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Letter from the Editor: Big changes change nothing

This past Friday, it was brought to my attention that the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS) and the Mayborn School of Journalism (MSOJ) decided to eliminate the positions of Business Director and Advertising Specialist from the North Texas Daily. For the sake of transparency on our end, I decided to write this letter. This isn't an easy thing to write. Over the past three semesters, I've built a professional relationship with Adam Reese and Joey Selz. After speaking to...
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Letter from the Editor: Big changes change nothing

SGA tables vice president confirmation, discusses goals for the semester

The Student Government Association senate tabled the appointment of Deana Ayers as Vice President at this semester’s first meeting, but confirmed other appointments and discussed plans to promote inclusivity, preparations for Sexual Assault Month, increasing the student minimum wage rate and expanding the communications team. SGA was unable to confirm Ayers as vice president due to senator attendance. Two-thirds of the senate must vote yes to confirm a vice president appointee, and with 27 seated senators total and only 17...
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SGA tables vice president confirmation, discusses goals for the semester

‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’ star to perform in Lewisville Saturday

On Saturday, Brad Sherwood, star of “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” will be taking the stage at Medical City Lewisville Grand Theater in Lewisville at 8 p.m. In the show, Sherwood plans to use his improvisation techniques in comedy to keep the audience engaged and entertained. “Patrons should be prepared for side-splitting laughter as this improv mastermind conjures original scenes and songs based on audience suggestions,” Sherwood’s team said in a press release. Sherwood may allow for audience participation so...
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‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’ star to perform in Lewisville Saturday

CNN showed a lack of journalistic ethics at the latest debate

When the six eligible Democratic presidential candidates took the stage for CNN’s Des Moines debate on Jan. 14, all seemed poised to make their case to Iowa voters before the state’s Democratic caucuses on Feb. 3.  Preliminary polls at the time collected by Realclearpolitics.com showed former vice president Joe Biden, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg, leading among Iowa voters, with California Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar and businessman Tom Steyer polling behind...
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CNN showed a lack of journalistic ethics at the latest debate

Follow these tips to stay healthy during flu season

We’re in the middle of the winter season which means we can expect colder air and sicker people. Though most residents agree that winter in Texas is basically summer without hot breezes, it doesn’t lessen the severity of said flu situation. There has been more than 246 confirmed flu cases in Denton county alone with one patient unfortunately dying from the illness, according to a report from communityimpact.com. With the rising amount of illnesses, here are a few tips that could prevent students...
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    Mayor Chris Watts gives final State of the City Address

Mayor Chris Watts gives final State of the City Address

Denton Mayor Chris Watts gave his final State of the City Address Thursday night in which he discussed improvements in transportation and infrastructure, combating homelessness and the efforts of first

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    SGA tables vice president confirmation, discusses goals for the semester

SGA tables vice president confirmation, discusses goals for the semester

The Student Government Association senate tabled the appointment of Deana Ayers as Vice President at this semester’s first meeting, but confirmed other appointments and discussed plans to promote inclusivity, preparations

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    Golden Boy Coffee Company donates to help fight Australian Bush Fires

Golden Boy Coffee Company donates to help fight Australian Bush Fires

One of Denton’s local coffee shops, Golden Boy Coffee Company, recently donated a portion of their proceeds to Australian bushfire relief efforts, following the outbreak of fires throughout Australia.  “We

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    First-Generation Student Organization aims to help first-gen students through mentorship, community

First-Generation Student Organization aims to help first-gen students through mentorship, community

Community-based student organizations at UNT have expanded with the addition of the First Generation Student Organization, which is ready to welcome new members for the spring 2020 semester. The organization

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    Denton community honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through MLK Jr. Day of Service

Denton community honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through MLK Jr. Day of Service

The UNT Center for Leadership Studies held its second annual MLK Jr. Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 20. The event, held in conjunction with the UNT Multicultural Center and

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Student killed, officer injured during a disturbance call

This story has been updated with additional information to reflect new findings as of 8:50 p.m. on 1/22/2020. A Denton police officer shot and killed a University of North Texas

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    Denton rallies during fourth annual Women’s March event

