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What to expect for fall parking, transportation during the pandemic

As the pandemic and online and remote course delivery pose new questions for students about fall parking passes and public transportation, Transportation Services and the Denton County Transportation Authority are
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What to expect for fall parking, transportation during the pandemic

University celebrates reversal of ICE’s international student guidelines

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement rescinded the guidelines previously announced on July 6 which threatened deportation for international students with F-1 or M-1 visas not enrolled in at least one
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University celebrates reversal of ICE’s international student guidelines

Petition seeks to remove YCT from campus citing alleged racism, homophobia, transphobia

A petition to remove the university’s Young Conservatives of Texas (YCT) chapter is circulating as students criticize the organization for incidents of alleged racism, homophobia and transphobia.  The petition, which had
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Petition seeks to remove YCT from campus citing alleged racism, homophobia, transphobia

UNT has a tuition problem that needs to be addressed

Outrage on social media has been a focal point lately as many students are shocked to see that UNT will most likely not reduce tuition or fees for the upcoming
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UNT has a tuition problem that needs to be addressed

WTFemme podcast offers listeners an exploration of femme identity

When WTFemme Podcast founder and co-host Marie de Menthe was asked about what it meant to be femme, she found she did not fully know how to answer. As a
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WTFemme podcast offers listeners an exploration of femme identity
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    TAMS students will not return in fall, McConnell Hall used to quarantine students

TAMS students will not return in fall, McConnell Hall used to quarantine students

The Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science will operate fully online fall semester as less than one-third of students expressed intention to return to campus, according to an email sent

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    Use-of-Force Committee created to review Denton Police Department policies

Use-of-Force Committee created to review Denton Police Department policies

Denton’s newly-formed Use-of-Force Committee has begun its investigation and review of Denton Police Department policies after the city joined a nationwide initiative for Black Lives Matter created in response to

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    President Smatresk details mask mandate, contact tracing, COVID-19 testing at fall reopening update town hall

President Smatresk details mask mandate, contact tracing, COVID-19 testing at fall reopening update town hall

President Neal Smatresk hosted a reopening update town hall Tuesday where he informed faculty and staff of fall plans for mask mandates, tracing virus spread, rapid testing and the possibility

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    UIT outlines technology resources for the fall semester

UIT outlines technology resources for the fall semester

With 44 percent of classes online for the fall semester, the university has some plans in motion to provide students with access to Information Technology services and other technology resources.

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    Graduate Student Council prepares to increase student health, employment, inclusivity advocacy

Graduate Student Council prepares to increase student health, employment, inclusivity advocacy

The Graduate Student Council discussed plans to increase graduate student advocacy in the fall semester through student surveys regarding health insurance, additional focus on student employment and more inclusivity training

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    Native American Student Association condemns North Texas schools with Native mascots, imagery

Native American Student Association condemns North Texas schools with Native mascots, imagery

Native American Student Association called for several North Texas school districts to discontinue their use of mascots that depict Native American symbols in a statement on their Facebook page from

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    Extended Census response period gives Texas the opportunity to boost its response rate

Extended Census response period gives Texas the opportunity to boost its response rate

The U.S. Census Bureau extended the census response period to Oct. 31, which gives Texans, ranked 40th for responses and at risk of undercounting, extra time to consider how they could

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    “In-person ceremonies should still be on the table”: online graduation announcement leaves some students feeling disappointed

“In-person ceremonies should still be on the table”: online graduation announcement leaves some students feeling disappointed

The university announced it will hold commencement ceremonies for spring and summer 2020 graduates online from Aug. 18 through Aug. 20, a decision some recent graduates said they found disappointing.

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    Graduate Student Council reallocates funds for student aid, creates mental health committee

Graduate Student Council reallocates funds for student aid, creates mental health committee

With a new mental health committee, the reallocation of funds and a secondary grade appeal system, the Graduate Student Council plans to continue its efforts to provide students with aid

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    Quarantined students in College Inn give insight on university COVID-19 response

Quarantined students in College Inn give insight on university COVID-19 response

More than 30 students have been quarantined in College Inn over the last few weeks, according to the Division of University Brand Strategy and Communications, and students gave varied accounts

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    Salvage Shoppe provides shoppers with fashionable, second-hand clothing

Salvage Shoppe provides shoppers with fashionable, second-hand clothing

Salvage Shoppe in the Downtown Mini Mall is a second-hand shop that provides colorful, gender-neutral clothing and accessories to re-home used items. Owner and Denton resident Juliana DiGennaro opened Salvage

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    Denton Main Street Association helps local business thrive

Denton Main Street Association helps local business thrive

The Denton Main Street Association (DMSA) is a nonprofit organization committed to preserving the downtown Denton area. DMSA was founded on the basis of supporting and uplifting the community and

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    Amid the pandemic, Denton Community Market showcases local businesses

