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Denton County Confederate monument to be relocated inside courthouse museum

The Texas Historical Commission (THC) unanimously approved a plan to relocate the Denton County Confederate soldier monument to the Courthouse-on-the-Square museum within the next six months.  The monument, first erected
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Denton County Confederate monument to be relocated inside courthouse museum

Trans rights activists hold protest outside state Rep. Lynn Stucky’s office

Editor’s note: The North Texas Daily interviewed Kevin Whitt, a former Texas GOP staffer who led the counter-protest. We ultimately chose not to include this interview due to Whitt’s participation
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Trans rights activists hold protest outside state Rep. Lynn Stucky’s office

Toulouse graduate programs rank in top 10 nationwide

Two of the university’s graduate programs were ranked in the top 10 nationwide in the U.S. News & World Report 2022 Best Graduate Schools report. The College of Health and
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Toulouse graduate programs rank in top 10 nationwide

Transportation Services to launch free bike loan program

The university developed a bike loan program open to all students at no cost using unclaimed vehicles and is scheduled to launch in time for the start of the upcoming
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Transportation Services to launch free bike loan program

BREAKING: UNT Police investigating aggravated assault near fraternity home

This post was updated at 1:17 p.m. to include information from a presidential official notice. University police are investigating an aggravated assault that took place in the 1000 block of
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BREAKING: UNT Police investigating aggravated assault near fraternity home
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    SGA passes resolutions on library hours, transportation costs, pronoun inclusivity

SGA passes resolutions on library hours, transportation costs, pronoun inclusivity

The  Student Government Association closed out its 57th senate session with the passing of resolutions that seek to extend Willis Library’s hours, lower transportation fees and introduce pronouns into UNT

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    Campus diversity, inclusion focus groups face lack of participation

Campus diversity, inclusion focus groups face lack of participation

The Division of Institutional Equity and Diversity is struggling to hold focus groups to gain more insight on student and staff responses to the 2018 Campus Inclusion Climate Survey due

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    Denton County Confederate monument to be relocated inside courthouse museum

Denton County Confederate monument to be relocated inside courthouse museum

The Texas Historical Commission (THC) unanimously approved a plan to relocate the Denton County Confederate soldier monument to the Courthouse-on-the-Square museum within the next six months.  The monument, first erected

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    Hillary Shah named Truman Scholar for continued public service

Hillary Shah named Truman Scholar for continued public service

Political science and economics senior Hillary Shah was named a recipient of the Truman Scholarship for her efforts in expanding civic engagement on campus and across the state. Shah is

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    Food pantry’s partnership expands service, number of employees and hours

Food pantry’s partnership expands service, number of employees and hours

The university entered a partnership with Kroger Company, as part of the latter’s Zero Hunger Zero Waste foundation, for $250,000 in funding for the campus food pantry in exchange for

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    Trans rights activists hold protest outside state Rep. Lynn Stucky’s office

Trans rights activists hold protest outside state Rep. Lynn Stucky’s office

Editor’s note: The North Texas Daily interviewed Kevin Whitt, a former Texas GOP staffer who led the counter-protest. We ultimately chose not to include this interview due to Whitt’s participation

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    Toulouse graduate programs rank in top 10 nationwide

Toulouse graduate programs rank in top 10 nationwide

Two of the university’s graduate programs were ranked in the top 10 nationwide in the U.S. News & World Report 2022 Best Graduate Schools report. The College of Health and

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    Transportation Services to launch free bike loan program

Transportation Services to launch free bike loan program

The university developed a bike loan program open to all students at no cost using unclaimed vehicles and is scheduled to launch in time for the start of the upcoming

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    BREAKING: UNT Police investigating aggravated assault near fraternity home

BREAKING: UNT Police investigating aggravated assault near fraternity home

This post was updated at 1:17 p.m. to include information from a presidential official notice. University police are investigating an aggravated assault that took place in the 1000 block of

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    ELEVAR hires new program director with expanded goals for intellectual disability education

ELEVAR hires new program director with expanded goals for intellectual disability education

The university has hired Brandi Levingston to be the new program director for ELEVAR, a post-secondary education program for intellectually disabled students. Levingston, who has a Ph.D. in special education

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    Local mom creates at-home business selling handmade earrings

Local mom creates at-home business selling handmade earrings

When COVID-19 initially struck the U.S., many people began to find new hobbies to pursue with the ample amount of time they now had on their hands. For Kacy Massie,

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    UNT design student creates art from modern technology and vintage imagery

UNT design student creates art from modern technology and vintage imagery

A UNT student scrolls through public domain websites, searching for vintage imagery to make the subject of her next piece. She downloads various elements found from retro advertisements, old National

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    UNT alumna rebrands jewelry business to reach wider audience

