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Student veterans reflect on Afghanistan War following America’s recent withdrawal

The U.S. has officially ended its participation in the Afghanistan War, a conflict that killed 2,400 American service members and 50,000 Afghan civilians, according to the New York Times. The
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Student veterans reflect on Afghanistan War following America’s recent withdrawal

University admin discusses mandatory testing, COVID-19 classroom policies with SGA

Elizabeth With, senior vice president for Student Affairs, attended Wednesday’s Student Government Association senate meeting as a guest speaker to discuss the extended deadline for mandatory COVID-19 testing, as well
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University admin discusses mandatory testing, COVID-19 classroom policies with SGA

Local non-profit organizations seek donations for Afghan refugees

Thousands of Afghan refugees have arrived in the U.S. after the Taliban took control of Kabul, with more expected to arrive in the coming weeks. The Refugee Services of Texas,
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Local non-profit organizations seek donations for Afghan refugees

University does not plan to go back online this semester, students and staff weigh in

While the university does not plan on classes returning to an online format the semester, the administration said it is keeping an eye on the COVID-19 situation. “The health and
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University does not plan to go back online this semester, students and staff weigh in

No on-campus vaccine requirement after FDA’s approval of Pfizer

The university has no plans to make the COVID-19 vaccine mandatory following Pfizer’s full approval from the Food and Drug Administration. The FDA announced on Monday Pfizer’s Comirnaty vaccine, formally known
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    DCTA launches GoZone program to mixed reviews

DCTA launches GoZone program to mixed reviews

On Sept. 7, Denton County Transportation Authority officially launched its GoZone rideshare program, which is in collaboration with New York-based transportation company Via Transportation, to mixed reactions. “The driver arrived

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Students, faculty and politicians react to statewide voting changes

When Gov. Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 1 on Sept, 7, he promoted the legislation as tightening election integrity. For political science associate professor Gloria Cox, Abbott’s words clashed with

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    Texas fights back against rising COVID-19 numbers in hospitals

Texas fights back against rising COVID-19 numbers in hospitals

More than 7,000 out-of-state health care workers have come to Texas as part of Gov. Greg Abbott’s plan to mitigate rising COVID-19 numbers. In a series of press releases from

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    University does not expect an increase in gun violence following new unlicensed carry bill

University does not expect an increase in gun violence following new unlicensed carry bill

Campus officials did not distribute a campus announcement of the unlicensed carry legislation, which was enacted Sept. 1, stating they are not concerned about the new law. The Firearm Carry

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    Track and field alumna gives SGA testimony on misconduct from head coach

Track and field alumna gives SGA testimony on misconduct from head coach

Alumna Tatum Catalani-Henderson attended Wednesday’s Student Government Association meeting to discuss her experiences of inappropriate and homophobic remarks from Head Coach Carl Sheffield, a matter the university ruled as ‘unsubstantiated’.

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    Certain students can quarantine on campus, while the rest must have their own plan

Certain students can quarantine on campus, while the rest must have their own plan

The university will allow student residents to quarantine on campus if they meet specific circumstances, according to university administration. “Each situation is unique but UNT will allow for the possibility

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    Looking back on Denton’s 2011 Occupy Wall Street protests

Looking back on Denton’s 2011 Occupy Wall Street protests

Ten years ago, a political fire swept the nation when the Occupy Wall Street movement was born in New York City.  Intense emotions in response to the wars in the

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    COVID-19 cases rise in Denton, on campus

COVID-19 cases rise in Denton, on campus

As the COVID-19 delta variant continues to sweep through the country, cases in North Texas are on the rise. Denton County Public Health announced 805 new cases on Sept. 13,

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    Professor collaborates with the Department of Energy on a carbon-negative manufacturing project

Professor collaborates with the Department of Energy on a carbon-negative manufacturing project

Department of Chemistry professor Shengqian Ma is currently working on a $2 million, three-year project for the U.S. Department of Energy, focused on capturing carbon dioxide waste. The project is

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    Continued labor shortage hits Denton both on and off campus as customers crowd businesses

Continued labor shortage hits Denton both on and off campus as customers crowd businesses

As the 2021 fall semester begins, employers on and off campus are trying to find new hires to fill gaps left from the COVID-19 pandemic. Restrictions on operating hours and

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    Denton Blues Fest brings iconic music to Quakertown Park

Denton Blues Fest brings iconic music to Quakertown Park

Get ready to holler at this weekend’s 23rd annual Denton Blues Fest. Presented by the Denton Black Chamber of Commerce, the Blues Fest offers a weekend of family fun, food,

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    Local art exhibit aims to connect artists through unconventional mediums