Denton rallies during fourth annual Women’s March event

Over 200 people gathered at the Denton County Courthouse on the Square Saturday morning to rally for the fourth annual National Women’s March, which advocates for women’s rights and other

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    SGA seeks to continue last semester’s efforts with new vice president and senators

SGA seeks to continue last semester’s efforts with new vice president and senators

After the fall semester, the Student Government Association is preparing for changes in administration and looking to build upon some of its existing initiatives and goals, SGA Communications Director Noah

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    Demolition projects experience delays as construction continues at UNT

Demolition projects experience delays as construction continues at UNT

Multiple demolition projects for UNT have experienced delays while construction of the Central Dining Hall continues. Two of the buildings scheduled for demolition are the locations of the former Darque

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    SGA to create housing information database through student survey

SGA to create housing information database through student survey

Following a student survey released last month, the Student Government Association will compile student ratings for on- and off-campus housing, as well as legal information, to help students make better-informed

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Arts & Life
    Denton’s Eclektic Elektric breaks binaries through local LGBTQIA+ performance

Denton’s Eclektic Elektric breaks binaries through local LGBTQIA+ performance

Every third Saturday, Golden Boy Coffee Co. pushes the tables and chairs of the coffeehouse in order to create a small runway for Eclektic Elektric, a performance collective that includes

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    UNT students featured on new Disney Plus series

UNT students featured on new Disney Plus series

Being surrounded by a camera crew in the Santa Fe residence hall became normal for UNT students Kendal and Nikki Lyssy last May. The pair were filmed to be featured

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    ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’ star to perform in Lewisville Saturday

‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’ star to perform in Lewisville Saturday

On Saturday, Brad Sherwood, star of “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” will be taking the stage at Medical City Lewisville Grand Theater in Lewisville at 8 p.m. In the show,

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    Newly opened Total Fitness Kickboxing incorporates fun and family in workouts

Newly opened Total Fitness Kickboxing incorporates fun and family in workouts

Getting in shape and living a healthier lifestyle is one resolution that often makes its way onto many people’s lists of goals for the new year. Now, Denton residents have

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    New UNT fashion organization encourages students to hone their creative skills

New UNT fashion organization encourages students to hone their creative skills

When business senior MaKayla Washington isn’t attending classes, making music or juggling other extracurricular activities, she’s most likely modeling. She has worked with several local photographers and has been featured

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    UNT mariachi group receives grant to encourage expansion of the program

UNT mariachi group receives grant to encourage expansion of the program

Surrounded by instruments, UNT mariachi group members gather Monday evenings to rehearse their music. The mariachi program, which was founded in 2003, has allowed UNT students to dive into a

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    Denton nonprofit helps addicts with sobriety and life skills

Denton nonprofit helps addicts with sobriety and life skills

Founded in 2006, Solutions of North Texas is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that specializes in helping addicts and alcoholics in the Denton community and surrounding areas. The program uses multiple strategies

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    Manifest Destiny’s Child captures Denton and Austin scene through their unique sound

Manifest Destiny’s Child captures Denton and Austin scene through their unique sound

Manifest Destiny’s Child, a Denton and Austin based band, describes themselves on their Instagram page (@manifest_destinyschild) as “3 boobs making sweet a** noise.” The band has recently gone on a

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    UNT student sells her acrylic pours and resin earrings

UNT student sells her acrylic pours and resin earrings

By Jessica Duvall  Note:​ In this story, both she/her and they/them pronouns are used for Tiffany Fullerton. Using a nearby window as her source of light, Tiffany Fullerton, a media

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    From Iowa to Texas, UNT student pursues passion for music

From Iowa to Texas, UNT student pursues passion for music

As a young girl, jazz studies senior Jessica Fuller would get up on tables and dance on top of them, singing along to Britney Spears. Despite having anxiety, she never had

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Sports
    Recap: Men’s basketball closes out UTEP, captures eighth consecutive win in conference play

Recap: Men’s basketball closes out UTEP, captures eighth consecutive win in conference play

North Texas (14-8, 8-1 Conference USA) catches its eighth straight conference win after defeating UTEP (12-9, 3-5 C-USA) 67-57. This is the Mean Green’s first win at home against the

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    Recap: Women’s basketball comes up short on the road against UTEP

