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Opinion

Letter to the Editor: Dining Services values community voices

A series of articles has been published by The Mercury this year about the university’s food service contractor, Chartwells. We value this input, and we have consistently encouraged dialogue with …
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Finding middle ground
5 months ago

Finding middle ground

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This past Friday, I read the March 11 opinion article published in The Mercury titled “Letter to the Editor: How to Help ATEC Grads Improve Job Prospects,” which proposed that …
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The campus campaign
5 months ago

The campus campaign

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When running any sort of campaign, be it political, charitable or even social, canvassing is the most effective way to spread your message. Broadly speaking, canvassing refers to direct outreach …
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‘Pro-life:’ a misnomer

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Ever since the most recent Comets for the Preborn demonstration this last Tuesday, I’ve found myself thinking a lot about exactly what it means to be “pro-life.” As someone who’s …
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Why we stand for the victims

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Last Tuesday, Comets for the Preborn, a campus organization, displayed graphic photos of aborted preborn children outside the Student Union. Our signs bore genuine pictures — neither staged nor photoshopped …
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Letter to the Editor: How to help ATEC grads improve job prospects

It’s easy to help make ATEC a better experience for its undergraduate students: Just require a minor (18 credit hours) in the STEM field of their choice. The interests and …
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Voting close to home
6 months ago

Voting close to home

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Ask anyone to name the president of the United States and you would easily get laughs at how obvious the answer is. Ask anyone to name their city councilor or …
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The price of interference
6 months ago

The price of interference

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Juan Guaido, who did not receive a single vote in Venezuela’s elections, swore himself in as president of Venezuela on Jan. 23.

Guaido’s declaration follows the controversial elections in …
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Letter to the Editor: Recent op-ed inconsistent with position on open discourse

I organized and supervised the Steven Crowder event on Jan. 22 and thought it went quite well. Outside of a couple of protestors, I think a lot of students would …
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My biggest regret
7 months ago

My biggest regret

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I haven’t always made the best choices in my time here at UTD. Like most of us, if I could talk to myself when I was a freshman, there’s a …
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