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University System holds “Ask Me Anything” event for employees

University System leaders launched the new livestream “Ask Me Anything” event series Thursday, where a panel of experts discussed various topics such as case reporting transparency, more in-person courses, spring
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University System holds “Ask Me Anything” event for employees

Denton Police prepares for new bystandership prevention program

The Denton Police Department will be one of the first agencies in the U.S. to roll out a new training program that aims to reduce unnecessary harms between officers and
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Denton Police prepares for new bystandership prevention program

University’s COVID-19 dashboard undergoes changes, received C+ rating

The university’s COVID-19 dashboard received a C+ rating on a  COVID-19 dashboard grading system created by health officials from various national institutions, but the university recently included more information like testing positivity
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University’s COVID-19 dashboard undergoes changes, received C+ rating

Who’s who of Denton’s Nov. 3 city council elections

Elections for seats on Denton’s city council and mayor will be held on Nov. 3 as part of the general election, with over a dozen candidates running for five available
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Who’s who of Denton’s Nov. 3 city council elections

University to dedicate permanent site in honor of Indigenous peoples

In partnership with the UNT Native American Student Association (NASA), the university announced it will dedicate a permanent on-campus site to acknowledge the Indigenous peoples who originally inhabited the land
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    SGA launches new transparency initiative and Career Center program

SGA launches new transparency initiative and Career Center program

The Student Government Association announced a partnership with the Career Center and passed legislation intended to build trust between the organization and students at Wednesday’s senate meeting.  Daisy Gillam, the

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    University System holds “Ask Me Anything” event for employees

University System holds “Ask Me Anything” event for employees

University System leaders launched the new livestream “Ask Me Anything” event series Thursday, where a panel of experts discussed various topics such as case reporting transparency, more in-person courses, spring

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    Disability Inclusion Society hosts forum on police and people with disabilites

Disability Inclusion Society hosts forum on police and people with disabilites

Around 40 Denton community members and activists joined together Thursday to discuss police relations and mistreatment with the disabled community in a meeting hosted by the Disability Inclusion Society. The

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    Denton Police prepares for new bystandership prevention program

Denton Police prepares for new bystandership prevention program

The Denton Police Department will be one of the first agencies in the U.S. to roll out a new training program that aims to reduce unnecessary harms between officers and

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    More in-person courses, club meetings possibly in store for spring semester

More in-person courses, club meetings possibly in store for spring semester

The university is planning multiple changes for the 2021 spring semester, including an increase in face-to-face classes and the possibility of face-to-face co-curricular events. The administration made the decision to

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    University Survivor Advocate shares resources for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

University Survivor Advocate shares resources for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Content warning: this article contains language and content related to domestic violence. Reader discretion is advised. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, as designated by the National Coalition Against Domestic

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    Plans to expand new ‘Antiracist Thought’ course offering underway

Plans to expand new ‘Antiracist Thought’ course offering underway

The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences’ new Antiracist Thought course will continue to expand across the university, potentially as a permanent catalog listing, professors Samantha Langsdale and Steve

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    University’s COVID-19 dashboard undergoes changes, received C+ rating

University’s COVID-19 dashboard undergoes changes, received C+ rating

The university’s COVID-19 dashboard received a C+ rating on a  COVID-19 dashboard grading system created by health officials from various national institutions, but the university recently included more information like testing positivity

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    Dance and theater cope with online learning despite normally interactive curriculum

Dance and theater cope with online learning despite normally interactive curriculum

By contributing writer Emma Saldivar Despite the level of interaction its curriculum usually requires, the Dance and Theatre departments have altered the way they move forward with productions and curriculum

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    Who’s who of Denton’s Nov. 3 city council elections

Who’s who of Denton’s Nov. 3 city council elections

Elections for seats on Denton’s city council and mayor will be held on Nov. 3 as part of the general election, with over a dozen candidates running for five available

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Arts &
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    Denton artist uses design to spark joy in self and others

Denton artist uses design to spark joy in self and others

What begins as a sketch in a sketchbook is then inked with a Micron and uploaded on a computer to add colors and final touches. UNT alumna and artist Claire Morales

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    CityFolk returns to the music scene online and outdoors

CityFolk returns to the music scene online and outdoors

Local band CityFolk has found a way to bring music to the people of Denton during the COVID-19 pandemic, performing for online audiences from their driveway and at outdoor venues.

