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I’m baptized, not brainwashed
2 weeks ago

I’m baptized, not brainwashed

By  •  Opinion

Brainwashed. Indoctrinated. Believing in a higher power to make myself feel better instead of facing facts. As a Christian, I’ve been either been accused or heard other Christians accused …
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Houses of the Holy: Islam
3 years ago

Houses of the Holy: Islam

Correction: In a previous version of this story, Yaseen Ahmad’s name was misspelled. The Mercury regrets this error.

Student rediscovers bond with Islam after losing connection to mosque …
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Houses of the Holy: Judaism
3 years ago

Houses of the Holy: Judaism

Editor’s note: This is the first part of a five-part series on places of worship that members of the UTD community attend.

Jewish student finds peace, community in …
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Starbucks red cup reaction is madness
3 years ago

Starbucks red cup reaction is madness

I’ve always been a fan of Starbucks. I think they’ve done a great job with their hot and cold cups, especially around Christmas, and, despite the copious amounts of syrup …
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Religion mixes with politics on campaign trail
3 years ago

Religion mixes with politics on campaign trail

By  •  News

Plano church forum with presidential candidates highlights growing influence of Christianity on conservatives

The church auditorium was filled with enthusiasm as the six presidential hopefuls strolled onto the …
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GOP candidates attend church forum in Plano
3 years ago

GOP candidates attend church forum in Plano

By  •  News

On Oct. 18, 2015, Republican presidential candidates gathered for the North Texas Presidential Forum at the Prestonwood Baptist Church. Candidates in attendance included Carly Fiorina, Senator Ted Cruz, former Senator …
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Back to the basics for Lent
4 years ago

Back to the basics for Lent

One of the most obvious differences between UTD and Baylor, my alma mater, is that Baylor is a Baptist, private school while UTD is secular and public. I honestly don’t …
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Decoding Religion: Sikhism
5 years ago

Decoding Religion: Sikhism

Followers of Sikhism practice philanthropy, community service, advocate for increased exposure for South Asian religion

Editor’s Note

In an effort to further understand UTD’s diverse population, what …
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