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Adding art to STEM still worth prioritizing
9 months ago

Adding art to STEM still worth prioritizing

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The STEM to STEAM movement, a push towards an integrated environment where science, technology, engineering and math are taught with the arts as a method of instilling a well-rounded …
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Communities must stand in solidarity
9 months ago

Communities must stand in solidarity

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Editor’s Note: Because the author belongs to two minority groups that have been at risk recently, the author’s name has been partially redacted for safety.

Three weeks ago, the …
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Gorilla’s death should bring focus back to endangered species
10 months ago

Gorilla’s death should bring focus back to endangered species

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Protecting western lowland gorillas in wild best way to honor Harambe’s memory, come to terms with controversial shooting

When Harambe, a western lowland gorilla, was shot about a …
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Bathroom use debate ignores basic rights

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Transgender people wrongly portrayed as dangerous in national discussion about using bathrooms corresponding to gender identity

The reason many people are so frightened about allowing individuals to use …
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Editor’s Desk: Why criticism is needed

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Readers role in future of The Mercury, journalism vital for success

As the year comes to a close, students across campus are taking time to reflect on just …
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Green fund needed for future of university conservation

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Initiative with focus on sustainability needed to help propel UTD towards Tier One status, become more eco-friendly

Imagine having a role in proposing how the fees collected with …
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Debate story failed readers

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Coverage of contests between Democrats, Republicans only presented one side of story

A recent article published by The Mercury failed to accurately portray the Republican side of a student …
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College still vital for future success

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Despite barriers to entry, rising cost of higher education universities offer paths to financial security, personal happiness few routes give

Our attitudes toward education affect the education we …
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Editor’s Desk: Student apathy for SG part of sad trend
12 months ago

Editor’s Desk: Student apathy for SG part of sad trend

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Lack of votes leaves new leaders, students in difficult position

On March 22, Student Government hosted a debate between Adam Richards, the “Progress UTD” candidate for SG president …
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Society taught to lessen value of minority lives

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Shooting of a young Hispanic male by police officer shines light on community’s race perceptions, their detrimental effects

The death of a Hispanic teenager over spring break in …
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