Day: February 9, 2020

Letters to the EditorOpinion

Letter to the Editor: On-Campus Housing is Purpose-built

In the Jan. 27 issue of The Mercury, Ellis Blake Hidalgo wrote an article about apartment construction at Northside, the goal of which...


Over What Weight? Debunking the Body Mass Index

“The FitnessGram pacer test is a multistage aerobic capacity test that progressively gets more difficult as it continues…”      Now considered a meme, the...


Food for Late-night Thoughts

Campus nightlife can be improved by longer restaurant hours A couple of weeks ago, I was dropped back to my dorm a little...


Socialism: Critiqued

Chances are you have running water, clean clothes, a phone and plans for a decent lunch. By the standards of the first 95%...


Socialism: Supported

Throughout the span of world history, we have both observed and learned from the rise and ultimate demise of global powers that once...

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UTD Takes Part in National Recycling Challenge

UTD is joining hundreds of colleges nationwide in an eco-friendly competition aimed at maximizing recycling. RecycleMania is an annual event between schools that...

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New Office Designed to Hear Student Concerns

Student Ombuds Office ensures confidentiality, impartiality in discussions As one student among a sea of nearly 30,000, it’s easy to feel as if...

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Cybersecurity Masters Degree to be Offered Fall 2020

Dean of EPPS discusses rise in demand for interdisciplinary approach, policy understanding within cybersecurity job industry Starting fall 2020, UTD will be offering...


A Rocky Start

Comets set sights on ASC Championship tournament despite losses in first two games With the spring semester in full swing, the UTD baseball...

Life & Arts

Senior Rises as New Contender in UTD’s Chicken Tender Scene

Student writes Reddit reviews for fried finger food A playful online joke between friends has now grown into a Reddit sensation at UTD....


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