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Female video gamers join male-dominated industry
2 months ago

Female video gamers join male-dominated industry

Lindsay Caudill, a marketing sophomore, has been an avid gamer since the age of six. Now, she serves as an analyst for both the A and B “Overwatch” esports …
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Professor develops AI essay grading program
2 months ago

Professor develops AI essay grading program

For professors struggling to cope with stacks of papers to grade, new software — developed by a UTD researcher and powered by artificial intelligence — may offer a long-term …
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West Nile virus cases reported in local area
2 months ago

West Nile virus cases reported in local area

Editor’s Note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly reported that the city of Richardson uses agent orange in mosquito adulticide sprays. The Mercury regrets this error.


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Startup suspended from internship fairs
2 months ago

Startup suspended from internship fairs

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to include the date of a Facebook post and to correct the name and title of a Tech EdVentures employee. Her name …
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Students trapped in study room for 3 hours
2 months ago

Students trapped in study room for 3 hours

Three students in Residence Hall Northwest were trapped in a study room for nearly three hours after the doorknob malfunctioned, forcing maintenance staff to break through a wall in …
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Nuclear spicy noodles: We tried it so you don’t have to
3 months ago

Nuclear spicy noodles: We tried it so you don’t have to

When my news editor, Emaan Bangash, first approached me about joining her recently-established Chew Crew, I was enthusiastic. When she excitedly told me that the first food …
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Cheeky street signs help students navigate campus
3 months ago

Cheeky street signs help students navigate campus

In an effort to curb the uniform nature of street and directional signs, one UTD graduate has been posting a series of humorous and sarcastic signs all over UTD’s …
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Recovering opioid addict shares journey
3 months ago

Recovering opioid addict shares journey

Editor’s Note: The name of Brian was changed to protect his identity.

Brian remembered waking up with the side of his head pulsing. He sat up and …
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Student Union Starbucks: Why does it take so long?
3 months ago

Student Union Starbucks: Why does it take so long?

A study conducted by The Mercury revealed that the Starbucks franchise in the Student Union has longer average wait times compared to off-campus Starbucks stores. In a separate survey …
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The dream team
3 months ago

The dream team

Implementing a football program at UTD will improve the social scene on campus.

With the college football season fast approaching, it’s more glaring than ever that …
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