Community holds vigil for Plano shooting victims

Community holds vigil for Plano shooting victims

Almost two weeks after a deadly mass shooting in Plano, community members organized a vigil to remember the nine victims’ lives. The event, held at the McCall Plaza in downtown Plano and hosted by the Junior League of Collin County, featured a candlelight ceremony and short speeches from community members....

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Editorial Board: As a community, we should address domestic violence

Editorial Board: As a community, we should address domestic violence

The deadliest mass shooting in Plano’s history, claiming the lives of five alumni, was a direct result of domestic violence. The Mercury stands against domestic violence and calls upon Comets to do more to recognize and prevent abuse. Ultimately, one man’s violent actions took nine people’s lives and 10 families...

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Relatives, friends remember victims of Plano shooting

Relatives, friends remember victims of Plano shooting

After receiving the news that their loved ones were victims of a mass shooting, friends and family members are trying to cope with their deaths by remembering their lives. Of the nine killed on Sept. 10, Olivia Deffner, Anthony Cross, James Dunlop, Rion Morgan and Meredith Hight were UTD alumni....

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