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The Daily recommends Bernie Sanders for the 2020 Democratic Primary

The 2020 Texas Democratic Primary is set to take place on “Super Tuesday,” March 3, 2020. There are a number of potential Democratic candidates vying to secure a nomination for the 2020 election. However, among the ten or so potential candidates, there is only one that truly sticks out in hopes of running an impressive potential presidential campaign. The North Texas Daily editorial board reached an almost unanimous decision when deciding on a candidate to support for this upcoming primary....
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The Daily recommends Bernie Sanders for the 2020 Democratic Primary

UNT athletic department noted in “USA Today” story about sexual misconduct

On Friday, Feb. 6, freelance reporter Kenny Jacoby released a story on USA Today highlighting seven university athletic departments that recruited athletes with a history of sexual offenses, including UNT. Prior to and after the publishing of Jacoby’s article, the UNT athletic department claims it was unaware of the recruits’ histories prior to their recruitment. Two former North Texas football players were listed: linebacker Tim Faison and defensive back Darius Turner. Faison, who began his college football career at Purdue...
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UNT athletic department noted in “USA Today” story about sexual misconduct

New housing policy leaves upperclassmen with limited options

New UNT Housing rule changes will allow incoming freshman to live in Mozart and possibly Santa Fe for the 2020-21 academic year, leaving upperclassmen with the limited option of single-occupancy dorms for on-campus housing.  The new policy has left many upperclassmen concerned about where they will be living next year, according to Housing Ambassador Collin Renfro.  “Housing has decided to reserve more room space on campus for freshman only, which decreased the amount of rooms available for upperclassmen,” Renfro said....
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New housing policy leaves upperclassmen with limited options

Caucuses should be retired forever

It can be argued that caucuses were once a useful and beneficial tool for rural towns, but in today’s society, caucuses, such as the Iowa or Nevada ones, are out of date and out of touch. Larger cities and suburbs have no business hosting a caucus and instead should be hosting primaries.  Deciding who the next presidential nominee is is a big deal. It should not be treated as a fun little summer camp activity that caucuses so exemplify.  Only...
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Caucuses should be retired forever

Wrap it before you tap it this Valentine’s Day

In the hallway of the right entrance of the Union, students may be surprised to see a newly-installed vending machine advertising “free safer sex kits.” This vending machine is sponsored by the Condom Club and will let students customize their own safer sex kit. Students will have to swipe their student IDs — with a limit of once per week — to use the machine and get to select four condoms of choice, two lubricants and have the choice of...
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    Student organizations hold mental health forum to connect students with resources

Student organizations hold mental health forum to connect students with resources

The Graduate Student Council, Student Government Association and Active Minds, a mental health awareness nonprofit, held a forum Tuesday to advise students on how to address mental health problems and

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    SGA faces concerns about senate recruitment at Wednesday’s meeting

SGA faces concerns about senate recruitment at Wednesday’s meeting

The Student Government Association denied one senator applicant and accepted another, drawing concerns from Vice President Deana Ayers about senator recruitment and SGA’s reputation at Wednesday’s senate meeting. The Senate

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    Democratic Candidates discuss issues during Texas Senator Forum

Democratic Candidates discuss issues during Texas Senator Forum

Multiple democratic candidates in the U.S. Senate race met in the Lyceum to answer question at Saturday’s U.S. Texas Senator Forum, hosted by the UNT Democrats, the Denton County Democratic

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    Kevin Tarver, Darius’ father, disputes Denton PD account of shooting

Kevin Tarver, Darius’ father, disputes Denton PD account of shooting

The father of a former UNT student shot and killed by a Denton Police officer during an incident at a student apartment complex gave new details of what he saw

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    UNT makes $1.4 million deal with New York Sub Hub

UNT makes $1.4 million deal with New York Sub Hub

UNT has struck a $1.4 million deal with New York Sub Hub and Naranja Cafe on Avenue C to avoid using eminent domain to acquire the properties, according to the

