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Online Student Petition for Campus Swings Receives over 600 signatures
2 days ago

Online Student Petition for Campus Swings Receives over 600 signatures

Swings and playgrounds tend to be associated with the carefree whimsy of childhood — but could they also have a place on a college campus? For Eric Aaberg, business administration …
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Survey Finds Mixed Opinions on SHC
2 days ago

Survey Finds Mixed Opinions on SHC

The Student Health Center provides a range of medical services from blood work to prescribing birth control, but despite its benefits, students have given the center mixed reviews.

Criminology senior …
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‘They ruined their life  by doing this’
2 days ago

‘They ruined their life by doing this’

Editor’s Note: Christy’s name has been changed to protect her identity due to fear of retribution from church members.

Christy listened eagerly as the stranger from the post office told …
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Game Space: Troubled Beginnings
2 days ago

Game Space: Troubled Beginnings

In 2012, gaming as a competitive sport seemed a distant dream for students at UTD. It began with three students deciding to open up a chapter of TESPA, a known …
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Esports to Add ‘Rocket League’ Team to Roster
2 weeks ago

Esports to Add ‘Rocket League’ Team to Roster

The esports department announced the addition of a “Rocket League” team to the official varsity roster, making it the fourth esports team in the athletics department.

“Rocket League” is a …
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Mock Trial Takes First at Annual Tournament
2 weeks ago

Mock Trial Takes First at Annual Tournament

A UTD mock trial team went undefeated and finished in first place with a perfect ballot at their latest tournament.

The team competed at the Bulldog Brawl against four other …
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‘It Allows Us to Have Our Own Heritage, Our Own Pride’
2 weeks ago

‘It Allows Us to Have Our Own Heritage, Our Own Pride’

Editor’s note: A previous version of this article incorrectly reported the number of Native American students at UTD. The Mercury regrets this error.

While some UTD students celebrated a recent Dallas City Council decision …
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Game Space: What It’s Like to Create Games at UTD
1 month ago

Game Space: What It’s Like to Create Games at UTD

If you’ve ever seen a cool game come out of ATEC, chances are it was made in Game Lab.

Game Lab brings enthusiastic students from different disciplines together into …
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Picture Perfect
1 month ago

Picture Perfect

On a typical weekday, psychology freshman Isa Hernandez finishes her homework at around midnight, and then uses Instagram and Twitter for about an hour before going to bed. Like other …
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Leukemia Patient Inspires UTD Team
1 month ago

Leukemia Patient Inspires UTD Team

Volleyball players honor child during fundraiser for pediatric cancer

The Comets volleyball team honored nine-year old leukemia patient Kaitlyn Renee Johnson with their third straight sweep at the fifth annual …
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