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Disability Pride Month rally commemorates ADA’s anniversary, calls for further change

Hosted by two local advocacy groups, a disability rights rally against ableism was held on the lawn of the Courthouse on the Denton Square on July 26.  The Self Determination
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Disability Pride Month rally commemorates ADA’s anniversary, calls for further change

New CDC guidelines reinstate recommendations that North Texans wear a mask indoors

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new guidance on Tuesday regarding face coverings as the country experiences a rise in COVID-19 cases connected to the delta variant.  The
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New CDC guidelines reinstate recommendations that North Texans wear a mask indoors

DCTA board of directors approves GoZone plan and what it means for Denton public transit riders

The Denton County Transportation Authority board of directors unanimously approved Phase I of GoZone, an on-demand ride-share service slated to replace some county public transportation programs. GoZone will launch Sept.
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DCTA board of directors approves GoZone plan and what it means for Denton public transit riders

University-run language and literacy pre-K program reopens

The department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology’s language and literacy pre-K program, hosted at the Speech and Hearing Center, will reopen in September for children ages 4 to 6. The
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University-run language and literacy pre-K program reopens

Board of Regents approves new sexual misconduct policy

Content warning: The following article contains language and themes surrounding sexual harassment and misconduct that may be triggering. Reader discretion is advised.  The university’s board of regents has passed a
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    Disability Pride Month rally commemorates ADA’s anniversary, calls for further change

Disability Pride Month rally commemorates ADA’s anniversary, calls for further change

Hosted by two local advocacy groups, a disability rights rally against ableism was held on the lawn of the Courthouse on the Denton Square on July 26.  The Self Determination

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    To some, recent closures of local businesses signal a change in Denton culture

To some, recent closures of local businesses signal a change in Denton culture

J&J’s Pizza, located on the Denton Square, is set to close with its final day of operation being August 10. The 24-year-old restaurant is closing “due to an increase in

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    New CDC guidelines reinstate recommendations that North Texans wear a mask indoors

New CDC guidelines reinstate recommendations that North Texans wear a mask indoors

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new guidance on Tuesday regarding face coverings as the country experiences a rise in COVID-19 cases connected to the delta variant.  The

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    DCTA board of directors approves GoZone plan and what it means for Denton public transit riders

DCTA board of directors approves GoZone plan and what it means for Denton public transit riders

The Denton County Transportation Authority board of directors unanimously approved Phase I of GoZone, an on-demand ride-share service slated to replace some county public transportation programs. GoZone will launch Sept.

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Multiple university programs offer support to former foster care students

The university is coordinating two programs to provide year-round support for students who are former members of the foster care system. These programs are PUSH, which stands for ‘Persevere Until

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DFW teachers find free classroom resources through the Welman Project

The Welman Project, a Fort Worth-based nonprofit organization, offers opportunities for teachers to have supplies for their students’ educational experience at no expense. Granted official nonprofit status in January of

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University Center for Human Identification helps identify missing persons across the country

The university’s Center for Human Identification is a globally recognized forensic laboratory that utilizes DNA testing to identify missing persons and unidentified crime victims. The CHI is run by the

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    University concert stage returns to Arts & Jazz festival after receiving outside funding

University concert stage returns to Arts & Jazz festival after receiving outside funding

The university’s concert stage at the Denton Arts & Jazz Festival will return this year after receiving funding from a local attorney.  Tim Powers, a criminal defense attorney who practices

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    Denton Basic Services Center manages free water coolers for those in need

Denton Basic Services Center manages free water coolers for those in need

Denton Basic Services Center is running a summer water project to provide free drinks to local residents in need, with the help of Denton County Emergency Services. The two organizations

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    Upcoming student service budget minimizes cuts this year, adds room for new university positions

Upcoming student service budget minimizes cuts this year, adds room for new university positions

The university’s Student Service Fee Advisory Committee has finalized its student service budget for the upcoming 2022 fiscal year, after balancing budget cuts, additional revenue and the potential to create

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    Giveback Market raises money for Denton survivors

Giveback Market raises money for Denton survivors

Content warning: This article contains language and content related to sexual assault and domestic violence. Reader discretion is advised. A fundraiser to support women who have faced abuse, trafficking and/or

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    Denton couple turns hobby into business with Frannie’s Apawthecary

Denton couple turns hobby into business with Frannie’s Apawthecary

Two Denton residents can be found in their home pouring goat’s milk, lavender, honey, cocoa butter and other ingredients into a variety of molds. After they harden, they remove them

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    Denton couple sells goods from yarn and leather

Denton couple sells goods from yarn and leather

Created in 2019, Skelton Key Crafts is a business focused on creating handmade, custom products out of leather or yarn. Jamie and Landon Skelton own the business and have other

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    Corie’s Ceramics gives pets a second life through mugs

Corie’s Ceramics gives pets a second life through mugs

An escape for the mind on some days and a creative job on others is how 29-year-old ceramicist Corrine Telfer views pottery. Telfer’s interest in functional pottery sparked eight years

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    Green Valley Gardens brings flowers, nature to local community

Green Valley Gardens brings flowers, nature to local community

A half-acre farmland quickly transformed to what is now known as the Green Valley Gardens: a flower-filled place that aims for people to be able to have a good time.

