2016 Presidential Election


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Sanders supporters start club

Democratic Socialists join UTD’s political landscape after receiving approval from the Student Organization Center in February After spending the fall semester advertising and...


Students campaign for presidential hopefuls

Democrat, Republican candidates get help from members of UTD community in 2016 race As televised debates continue to air and primaries begin to...

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Q&A: Julian Castro

On Feb. 12, Julian Castro, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, came to campus to talk about diversity in leadership. The Mercury...

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SG hosts weekly voter registration

Correction: A previous version of this article incorrectly stated Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick was scheduled to visit UTD in February. In fact, no date...


Sander’s imperfect, most viable candidate

Mainstream media focuses on positives of Vermont senator, fails to mention democratic socialist’s history of imperialist foreign policy Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders’ campaign...


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