Local art exhibit aims to connect artists through unconventional mediums

A new, unconventional art space can now be found through The Art Orb, a Denton-based exhibit. Started by Lora O’Shaughnessy, artistically known as Lora O, and Cynthia Jamileth Giron earlier

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    Thorgy Thor comes to Denton for fourth annual drag show fundraiser

Thorgy Thor comes to Denton for fourth annual drag show fundraiser

Four hundred people sprawled across the Harvest House patio turn their focus to a brightly lit stage, greeted by a RuPaul’s Drag Race season eight star in a hot pink

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    Arts & Autos Extravaganza brings Denton community together through wacky, wild cars

Arts & Autos Extravaganza brings Denton community together through wacky, wild cars

With a crowd gathered on the Courthouse-on-the-Square lawn, the wind picked up as the flags were raised to half-mast during a somber memorial held to honor those who lost their

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    Alumna helps students through passion for hair

Alumna helps students through passion for hair

A UNT alumna’s experience as a barber gained her millions of views on TikTok, where she documents giving out haircuts to clients almost daily. Denton resident Nova Crawford, 22, began

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    Business entrepreneurship sophomore plays in local Alice Cooper tribute band

Business entrepreneurship sophomore plays in local Alice Cooper tribute band

When business entrepreneurship sophomore Maddie Fritzer is not studying or in class, she can be found playing guitar for Dallas Cooper, a local Alice Cooper tribute band. Fritzer started playing

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    Denton artist uses watercolor paints to express emotions

Denton artist uses watercolor paints to express emotions

A Denton resident uses a fine liner technique when taking on a new piece that complements her modern style of watercolor painting to add depth and touches of realism through

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    BIPOC Artist Association forms to create community within CVAD

BIPOC Artist Association forms to create community within CVAD

Students from the College of Visual Arts and Design joined forces to create the BIPOC Artist Association to create a community with fellow artists. The BIPOC Artist Association is an

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    Denton couple partners to sell quirky creations

Denton couple partners to sell quirky creations

A Denton couple combined their talents of artistry and handy craftsmanship to create Saturated Stained Glass, their new business that sells art pieces made from stained glass. April Seiler and

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    Studio art senior uses passion to convey realism, mental health support

Studio art senior uses passion to convey realism, mental health support

Studio art senior LeeAnne Padilla incorporates drawing and painting techniques into her designs to express herself through artwork. “I didn’t get a passion [for art] until I was in high

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Sports
    ROUNDTABLE: What to expect from football after a 1-1 start

ROUNDTABLE: What to expect from football after a 1-1 start

North Texas football season has what could be described as a grey season through two weeks. After a 44-14 win over Northwestern State University in week one, the offense hit

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    PREVIEW: Football returns home to take on UAB in conference opener

PREVIEW: Football returns home to take on UAB in conference opener

North Texas returns to Apogee Stadium to take on the University of Alabama Birmingham in the Conference USA opener. Both North Texas (1-1, 0-0 C-USA) and UAB (1-1, 0-0 C-USA)

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    Soccer looks to rely on chemistry as Conference USA opener looms

Soccer looks to rely on chemistry as Conference USA opener looms

Soccer is heading into the divisional games of their schedule with a matchup against Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton on Thursday at 6 p.m. Their following eight matchups will

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    ICYMI: Unsung heroes shine in volleyball’s win over Abilene Christian University

ICYMI: Unsung heroes shine in volleyball’s win over Abilene Christian University

North Texas volleyball got back into the win column Saturday afternoon, sweeping the Abilene Christian University Wildcats in the finale of the North Texas Challenge. “I think everyone just did

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    Recap: Volleyball drops match in thriller against Montana State

Recap: Volleyball drops match in thriller against Montana State

Mean Green volleyball faced off against the Montana State University Bobcats for the first time in school history, eventually falling to them in five sets. “I thought we played really

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    RECAP: SMU outlasts football in 35-12 contest Saturday night

RECAP: SMU outlasts football in 35-12 contest Saturday night

North Texas fell to rival Southern Methodist University 35-12 Saturday night. The game was 7 to 6 in favor of SMU at halftime. “Losing hurts, and it should,” head coach

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Opinion
    The power of comedy and why censorship does not belong in it

The power of comedy and why censorship does not belong in it

Content warning: this article contains language and content related to suicide. Reader discretion is advised. Comedy comes from dark places. At least, that’s the case for many comedians. Richard Pryor

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    New Texas laws present state’s hunger for power

New Texas laws present state’s hunger for power

On Sept. 1, in a moment clearly lacking self-awareness, 666 new Texas laws went into effect. Ranging from hard-buttoned topics such as education to healthcare, this new batch of legislation

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    Fans bullying studios into getting what they want will never be the answer

