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

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

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 and Akshitha Padigela, the “United as One” candidate, along with her VP candidate, Joey Campain. For a number of reasons, the debate...

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Star’s rise to prominence ushers in new era

Steph Curry’s new fame is beneficial to development of basketball despite criticism, hate thrown upon his playing style Big men dominated the game of basketball for a majority of its existence. A forceful, physical style of play was the norm during the mid to late 20th century. Now a new...

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Homebody

Homebody

Student from homeschool uses unique circumstance to succeed in academics, sports Public K-12 schools typically have a fixed start and stop time. There’s always lunch, classes and homework. For junior infielder Cody Duplechin, school days looked a little different. Duplechin was homeschooled from kindergarten all the way to his senior...

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Pinpossible: Upcycled Wine Bottle Vases

Pinpossible: Upcycled Wine Bottle Vases

In preparation for graduation, I’ve been looking at motar board cap decoration ideas, and one of the ideas I’ve seen fairly often is a cap that has the quote, “I wine’d a lot, but I did it.” And it made me wonder how many wine bottles are currently sitting empty...

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Junior reflects on big screen acting credits

Junior reflects on big screen acting credits

Arts, performance major Sean Hennigan left Hollywood industry to get teaching credentials, give back to acting community When a simple Google search is done on Sean Hennigan, an arts and performance junior, the result page reveals acting credits in movies that have starred big names such as Kate Winslet, Kevin...

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Q&A: Demetri Martin

Q&A: Demetri Martin

On March 24, comedian Demetri Martin came to campus to perform his standup for SUAAB’S Big Bad Comedy Show. The Mercury had the chance to talk to Martin about his beginnings, his big break and his hopes for the future. How did you get into doing standup? I started in...

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