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    UNT ROSE presents community-based alternatives to calling the police

UNT ROSE presents community-based alternatives to calling the police

he UNT Reproductive Rights Organization of Student Educators gave a presentation Tuesday night to offer community-based alternatives to calling the police and cultivate conversation around community safety. The presentation discussed

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    Hispanic Student Association helps Venezuela and Puerto Rico through donations

Hispanic Student Association helps Venezuela and Puerto Rico through donations

For the last three years, the UNT Hispanic Student Association has collected cash donations to help people in Venezuela. This year it decided to collect items that could help people

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    Smatresk addresses university’s relationship with China at Faculty Senate meeting

Smatresk addresses university’s relationship with China at Faculty Senate meeting

The Faculty Senate met Wednesday where President Neal Smatresk updated faculty on the university’s interaction with China in terms of intellectual property security and travel, and information officers informed faculty

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    SGA rejects election calendar, proposes excused absences for grieving students

SGA rejects election calendar, proposes excused absences for grieving students

The Student Government Association voted against a proposed election calendar, proposed a policy to mandate excused absences for grieving students and expanded the Strategic Planning role by approving a Research

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    Graduate Student Council President Tiffany Miller discusses the needs of graduate students in one-on-one interview

Graduate Student Council President Tiffany Miller discusses the needs of graduate students in one-on-one interview

Graduate Student Council President Tiffany Miller took an unconventional path to leadership when she assumed office in November, around six months later than most presidents start. Since then, she has

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Arts & Life
    UNT student and entrepreneur helps others through her cosmetic products

UNT student and entrepreneur helps others through her cosmetic products

Allyiah Renee Watley is a criminal justice major at UNT and an entrepreneur with a diverse range of businesses. Watley started her own business, The Chocolate Factory Cosmetics, in June

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    ARTHaus returns with new partnership

ARTHaus returns with new partnership

ARTHaus, a creative community that joins artists of the local Denton area together, is back from hiatus, this time collaborating with Voertman’s to host galleries and workshops. “Voertman’s and ARTHaus

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    RecycleMania encourages students and faculty to adopt more sustainable practices

RecycleMania encourages students and faculty to adopt more sustainable practices

Every year, UNT participates in the RecycleMania Tournament against other universities in the U.S. and Canada. The 2020 tournament runs from February 2 until March 28. During RecycleMania, students and

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    commUN rooTs: Middle school educator inspires students through teaching, nonprofit

commUN rooTs: Middle school educator inspires students through teaching, nonprofit

This story is part of the Daily’s partnership with NABJ, known as commUN rooTs. Cynde Robinson wrote this piece as a contribution. Patrick Powers, a 26-year-old UNT alumnus and teacher at Bettye

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    Black Student Union’s Black History Month events represent intersectional success

Black Student Union’s Black History Month events represent intersectional success

In their mission statement, the Black Student Union (BSU) states that they are, “committed to creating an intentional, empowered and engaged community that centers the intersectional black student experience at

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    Mx Kerr Hall crowns a new champion

Mx Kerr Hall crowns a new champion

It’s not every day you see Scrappy adorned with a rainbow tutu and green glitter eyelashes. But on a night with flying wigs, death drops and nails left on the

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    UNT Hearts for the Homeless chapter provides health resources for homeless people

UNT Hearts for the Homeless chapter provides health resources for homeless people

Homeless people around the U.S. have often lacked proper health care to help them get the resources and services they need to stay healthy. Hearts for the Homeless is an

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    Media arts student creates production company, opportunities for growth

Media arts student creates production company, opportunities for growth

In third grade, media arts freshman Grant Goodrich picked up a camera for the first time and started filming, not realizing his journey with photography and videography had just begun.