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    Bella Bella Artesanías brings Colombian jewelry to Denton

Bella Bella Artesanías brings Colombian jewelry to Denton

When shopping online, international studies senior Yarely Parra makes a point of purchasing jewelry from single mother business owners to support their creative endeavors. Supporting them is something she is

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    Emo Night Denton amplifies BIPOC voices through emo nights and music scene activism

Emo Night Denton amplifies BIPOC voices through emo nights and music scene activism

Once a month, nostalgic fans of 90s and 2000s emo have a space where they can jam out to old punk classics. Emo Night Denton creates a niche network to

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    Theatre Denton presents a virtual production of ‘The Gin Game’

Theatre Denton presents a virtual production of ‘The Gin Game’

Even in the middle of a pandemic, the show must go on. After eight months of darkness, Denton’s theater scene is making its return to the stage in the form

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    Denton business repurposes waste into household items

Denton business repurposes waste into household items

The morning after a storm, a UNT alumnus drives around Denton searching for fallen tree scraps and tosses them into the back of his car to repurpose. Denton resident Starfire

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    Label’s throwback-style magazine aims to reignite local music scene

Label’s throwback-style magazine aims to reignite local music scene

While most music groups retreated to online platforms during the COVID-19 pandemic, Stay Positive? Records returned to the classics with a seasonal, handcrafted band magazine. The music label is Denton-based

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    Denton barbershop carries on the family legacy

Denton barbershop carries on the family legacy

With a barber pole that’s been in the same place since the 1930s, Denton’s Joe Medina & The Bearded Lady carries on barbering traditions that have been passed down through

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    Mindful Mortal Cheese offers a transition to veganism through skull-shaped, dairy-free cheese

Mindful Mortal Cheese offers a transition to veganism through skull-shaped, dairy-free cheese

Pounds of cashews are pulsed into a paste with seasonings, then set in skull-shaped molds and formed into blocks of vegan cheese. For Aspen Carter and Emily Sanchez, UNT graduates

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    Denton Ceramics Collective provides camaraderie for local artists

Denton Ceramics Collective provides camaraderie for local artists

Prior to Denton Ceramics Collective, four Denton ceramic artists struggled to get their foot in the door with selling products. They then realized the challenges they had been facing as

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Sports
    BREAKING: North Texas athletic department announces three active COVID-19 cases

BREAKING: North Texas athletic department announces three active COVID-19 cases

Monday afternoon the North Texas athletic department had three positive COVID-19 tests appear in its weekly round of testing, according to a source from the Denton Record-Chronicle. One of the

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    BREAKING: Men’s and women’s basketball release conference schedules

BREAKING: Men’s and women’s basketball release conference schedules

On Monday, the North Texas men’s and women’s basketball teams released their conference basketball schedules for the upcoming season. Their conference slates are structured differently from previous seasons following Oct.

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    Tennis team finishes fall, gives head coach glimpses of a strong spring season

Tennis team finishes fall, gives head coach glimpses of a strong spring season

The Mean Green tennis team finished off a shortened fall schedule by playing in the ITA Central Regional championship. Overall, the team came out of it with a combined record

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    The Last Draft Podcast – Episode 7: Jaleisa Shaffer

The Last Draft Podcast – Episode 7: Jaleisa Shaffer

Happy Friday, ladies and gents. For our seventh week, we decided to bring in the great and powerful Jaleisa Shaffer. She’s a senior thrower for the track & field team

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    BREAKING: NCAA approves blanket waiver for men’s basketball multi-team events

BREAKING: NCAA approves blanket waiver for men’s basketball multi-team events

On Friday, a blanket waiver recommended by the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Oversight Committee was approved by NCAA staff. The waiver provides flexibility for Division I men’s basketball teams

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    Men’s golf transfer returns home for final season with hopes of conference title

Men’s golf transfer returns home for final season with hopes of conference title

Senior golfer Sean Wilcox is a graduate transfer from the University of Tennessee. He is one of three new players for the North Texas men’s golf team this year along

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Opinion
    Eating the rich will be a tasty revolution

Eating the rich will be a tasty revolution

While thousands upon thousands starve, three Americans — Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg — have obtained enough wealth to pull those thousands out of the trenches of poverty. How can

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    LGBTQ representation in children’s media is essential

LGBTQ representation in children’s media is essential

Straight people can get very creative when trying to stigmatize progress. Some of their favorite arguments against the inclusion of LGBTQ characters in children’s media include those that frame representation

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    We need to stop equating fetishization with progressivism

