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Student government eyes inclusion, transparency
1 month ago

Student government eyes inclusion, transparency

As the new Student Government leadership prepares to take office, the outgoing administration reflected on its ongoing efforts to improve student engagement and represent student interests in a year that …
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Amazon Echos to be installed in dorms
1 month ago

Amazon Echos to be installed in dorms

The Office of Information Technology recently partnered with University Housing to install Amazon Echo Dots in Residence Hall South as part of a pilot program.

The program will oversee the …
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Students voice confusion over SG election results
2 months ago

Students voice confusion over SG election results

This year’s race for Student Government president was initially the only race that resulted in a runoff election. SG bylaws suggest that at least two other close races — one …
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Finding middle ground
2 months ago

Finding middle ground

By  • Opinion

This past Friday, I read the March 11 opinion article published in The Mercury titled “Letter to the Editor: How to Help ATEC Grads Improve Job Prospects,” which proposed that …
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The campus campaign
2 months ago

The campus campaign

By  • Opinion

When running any sort of campaign, be it political, charitable or even social, canvassing is the most effective way to spread your message. Broadly speaking, canvassing refers to direct outreach …
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‘Pro-life:’ a misnomer

By  • Opinion

Ever since the most recent Comets for the Preborn demonstration this last Tuesday, I’ve found myself thinking a lot about exactly what it means to be “pro-life.” As someone who’s …
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Why we stand for the victims

By  • Opinion

Last Tuesday, Comets for the Preborn, a campus organization, displayed graphic photos of aborted preborn children outside the Student Union. Our signs bore genuine pictures — neither staged nor photoshopped …
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Bad weather leads to rough season opener for women’s golf
2 months ago

Bad weather leads to rough season opener for women’s golf

By  • Golf, Sports

The UTD women’s golf team opened the spring season with a second place finish at the Pinecrest Intercollegiate, a two-day event hosted by LeTorneau University.

UTD finished at the event, …
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Eyes on the prize
2 months ago

Eyes on the prize

It’s 6 p.m. and UTD’s softball team is running one last set of laps before the weekend. 

As her teammates round the field, Melissa Livermore’s cleat taps home base. …
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Junior spreads smiles through baked goods
2 months ago

Junior spreads smiles through baked goods

A student combined his passions for people and creation to start his own baking business. Since he introduced it to his network at UTD, he has been growing its reach …
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