Game Corner: Shadow Warrior 2 Review

Game Corner: Shadow Warrior 2 Review

“Shadow Warrior 2” is a first-person shooter game where players take control of a mighty ninja that spews carefree one-liners while fighting off demons and angry mobsters. The game is at its absolute best when the player is in the middle of the fray, fighting off various enemies. However, it...

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Q&A: Malcon Pierce

Q&A: Malcon Pierce

On Oct. 25, one of Disney’s animation supervisors Malcon Pierce gave a presentation on his upcoming film “Moana.” The Mercury sat down with him to discuss his origins, influences and work in “Moana.” How did you get your start in animation? When I was little, I knew I wanted to...

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Sophomore spins to success

Sophomore spins to success

Jason Cohn glides out onto the ice in one fluid movement. With the wind fanning against his face, he gains enough momentum on his skates to fly into the air. The crowd swells in an uproar, but to Cohn everything is silent. In a dizzying blur, he lands his spin...

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All that jazz

All that jazz

Editor’s note: This is the third part of a three-part series on full-time students who are working to enter the music industry. “Zoom! He flies.” Macs Reynolds began his performance. It was from a book of poetry on jazz musicians. Reynolds chose one about Dizzy Gillespie. He was in a...

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Researchers extend phone, computer battery life

Researchers extend phone, computer battery life

The world is one step closer to implementing alternate technology that can improve the battery life of computing devices such as phones, calculators and laptops due to recent advances made possible by UTD faculty. Moon Kim, a distinguished professor of materials science and engineering partnered with the University of California...

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Breakthrough to change blood sugar testing

Breakthrough to change blood sugar testing

A student created a non-invasive sensor to measure blood glucose levels through sweat, making diabetic testing more accessible. Rujuta Munje, a biomedical engineering graduate student, said she created the device to help enhance patient care. She partnered with the Associate Department Head of Biomedical Engineering Shalini Prasad who gave her...

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UTD PD Chief: New police exam invalid

UTD PD Chief: New police exam invalid

2/17/18 Update: As of spring 2017, UTDPD has a new university-specific promotion process. Following a failed attempt two years ago to institute a university system-wide exam, the director of UT System police, Michael Heidingsfield, opted to let each department create their own policy. The promotion exam is the police department’s...

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Obama leaves behind improved, changing country

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 of the free world, it’s necessary to take a look at their predecessor. When citizens elected Barack Obama, a relatively young...

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Editorial Board: We endorse Hillary Clinton for presidency

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. In addition to having invaluable foreign policy experience, she is offering specific, feasible policy options. At The Mercury, we don’t feel it necessary...

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Trial for murder of UTD admin begins

Trial for murder of UTD admin begins

Opening arguments in the trial of Robert Moses, the man accused by Frisco police in the fatal shooting of UTD administrator Anna Moses, began on Oct. 25. At the time of her death, Moses worked as an assistant director of strategic planning and analysis. Her ex-husband, Robert Moses, was arrested...

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