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Outgoing SGA President, Vice President reflect on their administration

As the academic year comes to a close, the Student Government Association is wrapping up its current administration and getting ready for the next. The North Texas Daily contacted outgoing
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Outgoing SGA President, Vice President reflect on their administration

Gov. Greg Abbott lays out plans to begin reopening Texas during press conference

At a press conference on Friday, Texas Governor Greg Abbott laid out plans to begin reopening Texas businesses amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “We’re now beginning to see glimmers that the
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Gov. Greg Abbott lays out plans to begin reopening Texas during press conference

Greg Abbott reopening Texas would be catastrophic

Earlier this month, Texas governor Greg Abbott proposed plans to reopen Texas and its economy as early as April 27. This would be achieved by reopening some businesses but keeping schools
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Greg Abbott reopening Texas would be catastrophic

Many college-aged students will not be receiving stimulus checks

With the $1,200 coronavirus stimulus checks now being sent out, there remains a group of specific individuals who most likely will not be receiving aid during these very difficult times.
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Many college-aged students will not be receiving stimulus checks

One-on-one with Athletic Director Wren Baker: How COVID-19 is financially affecting UNT sports

With the cancellation of all spring sports, North Texas’ athletics department faces potentially steep revenue losses and the possibility of no fall sports. Here is what Athletics Director Wren Baker
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One-on-one with Athletic Director Wren Baker: How COVID-19 is financially affecting UNT sports
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    Presidential town hall gives insight to university’s plans for summer, fall semester

Presidential town hall gives insight to university’s plans for summer, fall semester

President Neal Smatresk held a town hall Monday with Provost Jennifer Cowley and Vice President of Student Affairs Elizabeth With to answer questions from the community about the university’s plans

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    UNT awarded $29.01 million from CARES Act

UNT awarded $29.01 million from CARES Act

The university will receive $29.01 million from the CARES Act, a coronavirus emergency relief bill unanimously passed by Congress in late March. From the money allocated, a minimum of $14.51

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    GSC survey finds graduate students most concerned with academic, financial insecurity

GSC survey finds graduate students most concerned with academic, financial insecurity

The Graduate Student Council conducted an ongoing survey to measure the difficulties graduate students face during the coronavirus pandemic, see how GSC could best help them and called on city

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    SGA Vice President Deana Ayers speaks out against “toxic” dynamic among executive board members

SGA Vice President Deana Ayers speaks out against “toxic” dynamic among executive board members

The Student Government Association’s Vice President Deana Ayers contacted the North Texas Daily alleging they experienced a “toxic” and “uncomfortable” workplace dynamic among the executive board similar to that for

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    First-generation students

First-generation students

First-generation students experienced conflicting emotions as their plans to celebrate being the first in their family to get a degree were cut short due to the coronavirus pandemic. The university

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    Municipal candidates react to election delay due to COVID-19

Municipal candidates react to election delay due to COVID-19

Candidates for the Denton city council suddenly have more time to campaign, as the council voted on March 20 to postpone the May 2 elections in the wake of the

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    Michael Luecke, Cameron Combs elected for 2020-2021 SGA President, Vice President with record low turnout

Michael Luecke, Cameron Combs elected for 2020-2021 SGA President, Vice President with record low turnout

Michael Luecke and Cameron Combs are elected as the Student Government Association’s 2020-2021 president and vice president with voter turn out down 3.6 percent from last year’s election. Luecke and

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    Breaking: Officer-involved shooting confirmed near Bucee’s

Breaking: Officer-involved shooting confirmed near Bucee’s

An officer-involved shooting Friday morning at the 5000 block of South Interstate 35E in Denton was confirmed by the Denton County Sheriff’s Office, according to the Denton Police Department via

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    Outgoing SGA President, Vice President reflect on their administration

Outgoing SGA President, Vice President reflect on their administration

As the academic year comes to a close, the Student Government Association is wrapping up its current administration and getting ready for the next. The North Texas Daily contacted outgoing

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    Campus construction continues as demolition projects go through

Campus construction continues as demolition projects go through

While most of UNT’s students and faculty have been off-campus, construction continues on the Central Dining Hall and previously delayed demolitions have gone through. Though hundreds of businesses and organizations

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    The drag that is COVID-19

The drag that is COVID-19

Submitted by Gabriel Belmonte Pulsing neon lights cut through the dark air leading up to the stairs of the famous Rose Room inside Station 4, the Dallas club giant. Behind

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    New student organization aims to help students realize their potential in the fall

New student organization aims to help students realize their potential in the fall

In her time at UNT, biology senior Pariya Ghofrani has served on multiple executive boards, maintained a high level of campus involvement and a high 00. She credits her ability

