Day: February 11, 2019


My biggest regret

I haven’t always made the best choices in my time here at UTD. Like most of us, if I could talk to myself...


To form a more perfect union

As Americans, we often claim to love democracy while simultaneously not practicing it in one of the most important parts of our lives...

Letters to the EditorOpinion

Letter to the Editor: Previous op-ed supporting border wall misconstrues facts

In the Jan. 28 issue of The Mercury, an op-ed by Alexander Christie — entitled “Shutdown at the D.C. Corral” — asserted that...


Frisbee sweeps season opener

The UTD men’s ultimate frisbee A team competed at the 2019 Florida Warm Up in Tampa this past weekend, where it took home...


Esports teams lose out at Midwest tournament

For the first “League of Legends” tournament this year, UTD’s “League of Legends” A and B teams advanced to quarterfinals in the Wichita...


Upset in Arizona for men’s baseball

Men’s baseball opened the 2019 season with a close loss to California Lutheran University at the Cactus Classic in Arizona. The team left...

Editor's PicksLife & ArtsWhatcha Eatin'?

Whatcha Eatin’? Middle Eastern Food

I’ve grown up eating Middle Eastern food at restaurants and parties because it’s my family’s favorite cuisine apart from our own Pakistani food....

FeaturedLife & Arts

New ATEC coffee bar attracts students

At mid-morning on Thursday, ATEC is still fairly quiet. Suddenly, from under the big staircase, there comes a tiny puff of steam. A...

Life & Arts

Alum brings border town together with cafe, bikes

In Brownsville, Texas, only blocks from the United States-Mexico border, one UTD alumnus works alongside Mexican citizens in the coffee shop he opened...

Life & Arts

Play to offer introspective look into theater

As the winter weather begins to lift, the School of Arts and Humanities will be bringing a production of “The Flu Season” to...


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