Golf in full swing for spring season

Golf in full swing for spring season

A UTD golf player is using her platform as an athlete to draw attention to a cause dear to her as the team completes its 19-week season after the off-season break. Shreena Bhakta, an emerging media and communications freshman, is on the women’s golf team and has played golf for...

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School first, soccer second

School first, soccer second

A sophomore soccer player, who’s received offers to go pro in France, is pursuing his education at UTD before attempting to play professionally. Alfredo Kaegi, a left wing and forward, finished his first season on UTD’s soccer team last semester. He won Freshman Offensive MVP, First Team All-Conference, First Team...

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Q&A: Comedian Rory Scovel

Q&A: Comedian Rory Scovel

On March 21, comedian Rory Scovel performed as part of  SUAAB’S Springapalooza’s festival. The Mercury sat down with him to talk about his work so far. What prompted you to follow a career in comedy? I don’t know if there’s necessarily one specific inspiration — maybe family. I come from...

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Live-action reboot stuns with visuals

Live-action reboot stuns with visuals

“Beauty and the Beast,” Disney’s latest in a line of live-action reboots, broke box office records in its opening weekend with a combination of beautiful cinematography and a healthy dose of nostalgia. The film, which now holds the record for the largest March opening and the largest PG rated movie...

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‘Zelda’ game breathes life into industry

‘Zelda’ game breathes life into industry

“The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild” is a different take on the traditional LOZ franchise because of additions like voice acting and genre, but that might not be such a bad thing.  It is an open-world action-adventure game following the main protagonist, Link, and his quest to save...

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Understanding literature through anime

Understanding literature through anime

A space research scientist and an Arts and Humanities professor have teamed up for almost a decade to co-teach a literature course that focuses on anime, manga and Japanese culture. They hope to broaden students’ collegiate experience by exposing them to people of different backgrounds through the course. On March...

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