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    UNT alumna uses historical fiction to highlight social issues

UNT alumna uses historical fiction to highlight social issues

UNT alumna and self-published author, Madison Flores, has been writing for as long as she can remember, but finally committed herself to becoming a published author during her senior year

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    Tattoo artist combines passion for art and people

Tattoo artist combines passion for art and people

Tattooing has been around for centuries and has taken on many forms and meanings. In some parts of the world, tattoos represent family or tribes. Here in the United States,

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Sports
    Softball’s offense celebrates Mardi Gras with hit-parade in a 10-1 mercy rule victory

Softball’s offense celebrates Mardi Gras with hit-parade in a 10-1 mercy rule victory

A seven-run first inning, including six hits for the North Texas hitters, kept the Mean Green on a five-game winning streak with the 10-1 mercy-rule win over Texas-Arlington. The Mean

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    North Texas’ men’s golf finishes Wyoming Desert Classic at seventh place

North Texas’ men’s golf finishes Wyoming Desert Classic at seventh place

Junior golfer Viktor Forslund‘s rounded out Sunday in the Wyoming Desert Classic shooting an even-par 72 at the Classic Club, where the Mean Green finished tied for seventh place out

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    Track and field’s finish in Conference USA event keeps teams out of NCAA indoor championships

Track and field’s finish in Conference USA event keeps teams out of NCAA indoor championships

The night of Feb. 23, the Mean Green track and field teams competed in the Championship USA meet in Birmingham, Alabama. It is now the end of the indoor season

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    North Texas’ Anisha George and Sharlene Shepherd combine for 50 points in a 94-55 victory over Texas-San Antonio

North Texas’ Anisha George and Sharlene Shepherd combine for 50 points in a 94-55 victory over Texas-San Antonio

The offensive side of the ball led North Texas (10-17, 4-11 Conference USA) in a 94-55 route over Texas-San Antonio (6-20, 2-13 C-USA) in a matchup resulting in the Mean

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    Louisiana Tech steals win in Bonus Play opener against North Texas

Louisiana Tech steals win in Bonus Play opener against North Texas

Louisiana Tech (20-7, 11-4 Conference USA) avenged last month’s buzzer-beating loss to North Texas (18-10, 12-3 C-USA) by winning Saturday’s game to begin Bonus Play. Senior guard Daquon Bracey’s final stretch plays

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    Mean Green leave Corpus Christi undefeated in the Islander tournament

Mean Green leave Corpus Christi undefeated in the Islander tournament

Saturday’s double-header for North Texas (12-2) resulted in consecutive wins where pitching held the upper hand holding opponents to one run in each matchup. Offensive production for North Texas included

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Opinion
    Social media falsely boosts love

Social media falsely boosts love

Social media can serve as a proper gateway to various opportunities. Those opportunities can range from jobs to raising awareness on social issues. Social media also can provide the opportunity

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    Parents should stop handing kids phones for distraction purposes

Parents should stop handing kids phones for distraction purposes

I have noticed that every time that I go to a grocery store or any retail store, I come across a child screaming bloody murder for their parent’s cellphone. It

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    There is a lack of awareness for common and deadly cancers

There is a lack of awareness for common and deadly cancers

Cancer is a tough experience no matter what form a person is diagnosed with. Although every form of cancer is difficult to go through, some forms don’t get enough awareness

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    Trump’s ignorant comments about ‘Parasite’ are not surprising

Trump’s ignorant comments about ‘Parasite’ are not surprising

Donald Trump put his ignorance on full display this past week as he criticized “Parasite” for winning Best Picture at the 92nd Academy Awards. Trump admits to not even seeing

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    The negative effects on the economy caused by mass incarceration

The negative effects on the economy caused by mass incarceration

For those unaware, the United States has the highest incarceration rate in the world. Incarceration rates have risen across all 50 states throughout the years. The amount spent to keep

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    Music fans deserve better from Ticketmaster

Music fans deserve better from Ticketmaster

When newly reunited rock band My Chemical Romance announced their first headlining tour in nine years, tickets were expected to be in high demand. The Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia

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    Denton police need more mental health training

Denton police need more mental health training

Denton Police officers shot and killed UNT student Darius Tarver, 23, outside the Forum apartments at Denton Station in the early morning of Jan 21, according to the Denton Record-Chronicle.