Recap: Women’s basketball comes up short on the road against UTEP

North Texas women’s basketball (9-11, 3-5 Conference USA) fell to UTEP (12-6, 5-2 C-USA) by a score of 67-63 on Saturday, despite leading for the majority of the game. Transfer-student

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    Recap: Track and field throwers set high marks in Lubbock, Texas

Recap: Track and field throwers set high marks in Lubbock, Texas

The Mean Green track and field went to the Texas Tech Invitational. The women’s team had eight athletes finish in the top 10 in their perspective events. The men’s team

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    Recap: Mean Green tennis turns the page on Lamar, tallies third straight victory

Recap: Mean Green tennis turns the page on Lamar, tallies third straight victory

The Mean Green tennis team (3-0) dialed up a 6-1 score against Lamar (0-2), which marks North Texas’ 10th straight win against the Cardinals. The last time that Mean Green

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    California Greenin’: Men’s golf begins play in a Pepperdine hosted tournament

California Greenin’: Men’s golf begins play in a Pepperdine hosted tournament

After a 12-week winter break, Mean Green men’s golf open their spring season in Westlake Village, California, the week of Jan. 27 against four top-20 ranked teams in the nation.

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    Friendly Foes: North Texas seeks 10th straight win over Lamar

Friendly Foes: North Texas seeks 10th straight win over Lamar

Mean Green tennis after a (2-0) start, looks to expand on a combined 13-1 score on their first two opponents leading into a matchup against Lamar on Saturday, Jan. 25.

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Opinion
    Letter from the Editor: Big changes change nothing

Letter from the Editor: Big changes change nothing

This past Friday, it was brought to my attention that the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS) and the Mayborn School of Journalism (MSOJ) decided to eliminate the

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    Graffiti should be better represented on campus

Graffiti should be better represented on campus

UNT is an institution filled with many diverse talents that are showcased around campus. We are able to uplift our reputation, recruit new students and carry on a legacy through

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    UNT student creatives deserve as much respect as any other creative

UNT student creatives deserve as much respect as any other creative

At the University of North Texas, creativity is at an all-time high. Many podcasters, writers, photographers, videographers, illustrators, graphic designers and fashion designers push their ideas and products onto the

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    Meghan Markle and Prince Harry stepping back is a good move

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry stepping back is a good move

Prince Harry and Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle recently announced they would be “stepping back” from their royal duties and have decided to split their time between the UK and the

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    CNN showed a lack of journalistic ethics at the latest debate

CNN showed a lack of journalistic ethics at the latest debate

When the six eligible Democratic presidential candidates took the stage for CNN’s Des Moines debate on Jan. 14, all seemed poised to make their case to Iowa voters before the

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    Follow these tips to stay healthy during flu season

Follow these tips to stay healthy during flu season

We’re in the middle of the winter season which means we can expect colder air and sicker people. Though most residents agree that winter in Texas is basically summer without

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    Self care is important as ever in the new decade

Self care is important as ever in the new decade

College students can sometimes feel like the stress of the world is on their shoulders, and as a result, allow their health to decline. Some students are also involved in

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    Setting goals for the new year is more beneficial than setting resolutions

Setting goals for the new year is more beneficial than setting resolutions

As the new year approaches it only feels appropriate to come up with a new set of resolutions to complete for the ensuing year. This is done so every year,

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    Regular gym-goers should always respect newcomers

Regular gym-goers should always respect newcomers

What are the true expectations of attending the gym? Besides the usage of the equipment, are there set rules for how gym-goers are to conduct their affairs? In the stance

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    Celebrities should focus on helping the Australian wildfires

Celebrities should focus on helping the Australian wildfires

Australia has been hit with terrible wildfires that have left 28 people dead and more than 2,000 homes destroyed. The fires have been burning since the start of fire season

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The Dose
    Brad Sherwood engages audience throughout Lewisville performance

Brad Sherwood engages audience throughout Lewisville performance

On Saturday, “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” star Brad Sherwood took the stage at Medical City Lewisville Grand Theater and showcased his comedy skills that kept the audience cracking up.

