Campus mourns loss of DZ, golf team member

Campus mourns loss of DZ, golf team member

Shreena Bhakta, a member of the women’s golf team and a sister at Delta Zeta, passed away in her Northside apartment on Jan. 31. In remembrance of the EMAC sophomore, Delta Zeta painted the spirit rocks with an elephant on Feb. 5. Elephants were Bhakta’s favorite animal, said marketing junior...

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Recent student deaths are our wake up call

Recent student deaths are our wake up call

By now you’ve probably heard: Two of our fellow students died this past week. Within that time, there has been a spike in student activity on social media and Reddit and students have even come to The Mercury in person for answers and what was going on after we discovered...

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Campus recognizes loss of BBS professor

Campus recognizes loss of BBS professor

Students and faculty in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences are mourning the loss of a longtime professor. Jack Birchfield, a BBS lecturer, passed away at the age of 61 on April 20. He is survived by his siblings Peggy Pirkle, Bonnie Parnell, Dennis Birchfield and Stephen Birchfield. Birchfield...

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Friends mourn loss of fellow student

Some people thought it was a joke. When Dongkwon Shin posted a Facebook status to let friends know that Tam Hoang had died in the car accident they were both in earlier that day, Shin said some believed his Facebook had been hacked. The tragic news was true. And the...

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