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    Grace Like Rain provides support and community for the homeless

Grace Like Rain provides support and community for the homeless

Some families have been left without funds to pay for their housing amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Grace Like Rain, a Denton nonprofit, has taken initiatives to support families in need

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    House of Vintage showcases merchandise online for residents

House of Vintage showcases merchandise online for residents

Many small local businesses are struggling due to the spread of COVID-19. Despite closures and shelter-in-place guidelines, businesses like House of Vintage are able to maintain operations through their online

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    Active Minds provides mental health resources for members during pandemic

Active Minds provides mental health resources for members during pandemic

As students deal with the changes caused by COVID-19, many students have experienced struggles with mental health, so Active Minds has been providing support for students to help them get through

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    Salsa with Jo continues to foster community through virtual dance lessons

Salsa with Jo continues to foster community through virtual dance lessons

Teaching salsa dance classes in front of a webcam in his home has become the new normal for Denton salsa instructor Jairo Rojas. Rojas has been teaching salsa since 2015

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    UNT alumna explores past experiences through artwork

UNT alumna explores past experiences through artwork

In order to interpret and explore past traumatic experiences, UNT alumna and artist Leah Flook curates illustrations and sculptures to process her thoughts and emotions.  “I really make my work

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    UNT professor brings awareness to injustices in Egypt through her award-winning film ‘489 Days’

UNT professor brings awareness to injustices in Egypt through her award-winning film ‘489 Days’

From March 25-29, Denton held its annual Thin Line Festival, an event for musicians, filmmakers and photographers from all over the globe. Due to the effects of the coronavirus, the

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    A preview of Sweet Tooth Hotel’s “Intangible”

A preview of Sweet Tooth Hotel’s “Intangible”

The smell of fresh paint hangs in the air. Seven rooms of vivid walls in every color have been converted into creative spaces for six fiber artists and a muralist/illustrator.

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    Rose Costumes donates masks to those in need during COVID-19

Rose Costumes donates masks to those in need during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has led several businesses to change their workflow entirely. For Rose Costumes employees, this workflow adjustment includes spending their days sewing masks to donate to places in

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Sports
    BREAKING: Defensive end LaDarius Hamilton signs with Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent

BREAKING: Defensive end LaDarius Hamilton signs with Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent

Former first-team All-Conference USA standout defensive-end LaDarius Hamilton signed as an undrafted free agent with the Dallas Cowboys immediately after the NFL Draft had concluded. Hamilton participated in the NFL

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    North Texas men’s basketball finishes with No. 1 in Conference USA recruiting class

North Texas men’s basketball finishes with No. 1 in Conference USA recruiting class

After taking home the Conference USA regular-season title in the shortened 2019-20 season, North Texas men’s basketball continues to build its program by adding the No. 1 recruiting class in

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    NFL Draft hopefuls LaDarius Hamilton, Mason Fine seek to take the next step in their careers

NFL Draft hopefuls LaDarius Hamilton, Mason Fine seek to take the next step in their careers

With the 2020 NFL Draft kicking off on Thursday evening, former North Texas quarterback Mason Fine and defensive end LaDarius Hamilton have their eyes set on getting selected to play

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    Breaking: No. 33 rated pro-style quarterback from class of 2021 commits to North Texas

Breaking: No. 33 rated pro-style quarterback from class of 2021 commits to North Texas

Class of 2021 3-star quarterback Bryce Drummond from Pawhuska (Okla.) High School, announced his decision Friday evening committing to North Texas via Twitter. Drummond in his 2019 junior campaign with

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    Breaking: UNT Dallas hires former NBA All-Star as its first coach

Breaking: UNT Dallas hires former NBA All-Star as its first coach

It was announced Thursday afternoon that former NBA All-Star and Dallas Maverick Josh Howard will be the first head coach of the UNT Dallas basketball program, which starts in the

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    Mean Green softball season recap: How the program was bound to its next step despite shortened season

Mean Green softball season recap: How the program was bound to its next step despite shortened season

Things looked on the up-and-up for second year Mean Green softball head coach Rodney DeLong and his squad sitting at 19-5, 2-1 Conference-USA going into a home series against Western Kentucky

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Opinion
    Trump uses coronavirus briefings as propaganda

Trump uses coronavirus briefings as propaganda

The Trump Administration has been holding daily coronavirus press conferences from the White House during the pandemic. These conferences are meant to keep the public informed about the government’s response

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    Racist white women are not anti-heroes

Racist white women are not anti-heroes

The concept of intersectionality was first introduced by lawyer and philosopher Kimberlé Crenshaw in 1989. It is best defined as “recognition of the effects that different forms of systemic oppression

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    The irony of republicans supporting socialist ideas