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    Monsignor King Outreach Center opens seven days a week

Monsignor King Outreach Center opens seven days a week

Waking up early, preparing the facilities, cooking meals and moving between locations is the daily routine of staff and volunteer members of Our Daily Bread, along with Monsignor King Outreach

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    Dining services retirees see the future of dining at UNT

Dining services retirees see the future of dining at UNT

Since 1996, 13 retirees from UNT Dining Services Department have stayed friends and gathered together throughout the years. On Tuesday, the group held a mother-daughter luncheon at the university’s new

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    Denton animal shelter reaches capacity

Denton animal shelter reaches capacity

With upwards of 60 dogs and cats, the City of Denton’s animal shelter is at its full capacity.  Denton’s animal shelter, Linda McNatt Animal Care and Adoption Center, is run

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    Oddball Earrings inspires confidence through quirky jewelry

Oddball Earrings inspires confidence through quirky jewelry

Surrounded by a plethora of pliers, wire cutters, beads and other supplies, a 22-year-old broadcast journalism student works on her newest design for her business, Oddball Earrings. Started by Becca

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    UNT professor receives microgrant from Greater Denton Arts Council

UNT professor receives microgrant from Greater Denton Arts Council

UNT professor Caron Dessoye was one of the Greater Denton Arts Council (GDAC) microgrant recipients. “I think pride was the first thought [after receiving the grant],” Dessoye said. “I have

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Sports
    C-USA Kickoff provides look forward as football season approaches

C-USA Kickoff provides look forward as football season approaches

With the first football game now just over a month away, Conference USA had its first media availability of the new season recently at the C-USA Kickoff. Each C-USA football

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    BREAKING: Soccer releases its fall 2021 schedule

BREAKING: Soccer releases its fall 2021 schedule

Following a one-off spring season in early 2021, soccer is returning to familiarity with the release of its fall slate on Friday.  After posting a winning record last year (7-3-1,

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    COLUMN: SMU is beating the football team on and off the field

COLUMN: SMU is beating the football team on and off the field

On a warm September night at Apogee Stadium, an offense led by then-junior quarterback Mason Fine put up 46 points for North Texas compared to Southern Methodist University’s 26. The

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    BREAKING: Volleyball releases fall schedule after unique spring season

BREAKING: Volleyball releases fall schedule after unique spring season

After a one-of-a-kind spring volleyball season concluded on April 1, the volleyball team will be back in action in just over a month. Coming off of an up-and-down season (11-11,

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    Women’s golf graduate pursues professional career while staying connected to team

Women’s golf graduate pursues professional career while staying connected to team

After a record-breaking five years competing for the women’s golf team, 2021 graduate Lauren Cox will continue her involvement with the Mean Green this upcoming season in a new role

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    SMITE joins UNT esports scene with formation of new club

SMITE joins UNT esports scene with formation of new club

With three varsity teams and several club squads, a new video game title has recently joined the university’s esports scene — SMITE. SMITE is an online game where teams of

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Opinion
    How to honestly move on from a problematic past

How to honestly move on from a problematic past

As the value of a clean digital footprint grows, many celebrities feel cancel culture’s intended purpose is to permanently write someone off. The reason why many public figures do not

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    The difference between gatekeeping and defending a fanbase

The difference between gatekeeping and defending a fanbase

When it comes to the pop culture world, multiple famous franchises are at their peak. Marvel always seems to be doing great, and “Star Wars” and DC have incredibly passionate

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    Physical media should be valued over digital media

Physical media should be valued over digital media

Streaming services have taken over the entertainment world, presenting a unique set of pros and cons. “Black Widow” wrapped up its opening weekend at the box office, raking in $158

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    Summer is the perfect time to find new hobbies

Summer is the perfect time to find new hobbies

Summer typically frees up most people’s schedules, allowing you to use your time the way you want. 2020 allowed many of us to latch on to new hobbies, but we

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    Vaping is threatening to become a public health crisis

Vaping is threatening to become a public health crisis

The first electronic cigarettes were successfully manufactured and patented in 2003 by Hon Lik, a 52-year-old pharmacist and smoker after his father died of lung cancer. He hoped this would

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    The tightrope act of being a college student today

The tightrope act of being a college student today

The buzzing arenas of classroom buildings and lecture halls are replaced with your childhood desk and chair, or one that you might not even own. Walking down a few doors

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    The Shade Room is a vile corner of the internet

The Shade Room is a vile corner of the internet

Content warning: This article contains language and content related to sexual assault. Reader discretion is advised. Earlier this summer The Shade Room posted about Bill Cosby being released from prison.