UNT alumna rebrands jewelry business to reach wider audience

Arek Jewelry, a rebranded business created by UNT alumna Kera Dockins, offers a wide range of handmade jewelry. Dockins first started her journey in 2015 when her mother’s business, NamaTags,

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    Jazz professor and guitarist leads L5 Guitar Ensemble through COVID-19 challenges

Jazz professor and guitarist leads L5 Guitar Ensemble through COVID-19 challenges

By Alexis Castillo Shadows on the white ground dance underneath a series of miniature spotlights, synchronized to the rhythm of electric guitars. As the drummer initiates the tempo, five guitars

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    Alumna finds creative outlet in folk-art inspired pottery

Alumna finds creative outlet in folk-art inspired pottery

After a day’s work as an administrative specialist at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, UNT alumna Nadia Rosales, 25, goes home to create pottery inspired by folk art and

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    UNT student uses art to spread awareness about social issues, mental health

UNT student uses art to spread awareness about social issues, mental health

Working two jobs while attending classes to graduate this semester can be a heavy workload, but that does not stop integrative studies senior Kamille Newton from setting aside time to

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    UNT art professors explore anti-racist pedagogy through panel series

UNT art professors explore anti-racist pedagogy through panel series

During the fall 2018 semester, Lauren Cross, UNT art and design professor, was conducting a symposium for her students focused on branding and visual identity in the arts. She told

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    16 Denton artists unite to create record label

16 Denton artists unite to create record label

UNT students walk around campus and hear all types of music: jazz, hip-hop and the lonely notes of a singular guitar which ooze out of every corner. Whatever the instrument

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    Home-based nail technician creates unique bonds with clients

Home-based nail technician creates unique bonds with clients

In January 2020, Lilibeth Lopez, 25, took the leap and moved from Mexico to the U.S. to follow her dream of becoming a nail technician. Lopez gained interest in doing

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    UNT Vietnamese Student Association holds virtual Lunar New Year event

UNT Vietnamese Student Association holds virtual Lunar New Year event

 UNT’s Vietnamese Student Association (VSA) hosted a Twitch stream to celebrate the Lunar New Year on April 1, joined by VSA members from chapters at universities across the country. The

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Sports
    The Last Draft Podcast – Episode 22: Signing off for now feat. Rebekah Schulte

The Last Draft Podcast – Episode 22: Signing off for now feat. Rebekah Schulte

Part of the journey is the end — Matt Suarez & Zach Thomas are joined by the infamous Rebekah Schulte to help finish what was started so long ago. Listen

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    Soccer’s solace: How Brooke Lampe persevered after her mother’s death

Soccer’s solace: How Brooke Lampe persevered after her mother’s death

A challenging season due to COVID-19 and Winter Storm Uri was made tougher for senior soccer player Brooke Lampe in February when she lost her mother, Linda Lampe, to cancer.

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    Letter From the Sports Editor: Farewell to the one and only

Letter From the Sports Editor: Farewell to the one and only

Even as I’m writing this, my mind simply can’t grasp the fact that I’m graduating. The mere thought of me moving on to a new season of life and this

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    Recap: Tennis team’s fatal flaw sends them packing in the first round of conference

Recap: Tennis team’s fatal flaw sends them packing in the first round of conference

North Texas’ inability to close out leads came back to bite them in the end as the tennis team fell in the Conference USA Tournament to Florida Atlantic University by

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    Normalcy returns: How the dead period’s end will affect various North Texas sports programs

Normalcy returns: How the dead period’s end will affect various North Texas sports programs

After more than 14 months, the recruiting dead period instituted by the NCAA Division I Council on March 13, 2020, will end with a June 1 return to “regular recruiting

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    After unique regular season, men’s golf sets sight on competing for C-USA title

After unique regular season, men’s golf sets sight on competing for C-USA title

After an up-and-down regular season altered by COVID-19 and Winter Storm Uri, men’s golf is ready for the Conference USA tourney on April 26-29, and a chance to earn a

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Opinion
    Adults in children’s fandoms have an obligation to protect those children

Adults in children’s fandoms have an obligation to protect those children

Children’s media has seen a much-deserved upsurge in appreciation over the years, with animation, in particular, making strides to disabuse the perception of itself as a lesser medium. Now, for

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    Sexism is still rampant in the medical industry

Sexism is still rampant in the medical industry

Biases in the medical field are being talked about more frequently than ever now, although outstanding factors such as race and socioeconomic backgrounds are hardly ever included in the conversation.

