Editorial: Meet the admin

State troopers slammed our own students and faculty into the ground, aiming to destroy not just their encampment but their spirit. The administration’s...


Opinion: Hiding in plain sight — how administration obfuscates its intent 

UTD administration had 21 students, staff, alumni and community members arrested, but not once has the administration pointed to a specific part of...


The protester’s polemic

As Gaza solidarity encampments pop up across the U.S., UTD’s own are among those protesting the involvement of their academic institution in what...


Know your enemy: Comets should direct DEI ban anger at legislators, not just admin

On April 9, UTD President Richard Benson sent a schoolwide email stating that the Office of Campus Resources and Support — created in...

Letters to the EditorOpinion

Letter to the Editor

Dear UT Dallas Mercury, Students, Staff and Administration,  In a recent issue of The Mercury, an article addressed the recent SG resolution on...


The trials and tribulations of Graphics Editor

Despite being The Mercury’s Graphics Editor, I will write my farewell, not draw it. My two years at The Mercury encapsulate a wide...


Preserving student media: accountability’s last stand

Picture this: it’s 11 p.m. on a Friday, and you have 16+ hours of newspaper production on Saturday and Sunday. Suddenly, you receive...


Mercury mascot takes last distribution tour around campus

I’ve done it all at The Mercury, and I earned the in-house title of “Mercury Mascot” not just by being the office goblin,...


Empathy is not a weakness: a letter from the Editor-in-Chief

“I’ve been waiting for someone to call me. No one has even tried.”  These were the words Katheryn Montgomery, the victim of a...


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