Living in Recovery

Living in Recovery

New center opens, aims to help students recovering from addictions Students seeking help with substance use disorders or any addictive behavior can look to the new Center for Students in Recovery, or CSR. Zachary Ramsey heads the program as collegiate recovery manager and said the center’s services and programming will...

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Serious Summer Training

Serious Summer Training

Athletes prepare over the break and face tough regimens, early mornings and new changes as they get ready for the year New era begins for women’s soccer team, coaching staff Members of the women’s soccer team steadily filed into the Activity Center as the clock struck 7 a.m., some still...

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Creative twists engage viewers

Creative twists engage viewers

Moss, Duplass keep “The One I Love” real A romantic comedy disguised as a dramatic indie film in science fiction wrapping, the genre-crossing Sundance hit, “The One I Love” is a well executed two-hander. Sophie (Elisabeth Moss) and Ethan (Mark Duplass) are in couples therapy. The somewhat newlywed couple is...

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Scriptwriter shares career tips, stories at AnimeFest

Scriptwriter shares career tips, stories at AnimeFest

Scores of people dressed as their favorite anime characters flocked to the Sheraton in downtown Dallas for the annual AnimeFest. Not only was the event a four-day convergence of cosplayers, but also an event that brought in some of the top scriptwriters, directors, and animators in the Japanese anime industry....

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‘Sin’ sequel offers nothing new

‘Sin’ sequel offers nothing new

Stunning monochrome visuals fail to supersede shallow female roles, lack of novelty in ‘A Dame to Kill For’ If presented as a shameless satire, “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For” would have been a smashing success. The darker-than-dark noir oozes with brooding figures, melodrama and gorgeous monotone imagery that...

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First freshman class faced unprepared administration

First freshman class faced unprepared administration

Unforeseen challenges marred Class of 1994 experience Every year, campus lights up around the end of August as students return for the fall semester and freshmen step into the new realm that is UTD. For the inaugural freshmen class of 1990, that same step was new and unfamiliar for everyone...

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Int’l student  health insurance  plans fall short

Int’l student health insurance plans fall short

Updated: A previous version of this article was printed in error. Andaleeb Iftekhar’s name was spelled incorrectly. The Mercury regrets these errors. Miscommunication from healthcare officials leaves insurance customers confused Somdeb Sarkhel was planning on flying back to India in the summer of 2015 after two years. Late this June,...

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Life after ATEC uncertain for graduates

Life after ATEC uncertain for graduates

Arts & technology students struggle to find desired employment, develop appropriate work portfolios from curriculum He has 12 hours left in the ATEC program at UTD and is on the hunt for a job that will use the skills he learned in the classroom. But looking at how others in...

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