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UNT music student takes time off of school to run for Denton City Council

Alison Maguire, a 33-year-old music education graduate student, is putting her studies on pause to run for District 4 in the May 1 general election for the Denton City Council,
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UNT music student takes time off of school to run for Denton City Council

Professor sues university, coworkers, students amidst accusations of racism

College of Music Professor Timothy Jackson filed a lawsuit on Jan. 14 against the university, as well as 18 individual defendants, after being removed as the co-editor of the Journal
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Professor sues university, coworkers, students amidst accusations of racism

Break down of non-conference slate for men’s basketball, here’s what to look for

As of 6 p.m. on Nov. 24, North Texas men’s basketball (20-11, 14-4 Conference USA last season) has seven games scheduled as part of its non-conference slate. The Mean Green’s
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Break down of non-conference slate for men’s basketball, here’s what to look for

Denton County sets record for early voter turnout

Denton County set a new record for its early voting turnout, with 55 percent of registered voters in the county voting as of Oct. 26. In Texas, 7,376,276 voters have cast
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Denton County sets record for early voter turnout

TAMS announces fully online spring semester without student, parent input

The university announced Oct. 11 students in the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science (TAMS) program would not reside on campus for the spring semester, leaving students and parents with
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TAMS announces fully online spring semester without student, parent input
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    SGA passes resolution to pay hourly workers wages lost during Winter Storm Uri

SGA passes resolution to pay hourly workers wages lost during Winter Storm Uri

The Student Government Association passed a resolution Wednesday night calling for the university to pay hourly workers for the scheduled time they were unable to work for last week during

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    University to require COVID-19 testing before in-person events, meetings

University to require COVID-19 testing before in-person events, meetings

Starting March 3, the university will require students and staff to test negative for COVID-19 before attending any in-person events or meetings, according to a Wednesday afternoon email from President

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    Donation drive seeks to meet needs of homeless with sexual health, menstrual products

Donation drive seeks to meet needs of homeless with sexual health, menstrual products

One student has brought together the political science department and university organizations for a menstrual hygiene and sexual health donation drive for homeless people in a time where they are

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    Winter storm leaves lasting impact on campus

Winter storm leaves lasting impact on campus

The effects of last week’s below-freezing temperatures are ongoing as the winter storm left several UNT facilities with damage and caused the university’s closure which threw courses off schedule. Dining

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    College of Engineering receives bronze award for diversity and inclusion efforts

College of Engineering receives bronze award for diversity and inclusion efforts

The College of Engineering has made several efforts to increase diversity and inclusion through new programs, earning it the 2021 Diversity Recognition Bronze Award from the American Society of Engineering

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    UNT music student takes time off of school to run for Denton City Council

UNT music student takes time off of school to run for Denton City Council

Alison Maguire, a 33-year-old music education graduate student, is putting her studies on pause to run for District 4 in the May 1 general election for the Denton City Council,

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    University crimes rates remain low despite higher incidents of reporting

University crimes rates remain low despite higher incidents of reporting

Trigger warning: sexual assault and sexual violence  Despite a rise in reports to the Survivor Advocate office, reported crime on campus and/or involving students has not risen significantly, according to

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    State of the City Address touches on post-graduation prospects, infrastructure and vaccinations

State of the City Address touches on post-graduation prospects, infrastructure and vaccinations

Denton Mayor Gerard Hudspeth and city Human Resources Manager Tiffany Thompson hosted a virtual State of the City address on Thursday night, highlighting the city’s achievements from the past year

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    UNT opens COVID-19 vaccine registration, approved as provider of vaccine

UNT opens COVID-19 vaccine registration, approved as provider of vaccine

The university’s COVID-19 vaccine registration site opened Monday morning to begin preparing to administer the vaccine to 500 people, President Neal Smatresk said in an official notice. Steve Maruszewski, UNT

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    Graduate Student Council reviews legislation for disability inclusion, equity

Graduate Student Council reviews legislation for disability inclusion, equity

The Graduate Student Council reviewed pieces of pending legislation at Monday and Wednesday’s senate meetings which aim to improve equity and inclusivity for students who have disabilities. GSC President Tiffany

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    Denton couple turns backyard into farm, hoping to provide for others

Denton couple turns backyard into farm, hoping to provide for others

In the backyard of Katy Black and Cody Golden’s home lies a miniature farm, spanning across their 0.3 acres of land. The couple started their farm in January 2019, naming

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    UNT artist illuminates a Denton building with a new mural

UNT artist illuminates a Denton building with a new mural

The UNT CoLab has a new floral mural plastered on its front window, designed by studio art senior McKenzie Fitzhenry. While interning at the CoLab, Fitzhenry was asked to make