Fans bullying studios into getting what they want will never be the answer

Becoming a fan can be an extremely rewarding experience. Everything is for them at the end of the day, but no matter how many times fans are put at the

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    Why everyone should work in the service industry at least once

Why everyone should work in the service industry at least once

“Table six needs refills, the kid at table eight spilled his Mountain Dew and the couple at table ten found hair in their queso. Also, you still need to sing

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    Small victories deserve more attention

Small victories deserve more attention

As the new school year begins, there is youth and promise found among the buildings and their respective classrooms. Each year there is hope for what the future may offer

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    The rabbit hole of the self-help industry and its various pitfalls

The rabbit hole of the self-help industry and its various pitfalls

I first got into self-help around the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Sitting inside all day, staring at a screen and never wearing pants made me feel pretty useless. To

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    Letter from the editor: new normal brings new ways to adapt

Letter from the editor: new normal brings new ways to adapt

In my first letter from the editor back in January, I emphasized the tenacity of the North Texas Daily and our ability to adapt, overcome and continue on as a

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    Family channels need regulation to avoid child exploitation

Family channels need regulation to avoid child exploitation

For the average child, the journey of growing up is shared within the privacy of their family with a picture or two on their mom’s Facebook. For 5-year-old YouTube star

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    Home economics is a necessity for college students

Home economics is a necessity for college students

Our K-12 education is not what it used to be. Much of the curriculum we see in schools nowadays is based on testing and how to receive higher test scores.

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    The $15 minimum wage will benefit those being exploited for their labor

The $15 minimum wage will benefit those being exploited for their labor

The minimum wage is a political issue for ordinary people. While the majority of politics can feel like it’s playing out in a separate world from ours, it is everyday

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The Dose
    ‘Malignant’: A glorious rollercoaster of camp and carnage

‘Malignant’: A glorious rollercoaster of camp and carnage

“It’s time we cut out the cancer.” In 1993, doctors and security guards frantically work to restrain a super strong, nigh unstoppable killer called Gabriel. Decades later, Madison (Annabelle Wallis)

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    ‘What We Do in the Shadows’ season three premiere extends the greatest show ever made

‘What We Do in the Shadows’ season three premiere extends the greatest show ever made

Television shows have always been one of the best ways to consume media. A couple of months ago, I stumbled across “What We Do in the Shadows.” At the time

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    Shrewd ‘Only Murders in the Building’ skewers true crime with love

Shrewd ‘Only Murders in the Building’ skewers true crime with love

“Do I wanna break into a dead guy’s apartment and go through all his shit? Sounds like an afternoon.” The first impression Hulu’s “Only Murders in the Building” gives to

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    Bold ‘Kevin Can F–k Himself’ delivers dark laughs in sitcom deconstruction

Bold ‘Kevin Can F–k Himself’ delivers dark laughs in sitcom deconstruction

“The whole world is rigged! It’s made for guys like Kevin!” Having finished its first season run just over a month ago, “Kevin Can F–k Himself” was recently renewed by

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    ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’ sets a new standard in the MCU

‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’ sets a new standard in the MCU

When you have a film franchise with over twenty entries, it can become very easy to fall into a formulaic pit. A fair share of Marvel Cinematic Universe projects seem

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    2021 XXL Freshman Cyphers bring another year of solid rap music

2021 XXL Freshman Cyphers bring another year of solid rap music

2021’s XXL Freshman Cyphers hit YouTube this summer, featuring some iconic up-and-coming rappers, including Flo Milli, Iann Dior, Coi Leray and 42 Dugg. I recently took a look at the

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    Top five films of 2021 so far

Top five films of 2021 so far

We are well past the halfway point of 2021 and have seen a lot of great films. Movies like “Dune” and “Halloween Kills” will likely take over the movie world

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    Nia DaCosta’s ‘Candyman’ unnerves but rarely terrifies

Nia DaCosta’s ‘Candyman’ unnerves but rarely terrifies

“Candyman ain’t a ‘he.’ Candyman’s the whole damn hive. If you’re out here looking for Candyman, you ask me? Stay away!” In the upscale areas of Chicago, artist Anthony McCoy

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    A look at XXL Freshman Cyphers over the last 10 years

A look at XXL Freshman Cyphers over the last 10 years

XXL Magazine has had a major influence in the rap genre through its annual list, known as the XXL Freshman Class. For those who don’t know, the list is a

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    ‘The Night House’ horrifically melts the mind of anyone willing to watch

‘The Night House’ horrifically melts the mind of anyone willing to watch

There has been a clear shift in the horror genre. Ever since movies like “Get Out” and “Hereditary” changed the genre forever, we often get introduced to movies trying to

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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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