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    HBO’s “Avenue 5” prepares for a solid takeoff in premiere episode

HBO’s “Avenue 5” prepares for a solid takeoff in premiere episode

The last four years of my TV and movie-watching life have revolved around HBO. More specifically, I’ve been a devotee of the darker and more cinematic work from HBO, as

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    Ways for everyone to celebrate Lunar New Year

Ways for everyone to celebrate Lunar New Year

My favorite childhood memories consist of loud drums, sweet red bean-filled pastry wheels, sizzling firecrackers and huge plates of dumplings being passed around the dinner table. The Lunar New Year

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    Seven Denton events to spruce up your calendar this spring

Seven Denton events to spruce up your calendar this spring

While UNT’s spring semester is arguably less action-packed than the fall, Denton still offers events to keep our calendars full through May. Between music events, film festivals and community theater,

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    ‘Bad Boys For Life’ is the best the series has ever been

‘Bad Boys For Life’ is the best the series has ever been

It’s been 17 years since we last saw the “Bad Boys” detectives Mike Lowrey (Will Smith) and Marcus Burnett (Martin Lawrence). Since then, old age has started to set in

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    Tips for new gym-goers

Tips for new gym-goers

While adding workouts to your everyday routine is a great way to start the new year, the process can be daunting if you don’t know where to start. Here are

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    The Psychopathic Superstar: New Netflix documentary chronicles the life of Aaron Hernandez

The Psychopathic Superstar: New Netflix documentary chronicles the life of Aaron Hernandez

Aaron Hernandez fell victim to chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) throughout his football career which led to a life of crime, violence and paranoia before his death at a young age

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    Biggest snubs and surprises of the 2020 Oscar nominations

Biggest snubs and surprises of the 2020 Oscar nominations

Listen to our podcast about the Oscar nominations here: https://www.ntdaily.com/dailys-dose-1-17/ Once again, the Oscar nominations proved a polarizing lot. Some nominations were expected, others were a surprise and yet many

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    “The Circle” combines social media with reality TV

“The Circle” combines social media with reality TV

It’s 2020 and finally the worlds of social media and reality television have begun to merge. We used to have Big Brother in the early 2000s. That was a show

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    ‘1917’ is a bold adventure into filmmaking legend

‘1917’ is a bold adventure into filmmaking legend

Spoilers ahead It is the spring of 1917, late in the first World War. Two British soldiers, Blake and Schofield, are handpicked for a mission into enemy lines to reach

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Photos & Videos
    Students protest ICE at the UNT Library Mall on Wednesday

Students protest ICE at the UNT Library Mall on Wednesday

Students filled the UNT Library Mall in protest of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency on Oct. 9. The protest was held by the UNT College Democrats and the

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    Proud Partnership: Organizations come together in support of LGBTQ art

Proud Partnership: Organizations come together in support of LGBTQ art

Art and Pride found a home together on full-color zine pages and in the air of a packed venue during this year’s new collaboration between Spiderweb Salon and PRIDENTON. In

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    Denton Arts and Jazz Fest 2019 Photo Gallery

Denton Arts and Jazz Fest 2019 Photo Gallery

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    Racist imagery found in past UNT yearbooks

Racist imagery found in past UNT yearbooks

Featured Image: From page 358 of the 1952 edition of The Yucca, members of the Mu Phi Epsilon National Music Honorary are pictured in blackface. Volume 45 of the Yucca.

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    Waka Flocka Flame fires up NXTX

Waka Flocka Flame fires up NXTX

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    SXSW 2019

SXSW 2019

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Demonstrators spark student counter-protest in Library Mall

UNT students gathered at the Library Mall this afternoon after word spread that a small group of demonstrators appeared wielding signs that read “BLM are racist thugs,” “Every Real Muslim

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SXSW: Austin’s world renowned festival discovers Denton

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    Union Fest 2018

Union Fest 2018

UNT celebrated its annual Union Fest on Wednesday, hosting an array of events such as screen printing, karaoke, movies and an escape room. The celebration takes place each spring to

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Downtown Mini Mall falls piece by piece

A demolition company began tearing down the Downtown Mini Mall on Locust Street Wednesday afternoon at the downtown square in Denton, Texas. Tactical Demolition of Prosper, Texas was granted a

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