to share my personal story with The Mercury to raise awareness of research and program offerings …
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Women’s basketball must play stout defense to advance in NCAA tourney
2 years ago

Women’s basketball must play stout defense to advance in NCAA tourney

The women’s basketball team has had an excellent season so far, but it will have to continue its hot streak of stout defense and ball movement if it wants to …
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…and the men’s issue?
2 years ago

…and the men’s issue?

In recognition of Women’s History Month, The Mercury set out to celebrate the best way its staff knows how: by telling stories. Throughout the issue, readers will find narratives highlighting …
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Muslims must stand for peace

Islam preaches tolerance, peace and understanding, and the voices that stand for these principles must be louder because there is simply too much misinformation regarding the religion.

It …
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Selfish students steal show
3 years ago

Selfish students steal show

Peers have been condemning UTD students for their behavior at Kenan Thompson’s performance on campus, and rightfully so.

On March 20, more than 1,200 Comets lined up to see the …
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404 Page Not Found: University erases Ulbricht
4 years ago

404 Page Not Found: University erases Ulbricht

The University of Texas at Dallas is attempting to shove Ross Ulbricht down the memory hole. Official university pages that reference the accused alumnus have been edited to remove all …
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$1,000 rebate, easy money for needy seniors

At the end of July, AffordableCollegesOnline.org published a study revealing the colleges in Texas that provide the best return on investment. UTD placed fifth out of 49 schools, behind familiar foes including …
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