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    Denton artist addresses feminine issues through ceramics

Denton artist addresses feminine issues through ceramics

Alazan (ah-lah-sanh) is the Spanish word for a chestnut-colored horse with a light tail. This is the word artist Amy Henson uses to brand her ceramics studio, in honor of

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    UNT students dream up a new collection for their clothing line

UNT students dream up a new collection for their clothing line

“Take a risk. Leave a legacy.”  is the motto APERIL aims to inspire others with. APERIL (@aperilshop on all social media) is a clothing brand created by a group of

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    New local Denton business greets the world with art prints and greeting cards

New local Denton business greets the world with art prints and greeting cards

Roses are red. Violets are blue. C & G Paper Goods is here to help tell significant others “I love you” with its Valentine’s Day card collection. C & G

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    Thistle Creative Reuse resells craft supplies to Denton community

Thistle Creative Reuse resells craft supplies to Denton community

Dumpsters across the world are constantly being filled with tossed art supplies: fabric scraps, yarn, coloring utensils and paper. Thistle Creative Reuse is a new business in Denton that takes

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    Tried and True Salon encourages self-expression through hair

Tried and True Salon encourages self-expression through hair

Vintage decoration fills Tried and True Salon, from an old Toshiba television set to multiple VHS movies like “Die Hard” and “Home Alone.”Allison Oliver, owner and master hairstylist of Tried

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    Denton Black Film Festival virtually showcases Black creatives

Denton Black Film Festival virtually showcases Black creatives

The Denton Black Film Festival hosted its seventh annual film festival from Wednesday, Jan. 27 to Monday, Feb. 1, but this year virtually due to COVID-19. Despite the change of

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    UNT alumni captivate Denton residents with unique plants

UNT alumni captivate Denton residents with unique plants

All local plant parents, first-time plant owners and plant fanatics can find their place at a plant shop right around the corner, True Leaf Studio. Owners and UNT alumni Michael

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    LovePacs provides food for Denton ISD families in need

LovePacs provides food for Denton ISD families in need

When the final bell rings to let children out for winter break, most kids run out of their school in excitement, eager to have two weeks of relaxation and family

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Sports
    Recap: Late free throw heroics from Jazion Jackson lifts women’s basketball over Marshall

Recap: Late free throw heroics from Jazion Jackson lifts women’s basketball over Marshall

Women’s basketball pulled away against Marshal University 52-51 where sophomore guard Jazion Jackson banked consecutive free throws with under one second remaining to take game one in the two-game set.

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    Recap: Men’s basketball rides stout defense to road win over Thundering Herd

Recap: Men’s basketball rides stout defense to road win over Thundering Herd

Following a 13-day stretch without a game due to Winter Storm Uri forcing a series postponement, the men’s basketball team returned on Friday and came out with a 77-65 victory

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    Recap: Volleyball falls to No. 6 Baylor in Waco

Recap: Volleyball falls to No. 6 Baylor in Waco

Coming off a 3-0 win against in-state rival Texas State University, the volleyball squad fell by the same 3-0 score to No. 6 Baylor University on Friday night in Waco.

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    Track & Field set school record with four titles at Conference USA Championship

Track & Field set school record with four titles at Conference USA Championship

North Texas men’s track and field earned its most individual awards and highest placing as a team in the Conference USA Championship meet in program history over the weekend of

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    Recap: Tennis sustains tough loss after a rainy Thursday match in Houston

Recap: Tennis sustains tough loss after a rainy Thursday match in Houston

The Mean Green lost a closely contested match against the University of Houston after beating Texas State University a day earlier. While it was a quick turnaround, head coach Sujay

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    Recap: Tennis team records second win of the season against Texas State

Recap: Tennis team records second win of the season against Texas State

The North Texas tennis team captured their second win of the season on Wednesday against Texas State University, raising their record to 2-3 on the season. Due to the recent

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Opinion
    Forced patriotism goes against our personal freedoms

Forced patriotism goes against our personal freedoms

Overt, oftentimes intense, patriotism can come naturally to some and sometimes be a tad off-putting to others, even in the lesser sense of some individuals who are intense with their

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    UNT has no right to promote study abroad while canceling spring break

UNT has no right to promote study abroad while canceling spring break

As a university student, it is not unusual to receive dozens of emails about events, special offers and university announcements throughout the semester. For the most part, it is white

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    Harriet Tubman has earned the right to be on the $20 bill

