Immigrant kids are not criminals

Immigrant kids are not criminals

Between the influx of migrant children fleeing Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador and Costa Rica making it to the semifinals in the world cup, Central America has been in the news a lot this summer. And as a Central American journalist born in America, it’s a paradoxical time to be...

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UTD PD Blotter

UTD PD Blotter

July 3 • A student reported receiving a terroristic threat at Phase 2 at 11:34 a.m. July 4 • An unaffiliated person was arrested for possession of marijuana less than 2 oz., open container of alcohol, no insurance and other agency warrant arrests on Waterview Parkway around 10:30 p.m. July...

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Construction Zone

Construction Zone

New residence hall features two-story recreation center, 700-seat dining hall while other campus projects near completion Correction: The opening date for the JSOM extension was incorrectly stated. Substantial completion of the building was finished on Aug. 4 and the building will be ready to open by the time the fall...

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Disease Detective

Disease Detective

New professor brings experience, stories of disease outbreaks during her time with Center for Disease Control The recent outbreak of Ebola in West Africa has caused quite a stir in the international media. The case of American Kent Brantly, who caught the disease while trying to treat its victims in...

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The Mercury’s Summer Wrap-up

The Mercury’s Summer Wrap-up

MALAYSIAN FLIGHT MH17 CRASHES On July 17, Malaysian Airlines flight MH17, flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, was shot down over Ukrainian air space, killing 298 passengers and crew. As investigators and medical experts struggled to reach the crash site in pro-separatist eastern Ukraine, the Ukrainian government, pro-Russian separatists and...

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