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Clubs find success in the water …
3 years ago

Clubs find success in the water …

Swimming, gymnastics, table tennis teams compete in national championships, bring home team, individual titles despite obstacles

Despite having only a few members, the swim team has had a historic year.


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Student government VP tackles homelessness
3 years ago

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 …
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International Flair
4 years ago

International Flair

Students from all cultures come together to celebrate UTD’s annual iWeek. Festivities featuring food at Passport to the World, performances at the talent show and more.

International Talent Show — Indian …
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A SHOW OF FAITH
4 years ago

A SHOW OF FAITH

Students navigate external, internal ways of expressing their faith

Editor’s note:

Students interviewed for this article constitute a random cross-section of religions and is in no means complete in its …
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Snow Days
4 years ago

Snow Days

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SNOW, ROUND ONE—

The university canceled classes due to the winter weather on Friday, Feb. 27. Students used this time to relieve some stress by having a massive snowball fight …
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B-52 bomber helps vets segue into school
4 years ago

B-52 bomber helps vets segue into school

Assistant Director, Veteran Services Center

Service: 1995 – 2004, currently liaison officer at the Air Force Academy,

Reserve Forces

Branch: U.S. Air Force

In middle school, a physics teacher taught …
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Sorority support taught vet civilian survival
4 years ago

Sorority support taught vet civilian survival

Assistant Director, Galerstein Women’s Center

Service: 2000 – 2006

Branch: U.S. Air National Guard

One of Narcely Ruiz’s earliest memories was watching her dad play “Taps” on his trumpet at …
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Brooklyn native takes pride in Navy experience
4 years ago

Brooklyn native takes pride in Navy experience

Assistant Director, Student Union

Service: 1985 – 1989

Branch: U.S. Navy

Delvora King grew up in the melting pot of all cultures: New York City.

After graduating from high school, …
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Lacrosse team gets back in action
4 years ago

Lacrosse team gets back in action

Correction: In an earlier version of this article, Charles Shu’s name was incorrectly spelled. The Mercury regrets this error.

The team showed up almost two hours early when the norm …
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