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Aussie actress shines in time travel drama
3 years ago

Aussie actress shines in time travel drama

“Predestination” offers standard plot but emotional performances

Time travel in films is always a tricky ordeal. Unlike most sci-fi fare, these movies often play with our minds using …
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Local film highlights mystery surrounding human trafficking
3 years ago

Local film highlights mystery surrounding human trafficking

Amber Stevens was just a normal girl who, like many teens, would sneak out of her parent’s house to find a good party. Her world is suddenly shrouded in …
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Studying with a purpose
3 years ago

Studying with a purpose

Behavioral brain sciences professor breaks down the science, study methods that make students most successful

With a new year, comes a new semester and a new challenge for …
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Internet fame, celebrity important for culture

By  •  Opinion

The prospect of making money on the Internet has been around since it first became public domain, but only in the past decade have Internet fame and Internet celebrities …
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Student apathy to blame for drab campus
3 years ago

Student apathy to blame for drab campus

By  •  Opinion

Reading the UTD Confessions 3.0 Facebook page, many of the posts about the university are unmistakably negative. Bashing the university occurs not only on Facebook, but also in several …
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UTDPD Blotter
3 years ago

UTDPD Blotter

Dec. 14

• A staff member reported finding grafitti inside a restroom in the Founders Building around 1 p.m.

Dec. 16

• A student reported that …
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Road construction starts
3 years ago

Road construction starts

UTD, Richardson begin expanding Loop Road, plan to finish by 2016

The city of Richardson, in partnership with the university, has started expanding Loop Road through lots …
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Admiral appointed UT System chancellor
3 years ago

Admiral appointed UT System chancellor

Correction: The starting date for McRaven’s term was incorrectly labeled as his appointment date in a previous version of this article. The Mercury regret this error.

Bill McRaven, …
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Library hours expanded
3 years ago

Library hours expanded

Correction: Brooke Knudtson’s name was misspelled in a previous version of this article. In that same version, Darrelene Rachavong’s name was also misspelled. Also, in that same version, Andrew …
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