Day: April 1, 2019


Finding middle ground

This past Friday, I read the March 11 opinion article published in The Mercury titled “Letter to the Editor: How to Help ATEC...


The campus campaign

When running any sort of campaign, be it political, charitable or even social, canvassing is the most effective way to spread your message....


‘Pro-life:’ a misnomer

Ever since the most recent Comets for the Preborn demonstration this last Tuesday, I’ve found myself thinking a lot about exactly what it...


Why we stand for the victims

Last Tuesday, Comets for the Preborn, a campus organization, displayed graphic photos of aborted preborn children outside the Student Union. Our signs bore...


Bad weather leads to rough season opener for women’s golf

The UTD women’s golf team opened the spring season with a second place finish at the Pinecrest Intercollegiate, a two-day event hosted by...


Eyes on the prize

It’s 6 p.m. and UTD’s softball team is running one last set of laps before the weekend.  As her teammates round the field,...

Life & Arts

Junior spreads smiles through baked goods

A student combined his passions for people and creation to start his own baking business. Since he introduced it to his network at...

Life & Arts

Students run to beat cancer

UTD’s pre-health honor society, Alpha Epsilon Delta, held its first-ever color run Sunday afternoon. Color runs are untimed, 5-kilometer races in which participants...

Life & Arts

Q&A: Hector Cantú

Creative writer Hector Cantu, the co-creator of the widely syndicated Baldo comic strip, visited UTD on March 25 to give a lecture sponsored...


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