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    Frisco Landing to open in spring

Frisco Landing to open in spring

The University of North Texas at Frisco is opening its first permanent building, Frisco Landing, on Jan. 17 Frisco Landing will hold new classrooms and study spaces for students and

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    University to become Association of Research Library member

University to become Association of Research Library member

The university is the newest addition to the Association of Research Library, becoming its 128th member starting Jan. 1. ARL members voted in October to invite the university’s libraries to the

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    TWU creates zero tuition program for low-income students

TWU creates zero tuition program for low-income students

Texas Woman’s University announced the creation of a  Zero Tuition Guarantee program that would cut tuition costs for students who meet certain requirements. The program is for students who qualify

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    North Texas judge blocks student loan forgiveness plan

North Texas judge blocks student loan forgiveness plan

U.S. district judge Mark Pittman blocked the Biden administration’s student loan forgiveness plan on Nov. 10.  The Job Creators Network Foundation filed the lawsuit on behalf of two borrowers on the

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    UNT Dallas receives $1.5M grant to support early college students

UNT Dallas receives $1.5M grant to support early college students

The University of North Texas at Dallas received an eight-year, $1.5 million grant to increase the success rate of Texas early college high school graduates transitioning to a four-year university

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    SGA promotes freshmen participation with First-Year Council

SGA promotes freshmen participation with First-Year Council

The Student Government Association made changes to its intern program this semester, creating a separate program for freshmen. The intern program is functioning in the same way it has in

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    Prop B enforcement questioned after passing

Prop B enforcement questioned after passing

Proposition B, an ordinance that would end citations and arrests for Class A and Class B misdemeanor possession of marijuana, passed with 71 percent of the vote in Denton on

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    UNT, NASA, local partners push the future of air travel forward

UNT, NASA, local partners push the future of air travel forward

On Oct. 11, the university worked with NASA on a successful live flight test of upcoming Advanced Air Mobility technologies from the university’s Discovery Park campus to Hillwood’s Alliance Texas

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    University professor discovers bacteria’s new role in reducing greenhouse gases

University professor discovers bacteria’s new role in reducing greenhouse gases

University microbiology and molecular biology assistant professor Calvin Henard recently discovered methanotrophic bacteria can consume carbon dioxide and methane. The greenhouse effect can potentially be reduced by feeding the methanotrophs

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    University’s new Industrial Assessment Center is ready to help local manufacturers

University’s new Industrial Assessment Center is ready to help local manufacturers

The university has recently become the first in North Texas to join the U.S. Department of Energy’s Industrial Assessment Center program to help local members of the manufacturing sector. The

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    Alumna encourages finding creative outlets through artistic small business Cracker Jack Goods

Alumna encourages finding creative outlets through artistic small business Cracker Jack Goods

University alumna and artist Kara Belt once sat shoulder-to-shoulder with her best friend, listening eagerly to Kara’s “Granmom” demonstrate how to embroider as her encouraging nature lights up the room.

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    Denton-based punk band records first single

Denton-based punk band records first single

The sound of drums and guitar can be heard from the front porch of a student apartment in Denton. Inside, five musicians are practicing in a bedroom-turned-practice room — the

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    6 local opportunities to lend a hand during the holidays

6 local opportunities to lend a hand during the holidays

The winter holiday season is officially upon us. In addition to crossing off loved ones’ wish lists, it can also be the perfect time to get involved in the season

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    Revived Solar Team builds toward 2023 grand prix

Revived Solar Team builds toward 2023 grand prix

Since renewing their status in spring 2022, the university’s Solar Team has recruited new members, sponsors and resources to build a fully solar-powered and street-legal car to race in the

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    Local advocates hold 2nd Trans Pride Fest

Local advocates hold 2nd Trans Pride Fest

Despite the bitter cold and grey overcast that settled over Denton last Friday, it was all warm welcomes and bright lights at Trans Pride Fest 2, which was hosted at

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    University art senior sources inspiration from experiences as DACA student

