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    IDEA’s speaker series begins with John Quiñones

IDEA’s speaker series begins with John Quiñones

John Quiñones, the seven-time Emmy award-winning reporter and host of “What Would You Do?” presented Thursday at the Lyceum as the inaugural speaker for the university’s Division of Inclusion, Diversity,

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    UNT celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

UNT celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month began Sept. 15, and as a Hispanic Serving Institution, the university offers various events for students to enrich themselves in Hispanic culture. The Spanish department was originally

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    Denton Public Library seeks input for new strategic plan

Denton Public Library seeks input for new strategic plan

Denton residents have until Sept. 30 to fill out the Denton Public Library’s new community input survey, where locals have a chance to influence the library district’s upcoming five-year strategic

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    Denton citizens gather donations to help sister city

Denton citizens gather donations to help sister city

Multiple volunteer groups and individuals in Denton have gathered donations for Denton’s sister city, Múzquiz after experiencing heavy flooding at the beginning of the month. Denton residents Francisco Campos and

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    Denton Rec Center holds Hispanic Heritage Month event

Denton Rec Center holds Hispanic Heritage Month event

The Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center held its second annual Hispanic Heritage Month event on Saturday, celebrating with several speakers and a theme of  “Unidos: Inclusivity for a Stronger

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    Professor discovers new bird species in Chile

Professor discovers new bird species in Chile

The university’s Sub-Antarctic Biocultural Conservation Program, along with international collaborators, recently discovered a new bird species in the Diego Ramírez Archipelago — the southernmost point in Chile before crossing the

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    Denton history preserved through street topper program

Denton history preserved through street topper program

A new program in Denton neighborhoods is putting historic toppers on the existing street signs. Called the Street Sign Topper Program, the goal of the program is to indicate the

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    Students react to end of free at-home COVID test program

Students react to end of free at-home COVID test program

The federal government ended its free COVID-19 test program, which allowed every household to get 16 tests per year, on Sept. 2 citing a lack of funding. COVID-19 testing has been

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    New dining options coming to campus and surrounding area

New dining options coming to campus and surrounding area

The university and surrounding area will see new dining options this school year, including the long-awaited Einstein Bros. Bagels location on campus and a marijuana-themed sandwich shop nearby. After being

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    Large freshman class leaves university housing at over capacity

Large freshman class leaves university housing at over capacity

University housing is above 100 percent occupancy as the freshman class turned out to be larger than expected, said Housing Director James Fairchild. When preparing for the start of the

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    Local vintage pop-up helps consumers shop sustainably

Local vintage pop-up helps consumers shop sustainably

On the corner of West Hickory and Fry sits a clothing rack outside Aura Coffee. A handwritten sign is labeled “$ sale rack $” with vintage pieces on hangers. Unique

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    24th annual Denton Blues Festival returns for another rockin’ year

24th annual Denton Blues Festival returns for another rockin’ year

The Denton Blues Festival filled the air of Quakertown Park with music and the smell of barbecue for three days last weekend.  The festival kicked off with celebrity karaoke in

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    Photo gallery: Welcome back to school

Photo gallery: Welcome back to school

North Texas Daily visuals co-editors Maria Crane and John Anderson hit the ground running during the first week of the fall semester. They captured various events including the Mean Green

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    6 university resources all students should know

6 university resources all students should know

As the fall semester ramps up, sharing a campus with over 40,000 students can be overwhelming. To combat these stressors, the university offers several accessible resources to help navigate the

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    24th annual Denton Blues Fest returns this weekend

24th annual Denton Blues Fest returns this weekend

The Denton County Black Chamber of Commerce will host the 24th annual Denton Blues Festival this Friday, Sept. 16 through Sunday, Sept. 18. The Denton Blues Festival is free to

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    Grassroots community makes effort to hydrate Denton homeless population

Grassroots community makes effort to hydrate Denton homeless population

Approximately 1,200 people in Denton County will experience homelessness per year, according to United Way. At times, those who are unhoused have little access to clean, drinkable water. Denton Water

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    Denton artist reflects on impact of mental health

Denton artist reflects on impact of mental health

A blanketed woman stares off into the distance, her monochrome head crowned with sprouts of colorful dandelions. Her blank eyes are open, but she cannot see. In this self-portrait, “Ruminate,”

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    A tale of two cultures: Family shares their story through small store

A tale of two cultures: Family shares their story through small store

Beams of sunlight pour in through tall windows, bouncing off colorful tassels and bright artwork hanging on the walls. Biridiana Ordoñez greets customers with a smile as they walk into

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    Coco Shrimp brings a taste of Hawaii to Denton

Coco Shrimp brings a taste of Hawaii to Denton

What was originally served out of an ambulance-turned-food truck is now passed around tables at multiple brick-and-mortar locations. The road for the seafood chain restaurant, Coco Shrimp, will soon lead

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    Musicians on the move: Alumna launches tour housing database

