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Art exhibit helps viewers understand aesthetics, dialogue behind photos
4 months ago

Art exhibit helps viewers understand aesthetics, dialogue behind photos

Out of over 500 photographs, one graduate student shaped 32 works into an exhibit designed to get viewers to question — as well as connect with — art.

Humanities and …
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Whatcha Eatin’? Middle Eastern Food
4 months ago

Whatcha Eatin’? Middle Eastern Food

I’ve grown up eating Middle Eastern food at restaurants and parties because it’s my family’s favorite cuisine apart from our own Pakistani food. I was very familiar with the usual …
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New ATEC coffee bar attracts students
4 months ago

New ATEC coffee bar attracts students

At mid-morning on Thursday, ATEC is still fairly quiet. Suddenly, from under the big staircase, there comes a tiny puff of steam. A moment later, there’s a smooth click and …
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Alum brings border town together with cafe, bikes
4 months ago

Alum brings border town together with cafe, bikes

In Brownsville, Texas, only blocks from the United States-Mexico border, one UTD alumnus works alongside Mexican citizens in the coffee shop he opened two years back.

Graham Sevier-Schultz graduated …
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Play to offer introspective look into theater
4 months ago

Play to offer introspective look into theater

As the winter weather begins to lift, the School of Arts and Humanities will be bringing a production of “The Flu Season” to the UTD stage.

Directed by Thomas …
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Q&A: Student Counseling Center
5 months ago

Q&A: Student Counseling Center

The Mercury sat down with several Student Counseling Center staff, including Kimberly Burdine, psychologist and director of community engagement; Jenna Temkin, psychologist and director of clinical services; and Jim Cannici, …
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Chartwells launches feedback platform
5 months ago

Chartwells launches feedback platform

In response to a rising number of student suggestions and complaints regarding dining on campus, UTD Dining Services created a messaging portal to allow students to anonymously provide feedback on …
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Whatcha Eatin’? Cameroonian Food
5 months ago

Whatcha Eatin’? Cameroonian Food

Although African cuisine in general has been significantly influenced by centuries of colonialism, it still remains fairly unique compared to other cuisines in neighboring continents and countries. This episode, I …
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Hijabi student illustrates to inspire
5 months ago

Hijabi student illustrates to inspire

At 12 years old, ATEC sophomore Aaliya Jaleel began posting her art on social media such as Tumblr and Instagram. Her illustrations soon caught the attention of editors at Lee …
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Local performers spice up UTD dance group
5 months ago

Local performers spice up UTD dance group

“Spiced” can describe a lot of things: a dish, a drink or even the Wednesday night Latin dance classes at UTD hosted by Stop Pretending You Can’t Dance, a student …
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