Dallas Rally

Dallas Rally

After the unrest in Virginia in August, UTD students attended a protest against white supremacy at Dallas City Hall. On Saturday, Aug. 12, in a counterprotest to a “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, VA, one person was killed and 19 were injured. Texas Rising at UTD, a political advocacy...

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New political club to encourage student involvement in elections

New political club to encourage student involvement in elections

A chapter of Texas Rising, a nonpartisan group that advocates for more progressive policy and participation from college students in local elections, was established on campus this semester. Computer science junior Christian Briggs helped   the UTD chapter of Texas Rising from the parent organization Texas Freedom Network, a nonprofit...

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Mercury Midday News 2/2/2017

Mercury Midday News 2/2/2017

This week we discuss President Trump’s immigration ban with Bilal Ayub of the UTD Muslim Council and Christian Briggs of Texas Rising at UTD. Follow MMN’s Twitter: @MercMiddayNews

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