Amid the pandemic, Denton Community Market showcases local businesses

Masked customers walk around a grassy lot on a sunny morning and chatter fills the air as shop owners speak of the products they have to sell. At the Denton

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    Vintage Envoy offers residents furniture and home decor from throughout the decades

Vintage Envoy offers residents furniture and home decor from throughout the decades

Vintage Envoy is an online, Denton-based Instagram boutique that sells vintage watches, cameras, home decor, and furniture. While these online vintage businesses have been popular lately, Vintage Envoy aims to

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    Denton nonprofits persist in their mission to help the community amid pandemic

Denton nonprofits persist in their mission to help the community amid pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic rages across the country, Denton nonprofits have continued to serve the community to the best of their abilities, though complications caused by the virus have led

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    Greater Denton Arts Council fosters artistry during time of social distancing

Greater Denton Arts Council fosters artistry during time of social distancing

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, artists in Denton have had to find creative ways to promote and implement their work in a time of social distancing. The Greater Denton Arts Council

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    Local charity partnership with New York Sub Hub helps feed those in need

Local charity partnership with New York Sub Hub helps feed those in need

In the last few months, leaders in the Denton community have joined forces to put an end to food insecurity. Feeding5000 is a Denton-based charity group that focuses on feeding

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    Karma Yoga lives up to its name by giving back to the community

Karma Yoga lives up to its name by giving back to the community

Denton’s Karma Yoga offers a way for people to stay active and join an inclusive community of yoga enthusiasts without having to worry about prices or perfection, and they have

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    Ten: One brings artisan cheese back into the spotlight

Ten: One brings artisan cheese back into the spotlight

Justin Bonard offers the ability to experience the tastes of complex cheeses, fine wines and more at Ten: One Artisanal Cheese Shop. Ten: One opened about a year and a

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    UNT biology professor takes initiatives for inclusivity in research

UNT biology professor takes initiatives for inclusivity in research

Diversity and inclusion has always been valued by Dr. Pamela Padilla, UNT associate vice president of research and professor in biological sciences. During her 18 years working at UNT, she

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Sports
    Softball reflects on shortened season, track & field athlete opens up on leadership, athletic director details the process of athletics moving forward

Softball reflects on shortened season, track & field athlete opens up on leadership, athletic director details the process of athletics moving forward

The final session of the virtual North Texas Coaches Caravan went live on Facebook July 8 with Hank Dickenson, the Executive Senior Associate Athletic Director, to talk with Mean Green

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    Former WNBA player added to women’s basketball coaching staff, senior golfer’s season preserved, tennis doubles dynamic duo

Former WNBA player added to women’s basketball coaching staff, senior golfer’s season preserved, tennis doubles dynamic duo

Women’s basketball, women’s golf, tennis and track & field joined executive senior associate athletic director Hank Dickenson Wednesday for the North Texas Coaches Caravan to discuss their upcoming seasons and

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    Basketball, golf, swimming & diving coaches talk upcoming seasons, new facilities

Basketball, golf, swimming & diving coaches talk upcoming seasons, new facilities

The second virtual North Texas Coaches Caravan went live on Facebook Wednesday evening with executive senior associate athletic director Hank Dickenson to talk with Mean Green athletes and coaches. Men’s basketball, men’s

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    North Texas head coaches reflect on upcoming seasons, training during quarantine

North Texas head coaches reflect on upcoming seasons, training during quarantine

The 2020 North Texas Coaches Caravan had a different look this year as a live Facebook event due to current social distancing measures. Executive Senior Associate Athletic Director Hank Dickenson

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    BREAKING: Defensive end LaDarius Hamilton signs with Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent

BREAKING: Defensive end LaDarius Hamilton signs with Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent

Former first-team All-Conference USA standout defensive-end LaDarius Hamilton signed as an undrafted free agent with the Dallas Cowboys immediately after the NFL Draft had concluded. Hamilton participated in the NFL

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    North Texas men’s basketball finishes with No. 1 in Conference USA recruiting class

North Texas men’s basketball finishes with No. 1 in Conference USA recruiting class

After taking home the Conference USA regular-season title in the shortened 2019-20 season, North Texas men’s basketball continues to build its program by adding the No. 1 recruiting class in

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Opinion
    What we can learn from women in sports

What we can learn from women in sports

The unsung athletes of America are women. They win championships, break records and overcome adversity, all while performing at the highest level. Unfortunately, many of these talented athletes live in

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    Police were never there to protect

Police were never there to protect

As 2020 continues into fighting battles of injustice and a pandemic, the offenders haven’t just arrived and the demands are not new, just louder than ever. While it may be

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    Social media has made it easier for predators to groom children

Social media has made it easier for predators to groom children

Trigger Warning: Sexual Assault, Harassment, Grooming, Underage Sexual misconduct has come to the forefront of our media of the past few years as many survivors have finally felt as if

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    Transphobia within LGBTQ+ community

Transphobia within LGBTQ+ community

Trigger Warning: Transphobia, Homophobia, Mentioning of Genitals This article cannot possibly contain all of the experiences of transphobia within the LGBTQ+ community and is not meant to invalidate anyone’s experiences,

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    Why wearing natural hair is a big deal

Why wearing natural hair is a big deal

Ugly, unmanageable, unprofessional, a distraction, inappropriate and nappy. These are all terms that have been used to negatively describe afro-textured hair.  No one should have to think twice about wearing

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    What good comes out of obsessing over celebrity relationships?