Musicians on the move: Alumna launches tour housing database

Beyond stage shows and live performances are less glamorous aspects of the music world. As a concert photographer, university alumna Hope Alvarez knows what happens behind the scenes. She has

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Sports
    Football ends non-conference play with a loss

Football ends non-conference play with a loss

Football lost its final non-conference game of the season 44-34 to the University of Memphis on Saturday. “I still believe we can make a great run in conference [play],” head

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    Women’s golf teeing off fall campaign with high expectations

Women’s golf teeing off fall campaign with high expectations

Women’s golf is eyeing a third-straight Conference USA championship as it begins its fall slate of tournaments. After winning back-to-back Conference USA titles, North Texas starts its quest for a

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    Football’s slow start doesn’t mean calamity

Football’s slow start doesn’t mean calamity

COLUMN: REED ALL ABOUT IT After a 58-27 loss, it’s easy to assume the worst about football’s season. However, the loss only brought North Texas to a .500 record. Faith

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    Ja’Mori Maclin brings family legacy to North Texas

Ja’Mori Maclin brings family legacy to North Texas

From the time he received his first offer to play collegiate football as a high school sophomore, redshirt freshman receiver Ja’Mori Maclin knew he could find success on the football

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    Florida Atlantic ends soccer’s record-breaking conference home streak

Florida Atlantic ends soccer’s record-breaking conference home streak

Soccer’s run of 65-straight conference home games without a loss came to an end Sunday afternoon. After a 1-0 loss to Florida Atlantic University (5-3-2, 1-0 Conference USA), North Texas

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    ICYMI: Football falls to Nevada-Las Vegas in tale of two halves

ICYMI: Football falls to Nevada-Las Vegas in tale of two halves

A 35-point second half from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas propelled the Rebels to 58-27 victory over football on Saturday. “The biggest thing was execution today on all three phases,”

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Opinion
    Misinformation about pets leads to unnecessary loss

Misinformation about pets leads to unnecessary loss

When a person considers adopting a pet, they are usually quick to judge their options. The future owner evaluates each candidate based on their appearance and personality. However, superstitions and

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    Upper class expectations of poverty are unfair standards of living

Upper class expectations of poverty are unfair standards of living

It’s all too common to do a double take whenever we see the person holding a sign asking for change whip out a cell phone. Maybe we furrow our brows

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    Fostering a positive relationship with food is worth the effort

Fostering a positive relationship with food is worth the effort

Content Warning: The following story contains language related to eating disorders. The college lifestyle has always forced students to approach food in a grab-and-go manner. Everything moves way too quickly,

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    Incels don’t need sympathy, they need a wake up call

Incels don’t need sympathy, they need a wake up call

Content Warning: The following story contains language related to sexual abuse, violence and suicide. What started as an internet subculture of men dissatisfied with their sex lives has snowballed into

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    Evangelicals’ crusade against groomers must start in their own churches

Evangelicals’ crusade against groomers must start in their own churches

Content Warning: The following story contains language related to sexual assault and child abuse. Conservative evangelicals protested a family-friendly drag event at a local distillery in Roanoke, Texas, on Aug.

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    How Biden bungled his pro-democracy speech

How Biden bungled his pro-democracy speech

Two weeks ago, President Joe Biden took the stage to defend democracy. Standing in front of Independence Hall, he delivered a 25-minute address in support of free and fair elections,

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    How the US can end its ‘forever war’ in Somalia

How the US can end its ‘forever war’ in Somalia

A year after withdrawing from Afghanistan, the United States is reaching the 14th anniversary of its war on terror in Somalia. For the conflict to finally end, the U.S. needs

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    Letter from the editor: Embracing change, moving forward

Letter from the editor: Embracing change, moving forward

A highly anticipated election season awaits us. Paired with economic uncertainty and public health crises, the next few months will demand a lot from us all. Whether you are a

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    Appreciation gone wrong: When obsession takes over

Appreciation gone wrong: When obsession takes over

Content warning: The following story includes language related to mental illness and eating disorders. Reader discretion is advised.  In a list of words stripped of their true meaning, “obsessed” sits

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    Afrofuturism is the new vessel for Black empowerment

Afrofuturism is the new vessel for Black empowerment

Africans have been plagued for centuries by inaccurate depictions promoted by Hollywood and Western media outlets. Combine African and Black cultures with technological innovation reminiscent of a science fiction classic

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The Dose
    ‘Pearl’ proves the next great horror franchise has the ‘X’ factor

‘Pearl’ proves the next great horror franchise has the ‘X’ factor

In March, Ti West’s “X” quickly established itself as the year’s best horror film. “Pearl,” a prequel to West’s sex-filled slasher, is a blood-soaked nightmare pulled from your favorite Disney movie.

