Marching for progress

Marching for progress

A month ago, the Women’s March on Washington amassed over one million marchers in D.C. and over five million protestors worldwide. In the event’s aftermath, feminist students and professors on campus are left figuring out how to take that energy and apply it to activism moving forward. Annelise Heinz, an...

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‘White nationalist’ fliers on campus prompt response from students, administration

‘White nationalist’ fliers on campus prompt response from students, administration

Editor’s Note: This story originally ran on The Mercury’s website. It has been updated since its original publication. The name of one source has been changed due to concerns of prosecution. Members of the Texas branch of a white nationalist organization, American Vanguard, posted fliers around campus last week. The...

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Heads of State

Heads of State

Students race for top Student Government spots in first contested race in two years For the first time in two years, UTD’s Student Government chose its leadership through a contested election. Although two tickets entered, only one finished on top. Adam Richards, an electrical engineering senior from McKinney, said he...

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SG adopts LGBT/GSRM resolution

SG adopts LGBT/GSRM resolution

Student Government unanimously passed a resolution opposing efforts by the Texas legislature to curb the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals and gender, sexual and romantic minorities at the senate meeting April 28. The resolution supports gay and lesbian marriages, the right of transgender individuals to use restrooms...

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THE LONG FIGHT

State legislation threatens to inhibit the rights of LGBT citizens within the state, activists must not hinder in their fight for equality It’s hard to deny that the past year has been a whirlwind one for LGBT rights. Marriage equality has swept the nation, with same-sex marriages occurring in 37...

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