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Professor weighs in on investigation into Trump campaign’s ties to Russia

As the congressional investigation of Russia’s involvement in the 2016 presidential election has begun to escalate, international political economy professor Clint Peinhardt spoke...


Students, administration respond to Trump’s immigration executive order

This story has been corrected since its original publication. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Jan. 27 that denied admission to...


Q&A: Immigration Expert

Wayne Cornelius is a distinguished professor emeritus of political science at UC San Diego. He is an expert on comparative immigration policy. His...

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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...


‘Alt-right’ movement too ill-defined for use

The term “alt-right” came to the forefront during the 2016 election as Hillary Clinton and various media outlets connected the movement to the...

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Students push protection for undocumented residents

In response to President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign promises to crack down on illegal immigration and deport millions of undocumented residents, students at UTD...


Anti-Trump protesters safeguard First Amendment right

The First Amendment is one of our most important rights as Americans. Its protection of our right to protest also safeguards democracy itself,...


Students protest election results at downtown rally

As hundreds marched through the streets of uptown and downtown Dallas on Nov. 9 protesting the election of Donald Trump, electrical engineering senior...


Students reflect on election outcome after watch party

As the night wore on, the smiles faded off the faces of students viewing the election results at a watch party hosted by...


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