Gregorio Olivares Gutierrez


Congress comes to the Comets

UTD Democrats is hosting a congressional debate for Texas District 32 on Jan. 18, 2024, in the SSA Auditorium from 7 p.m. to...


Bring our rocks back!

“Censorship.” “Cowardly.” “Bring our rocks back.” These were the sentiments expressed by students the morning of Nov. 20, when UTD administration removed the...


Comets Protest in Capital for Ceasefire, Hostage Release

Comets joined thousands of students protesting in Austin, Washington D.C, and across the nation this November in support of immigrant workers’ rights, a...


The Thomsen Fund: Connecting Comets to world-class art

Computer science junior Kenneth Anttila finds himself within the arts district of Dallas again for his 25th event, this time listening to the...

Life & Arts

Does Temoc Belong on a Calendar?

Temoc is a constant presence on the UTD campus, bouncing between his glass prison in the Visitor Center, freshman orientations, graduations, seasonal parties...


Halloween hole in wall: car crash in UV leaves three students displaced

It is Halloween night — students are returning from classes and getting ready for the holiday in University Village. Computer science sophomore Angie...


Sex offenders on campus: what do students need to know?

The UTD student body currently includes seven registered sex offenders. The Mercury decided to take a deep dive into their presence at UTD,...


Homecoming crowning a win for LGBT+ Comets

In a true embodiment of a comet, the UTD student body has fabulously soared above the standards of the Texas government by electing...


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The Mercury publishes news, opinion and feature articles of interest and importance to the UT Dallas campus and community, with primary emphasis on news that most directly and immediately concerns students.