Students build 150 pound fidget spinner at UTDesign Makerspace

Students build 150 pound fidget spinner at UTDesign Makerspace

Three students gained publicity all over the Metroplex by building a 150 pound fidget spinner that they have also submitted to the Guinness Book of World Records. Pratik Bhosale, a mechanical engineering senior, received three large rolling bearings for free while he was interning for an industrial manufacturing company. He...

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The Art Barn’s uncertain future

The Art Barn’s uncertain future

Correction: In a previous version of this story, Greg Metz’s title was misattributed. The Mercury regrets this error. Art students may soon have to seek alternative spaces to create, as the Art Barn faces an uncertain future. The space was threatened with closure for years, but student activists postponed it,...

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ICYMI: Express Yourself

ICYMI: Express Yourself

Love Line— A panel of relationship experts gathered in The Pub on Wednesday, Feb. 11 to answer questions during Sexual Responsibility Week. UTDesign Makerspace Opening— Students and faculty celebrate the opening of the UTDesign Studio inside Synergy Park North on Thursday, Feb. 12. Makerspace President Vivien Ngo chatted with visitors...

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New group gives students a place to craft

New group gives students a place to craft

UTDesign Makerspace provides students opportunity, free space to create innovative projects using high-tech tools UTDesign Makerspace is a new organization on campus with the goals of promoting student creativity and innovation. The group offers free space along with industry grade tools and equipment for students who would like to create...

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