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2016 Presidential Election

UTD organizations mobilize student voters for election
3 years ago

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 approaching student organizations, university faculty …
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Current voting system eliminates voter choice
3 years ago

Current voting system eliminates voter choice

By  • Opinion

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 age citizens voted in the …
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Hillary Clinton only rational choice for Sanders’ supporters

By  • Opinion

During the 2016 democratic presidential primary, I, along with many other young people, strongly supported Bernie Sanders over Hillary Clinton. I continue to believe that he was the superior …
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Consider third party candidates
3 years ago

Consider third party candidates

By  • Opinion

The two party political system is something I just can’t seem to agree with. Whenever I tell people I am neither a Democrat nor a Republican and would rather …
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Sanders voters remain faithful
3 years ago

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 the fight.

As Clinton’s campaign …
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Alumna voice for Trump campaign
3 years ago

Alumna voice for Trump campaign

By  • News

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

After graduating from UTD …
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More party platforms needed to represent Americans

By  • Opinion

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 this error.

Recent election has …
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SG hosts student debate
4 years ago

SG hosts student debate

By  • News

Members of College Democrats, College Republicans square off on policies, issues of election year

On March 24, the UTD College Democrats and College Republicans came together to discuss …
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Trump’s candidacy must be taken seriously

By  • Opinion

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

As the nation recovers from its Super …
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Rally attendees “Feel the Bern”
4 years ago

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 waved posters and craned their …
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