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Common decency not so common

<p>There is a prize for the person who correctly answers the question, “What is common decency?”</p> <p> </p> <p>When asked this question most...


Blue bomber approaches’Mega’ manhood in new release

That’s right ladies, three more years and he’s legal. The blue bomber made his debut on the NES 15 years ago, and to...


A space race for a new millennium

After the first privately funded spaceflight June 21, there is now a whole new meaning of “to the moon Alice.” Reaching over 62...


The future of Texas depends on support for higher education

As a fifth-generation Texan, I take a long and personal view of this state and the University of Texas System. For more than...


Aviation author slated for lecture

The author who helped General James Doolittle compose his autobiography and is frequent visitor of the UTD special collections department will present the...


State requests budget cuts

A 5 percent budget reduction may be on the docket for UTD in the next fiscal year, due to a request by the...


Sport briefs 6/28/04

<strong>UTD hires assistant Athletic Director</strong> Albert Buckles has been named the assistant director for external affairs for UTD, Athletic Director Chris Gage announced...


Hey, over here, pick me

“Hello…is this the office of NBA commissioner David Stern?” “Oh good. Hi, Mr. Stern, this is Rich… Oh, this is his secretary. Well...


Postcard from: Italy

<strong>Editor’s Note: In conjunction with the Office of International Education, The UTD Mercury is highlighting the adventures of UTD students who study abroad....


Untangling the web of Net access options

With more and more classes utilizing WebCT, Pipeline and other online utilities, internet access is an ever-increasing necessity at UTD these days. However,...

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