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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

University System holds “Ask Me Anything” event for employees

University System leaders launched the new livestream “Ask Me Anything” event series Thursday, where a panel of experts discussed various topics such as case reporting transparency, more in-person courses, spring
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University System holds “Ask Me Anything” event for employees

Denton Police prepares for new bystandership prevention program

The Denton Police Department will be one of the first agencies in the U.S. to roll out a new training program that aims to reduce unnecessary harms between officers and
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Denton Police prepares for new bystandership prevention program
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    Vigil held for late Darius Tarver one year after police killing

Vigil held for late Darius Tarver one year after police killing

Members of the public joined the father of Darius Tarver, Kevin Tarver, at the Downtown Denton Square Thursday night to commemorate the life and death of his son. “One year

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    UNT College Democrats host Q&A with Marianne Williamson

UNT College Democrats host Q&A with Marianne Williamson

Former presidential candidate and author Marianne Williamson joined UNT’s College Democrat’s Thursday evening  Zoom meeting in which she discussed the aftermath of the 2020 presidential election: the rise of fascism.

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    President Biden, Vice President Harris promise unity to a divided nation

President Biden, Vice President Harris promise unity to a divided nation

After a tumultuous election cycle that culminated in an insurrection at the capitol amid a pandemic, President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris were sworn in Wednesday morning. President

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    Mayborn School of Journalism receives $500,000 NBC grant

Mayborn School of Journalism receives $500,000 NBC grant

The university announced Jan. 14 NBCUniversal has pledged to give a $500,000 diversity grant to the Mayborn School of Journalism, which will fund student aid, new courses and updated equipment. 

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    Climbing COVID-19 cases are not curbing plans for more in-person courses, events

Climbing COVID-19 cases are not curbing plans for more in-person courses, events

Though cases are expected to rise over the next few months, plans to increase the number of in-person classes for the upcoming spring 2021 semester are still underway, along with

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    SAT, ACT scores optional for 2021 applicants

SAT, ACT scores optional for 2021 applicants

President Neal Smatresk said the university will not require 2021 freshmen applicants to submit SAT or ACT scores along with their application at the Nov. 19 Board of Regents meeting.

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    Young Conservatives of Texas files lawsuit against UNT over tuition differences for out-of-state students of undocumented status

Young Conservatives of Texas files lawsuit against UNT over tuition differences for out-of-state students of undocumented status

The Young Conservatives of Texas, YCT, represented by the Texas Public Policy Foundation, has filed a lawsuit against the university regarding the difference in tuition rates for out-of state-students and

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    SGA passes cultural competency training, student employment support bills with more underway

SGA passes cultural competency training, student employment support bills with more underway

The Student Government Association Senate passed two more pieces of legislation on Wednesday related to cultural competency training and career development, following President Micheal Luecke’s recent veto of the first

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    Fall commencement ceremony leaves several graduates disappointed

Fall commencement ceremony leaves several graduates disappointed

The university will have one in-person graduation ceremony for fall graduates Sunday at 1 p.m. at Apogee Stadium and deans will host virtual college recognition ceremonies on Dec. 11 and

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    COVID-19 testing hits all-time high after university offers prizes for students

COVID-19 testing hits all-time high after university offers prizes for students

Testing rates are at an all-time high since the university announced Nov. 4 it will offer prizes to participants of the on-campus asymptomatic testing program in an effort to curb

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    Denton Black Film Festival goes virtual

Denton Black Film Festival goes virtual

The seventh annual Denton Black Film Festival will begin Wednesday at 10 a.m. and will run until Feb. 1, with films from local Black media creators that fall under the

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    UNT sophomore explores nature through bug taxidermy and bone art

UNT sophomore explores nature through bug taxidermy and bone art

To some, a bug carcass is something that is immediately thrown away, but to fashion design sophomore Jerehmai Washington, it is the subject of his next project. Washington does bug

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    Local artist uses abstract art to convey political messages

Local artist uses abstract art to convey political messages

After attending classes at Texas Woman’s University, working a retail job and guiding her daughter through online school, fine arts student Lauren Muñoz can be found in her studio with

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    The Storm Witch shares ‘witchy’ themes through candles and tarot readings