Harriet Tubman has earned the right to be on the $20 bill

White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters on Jan. 25 that the Biden administration are reviving the possibility of placing famous 19th century abolitionist Harriet Tubman on the $20

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    Marjorie Taylor Greene must resign immediately

Marjorie Taylor Greene must resign immediately

On February 4 2021, The U.S. House voted to remove Marjorie Taylor Greene from her committee assignments in a 230-199 vote, with 11 House Republicans siding with House Democrats in

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    Old and out of touch politicians are overlords of U.S. government

Old and out of touch politicians are overlords of U.S. government

The current U.S. gerontocracy fails to be a government comprised of representatives who more accurately reflect the nation’s population demographics and fails to address the urgent issue of climate change

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    GameStop and the fragility of the American economy

GameStop and the fragility of the American economy

If you are intimidated or overwhelmed with all the news about stock trading and the sudden resurrection of GameStop (stock name “GME”), you are not alone. American economics is a

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    Plus-size women should not have to suffer

Plus-size women should not have to suffer

Women in general have it hard. There’s always someone in society telling us how to live, what to change about ourselves and making wild claims on how to deal with

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    Musicians should not stay out of politics

Musicians should not stay out of politics

The modern political climate is tenser than ever and many musicians have been inspired to use their platforms to express their views. Either through their art or social media posts,

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    Fashion is the reason I love UNT

Fashion is the reason I love UNT

Getting up in the morning is the hardest part of my day. Forcing myself to get out of bed and to face the day head-on is never at the top

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    Sia’s new movie is performative activism at its most egregious

Sia’s new movie is performative activism at its most egregious

Not all social justice movements have gained an equal amount of traction in recent years. At first glance, it might look as though autism advocacy is having a moment, but

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The Dose
    Top five most anticipated movies of 2021

Top five most anticipated movies of 2021

While the release dates of almost all of these movies remain uncertain, it is still exciting to sit down and see what movies everyone can’t want to see. Following are

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    ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’ is infuriating in the right way

‘Judas and the Black Messiah’ is infuriating in the right way

“We don’t fight fire with fire. We fight fire with water.”  In 1967, conman William “Wild Bill” O’Neal (LaKeith Stanfield) is arrested for stealing a car and impersonating a federal

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    How to celebrate Valentine’s Day in a pandemic

How to celebrate Valentine’s Day in a pandemic

Now that we’re in the midst of Valentine’s Day weekend, many people have found themselves on the hunt for pandemic-safe plans. COVID-19 is still real, so it’s important to keep

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    ‘Malcolm & Marie’ slides between honesty and buffoonery

‘Malcolm & Marie’ slides between honesty and buffoonery

“So this is what happens when you get a good review?” A couple comes home after a seemingly successful premiere night. Cocky first-time director Malcolm (John David Washington) is high on success,

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    Little mistakes add up to big problems for ‘The Little Things’

Little mistakes add up to big problems for ‘The Little Things’

“It’s the little things that are important, Jimmy. It’s the little things that… get you caught.” For former Los Angeles Sherriff’s Department detective turned deputy sheriff Joe “Deke” Deacon (Denzel

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    Ranking the DC Extended Universe ahead of Zack Snyder’s ‘Justice League’

Ranking the DC Extended Universe ahead of Zack Snyder’s ‘Justice League’

Minor spoilers discussed for all movies This June will mark the eighth anniversary of the ongoing DC Extended Universe, DC and Warner Bros’s attempt to emulate the success of the

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    ‘The Mandalorian’ season two is Star Wars at its peak

‘The Mandalorian’ season two is Star Wars at its peak

Way back in 2012, when Disney acquired the rights to make as much Star Wars content as their hearts desired, there was a little bit of friction within the fandom.

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    ‘WandaVision’ is a huge leap forward for the Marvel Cinematic Universe

‘WandaVision’ is a huge leap forward for the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Since 2008, we have seen many different types of entries in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. After years and years of character building and team-ups, we all watched a satisfying conclusion

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    New ‘Euphoria’ special is a stunning showcase for Hunter Schafer

New ‘Euphoria’ special is a stunning showcase for Hunter Schafer

Warning: Spoiler alert! The best aspect of “Euphoria” is how its character work complements its filmmaking. Almost the entire ensemble cast was given time to shine with Sam Levinson’s superb

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    ‘One Night in Miami’ is an intimate celebration of Black icons

‘One Night in Miami’ is an intimate celebration of Black icons

“This ain’t about civil rights. They ain’t giving Black people what they really want.” “What’s that?” “Power.” On Feb. 25, 1964, Muhammed Ali (Eli Goree) becomes the world heavyweight champion

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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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