Students participate in campaign efforts

Students participate in campaign efforts

As the midterm elections approach, an increasing number of UTD students have become involved in campaigns across the state. Student Government Vice President Carla Ramazan serves as a UTD fellow for Collin Allred, an ex-NFL player who served in the Obama administration and is now running against incumbent Pete Sessions...

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Pete Sessions’ campaign finances under scrutiny

Pete Sessions’ campaign finances under scrutiny

A Texas representative responsible for the congressional district including UTD is currently in a congressional race and has caused controversy after an external news outlet investigated his political finances. On July 20, The Texas Observer published an article delving into congressman Pete Sessions’ political action committee, People for Enterprise Trade...

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Q&A: Colin Allred

Q&A: Colin Allred

Colin Allred, the Democratic candidate in the race to represent Texas’ 32nd congressional district, visited UTD on April 19. The Mercury had a chance to sit down with Allred and discuss his platform, his views on public education reform and his efforts to engage with millennials. Q: You are going...

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