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Pub to feature gaming lounge
4 days ago

Pub to feature gaming lounge

Citing a surge of interest in esports along with the creation of a dedicated esports team earlier last year, the Student Union and UTD Dining Services teamed up to create …
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Freshman launches community Discord server
4 days ago

Freshman launches community Discord server

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to correct the name and class standing of a source. His name is Jack Greuel, not Jack Greul, and he is a freshman, …
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New patio, offices coming to Lot U
4 days ago

New patio, offices coming to Lot U

The concession stands and restrooms near the soccer fields and Lot U are undergoing renovations to create a new building with more expansive and updated facilities that is expected to …
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Students report raw, moldy food at on-campus eateries
5 days ago

Students report raw, moldy food at on-campus eateries

A series of posts on UTD’s subreddit featured pictures of moldy food and raw chicken allegedly found at various UTD dining establishments, beginning at the end of November.

Jamie Lee …
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UREC addresses dress code petition
5 days ago

UREC addresses dress code petition

Students launched an online petition last week criticizing an alleged decision by University Recreation to enforce a “fingertip length” shorts dress code in UREC facilities. UREC officials have since responded, …
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Academic advising: Where do UTD students stand?
5 days ago

Academic advising: Where do UTD students stand?

A quick search of the UTD’s Reddit page will yield several anecdotes from students detailing their struggles in finding an academic advisor who is willing to help them. Posts such …
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Food service workers accuse Chartwells management of misconduct
5 days ago

Food service workers accuse Chartwells management of misconduct

Editor’s Note: The Mercury’s publication of a Dec. 3 report, in which former and current Chartwells workers alleged verbal abuse, unfair labor practices and sexual harassment, came amid efforts by …
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Students to protest university’s handling of Anderson case
1 month ago

Students to protest university’s handling of Anderson case

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to include additional information about the protest planned for Dec. 14.

UTD President Richard Benson announced Thursday afternoon that Jacob Walter Anderson, a …
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Petition launched to remove transfer student accused of sexual assault
1 month ago

Petition launched to remove transfer student accused of sexual assault

Editor’s Note: President Richard Benson issued a statement at 4:49 p.m. CST on Dec. 12 through the university’s Facebook and Twitter channels about Jacob Anderson, the UTD senior at the …
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McDermott Library adds smart rooms
2 months ago

McDermott Library adds smart rooms

The Eugene McDermott Library installed two new smartboards on the second and third floors earlier this semester, turning old whiteboards into interactive displays that offer more functionality to students and …
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