More party platforms needed to represent Americans

Correction: In a previous version of this story, the party that 43 percent of U.S. citizens affiliated with was not identified correctly. The Mercury regrets this error. Recent election has made it apparent current two-party system doesn’t serve needs of American populace sufficiently The 2016 election season has revealed an identity crisis...

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Trump’s candidacy must be taken seriously

People need to unite to stop one of the nation’s most controversial presidential candidates in recent memory from taking Oval Office As the nation recovers from its Super Tuesday hangover, one thing has become frighteningly clear — Donald Trump is a serious contender for the presidency of the United States....

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Build Your Ballot

Build Your Ballot

Follow the flowchart to find who you agree with most

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Study Your Candidate

Study Your Candidate

Get to know the Democratic and Republican frontrunners’ platforms

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2016

2016

Presidential hopefuls gear up for another race, attempt to connect with millenials As the nation prepares to cast ballots on Nov. 8, the race for the presidency is beginning to take shape. Democratic candidates currently running for presidency include former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, former Governor of Maryland Martin...

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Students react to Trump

Students react to Trump

Concern spreads over candidate’s comments about women, autism Comments made by Donald Trump over the course of his presidential campaign about autism and women have caused members of the public, including students at UTD, to express their concern over his presidency. Recently, 11 Republican Party candidates gathered at the Ronald...

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