Q&A: Senatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke

Q&A: Senatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke

The bipartisan organization No Labels invited congressman Beto O’Rourke on campus to discuss his campaign for a seat in the U.S. Senate (he is currently running against incumbent Ted Cruz) and answer the questions of UTD students. After the meet and greet, the congressman sat down with The Mercury to...

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Q&A: Mark McKinnon

Q&A: Mark McKinnon

Mark McKinnon is a political adviser, television producer and newspaper columnist who has worked in American politics for the last 30 years. He has served on several political campaigns and created and produced “The Circus,” a Showtime TV show. In 2010, McKinnon co-founded No Labels, a political organization devoted to...

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SG, SUAAB help 1,200 students register to vote

SG, SUAAB help 1,200 students register to vote

Student Government and SUAAB registered 1,200 students to vote with the intention of encouraging students to become more politically excited and active. With the presidential election coming up in November, SG moderated a mock debate on Oct. 11 to address current political topics. Along with the debate, SG and SUUAB...

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Congressman to speak on beginnings

Congressman to speak on beginnings

Nonpartisan student group hosts San Antonio lawmaker Joaquin Castro on Oct. 6 Democratic Congressman Joaquin Castro will come to campus on Oct. 6 to speak about his journey as a young legislator and how students can get involved in politics. He is a guest of No Labels UTD, a student...

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