Golf coach retires

Golf coach retires

After 40 years of coaching at the middle school, high school and collegiate levels, head golf coach Ed Bull retired on May 31. Bull, who took control of the men’s and women’s golf programs in 2007, said it was time to move on to something new after being in the...

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What it’s like to be Muslim in America

What it’s like to be Muslim in America

Nour Sharaf was on Facebook when she saw a link about the shooting in Garland. Immediately, her heart filled with dread. On May 3, two gunmen opened fire outside an art exhibit held at the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland that displayed cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad. Participants had...

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Hundreds gather at vigil for Nepal

Hundreds gather at vigil for Nepal

Corrections: The title of the father of a victim of the earthquake was incorrect. He was a teacher of Bikash Manandhar.  The name of the organization members of NSA went to to get registered was incorrectly stated in an earlier version of this article. The organization was the Student Organization...

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Clubs find success in the water …

Clubs find success in the water …

Swimming, gymnastics, table tennis teams compete in national championships, bring home team, individual titles despite obstacles Despite having only a few members, the swim team has had a historic year. It finished 45 out of 75 at the club nationals in Atlanta, Ga., on April 10-12. The team also finished...

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Dean of Students to replace Rachavong as VP Student Affairs

Dean of Students to replace Rachavong as VP Student Affairs

Correction: Gene Fitch is the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs. The Mercury regrets this error. Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Gene Fitch has been named as the new Vice President for Student Affairs. Fitch will be taking the place of Darrelene Rachavong, who will...

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