ICYMI: Week of Sept. 22

ICYMI: Week of Sept. 22

Miss an event this week? The Mercury’s got you covered. In case you missed it: Sept. 23 – Back to the 80s Concert (ft. Night Drive and Datahowler) Sept. 24 – The Student TV Showdown Sept. 25 – VietFest 2014: Mid-Autumn Festival

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Behind the Ink

Behind the Ink

UTD students share the tales behind their tattoos—and insights into their experiences—with the Mercury. “I think more people have tattoos than other people realize. And I think a lot of people are curious about them…” “The most common question is ‘Does it hurt?’—which is I guess everybody’s curiosity. And then...

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Frat party bust ends in MIC citations

Frat party bust ends in MIC citations

Updated Sept. 21: Richardson PD cited at least 53 students for minor in consumption of alcohol at a Sigma Alpha Epsilon house party on Sept. 7. As a result, the UTD chapter of SAE has been ordered to cease and desist by the national organization, according to Daniel Hernandez, assistant...

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July 2014 Event Recap

July 2014 Event Recap

July 11 A Night at the Art Barn (last set in gallery) July 13 World Cup Final Watching Party July 20 Concert Under the Stars

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SG appoints members to Senate in first meeting

Student Government president Brooke Knudtson took the podium for the first time at the May 6 SG meeting after being elected, and she appointed new members to senate. Senate confirmed the appointment of biology sophomore Kevin Dang, business administration senior Chidi Echebiri, finance sophomore Aishwarya Ravindran, political science senior Tim...

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Overcoming obstacles focus of TEDxUTD talk

Overcoming obstacles focus of TEDxUTD talk

The lineup at TEDxUTD on Sunday, April 13, included six speakers from the UTD community and two talks streamed online. Albert Ok, undecided freshman, and one of three student speakers selected from an audition pool of eleven, discussed the practice of “tricking.” Tricking is a street-style gymnastic that involves using...

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Slideshow: Spring Blowout Bash with Anamanaguchi & Nite

Slideshow: Spring Blowout Bash with Anamanaguchi & Nite

On Thursday, April 17, the Visual Arts Building, or Art Barn, was host to Denton-based Nite and New York-based Anamanaguchi for Radio UTD’s Spring Blowout Bash. The event was also sponsored by The Mercury, AMP and UTD TV.

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New ATEC’s first concert a huge success

New ATEC’s first concert a huge success

The first musical concert “De Rerum Natura (2013)” played on the evening of Saturday, Nov. 9, to a sold out auditorium brimming with students, faculty and members of the community in the new Edith O’Donell building. In attendance were David Daniel, president of the university, Hobson Widenthal, provost and other...

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