The Storm Witch shares ‘witchy’ themes through candles and tarot readings

Melting wax and dropping in dyes, scents, fresh herbs and crystals, non-degree seeking graduate student Anna Eckert is the owner of The Storm Witch, a business that focuses on selling

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    UNT alumna uses artwork to convey messages about the world

UNT alumna uses artwork to convey messages about the world

Exploring different worldviews through the tip of her pen, a Dallas resident uses artwork as a means of making sense out of societal themes. UNT alumna and artist Kari Presswood-Perlman

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    Feeding neighbors through the power of social media

Feeding neighbors through the power of social media

“Denton Feed Our Neighbors Project” is a Facebook group dedicated to helping Denton citizens who are in need, mainly through sharing goods, services and outside resources. Denton resident Betsi Good

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    Bloom Yoga integrates inclusivity, progressivism into yoga to build community

Bloom Yoga integrates inclusivity, progressivism into yoga to build community

Sliding doors separate the 95 degree heated rooms from the turquoise lobby at Bloom Yoga’s studio. The mural plastered on the wall of the lobby was created by a co-op

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    Denton resident is ‘Makin’ Bakery’ through COVID-19

Denton resident is ‘Makin’ Bakery’ through COVID-19

Makin’ Bakery is a home bakery run by Denton resident Jennifer Carlile, providing pieces of art in the form of cookies to the community during COVID-19. Jennifer opened the bakery

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    Cute A.F. Jewelry advocates for all communities through earring sales

Cute A.F. Jewelry advocates for all communities through earring sales

On a typical evening, elementary education sophomore Alexandria Finkley can be found molding and baking polymer clay into pieces of jewelry. Finkley is the owner of Cute A.F. Jewelry, a

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    Breaking the Cycle: Paul Juarez’s journey of fatherhood

Breaking the Cycle: Paul Juarez’s journey of fatherhood

“Nothing replaces having a dad in your life,” says Paul Juarez. He knows because he fought hard to break the cycle of neglect and trauma with his own family. Juarez now

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Sports
    BREAKING: Soccer releases spring 2021 schedule

BREAKING: Soccer releases spring 2021 schedule

North Texas women’s soccer (15-5-1, 7-2-1 Conference USA last season) released its spring 2021 schedule on Monday, a 14-match slate which includes one exhibition contest and three home matches with

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    North Texas football loses numerous players to transfer portal, introduces new coaching hires, two starting seniors announce their return

North Texas football loses numerous players to transfer portal, introduces new coaching hires, two starting seniors announce their return

North Texas football endured a busy week losing players to the transfer portal and announcing two new hires to the coaching staff. Seven players announced the decision to enter the

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    Round Table: The Daily sports staff responds to the high number of football transfers

Round Table: The Daily sports staff responds to the high number of football transfers

Last week the North Texas football program lost numerous players to the transfer portal. Notable players entering the transfer portal who had significant playing time in 2020 include sophomore starting

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    BREAKING: Men’s and women’s basketball games versus Old Dominion postponed

BREAKING: Men’s and women’s basketball games versus Old Dominion postponed

North Texas men’s and women’s basketball announced on Thursday that both programs’ two-game series against Old Dominion University have been postponed due to positive COVID-19 tests and subsequent contact tracing

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    Recap: Women’s tennis suffers loss in first match of the season

Recap: Women’s tennis suffers loss in first match of the season

The Mean Green tennis team fell to UT Austin in their first dual match of the spring season. The Longhorns came into this matchup with the No. 3 ranked tennis

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    BREAKING: Quarterback Jason Bean to transfer out of UNT

BREAKING: Quarterback Jason Bean to transfer out of UNT

Sophomore quarterback Jason Bean has entered the transfer portal Tuesday afternoon according to Mean Green 247. Bean is one of the multiple offensive skilled players to enter the transfer portal

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Opinion
    Trump’s second impeachment is a necessary step towards unity

Trump’s second impeachment is a necessary step towards unity

In what has been a tumultuous four years in office, many historians wonder what will become of Trump’s legacy. Only time can answer that for us, but for now, there

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    American individualism created the real “sheep”

American individualism created the real “sheep”

“Sheep” has become common vernacular among the members of the alt-right and more conservative parts of this country. Its premise proposes that the general American public blindly follows the government

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    Navigating the holiday season during a pandemic

Navigating the holiday season during a pandemic

Like most children, I used to anticipate the holiday season for the gifts I would receive. In my teen years, I craved the holiday season for the long break from