What good comes out of obsessing over celebrity relationships?

The most influential and successful people in the world are celebrities. The exclusive club of fame is reserved for people who have reached a high level of success and recognition.

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    Diversity in newsrooms is not a guarantee

Diversity in newsrooms is not a guarantee

The culture of newsrooms as I know it has evolved since writing news. When I look at the stories I’ve read and the lives I have been introduced to outside

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    TikTok won’t be the last short video app

TikTok won’t be the last short video app

Long before our current viral panic, viral entertainment found a place in nearly every facet of internet media. With memes manifesting through all kinds of photos and videos, there have

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    End of unemployment benefits will cause millions to suffer

End of unemployment benefits will cause millions to suffer

Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, we have seen how terrible our president has reacted to the crisis. Trump has repeatedly refused to believe that COVID-19 was real and

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    The lasting impact of boy bands

The lasting impact of boy bands

Don’t deny it, you’ve bopped to One Direction’s “What Makes You Beautiful” or *NSYNC’s “Bye, Bye, Bye,” and thoroughly enjoyed it. With One Direction’s recent 10th anniversary on July 23,

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The Dose
    Five years later, ‘Hamilton’ is still sensational work of art

Five years later, ‘Hamilton’ is still sensational work of art

Aug. 6 marks the five-year anniversary of “Hamilton’s” Broadway debut. Lin-Manuel Miranda’s near three-hour musical, loosely inspired by historical figure Alexander Hamilton, hit the stage in 2015 and has grown

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    Caregiver horror ‘Amulet’ builds from quiet dread to feminist body-horror

Caregiver horror ‘Amulet’ builds from quiet dread to feminist body-horror

“Peace, quiet, homecooked food — what more could the bachelor want?” Looks like 2020 is not only the year of the pandemic, it’s the biggest year for caregiver horror — “Relic” recently

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    Revisiting Tyler The Creator’s ‘Flower Boy’ three years later

Revisiting Tyler The Creator’s ‘Flower Boy’ three years later

For starters, I’ve never been the biggest Tyler, The Creator fan out there. I respected his talent, especially during his run with Odd Future, but I couldn’t get past his

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    ‘Radioactive’ suffers from flimsy storytelling, but sports a powerful lead

‘Radioactive’ suffers from flimsy storytelling, but sports a powerful lead

In the late 1800s, Polish-born Marie Curie discovered a new element alongside her scientist husband in Paris. The element, radium, revolutionized science and lead to some of the greatest (and

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    Taylor Swift’s ‘Folklore’ is a career-defining album and her best work to date

Taylor Swift’s ‘Folklore’ is a career-defining album and her best work to date

For nearly every other Taylor Swift album, the buildup to its release has been monumental. It’s been a strategic process on her part, and superfans read into every minute detail

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    Emmy Nominations: Highlights, snubs and predictions for the 2020 awards

Emmy Nominations: Highlights, snubs and predictions for the 2020 awards

The 2020 Primetime Emmy Awards nominations were announced on Tuesday, so it’s time to familiarize yourself with this year’s contenders. While this is in no way a comprehensive breakdown of

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    Tropes in entertainment media: Abduction as Romance

Tropes in entertainment media: Abduction as Romance

(This is Part 5 in an ongoing series that examines tropes that perpetuate harmful stereotypes and behaviors in media against women, people of color and the LGBTQ+ community. Click the

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    Lacy Crawford’s ‘Notes on a Silencing’ memoir chronicles her experience as sexual assault survivor

Lacy Crawford’s ‘Notes on a Silencing’ memoir chronicles her experience as sexual assault survivor

Content Warning: sexual assault, rape “First, they refused to believe me. Then they shamed me. Then they silenced me.” “Notes on a Silencing: a Memoir” by Lacy Crawford details her

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    ‘Relic’ is promising debut but decays in its execution

‘Relic’ is promising debut but decays in its execution

“Everything decays.” Upon seeing the strong word-of-mouth buzz and comparisons to “Hereditary” and “The Babadook” that “Relic” reaped before it’s release, I was quite looking forward to another solid horror

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    Preview: ‘The Alienist: Angel of Darkness’ promises another addictive, grizzly romp through Gilded Age New York

Preview: ‘The Alienist: Angel of Darkness’ promises another addictive, grizzly romp through Gilded Age New York

“Every mind is like the ocean. There’s surface and depth in all of us.” After two-and-a-half years of quiet, TNT’s “The Alienist” is creeping back out from the shadows 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

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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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