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University hosts first women’s summit
3 months ago

University hosts first women’s summit

The first annual Women’s Summit held at UTD took place in the Davidson-Gundy Alumni Center earlier this month.

The Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship held the event on Oct. …
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Counseling Center starts online therapy program
3 months ago

Counseling Center starts online therapy program

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to include additional information from the SCC and to clarify that the SCC’s waitlist for services was eliminated last year.

In anticipation …
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Survey shows dissatisfaction with mandatory freshman group project
3 months ago

Survey shows dissatisfaction with mandatory freshman group project

A survey conducted by The Mercury revealed that Comets to the Core — a six-week group project required for all freshmen to complete their UNIV1010 graduation requirement — has sparked …
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Water in Richardson: What’s behind its taste?
3 months ago

Water in Richardson: What’s behind its taste?

Kathryn Vos said she finds herself not drinking as much water as she should be. Instead of filling her water bottle in the morning as she would usually do, she …
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The Editorial Board: No more excuses
4 months ago

The Editorial Board: No more excuses

We have an opportunity to change our nation — to determine the direction of our policies and mold a better future. But only if we give ourselves the power to …
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Mandatory sexual assault modules: are they effective?
4 months ago

Mandatory sexual assault modules: are they effective?

UTD requires every new student to complete a series of web-based sexual assault prevention modules. A survey of 94 students conducted by The Mercury revealed 86 percent of participants do …
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Suspect arrested for murder of alumna
4 months ago

Suspect arrested for murder of alumna

Dallas police charged a man with capital murder in the stabbing and subsequent death of a UTD alum.

38-year-old Jeremy Todd Meeks confessed to the murder of of Lin Wang, …
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ECSW still undergoing construction, repairs
4 months ago

ECSW still undergoing construction, repairs

The new Engineering and Computer Science West building opened its doors at the beginning of the semester, but not all areas of the building are fully functional. The 200,000-square foot …
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Delays in accessibility approvals cause concern
4 months ago

Delays in accessibility approvals cause concern

Jax Schmisseur struggles with anxiety and relies on his emotional support animal to calm him during his panic attacks. During his freshman year, he sought approval to have his cat …
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Police jurisdiction at Northside under question
4 months ago

Police jurisdiction at Northside under question

Editor’s Note: A previous version of this article stated that UTD PD was possibly in violation of the Clery Act. After further investigation, it was discovered that because crimes at Northside …
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