We need to stop equating fetishization with progressivism

At first glance, it might appear as though society has become less biased with regards to beauty standards. But in fact, physical features that have been unfairly deemed unattractive in

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    Basic courtesies shouldn’t be awarded

Basic courtesies shouldn’t be awarded

For many Black Americans, this year has been nothing short of traumatic. With the murder of Breonna Taylor, the voter suppression that occurred in Wisconsin and the performative grand gestures

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    The North Texas Daily reminds you to vote early

The North Texas Daily reminds you to vote early

Election Day may be less than two weeks away, but early voting has already started in Texas. With a raging pandemic, a U.S. Postal Service crisis and the possibility of

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    Horror movie stereotypes are dull and outdated

Horror movie stereotypes are dull and outdated

October is easily the best month of the year. With Halloween taking over and the weather finally becoming pleasant, it is a happy time for a lot of people. Many

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    Cancelling spring break is hypocritical

Cancelling spring break is hypocritical

With over one million deaths worldwide at the hands of COVID-19, I approached this academic year aware it would be an unparalleled experience. Sacrificing many elements of traditional college life

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    Anti-abortion events are aimed at inflicting terror

Anti-abortion events are aimed at inflicting terror

Content warning: this article contains language and content related to abortion. Reader discretion is advised. This summer I drove a friend to Austin so she could get an abortion. She’s

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    What is appropriate to do during a pandemic?

What is appropriate to do during a pandemic?

It has been brought to my attention that just because we are back on campus, there is suddenly an invitation to act like there is no sign of a pandemic

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    Paris Hilton is the blueprint

Paris Hilton is the blueprint

Pop culture just isn’t what it used to be. Gone is the era of Juicy Couture and celebrity feuds. However, the effects these celebrities of the early and mid-2000s had

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The Dose
    Month of Horror: Who will win “Monster Madness?”

Month of Horror: Who will win “Monster Madness?”

Over the last month, I have been conducting Twitter polls to see what horror icon is the best of the best. To see the results thus far, or to vote

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    Season one of ‘Lovecraft Country’ is a mostly solid success

Season one of ‘Lovecraft Country’ is a mostly solid success

Content warning: Minor spoilers ahead “We have to stop letting their fear shape us.” So, “Lovecraft Country” brought its first season to a thunderous finish Sunday night. Across ten episodes,

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    Month of Horror: Top five ‘final girls’

Month of Horror: Top five ‘final girls’

One of the most influential parts of horror movies is the “final girl” trope. This trope is focused on the last female character who uses her smarts and surroundings to

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    Month of Horror: The best of the bad movies that are still genre classics

Month of Horror: The best of the bad movies that are still genre classics

Horror movies tend to be the center of attention this time of year, which means I get to talk about some of my favorites. I am sure everyone wants to

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    ‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’ deserves a spot on your watchlist — and in the Oscars nominations

‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’ deserves a spot on your watchlist — and in the Oscars nominations

“This is the Academy Awards of protests, and as far as I’m concerned, it’s an honor just to be nominated.” Something tells me this line was not just an arbitrary

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    ‘Hubie Halloween’ is Adam Sandler’s beautiful promise to the world

‘Hubie Halloween’ is Adam Sandler’s beautiful promise to the world

In 2019, which seems like a lifetime ago at this point, Adam Sandler starred in the immediate classic “Uncut Gems.” Sandler came out and said if he was not nominated

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    Hulu’s ‘Books of Blood’ is too anemic for its own good

Hulu’s ‘Books of Blood’ is too anemic for its own good

“We all die. But sometimes the tales of our passing are so shocking that they must be forever carved into our collective memory. There is a place where these horrors

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    The best of horror through the decades

The best of horror through the decades

Horror is a genre that is often overlooked, but also has so much to give. This time of year is encouraging me to make a list of the best horror

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    Michelle Pfeiffer dazzles in unique, stylish ‘French Exit’ | NYFF 2020

Michelle Pfeiffer dazzles in unique, stylish ‘French Exit’ | NYFF 2020

“Because you were your father. So ruinous.” “French Exit” follows mother and son — Michelle Pfeiffer‘s Frances and Lucas Hedges‘ Malcolm — as they navigate their newfound life in Paris after

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    The best educational documentaries for widening your understanding of the world

The best educational documentaries for widening your understanding of the world

Back in April, I wrote about the best crime documentaries and docuseries to watch across the main streaming services. There have been some more crime-based docs to come out since that

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Photos &
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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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