Policy change good for campus

Policy change good for campus

“Campus Cop Blocks Students from Promoting Conservative Group” boldly proclaimed a Fox News headline from April 24 over a video purportedly showing an egregious violation of student rights. The premise of the article was that a UT Dallas campus police officer blocked a conservative student group, the Network of Enlightened...

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Student government VP tackles homelessness

Student government VP tackles homelessness

Sophomore to publish book raising awareness for destitute teens Nancy Fairbank sat in a dimly lit, narrow room on a solitary couch with a homeless teenager. She was interviewing them for a school project, but this encounter inspired her to do more to raise awareness on teenage homelessness. A political...

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New school, food court and more

New school, food court and more

A proposal for a new school, changes to housing policies, expanded dining options and better care for students’ mental well-being were among the topics discussed at Student Government’s first meeting of the spring semester. UTD President David Daniel spoke about a proposal for a new Arts and Technology and Emerging...

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Library hours expanded

Library hours expanded

Correction: Brooke Knudtson’s name was misspelled in a previous version of this article. In that same version, Darrelene Rachavong’s name was also misspelled. Also, in that same version, Andrew Blanchard’s title was incorrect. The Mercury regrets these errors. Student Government details spring initiatives including student discounts on toll tags, improvements...

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