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Preserving student media: accountability’s last stand

Picture this: it’s 11 p.m. on a Friday, and you have 16+ hours of newspaper production on Saturday and Sunday. Suddenly, you receive...

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XAI Reprom Wonderland Royale

Inflatable ruby-red dice bounce through the air as impassioned prom-goers dance, laugh and swap stories.  The sharp pulse of a beat reverberates through...

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Australian duo Royel Otis reps indie rock

Royel Otis’ addictive vocals and electrifying instrumentals quickly made their way onto the playlists of indie and alternative rock fans with their viral...

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‘When L.R. Wept’ admitted into IMPACTE! film festival

The short animated film “When L.R. Wept” by Ahmad Khoshniat, a visual and performing arts Ph.D. student, was accepted into the IMPACTE! Film...

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Goat Yoga stretches Comets’ bodies and minds

Students gathered at the Science Pavilion to cuddle with 13 goats during a free goat yoga session hosted by the Office of Graduate...

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Adaptation done right: “Fallout” (2024) sets standard for great video game serials

Blending the tragedy of war with zany retro-futuristic science fiction, “Fallout” (2024) captures the quirky satire of the games in all their absurdity. ...

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A diligent drummer’s double life

By day, this computer science student chases the finish line of graduation. By night, he is the mysterious drummer energizing the crowd from...

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Letter to the Editor

Dear UT Dallas Mercury, Students, Staff and Administration,  In a recent issue of The Mercury, an article addressed the recent SG resolution on...


Comets drop to second place

The UTD men’s tennis team defeated Hardin-Simmons 7-2 on April 13 before losing their match against Concordia Texas 4-5 on April 14 and...


The trials and tribulations of Graphics Editor

Despite being The Mercury’s Graphics Editor, I will write my farewell, not draw it. My two years at The Mercury encapsulate a wide...


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