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    The Daily recommends Bernie Sanders for the 2020 Democratic Primary

The Daily recommends Bernie Sanders for the 2020 Democratic Primary

The 2020 Texas Democratic Primary is set to take place on “Super Tuesday,” March 3, 2020. There are a number of potential Democratic candidates vying to secure a nomination for

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    Korean entertainment is taking over and that’s okay

Korean entertainment is taking over and that’s okay

The Korean entertainment industry has been on the consistent rise recently. Korean pop music slowly started creeping into the Western market and slowly making its way to the top of

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    Canon anime films should be made more frequently

Canon anime films should be made more frequently

In November of last year, my girlfriend and I decided that for our anniversary we would see the “Konosuba” movie in theaters during its limited U.S. run. I can firmly

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The Dose
    ‘Brahms: The Boy II’ is as empty as its porcelain doll

‘Brahms: The Boy II’ is as empty as its porcelain doll

Light spoilers discussed “When will this movie end!?” After a traumatic home invasion, Liza (Katie Holmes) moves with her family to an estate in the British countryside. While settling in,

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    ‘Miss_Anthropocene’ is a cosmic and dark foray into the subject of climate change

‘Miss_Anthropocene’ is a cosmic and dark foray into the subject of climate change

“You wanna make me bad, make me bad,” playfully sings Claire Boucher, known as Grimes, on her new lead single “Violence.” The single presents the sonic tendencies of early 2000s-inspired

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    ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ is a beautiful disaster

‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ is a beautiful disaster

When “Sonic the Hedgehog” went back into development due to the outcry from passionate Sonic fans that complained of the character’s design, I thought all hope was lost for this

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    ‘The Slow Rush’ finds Tame Impala in its most derivative phase yet

‘The Slow Rush’ finds Tame Impala in its most derivative phase yet

When Kevin Parker entered an isolated beach shack to record “InnerSpeaker” in late 2009, he was prepared to risk every facet of his life to make the record a reality.

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    ‘The Photograph’ is an expertly lensed romance

‘The Photograph’ is an expertly lensed romance

“My Mae — I wish I had put as much courage into love as I put in my work.” Michael Block (Lakeith Stanfield) is a reporter doing a human interest story

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    Valentine’s Day: A shoutout to all the singles

Valentine’s Day: A shoutout to all the singles

Valentine’s Day is a day for couples to express their love and admiration for their significant others. It is also the day where people profess their attraction to and pursue

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    The 2020 Oscars make history and for once, get it right

The 2020 Oscars make history and for once, get it right

On Feb 9, 2020, The Academy made history. Making history and The Academy are not something I am used to hearing together, but by the surprise of just about everyone,

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    Top five romance movies to watch on Valentine’s Day

Top five romance movies to watch on Valentine’s Day

It’s that time of year again. Flowers are being bought, chocolates are being consumed and love is in the air. Valentine’s Day is a day many people love and others

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    ‘Harleen’ is a classic and deeply upsetting tragedy

‘Harleen’ is a classic and deeply upsetting tragedy

*Content warning for discussions of emotional abuse and extreme violence* “There was a broken man in the abyss . . . I reached down to help him . . .

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    “Birds of Prey” spreads its wings and soars

“Birds of Prey” spreads its wings and soars

“Do you know what a harlequin is? A harlequin’s role is to serve. It’s nothing without a master.” The DC Extended Universe, or DCEU for short, has been an incredibly

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Photos & Videos
    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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Downtown Mini Mall falls piece by piece

A demolition company began tearing down the Downtown Mini Mall on Locust Street Wednesday afternoon at the downtown square in Denton, Texas. Tactical Demolition of Prosper, Texas was granted a

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