Phố Truong is phố-ever

Phố Truong is phố-ever

Winter has fully arrived, and like many others, I’ve been seeking solace in food to deal with the cold. After moving to Dallas, I desperately sought out the perfect meal to keep me warm and fill me up, and I quickly found that a big bowl of phố fit the...

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A stance for freedom

A stance for freedom

Two faded blue jeans and four heavy paws moved quickly toward a dark-skinned couple walking back to their car—purportedly Muslims. The owner of the fast legs and a quicker mouth spewed hate as he got within 20 feet of the couple, saying that they should die and telling them not...

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2015 Planners For All Students

2015 Planners For All Students

I would be one of the first people to admit that I’m a little obsessed with planners. The thought of a new semester and a new year with so much to accomplish is exciting to me, but even for students not quite as excited for a new year as I...

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Women’s basketball squeezes by Austin College

Women’s basketball squeezes by Austin College

In its last game before conference play, the women’s basketball team (3-0) outlasted the Austin College Kangaroos (1-2) 67-64 for their third straight win of the season. The Comets looked sharp in the first half, with the team hitting 14 of 30 shots for 35 points. Defensively, UTD gave up...

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Men’s soccer falls in conference championship game

Men’s soccer falls in conference championship game

In an ASC title match that saw rough play from both squads and missed opportunities from the Comets, Hardin-Simmons took down the men’s soccer team 2-0. The game was close early on with neither team scoring for the majority of the first half. The Comets came close to scoring on...

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LGBT History Month 2014

LGBT History Month 2014

Created in 1994, LGBT History Month celebrates the achievements of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) individuals. Unfortunately, the LGBT community faces exclusion from history education in many nations worldwide. Equality Forum, a nonprofit organization that helps advocated LGBT civil rights through education, is one of the largest proponents of LGBT History Month....

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‘Frozen’ sisters make debut on ‘Once Upon a Time’ season premiere

‘Frozen’ sisters make debut on ‘Once Upon a Time’ season premiere

“Once Upon a Time” season four promises to be one of hope and unforeseen ethical challenges Overnight, our lives can change for the better – that is unless we’re Storybrooke residents in “Once Upon a Time’s“ fourth season premiere: “A Tale of Two Sisters,” which aired Sept. 28. In the...

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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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