A Little Party: Homecoming 2014

A Little Party: Homecoming 2014

A little party never killed nobody at UT Dallas. From Nov. 11-15, Homecoming brought the campus together with events ranging from a car bash to a parade, wrapping up with a movie-themed dance and casino. HOMECOMING 5K — Participants braved the cold on Wednesday, Nov. 12 to run the nighttime...

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All of the Lights: Diwali 2014

All of the Lights: Diwali 2014

Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, fell on Oct. 23 this year. The Student Union Activity and Advisory Board (SUAAB), the Indian Student Association (ISA), and the Hindu Student Association (HSA) hosted UTD’s fourth annual Diwali celebration on the night of Oct. 24. Students enjoyed performances by cultural groups around...

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LGBT History Month 2014

LGBT History Month 2014

Created in 1994, LGBT History Month celebrates the achievements of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) individuals. Unfortunately, the LGBT community faces exclusion from history education in many nations worldwide. Equality Forum, a nonprofit organization that helps advocated LGBT civil rights through education, is one of the largest proponents of LGBT History Month....

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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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Behind the Ink

Behind the Ink

UTD students share the tales behind their tattoos—and insights into their experiences—with the Mercury. “I think more people have tattoos than other people realize. And I think a lot of people are curious about them…” “The most common question is ‘Does it hurt?’—which is I guess everybody’s curiosity. And then...

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Welcome Week 2014

Welcome Week 2014

Welcome Week is always the first two weeks of school with many popular events from different organizations on campus. Events ranged from organizations selling food to huge blowout parties and performances such as Silent Disco and the Supernova Dance. Each event has its perks and caters to different interests. “The Rumble was...

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The Barona Bus comes to the Art Barn

The Barona Bus comes to the Art Barn

The Barona Bus made a stop at the Art Barn on the evening on August 22. UTD alumna Leah Foster and the bus have traveled from NYC to Texas, stopping at a slew of diverse venues along the way. They invited visitors to share in a potluck and leave their...

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July 2014 Event Recap

July 2014 Event Recap

July 11 A Night at the Art Barn (last set in gallery) July 13 World Cup Final Watching Party July 20 Concert Under the Stars

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Preview of A Night at the Art Barn

Preview of A Night at the Art Barn

“Arms around the Barn” will open on Friday, July 11 at 6:30pm during A Night at the Art Barn, an event hosted by Radio UTD in the Visual Arts Building. Dallas-based band Totally Butchered, Denton’s Nite and DJ Colly T will be providing live music for the event. Several alumni...

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