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Sandwalking into a new generation of sci-fi

Thump, Thump, Thump. The rhythmic beats of a thumper draws Shai-Hulad through the spice-covered hills of Arrakis towards an exiled duke burdened by...

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‘Salam & howdy’: Muslims travel from across Texas for ‘largest Suhoor fest’ in the state

The simmering of countless spices mingled with the joyous laughter of attendees of Suhoor Fest as a “Salam and Howdy” sign welcomed friends...

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Furry Fiesta is fur-ocious fun

Art stalls overflowed with merchandise and countless colorful, larger-than-life animal costumes greeted guests at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel, which hosted 2024’s Texas Furry...

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‘Small Talk’ highlights graduate storytelling

Wood, wires, rope and projectors, and an array of art materials litter the floor of the SP/N gallery. The disorder in this space...

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Comet Con Get ready with me: Cosplay Edition

Bountiful blonde curls, iconic pouty pink lips, an elaborate multi-tiered gown and a golden crown are what make the princess of the Mushroom...

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Comic creators draw in panel audience at Comet Con

The early 2000s were a time of cheesy toy infomercials, colorful comic pages and afterschool cartoons blaring on TV. This nostalgia is revitalized...

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AOE immerses audience in favorite anime worlds

Anime Orchestra Ensemble immersed listeners in the nostalgic sounds of their favorite anime with a live performance on March 28 at 7:30 p.m.  ...

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La Llorona shares her sorrowful tale on campus

Piercing cries of pain overcome the steady murmur of a river as La Llorona wanders hopelessly in search of the children she drowned;...

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Meet The Mercury: understanding the newspaper

Established in 1980, The Mercury has worked to inform, educate and entertain the students of UTD through accurate and representative journalism for four...

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Muslims celebrate arrival of Ramadan with bazaar night

The night of March 1 saw UTD’s Muslim community abuzz with the vibrant spirit of communal joy as the month of Ramadan approached....

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