Opinion

Opinion

The tragedy of the carts: skipping the corral puts us all in a cage of selfishness

Unreturned shopping carts in parking lots are society’s barometer for how much people care about others. And with a tiny bit of effort,...

Opinion

Locally sourced food could cut costs in new SU

UTD is in desperate need for affordable and sustainable food options, and locally-sourced dining options in the new Student Union can accomplish that...

Opinion

Need resume advice? Skip ECS 3390

If you’re an ECS major looking for full time employment, a great way to accomplish this is through internships. Unfortunately, ECS 3390 —...

Opinion

Hating furries proves you’re uneducated

UTD has a bustling furry community, but why are these fans of humanoid animals treated like sexual predators and social outcasts? Everyone knows...

Opinion

Taylor Swift AI deepfakes show need for stricter laws

Sexually explicit AI generated images of Taylor Swift at football games circulated on social media platforms such as X, Reddit, and Facebook on...

Opinion

Comets deserve more support during campus construction

Spring semester welcomed students back to campus with construction barriers closing off frequently trafficked areas of campus. During this heavy construction period, students...

Opinion

Biased Spirit Rocks reporting misrepresents Comets

“We are winning.” “Love them both.” “No peace on stolen land.” Chances are, you remember reading those words on the Spirit Rocks last...

Opinion

New year, new classes — but don’t drop old friends

New semesters are exciting because they offer one of the most enriching experiences campus life has to offer: new social opportunities, which are...

Interested?

Email us at editor@utdmercury.com with your name, major, year, and area of interest.

The Mercury

The Mercury publishes news, opinion and feature articles of interest and importance to the UT Dallas campus and community, with primary emphasis on news that most directly and immediately concerns students.