2016 Presidential Election

Campus NewsNews

UTD organizations mobilize student voters for election

Correction: In a previous version of this story, Akshitha Padigela’s name was misspelled. The Mercury regrets this error. With the presidential election rapidly...


Current voting system eliminates voter choice

If you’re reading this, then you probably won’t vote this November. According to the United States Census Bureau, only 38 percent of college...


Hillary Clinton only rational choice for Sanders’ supporters

During the 2016 democratic presidential primary, I, along with many other young people, strongly supported Bernie Sanders over Hillary Clinton. I continue to...


Consider third party candidates

The two party political system is something I just can’t seem to agree with. Whenever I tell people I am neither a Democrat...

Campus NewsNews

Sanders voters remain faithful

At the 2016 Democratic National Convention, Hillary Clinton was named the party’s presidential nominee. Some Bernie Sanders supporters, however, are not giving up...


Alumna voice for Trump campaign

As a national spokeswoman for the Donald Trump presidential campaign, speaking on national television is just one part of alumna Katrina Pierson’s job...


More party platforms needed to represent Americans

Correction: In a previous version of this story, the party that 43 percent of U.S. citizens affiliated with was not identified correctly. The Mercury regrets...


SG hosts student debate

Members of College Democrats, College Republicans square off on policies, issues of election year On March 24, the UTD College Democrats and College...


Trump’s candidacy must be taken seriously

People need to unite to stop one of the nation’s most controversial presidential candidates in recent memory from taking Oval Office As the...

Life & Arts

Rally attendees “Feel the Bern”

Mercury staff writer recounts sights, sounds of candidate’s stop in Dallas The crowd applauded thunderously as the candidate walked onto the stage. They...


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