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    The medical violence against Black women in hospitals is appalling

The medical violence against Black women in hospitals is appalling

The Black Lives Matter movement continues to gain support as the result of the unjust murders of Black people at the hands of American law enforcement. In May, the entire

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    Letter from the Editor: An unusual semester begets change

Letter from the Editor: An unusual semester begets change

What a year 2020 has been. I am sure I can speak for everyone on the North Texas Daily editorial board in proclaiming that this semester is not exactly how we

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    Trump won’t allow an easy transfer of power

Trump won’t allow an easy transfer of power

GSA Administrator Emily Murphy signed a letter of ascertainment to formally begin the transition process for President-elect Joe Biden, 17 days after he was declared the winner of the 2020

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    Conservative politicians should stop petty attacks and actually debate policy

Conservative politicians should stop petty attacks and actually debate policy

For years, Republicans have tried to scare their base from progressivism by characterizing moderate Democrats as socialist or being a part of the “radical left.” What’s striking is that American

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    The election was a failure for the democratic party

The election was a failure for the democratic party

The 2020 U.S. election was a very decisive moment in determining what the next four years will look like for the nation. It was a very stressful time for everyone,

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    “The Craft”: How queer-coding empowered a generation

“The Craft”: How queer-coding empowered a generation

As “The Craft: Legacy” made its way to our homes last month, I was reminded of its original story: a group of teen girls finding each other and discovering their

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    A virtual Black Friday is highly recommended

A virtual Black Friday is highly recommended

Black Friday is approaching quickly and there is going to be an urge to go out and fill all of your shopping needs. But we are still in the middle

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The Dose
    ‘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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    ‘Promising Young Woman’ crackles and burns as a meditation on revenge and grief

‘Promising Young Woman’ crackles and burns as a meditation on revenge and grief

“Can you guess what every woman’s worst nightmare is?” “Promising Young Woman” follows Cassandra, who has dropped out of medical school and is now working in a coffee shop and

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    ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ is an overstuffed, disjointed escapist playground

‘Wonder Woman 1984’ is an overstuffed, disjointed escapist playground

This review contains a paragraph with minor spoilers. “Barbara, what did you do?” “Wonder Woman 1984” is the problem child of the DC Extended Universe. It seems to like to

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    ‘The Lego Star Wars Holiday Special’ is the perfect gift for a franchise fan

‘The Lego Star Wars Holiday Special’ is the perfect gift for a franchise fan

Have you ever finished eating your meal from your favorite fast food place, and whether or not it was good or bad, you excitedly find those stray French fries at

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    5 underrated movies you may have missed from 2020

5 underrated movies you may have missed from 2020

With 2020 drawing to a close, I can say it has certainly not been a great time to be a movie fan. Theaters are on death’s door, studios do not

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    Culinary films to feed your mind, body and soul

Culinary films to feed your mind, body and soul

Food can be found at the center of nearly every culture, every social gathering and every meaningful moment with loved ones. And of course, it’s the center of this season,

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    ‘Freaky’ is old-fashioned, gory fun

‘Freaky’ is old-fashioned, gory fun

“He’s wearing my body and he’s killing it!” Social outcast Millie Kessler’s (Kathryn Newton) had it rough — her family is falling apart, she is unpopular at school and she doesn’t

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    ‘The Crown’ season 4 is its most dazzling yet

‘The Crown’ season 4 is its most dazzling yet

It is a bit daunting to create a show about Britain’s most powerful family, but creator Peter Morgan has no qualms about it. His Netflix series “The Crown,” a six-season

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    Broaden your film horizons with these extraordinary foreign-language films

Broaden your film horizons with these extraordinary foreign-language films

American media has a superiority complex, and honestly, it’s unfounded. Yes, there have been phenomenal works to come out of Hollywood, but the assumption that Hollywood is the sole source

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    ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ is a flawed, but intriguing look at the 1960s chess world from a woman’s perspective

‘The Queen’s Gambit’ is a flawed, but intriguing look at the 1960s chess world from a woman’s perspective

Director Scott Frank‘s “The Queen’s Gambit,” which follows fictional Elizabeth “Beth” Harmon (Anya Taylor-Joy) throughout the ’50s and ’60s as she works her way up from an orphanage to the

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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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