Changing the urban-scape

Changing the urban-scape

This past week, the sunshine and lovely weather in Dallas got me out a lot more, and as I walked down the sidewalk, I thought to myself how robotic and geometric the roads here are compared to the chaotic, meandering streets of Kolkata, Dhaka, London or Milan. I recalled how...

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ATEC split from A&H planned for fall’15

ATEC split from A&H planned for fall’15

UTD President David Daniel proposes new School of Arts, Technology and Emerging Communication The Arts and Technology and Emerging Media and Communication programs might soon spin out from Arts and Humanities into a separate school as early as Sept. 1, UTD President David Daniel said on Jan. 20 at the...

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Band of Brothers

Band of Brothers

Students from UTD, UTA form indie rock outfit Duo Contra, sign with record label to release debut album Duo Contra, an alternative and indie rock band, performed for students Oct. 1 on The Plinth. The band started less than a year ago and consists of three UTD students and a...

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Feminism is not for sale

Feminism is not for sale

Consumer culture, big business misconstrue, damage idea of feminism The demise of a human right It has always served in the interests of consumerism to place people in mutually exclusive boxes. “The feminist” label is put in one such box. It commonly refers to men-hating, pants-clad, shark-like females. The feminist...

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Prof tasked with patching up Hadron collider in Geneva

Prof tasked with patching up Hadron collider in Geneva

Prof tasked with patching up Hadron collider in Geneva When thousands of scientists in Switzerland proved the existence of the Higgs-boson particle in 2012, it was a milestone in scientific history. Now, researchers from UTD are taking a role in continuing one of physics’ most prominent experiments. Kendall Reeves, a...

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Frats open talk on assault

Frats open talk on assault

To read about Prevention and Defense click here. The Interfraternity Council will host “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” to raise awareness about campus sexual assaults, rape and gender violence for the second time Oct. 9 on the Plinth. Members of different fraternities will walk in high heels and dance...

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ICYMI: Week of Sept. 22

ICYMI: Week of Sept. 22

Miss an event this week? The Mercury’s got you covered. In case you missed it: Sept. 23 – Back to the 80s Concert (ft. Night Drive and Datahowler) Sept. 24 – The Student TV Showdown Sept. 25 – VietFest 2014: Mid-Autumn Festival

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Alumna missing since August

Friends and family of UTD alumna Christina Morris gathered around Celebration Parkway in Allen on Sept. 18 for a candlelight vigil. The Plano resident has been missing for more than three weeks. Morris was reported missing on Sept. 4 after last being seen at the Shops of Legacy on Aug....

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