‘White nationalist’ fliers on campus prompt response from students, administration

‘White nationalist’ fliers on campus prompt response from students, administration

Editor’s Note: This story originally ran on The Mercury’s website. It has been updated since its original publication. The name of one source has been changed due to concerns of prosecution. Members of the Texas branch of a white nationalist organization, American Vanguard, posted fliers around campus last week. The...

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Research earns nat’l media spotlight

Research earns nat’l media spotlight

Alex Piquero’s work has appeared on the front page of The New York Times. It’s been lambasted in an opinion authored by Ann Coulter. Former President Barack Obama has cited Piquero’s research as a reason for declaring October National Youth Justice Awareness Month. The Ashbel Smith Professor of Criminology and...

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Tobacco to be banned on campus

Tobacco to be banned on campus

According to a university-wide announcement made by President Richard Benson, smoking on campus will be prohibited. Starting June 1, a comprehensive tobacco ban — which includes cigarettes and e-cigarettes — will go into effect. Of the 14 UT System universities, UTD is the last campus to implement a policy banning...

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