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Protestors shut down downtown Dallas in support of Sandra Bland
4 years ago

Protestors shut down downtown Dallas in support of Sandra Bland

Chants and calls to action echoed amidst the skyscrapers of downtown Dallas as hundreds of marchers demonstrated on July 27 to protest the death of Sandra Bland. Her arrest and subsequent death …
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Dogs of Dallas: Happy, Chester and Pretty
4 years ago

Dogs of Dallas: Happy, Chester and Pretty

Name: Happy

Breed: Poodle Mix

Age: 12 years old

Name: Chester

Breed: Golden Labradoodle


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Dogs of Dallas: Spencer
4 years ago

Dogs of Dallas: Spencer

Welcome to Dogs of Dallas! This is a blog dedicated to the cutest canines I can find roaming the parks and neighborhoods of the Metroplex. Each post includes photos of …
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Alum sentenced to life in Silk Road case
4 years ago

Alum sentenced to life in Silk Road case

A judge in the Federal District Court in Manhattan sentenced Silk Road founder and UTD alumnus Ross Ulbricht to life in prison on Friday, May 29.

Following a three-week trial, Ulbricht was found …
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Baseball team falls short in wild ASC tourney
4 years ago

Baseball team falls short in wild ASC tourney

The baseball team fell 5-6 to conference rival UT Tyler in the ASC tournament championship game on May 9 to cap off its series of post-season close finishes.

The Comets …
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Hundreds gather at vigil for Nepal
4 years ago

Hundreds gather at vigil for Nepal

Corrections: The title of the father of a victim of the earthquake was incorrect. He was a teacher of Bikash Manandhar. 

The name of the organization members of NSA went …
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Dean of Students to replace Rachavong as VP Student Affairs
4 years ago

Dean of Students to replace Rachavong as VP Student Affairs

Correction: Gene Fitch is the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs. The Mercury regrets this error.

Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Gene Fitch has been …
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Club advocates  camping rentals for all students
5 years ago

Club advocates camping rentals for all students

Students may soon have the option to check out tents and sleeping bags pending an agreement between the Outdoor Adventure Club and Recreational Sports.

Lauren O’Neal, president of the club …
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Chancellor McRaven lays out plans to student journalists

UT System Chancellor William McRaven outlined his plans for the system in a conference with student journalists on March 31.

McRaven, who started his tenure in January after retiring as …
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Woodley saves second chapter in “Divergent” trilogy
5 years ago

Woodley saves second chapter in “Divergent” trilogy

The second installment of the “Divergent” trilogy struggles to break away from a slew of current teen fare exploring dystopian worlds, despite a strong performance from rising star Shailene Woodley.


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