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Student workers voice confusion over sexual misconduct reporting
2 months ago

Student workers voice confusion over sexual misconduct reporting

In the aftermath of allegations of sexual harassment and managerial misconduct by Chartwells managers, faculty and student leaders raised questions about mandated reporting of sexual misconduct and the responsibility to …
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UH extends lease cancellation deadline after rent increase
2 months ago

UH extends lease cancellation deadline after rent increase

In early April, housing officials notified incoming on-campus residents of increases in rent pricing for 2019-2020, citing aging facilities and equipment as reasons for the change. Soon after being notified, …
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Auxiliary Services renews  contract with Chartwells
2 months ago

Auxiliary Services renews contract with Chartwells

University officials are working with Chartwells to implement a new eight-year food service contract, with an option to extend it for a full 12 years. 

Bryce Brownlee, UTD’s director of …
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Whatcha Eatin’? Honeycomb
2 months ago

Whatcha Eatin’? Honeycomb

Besides sugar, honey is perhaps the most familiar sweetener we know and love. And most of us also probably know that honeycomb (and the honey that comes with it) is …
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Select Chartwells employees to hold union election in May
2 months ago

Select Chartwells employees to hold union election in May

Editor’s Note: This article has been updated since its original publication.

After a months-long organizing effort, certain Chartwells workers will be able to participate in a May 2 election to determine whether they want to be …
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Artists use ‘experimental methods’ in exhibit
2 months ago

Artists use ‘experimental methods’ in exhibit

A large white rectangular block stands in the middle of a large white room in the SP/N Gallery at Synergy Park North 2. One side is adorned by detailed cutout …
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Government transparency, by request
2 months ago

Government transparency, by request

By  • Opinion

Sometimes, with an institution as big as a university, it can be difficult to see mistakes if you’re just another cog in the machine. After all, bureaucracies are made of …
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Ethics needed in JSOM curriculum
2 months ago

Ethics needed in JSOM curriculum

By  • Opinion

It’s hard to imagine, but banking in America was once a relatively boring profession. In the wake of the Great Depression, when 9,000 banks failed, strict government regulation and a …
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Letter to the Editor: Dining Services values community voices

A series of articles has been published by The Mercury this year about the university’s food service contractor, Chartwells. We value this input, and we have consistently encouraged dialogue with …
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Tennis teams to compete in ASC regionals
2 months ago

Tennis teams to compete in ASC regionals

The men’s and women’s tennis teams each have one more match left to play in the American Southwest Conference West competition before advancing to ASC regionals.

“We have the exact …
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