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    Children deserve kindness, even if you are not fond of them

Children deserve kindness, even if you are not fond of them

Many Gen Zers, myself included, have found themselves rolling their eyes at articles written by older generations lamenting our reluctance to have children. Said reluctance is perfectly understandable, especially when

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    The difference between gentrification and revitalization

The difference between gentrification and revitalization

Gentrification is a serious issue where typically rich, white people take over low-income areas predominantly inhabited by people of color. They raise the cost of living for that area and

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    Domestic terrorism needs to be America’s first priority

Domestic terrorism needs to be America’s first priority

When some people think about terrorism, a white American citizen might not even be a thought. It seems that we place the responsibility of terrorism on foreign countries when really,

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    Joe Biden withdrawing troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11 should boost American morale

Joe Biden withdrawing troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11 should boost American morale

The Afghanistan war has been an intergenerational war. For many of us, this has been an inconvenient truth we’ve known for most or all our lives. Soldiers deployed during the 2003 invasion

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    Summer is not an excuse to act carelessly

Summer is not an excuse to act carelessly

It feels like there is a light at the end of the tunnel. People are getting their vaccines and there finally seems to be a bit of normalcy settling back

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    Letter from the Editor: We made it through

Letter from the Editor: We made it through

It is hard for me to believe this semester is already coming to a close. This semester has flown by, and I am sure most people can relate when I

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    We must come to terms with who the police serve

We must come to terms with who the police serve

As a sociology major, and someone who has discussions with my peers about the nature of our country in general, I spend a lot of time thinking about social contracts.

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    The faith of grieving

The faith of grieving

After a year of individual and collective tragedies, religion remains a vital part of the country’s moral fabric. The COVID-19 pandemic has tested just about everyone’s physical, mental and emotional

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The Dose
    ‘Mortal Kombat’ is neither a flawless victory nor a fatality

‘Mortal Kombat’ is neither a flawless victory nor a fatality

“Test your might!” Disgraced MMA fighter Cole Young (Lewis Tan) is just barely scraping by when a superpowered assassin, Sub-Zero (Joe Taslim), starts hunting him and his family. Trying to

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    ‘Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ elevates the superhero genre to new heights

‘Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ elevates the superhero genre to new heights

We have made it to the end of yet another Marvel Cinematic Universe series. I wrote a review giving my thoughts on the first episode of the show here. All

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    Five Eagle Landing food hacks

Five Eagle Landing food hacks

By now you’ve probably already visited Eagle Landing, UNT’s newest and largest cafeteria — and if you haven’t, why not? The menu at Eagle Landing stays fairly consistent from day-to-day

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    Shudder is the perfect streaming service for all horror fans

Shudder is the perfect streaming service for all horror fans

It is safe to say that we are in the era of streaming services. Every couple of months it appears that more and more platforms are created, only to create

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    ‘Shiva Baby’ is an anxiety-driven nightmare of the best kind

‘Shiva Baby’ is an anxiety-driven nightmare of the best kind

“You can’t just show up to the afterparty for a shiva and, like, reap the benefits of the buffet.” “Yeah?” Danielle (Rachel Sennott), a young Jewish woman about to graduate

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    ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ knows how much dumb fun it is and owns it

‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ knows how much dumb fun it is and owns it

“If [Kong] leaves, Godzilla will come for him. There can’t be two alpha Titans.” Years after 1973, an older Kong is contained at Skull Island, his only companions being the

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    Stray Kids goes all-out for ‘All In’

Stray Kids goes all-out for ‘All In’

Immediately daunting, fire lights up the screen with a terrifying beauty that keeps Stray Kids fans wanting more. Sparks fly as Han bounds on-screen shouting, in his classic streetwear, as

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    ‘Cherry’ chokes on its own ambitions

‘Cherry’ chokes on its own ambitions

“As I stood there holding a gun, taking her in, something overtook me. Like a kind of sadness. It’s as if I’d always known that this was how things were

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    ‘The Invisible Man’ one year later shows potential to be a timeless classic

‘The Invisible Man’ one year later shows potential to be a timeless classic

Everyone has experienced walking out of the theater and thinking the movie they just saw was the best movie in existence, and some even feel so inclined by strong endings

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    ‘Nobody’ is a great time with a bloody good Bob Odenkirk

‘Nobody’ is a great time with a bloody good Bob Odenkirk

“I’m the last person you want to see.” After a break-in at his home, quiet Hutch Mansell (Bob Odenkirk) is chastised by his friends and family for not defending himself.

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    How North Texas contributed to the Black Lives Matter Movement

How North Texas contributed to the Black Lives Matter Movement

The death of George Floyd has sparked more demonstrations within the Black Lives Matter Movement. Texas, along with the rest of the world, took to the streets to protest police

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    PHOTO GALLERY: Empty in the heart of Texas

PHOTO GALLERY: Empty in the heart of Texas

The North Texas Daily documented different places around Texas during the COVID-19 pandemic as shelter-in-place orders are in effect. As of 8 p.m. March 31, Harris, Dallas, Tarrant, Travis and

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    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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