Anika Sultana

Life & Arts

Comets’ critical critique of cinema

“Oppenheimer”, “Barbie”, “American Fiction” among Oscar nominees this year While “Barbie” and “Oppenheimer” might be the most famous of this year’s Oscars nominees,...


Hating furries proves you’re uneducated

UTD has a bustling furry community, but why are these fans of humanoid animals treated like sexual predators and social outcasts? Everyone knows...


New year, new classes — but don’t drop old friends

New semesters are exciting because they offer one of the most enriching experiences campus life has to offer: new social opportunities, which are...


ODEI removed: trans students react

Texas SB 17 is officially in effect, bringing an end to the Galerstein Gender Center and the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion....


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion replaced with OCRS

UTD’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is dismantled as of Dec. 31 and will now be replaced by the Office of Campus...


Bring our rocks back!

“Censorship.” “Cowardly.” “Bring our rocks back.” These were the sentiments expressed by students the morning of Nov. 20, when UTD administration removed the...


Red Light: UTD Sexual Harassment Policies Threaten Comets’ Liberties

UTD should amend its Student Grievances policy to match the definition of sexual harassment in its Sexual Misconduct Policy. While firm anti-harassment policies...


Sex offenders on campus: what do students need to know?

The UTD student body currently includes seven registered sex offenders. The Mercury decided to take a deep dive into their presence at UTD,...


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