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Letter To the Editor: UTD Dining Services misrepresented in previous issue of The Mercury
9 months ago

Letter To the Editor: UTD Dining Services misrepresented in previous issue of The Mercury

The Mercury’s reporter Mithra Kaushik reached out to us for a news story and requested to meet with UT Dallas Dining Services staff to conduct a “behind the scenes …
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Letter from the Editor: The Mercury is obligated to publish campus news despite potential consequences

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When members of a white nationalist organization plastered posters around campus carrying messages that condemned an inclusive society and boosted the regressive idea of a “white America,” the UTD …
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Dining hall needs better food, sanitation
10 months ago

Dining hall needs better food, sanitation

This story has been corrected since its original publication.

Eating at Dining Hall West has not been a positive experience for every student, especially for freshmen such as …
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Campus tobacco ban will not solve health problems
10 months ago

Campus tobacco ban will not solve health problems

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The campus tobacco ban, which will go into effect on June 1, is not a good idea. It will only cause stress to smokers, and the current smoking situation …
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‘Alt-right’ movement too ill-defined for use
10 months ago

‘Alt-right’ movement too ill-defined for use

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The term “alt-right” came to the forefront during the 2016 election as Hillary Clinton and various media outlets connected the movement to the rise of Donald Trump. But what exactly …
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Anti-Trump protesters safeguard First Amendment right
12 months ago

Anti-Trump protesters safeguard First Amendment right

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The First Amendment is one of our most important rights as Americans. Its protection of our right to protest also safeguards democracy itself, and yet many are criticizing anti-Trump …
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Campus deserves more credit for building school spirit
1 year ago

Campus deserves more credit for building school spirit

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With homecoming fresh on our minds, now is a great time to think about how we don’t give UTD enough credit for all that it offers us.

During …
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Obama leaves behind improved, changing country

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As the presidential election winds down, the country is preparing for the inevitable beginning of a new administration and an uncertain future. But before judging the next potential leaders …
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Editorial Board: We endorse Hillary Clinton for presidency
1 year 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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Politicians should be allowed to flip-flop on issues
1 year ago

Politicians should be allowed to flip-flop on issues

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Donald Trump is a flip-flopper. Hillary Clinton, Abraham Lincoln, Woodrow Wilson and Ronald Reagan are also all flip-floppers. Flip-flopping is a derogatory term in politics. It insinuates politicians are …
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