The irony of republicans supporting socialist ideas

In America, socialism has become a dirty word even though we’ve infused socialist ideas into our economics, laws, policies and many government systems. Socialist ideas have provided Americans with free

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    “Splatoon” is one of Nintendo’s best properties

“Splatoon” is one of Nintendo’s best properties

What comes to your mind when it comes to Nintendo? Your first thoughts are probably Mario, Zelda, or perhaps Pokemon. I think of those too, but nowadays I also think of

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    Restricting game streaming is pointless

Restricting game streaming is pointless

“Persona 5 Royal,” the update to the JRPG story of the phantom thieves who rebel against societal corruption while seeking freedom, has ironically been put under streaming restrictions by the

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    How to get your sleeping schedule back on track

How to get your sleeping schedule back on track

If quarantine has done anything it has completely messed up my sleeping schedule. Throughout the last couple of weeks, I have found myself awake at five in the morning on

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    How SEGA has abused Sonic

How SEGA has abused Sonic

SEGA’s Blue Blur, Sonic The Hedgehog, made headlines this year after his movie scored praise and broke box office records. Sonic has fallen from Mario’s number one rival to one of the biggest

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    Bleach anime will return in an awful glory

Bleach anime will return in an awful glory

Cancellation. The nail in the coffin for any prospering anime/manga property. A grim and inescapable fate for so many series. Yet somehow, in an unprecedented event in the anime industry,

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    Spirituality during a pandemic is important

Spirituality during a pandemic is important

Before the impact of COVID-19, we were all living our lives as we chose. Then it was all taken away from us in a matter of weeks. All of our

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    It is time to take climate change seriously, post-pandemic

It is time to take climate change seriously, post-pandemic

As people stay indoors, leave cars in driveways and avoid any sort of contact during the COVID-19 pandemic, the environment has healed in the spaces we don’t constantly occupy at

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The Dose
    ‘Fetch the Bolt Cutters’ is a powerful statement on the connections we make with others

‘Fetch the Bolt Cutters’ is a powerful statement on the connections we make with others

The world wasn’t totally prepared for Fiona Apple in the late 1990s. In a musical climate that touted the rock-driven angst of Alanis Morissette, the humble, yet explosive beginnings of

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    5 action films to check out on Netflix after ‘Extraction’

5 action films to check out on Netflix after ‘Extraction’

So, Netflix’s “Extraction” came out last week. While the film as a whole is pretty weak, the action was incredibly well-done, especially for a Netflix Original, potentially rivaling some of

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    TV and movie releases to look out for this summer

TV and movie releases to look out for this summer

With cinema movie premieres being delayed, our summer entertainment options are looking far more scarce than usual. But that doesn’t mean we’ll be completely devoid of new content, as several

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    Best of streaming services: Amazon Prime

Best of streaming services: Amazon Prime

It is time for our series to come to a close, and the last streaming service on the list is Amazon Prime. This one’s going to be different because I

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    ‘The Last Dance’ shows an up close, personal side to the Chicago Bulls 1990s dynasty

‘The Last Dance’ shows an up close, personal side to the Chicago Bulls 1990s dynasty

One of the biggest debates in modern sports is whether or not Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player of all time. With a Hall of Fame career leading to multiple

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    ‘Extraction’ is a bloody good time, if nothing else

‘Extraction’ is a bloody good time, if nothing else

“You drown not by falling into the river, but by staying submerged.” Ovis Mataghan Jr. (Rudhraksh Jaiswal)  is the son of a powerful drug lord who’s behind bars. On a

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    10 ambient-inspired albums to keep you meditated during quarantine

10 ambient-inspired albums to keep you meditated during quarantine

I hope people are finding ways to keep themselves preoccupied during the quarantine. I’m a firm believer that every task should have good background music, so I have compiled a

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    ‘The Plot Against America’ falters at times, but still delivers a hauntingly prevalent message

‘The Plot Against America’ falters at times, but still delivers a hauntingly prevalent message

President Franklin D. Roosevelt had served two terms as America’s leader by 1940. The Democrat had just spent eight years getting the country back on track after the Great Depression,

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    ‘Resident Evil 3’ is a thrilling experience, even if it can’t quite sink it’s teeth in

‘Resident Evil 3’ is a thrilling experience, even if it can’t quite sink it’s teeth in

“Alright, come on you creepy-ass stalker!” In late September 1998, an outbreak of the undead swallows the midwest town of Raccoon City. Suspended police officer Jill Valentine (Nicole Thompkins) is

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    Best of streaming services: Disney+

Best of streaming services: Disney+

Back in November, Disney launched their new streaming service, Disney+. It has taken the world by storm, allowing viewers to have Marvel and Star Wars at their fingertips. We are

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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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    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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