Letter from the Editor: The Mercury is obligated to publish campus news despite potential consequences

When members of a white nationalist organization plastered posters around campus carrying messages that condemned an inclusive society and boosted the regressive idea of a “white America,” the UTD community was taken aback by the exclusionary nature of the rhetoric. The group responsible for the fliers, known as the American...

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Dining hall needs better food, sanitation

Dining hall needs better food, sanitation

This story has been corrected since its original publication. Eating at Dining Hall West has not been a positive experience for every student, especially for freshmen such as myself living in University Commons. A common fear of college freshmen, aside from failing classes or going broke, is gaining the “Freshman...

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UTD lab to assess state of LGBT rights in Texas

UTD lab to assess state of LGBT rights in Texas

A research lab on campus will conduct the first state-wide needs assessment of the LGBT community to provide sampling data for the state of Texas to determine if LBGT rights are being recognized and what the state can do to address the deficiencies. Professors Richard Scotch and Kara Sutton were...

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