University art senior sources inspiration from experiences as DACA student

Working with mediums like concrete and watercolors, studio art senior Jose Vazques uses his art to convey themes of immigration, cultural identity and liminality — struggles he and his Mexican family

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    GDAC’s ‘The Forgotten 9’ exhibit highlights female Denton artists

GDAC’s ‘The Forgotten 9’ exhibit highlights female Denton artists

The Little Chapel-in-the-Woods, located on the edge of Texas Woman’s University’s campus, was created in 1939 with the effort of over 300 art students and is an achievement of American

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    Mean Green Baseball Project seeks to revive former Division I team

Mean Green Baseball Project seeks to revive former Division I team

The 1984 season saw North Texas State University promote its club baseball team into Division I NCAA competition as the “Eagles” joined the Southland Conference. The team lasted five seasons

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    Photo Gallery:  Hindu YUVA’s Diwali celebration

Photo Gallery: Hindu YUVA’s Diwali celebration

New campus organization Hindu YUVA hosted their first major cultural event, Deepavali Utsav, on Nov. 6. The celebration was held in the Union and open to the campus community. It

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    Absurdity Art Market closes out Flying Squirrel’s final operations

Absurdity Art Market closes out Flying Squirrel’s final operations

Flying Squirrel, a fast-casual brunch spot located near the Language Building on Fry Street, had a mission to “embrace the absurdity.” The space was filled with unique artwork, antique couches

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Sports
    QB Austin Aune to declare for NFL draft after Frisco Bowl

QB Austin Aune to declare for NFL draft after Frisco Bowl

Junior quarterback Austin Aune will declare for the NFL following Football’s bowl game against Boise State on Saturday, Dec. 17. Aune had a career-year in 2022, averaging 254.5 yards a

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    BREAKING: University fires head football coach Seth Littrell

BREAKING: University fires head football coach Seth Littrell

The university parted ways with head football coach Seth Littrell, according to a statement made by president Neal Smatresk Sunday night.  Littrell was in his seventh season and finished 44-44

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    Men’s basketball wins 4 of last 5 games, non-conference slate continues

Men’s basketball wins 4 of last 5 games, non-conference slate continues

Men’s basketball has continued the non-conference portion of its schedule for the last two weeks. North Texas has begun to find its stride as the team sits at 6-2 early

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    Football drops C-USA title game versus Texas-San Antonio

Football drops C-USA title game versus Texas-San Antonio

Football fell to the University of Texas-San Antonio 48-27 in the Conference USA Championship game Friday night. The Roadrunners (11-2, 8-0 C-USA) remain C-USA Champions in their last year before

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    On point: Huntsberry’s influence felt on and off court

On point: Huntsberry’s influence felt on and off court

Senior guard Kai Huntsberry has been all smiles since joining men’s basketball.  The transfer from the University of Mary had a breakout 2021-22 season that set him up to make

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    Football playing for championship in final C-USA season

Football playing for championship in final C-USA season

After a victory over Rice University in its regular season finale — football is heading to its first Conference USA title game since 2017.  North Texas (7-5, 6-2 C-USA) will

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Opinion
    Letter from the editor: A new chapter awaits

Letter from the editor: A new chapter awaits

The future of the North Texas Daily is bright. In the coming months, ntdaily.com will undergo a complete makeover. The redesigned website will reintroduce the Daily‘s e-edition alongside a refreshed

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    You don’t have to finish a book you don’t enjoy

You don’t have to finish a book you don’t enjoy

There can be pressure to finish a book, even if you don’t like it. Yet there’s nothing wrong with giving the novel a rest. Reading is an intimately solitary activity.

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    Disciplinary fees hurt those who are most vulnerable

Disciplinary fees hurt those who are most vulnerable

In the United States, the average overdraft fee in 2022 is $29.80. It’s the lowest the average has been in the past decade, but it’s still a ruinous charge for

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    OCD is more complex than perfectionist stereotypes

OCD is more complex than perfectionist stereotypes

Content warning: The following story contains language related to mental illness that may be harmful to some audiences. The quote, “I am so OCD,” is very frequently thrown around. It

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    Companies should avoid editing media post-release

Companies should avoid editing media post-release

Whether it’s altering dialogue or erasing entire episodes, studios can change content at any time they desire. Altering digital-exclusive media after it is released seems harmless on a surface level.

