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Recent student deaths are our wake up call
4 months ago

Recent student deaths are our wake up call

By now you’ve probably heard: Two of our fellow students died this past week.

Within that time, there has been a spike in student activity on social media …
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Editorial Board: As a community, we should address domestic violence
9 months ago

Editorial Board: As a community, we should address domestic violence

The deadliest mass shooting in Plano’s history, claiming the lives of five alumni, was a direct result of domestic violence. The Mercury stands against domestic violence and calls upon Comets …
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Ed Board: Presidential, vice presidential candidates well-suited for uncontested positions
1 year ago

Ed Board: Presidential, vice presidential candidates well-suited for uncontested positions

Because this year’s Student Government presidential and vice presidential candidates are running unopposed, the Editorial Board of The Mercury has decided to publish an evaluation of the candidates in place …
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Editorial Board: We endorse Hillary Clinton for presidency
2 years ago

Editorial Board: We endorse Hillary Clinton for presidency

Hillary Clinton is the only candidate to vote for in the 2016 presidential election.

She is one of the most qualified candidates to ever run for office. …
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Low diversity in staff draws unnecessary attention

Dallas Morning News article criticizes UTD faculty for not representing enough racial backgrounds to reflect growing student population

One of the things I like best about UTD is …
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Mercury story did disservice to veterans

Story, image draws criticism from subject of brain health piece

I agreed to share my personal story with The Mercury to raise awareness of research and program offerings …
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Women’s basketball must play stout defense to advance in NCAA tourney
3 years ago

Women’s basketball must play stout defense to advance in NCAA tourney

The women’s basketball team has had an excellent season so far, but it will have to continue its hot streak of stout defense and ball movement if it wants to …
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…and the men’s issue?
3 years ago

…and the men’s issue?

In recognition of Women’s History Month, The Mercury set out to celebrate the best way its staff knows how: by telling stories. Throughout the issue, readers will find narratives highlighting …
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Muslims must stand for peace

Islam preaches tolerance, peace and understanding, and the voices that stand for these principles must be louder because there is simply too much misinformation regarding the religion.

It …
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Selfish students steal show
4 years ago

Selfish students steal show

Peers have been condemning UTD students for their behavior at Kenan Thompson’s performance on campus, and rightfully so.

On March 20, more than 1,200 Comets lined up to see the …
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