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Professor weighs in on investigation into Trump campaign’s ties to Russia
2 weeks ago

Professor weighs in on investigation into Trump campaign’s ties to Russia

As the congressional investigation of Russia’s involvement in the 2016 presidential election has begun to escalate, international political economy professor Clint Peinhardt spoke to The Mercury about the possible ramifications …
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Students, administration respond to Trump’s immigration executive order
10 months ago

Students, administration respond to Trump’s immigration executive order

This story has been corrected since its original publication.

President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Jan. 27 that denied admission to nationals from seven majority-Muslim countries …
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Q&A: Immigration Expert
10 months ago

Q&A: Immigration Expert

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Wayne Cornelius is a distinguished professor emeritus of political science at UC San Diego. He is an expert on comparative immigration policy. His research has been frequently featured in …
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Mercury Midday News 2/2/2017
10 months ago

Mercury Midday News 2/2/2017

This week we discuss President Trump’s immigration ban with Bilal Ayub of the UTD Muslim Council and Christian Briggs of Texas Rising at UTD.

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‘Alt-right’ movement too ill-defined for use
11 months ago

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

By  • Opinion

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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Students push protection for undocumented residents
1 year ago

Students push protection for undocumented residents

In response to President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign promises to crack down on illegal immigration and deport millions of undocumented residents, students at UTD are petitioning the university to protect …
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Anti-Trump protesters safeguard First Amendment right
1 year ago

Anti-Trump protesters safeguard First Amendment right

By  • Opinion

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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Students protest election results at downtown rally
1 year ago

Students protest election results at downtown rally

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As hundreds marched through the streets of uptown and downtown Dallas on Nov. 9 protesting the election of Donald Trump, electrical engineering senior Adam Richards directed choice words at …
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Students reflect on election outcome after watch party
1 year ago

Students reflect on election outcome after watch party

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As the night wore on, the smiles faded off the faces of students viewing the election results at a watch party hosted by Student Government and SUAAB and morphed to …
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