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    Criminal court cases should not be televised to ensure justice

Criminal court cases should not be televised to ensure justice

Before social media and the 24-hour news cycle, most people got their true crime fix from newspapers and books. Everything changed when serial killer Ted Bundy’s criminal trial was nationally

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    Sha’Carri Richardson is the latest victim of outdated marijuana regulations

Sha’Carri Richardson is the latest victim of outdated marijuana regulations

When the 2020 Olympics commences in Tokyo later this month, it will do so without one of the fastest athletes in history. In an announcement that commanded national attention, sprinter

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    The $15 minimum wage benefits the wrong people

The $15 minimum wage benefits the wrong people

Many people are wondering if a $15 minimum wage can bring back American small businesses and the middle class. The opposition of the $15 minimum wage is deemed greedy and

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The Dose
    Light on substance but high on style, ‘Gunpowder Milkshake’ is an alright treat

Light on substance but high on style, ‘Gunpowder Milkshake’ is an alright treat

“F–k you!” “Language, Anna May. There’s a child present.” “Fine. Fudge you.” Years after her mother (Lena Headey) left her, Sam (Karen Gillan) has become an elite hitwoman, following in

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    Pop Smoke’s ‘Faith’ is nothing more than a cash grab

Pop Smoke’s ‘Faith’ is nothing more than a cash grab

Posthumous releases can come in two forms. First, there are the albums put together with finished tracks, along with a feature here or there to fill open verses, such as

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    ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ is an exceptional literary debut for Quentin Tarantino

‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ is an exceptional literary debut for Quentin Tarantino

Two years after its initial release, Quentin Tarantino makes his literary debut with an adaptation of “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.” Having a body of work that could only

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    ‘Loki’ positively turns the Marvel Cinematic Universe on its head

‘Loki’ positively turns the Marvel Cinematic Universe on its head

If I had a dollar for every time there was a Marvel Cinematic Universe show about an underdeveloped character that ends up exceeding everyone’s expectations, I would have three dollars.

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    ‘Fear Street Part Three: 1666’ ends the all-time greatest horror trilogy

‘Fear Street Part Three: 1666’ ends the all-time greatest horror trilogy

What a three-week journey it has been. The “Fear Street” trilogy has officially come to an end, leaving fans with one of the most high-quality pieces of horror media ever

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    COLUMN: What’s next for the cast of ‘Saturday Night Live’?

COLUMN: What’s next for the cast of ‘Saturday Night Live’?

Saturday Night Live, the long-running sketch comedy series that’s been airing episodes since October 1975, recently wrapped up its 46th season in the last month. While many wait for the

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    ‘Fear Street Part Two: 1978’ proves fear is best served with a side of nostalgia

‘Fear Street Part Two: 1978’ proves fear is best served with a side of nostalgia

Horror is such a brilliant genre because you can dissect the genre itself into any subgenre you want. The “slasher” subgenre is arguably the most famous, which makes “Fear Street

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    ‘The Purge’ franchise returns and exceeds expectations

‘The Purge’ franchise returns and exceeds expectations

The new Universal Pictures movie “The Forever Purge” was released this past week. The action-horror film starred Ana de la Reguera and Tenoch Huerta in the fifth installment of the

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    Half-decent, barely-fresh ‘Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness’ fails to find a point in its existence

Half-decent, barely-fresh ‘Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness’ fails to find a point in its existence

“More important question is, how the hell did zombies get into the White House?’ “And who’s behind it?” In 2000, members of the “Mad Dogs” unit of the U.S. army

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    Songs to add to your summer playlist

Songs to add to your summer playlist

With about one month left until school resumes, it’s never too late to revamp your summer jams with some throwback tracks. Here are nine songs you must add to your

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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

This past weekend, the 39th annual Denton Arts & Jazz Festival celebrated music and community at Quakertown Park. The festival has played host to thousands of music lovers across Texas,
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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

Rapper Waka Flocka Flame took the stage at the sold-out Union Ballroom Friday night for a crowd of students. Flocka was headlining the fifth annual North by North Texas music
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    SXSW 2019

SXSW 2019

Festivalgoers and artists from around the world make the trek to Austin to celebrate art, music, tech, film and more during the city’s annual South by Southwest festival. From Denton’s
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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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