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    ‘She-Hulk’ showcases the best of Marvel’s signature humor

‘She-Hulk’ showcases the best of Marvel’s signature humor

“She-Hulk: Attorney at Law,” a new entry in the ever-expanding Marvel Cinematic Universe, was released on Aug. 18. The series presents itself as a legal comedy set in a superhero-dominated

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    ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ drama goes beyond typical gossip

‘Don’t Worry Darling’ drama goes beyond typical gossip

To be envious of those not in the loop on the “Don’t Worry Darling” drama is an understatement. The latest heap of Hollywood gossip has entertained fans of the upcoming

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    Why movies just aren’t the same anymore

Why movies just aren’t the same anymore

This summer’s high-budget movies all had the makings of a season blockbuster. “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness,” “Top Gun: Maverick,” “Jurassic World Dominion” and “Thor: Love and Thunder”

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    Cregger’s ‘Barbarian’ is a hellish, hilarious horror masterpiece

Cregger’s ‘Barbarian’ is a hellish, hilarious horror masterpiece

It seems as though for the last couple of years, there is always one horror movie lurking in the shadows. A horror movie no one has on their radar. Yet,

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    5 back-to-school movies to watch while tackling this semester

5 back-to-school movies to watch while tackling this semester

School is officially in session and what better way to escape the stresses of education than movies about school? A majority of school-centered movies tend to illustrate false realities, but

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    ‘The Patient’: A master class in poor television formatting

‘The Patient’: A master class in poor television formatting

Fall television premiere season is back in full swing with “Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power,” “Game of Thrones” spinoff “House of the Dragon” and the final season

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    ‘Better Call Saul’ rings in a new era of storytelling standards

‘Better Call Saul’ rings in a new era of storytelling standards

Content warning: The following story contains spoilers for “Better Call Saul” and “Breaking Bad.” The sixth and final season of “Better Call Saul” ends an era of expertly made television by

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    ‘Bullet Train’ is conducted by its cast but narratively falls off the rails

‘Bullet Train’ is conducted by its cast but narratively falls off the rails

Known for films like “Deadpool 2” and “Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw,” director David Leitch is no stranger to action. “Bullet Train” is the newest film added to

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    ‘Prey’ hunts to revive a beloved horror franchise

‘Prey’ hunts to revive a beloved horror franchise

Combining science fiction with horror has spawned some of the most iconic horror franchises of all time. From “Alien” to “Predator,” fans have had a healthy dose of space-centered scares.

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    Photo gallery: Welcome back to school

Photo gallery: Welcome back to school

North Texas Daily visuals co-editors Maria Crane and John Anderson hit the ground running during the first week of the fall semester. They captured various events including the Mean Green

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    RECAP: Football falls 48-10 to Southern Methodist

RECAP: Football falls 48-10 to Southern Methodist

Following a conference win over the University of Texas-El Paso last week, football fell to Southern Methodist University by a score of 48-10 Saturday night. “Didn’t execute at all,” head

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    Denton summer in review

Denton summer in review

The North Texas Daily visuals team worked over the summer to capture how the season is celebrated in Denton. They photographed local musicians, school camps, university orientation sessions and groups

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    Denton resident shares passion for pottery through Lalabee Ceramics

Denton resident shares passion for pottery through Lalabee Ceramics

From painting to drawing, 22-year-old Casie Cheek has always been an arts-driven person. However, pottery and ceramic work are where the artist found her true passion. “When I was between

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    Aura Coffee hosts first book signing for university senior

Aura Coffee hosts first book signing for university senior

Creative writing and media arts senior Sydney McClellon said her earliest memory is of her writing. The 22-year-old recalls being in middle school and penning stories in journals she would

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    GALLERY: Pride in North Texas

GALLERY: Pride in North Texas

The North Texas Daily visuals team worked throughout June to capture how North Texas celebrates Pride Month. They photographed Dallas Pride, Every Witch Way Denton’s Over the Rainbow Market, Pridenton’s

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    Denton City Council passes reproductive decisions resolution following rally

Denton City Council passes reproductive decisions resolution following rally

Hundreds of people gathered outside the Denton City Council building on Tuesday at a rally in support of council member Alison Maguire’s Reproductive Decisions resolution. The resolution, which passed in

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    GALLERY: Summer in North Texas

GALLERY: Summer in North Texas

The North Texas Daily visuals team is working to encapsulate the Denton summer spirit. This week, they photographed Twilight Tunes and the Denton Community Market. A free concert reoccurring every

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    ‘My body, my choice’ – Protestors gather in Denton square for reproductive rights

‘My body, my choice’ – Protestors gather in Denton square for reproductive rights

It was a Saturday afternoon of handmade signs and shouting as protestors gathered on the Denton square’s courthouse lawn to denounce or defend the possible overturning of Roe v. Wade.

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    Alumni debut arts and music festival Denton Makers Fest

Alumni debut arts and music festival Denton Makers Fest

Parked cars line East Sycamore Street around Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios on April 30 as arts and music enthusiasts attend Denton Makers Fest’s first event.  The festival took place from

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