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Opinion

Absolution by Misdirection
2 months ago

Absolution by Misdirection

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On Oct. 2, fired police officer and convicted murderer Amber Guyger was sentenced to 10 years in prison for taking an innocent man’s life. Following her sentencing, the media and …
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Two Sides of the Same Coin
2 months ago

Two Sides of the Same Coin

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Never did I think I would watch Donald Trump be the warm-up act at a Texas political rally. As one ethnonationalist commits human rights abuses at the American border, his …
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The ‘Core’ of the Issue
2 months ago

The ‘Core’ of the Issue

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Why Comets to the Core needs reform

If you’re a freshman or junior, at the start of the semester you probably noticed an extra class listed in the menu of …
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DARTing toward a Solution
2 months ago

DARTing toward a Solution

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Why public transit still needs improvement

Dallas Area Rapid Transit has a tough job. It has to cater to the needs of commuters going to and from Dallas proper and the many surrounding suburbs as …
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Not my Muslim
2 months ago

Not my Muslim

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How Muslims are misrepresented in popular culture

As a Muslim, I love seeing Islam being represented in TV shows and movies. I get so excited when I see a glimpse …
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You Think You’re Funny?
3 months ago

You Think You’re Funny?

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The benefits of politically incorrect humor

There aren’t any Asian veterinarians. Why? Because they’d eat all of their patients.

Maybe you laughed at that joke; maybe you cringed. But …
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Cray-Z for Money
3 months ago

Cray-Z for Money

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Why we shouldn’t idolize Jay-Z or his hypocrisy

Hip-hop mogul and businessman Jay-Z recently joined his musical counterpart Kanye West in throwing the black community under the bus to …
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How NSM Shaped UTD History

I was pleased to read the story “50 years of UTD” in the Aug. 19 edition of The Mercury.  I am proud to have been a faculty member for three-fourths …
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Previous Op-Ed Uses Defamation to Belittle Unborn Victims of Abortion

Two weeks ago, my campus organization was publicly accused of hypocrisy, dishonesty, and borderline racism. In The Mercury’s Aug. 19 opinion piece, Ruqiya Barreh made the following argument: Although Comets …
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Burning the Straw Man
3 months ago

Burning the Straw Man

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Rebuttal of Aug. 19 op-ed “Born Equal”

In their latest issue, The Mercury published an opinion piece attacking the student organization Comets for the Pre-born for not openly protesting the …
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