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    Truly helpful volunteering requires mindfulness, intention

Truly helpful volunteering requires mindfulness, intention

This year’s election cycle put several contentious issues on the ballot. The world is still reeling from the effects of COVID-19, abortion is no longer recognized as a human right

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    Trickle-down economics doesn’t serve the public

Trickle-down economics doesn’t serve the public

In modern politics, it’s rare to see politicians crash and burn as quickly as British Prime Minister Mary Elizabeth “Liz” Truss”. Her predecessor, Boris Johnson, was able to weather controversy

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    The United States is facing a reading crisis

The United States is facing a reading crisis

Life is somewhat returning to normal after the pandemic changed life for most people over the past two years. Stores have reopened at full capacity, mask mandates are gone and children

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    Gen Z are inspired by LGBTQ issues to vote in upcoming election

Gen Z are inspired by LGBTQ issues to vote in upcoming election

Reactions to Gov. Greg Abbott’s LGBTQ policies have ignited Generation Z to register to vote in the face of an upcoming gubernatorial election. Abbott’s legislation has demonstrated unwavering opposition to

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    Muslim women are not political proxies

Muslim women are not political proxies

When Iranian morality police fatally beat 22-year-old Mahsa Amini on Sept. 16 for not wearing her hijab according to legal standards, it sparked nationwide protests and global outrage. Yet, even

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The Dose
    ‘Violent Night’ decks halls with blood, humor

‘Violent Night’ decks halls with blood, humor

This one goes out to the people who think “Die Hard” qualifies as an actual Christmas movie. When it was announced David Harbour would be playing Santa Claus, no other

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    ‘Weird: The Al Yankovic Story’ is a perfect parody of musical biopic genre

‘Weird: The Al Yankovic Story’ is a perfect parody of musical biopic genre

A new musical biopic titled “Weird: The Al Yankovic Story” was released this November on the Roku channel. The film stars Daniel Radcliffe as the titular Weird Al, Evan Rachel

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    The Backseat Lovers’ ‘Waiting to Spill’ worth the wait

The Backseat Lovers’ ‘Waiting to Spill’ worth the wait

Growth is the most common theme throughout Utah-based band The Backseat Lovers’ sophomore album, “Waiting to Spill.” Three years after the release of the band’s debut album, “When We Were

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    ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ floods theaters with emotional performances

‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ floods theaters with emotional performances

Ending Phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” launches a new level of expectations as to what a superhero film can be. The film delivers a

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    Netflix’s ‘The Crown’ fails to reign supreme in penultimate season

Netflix’s ‘The Crown’ fails to reign supreme in penultimate season

Netflix released its fifth season of “The Crown” on Nov. 9 with 10 new episodes chronicling the life of the British royal family in the ‘90s. As the first season

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    5 films with fabulous fall feeling

5 films with fabulous fall feeling

While October may be over, the fall season certainly isn’t. Nothing is better than a film that perfectly captures the essence of autumn. Sweater weather is in full effect. Before

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    The top 5 Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase 4 projects so far

The top 5 Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase 4 projects so far

“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” hits theaters this week, capping off Marvel’s fourth cinematic phase. Many fans are hoping the film improves a rather inconsistent Phase 4 before the fifth begins

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    Carly Rae Jepsen makes pop fun again with ‘The Loneliest Time’

Carly Rae Jepsen makes pop fun again with ‘The Loneliest Time’

The underrated cult queen of pop has finally made her return. More than two years after Carly Rae Jepsen’s fifth studio album release, she re-entered airwaves and streaming platforms with

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    ‘House of the Dragon’ proves to be the true king of TV

‘House of the Dragon’ proves to be the true king of TV

Content warning: The following story contains spoilers. “Game of Thrones” prequel series “House of the Dragon” aired its stunningly epic season finale on Oct. 23. The season ran for 10

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    ‘V/H/S/99’ shows found footage fans have more to fear than Y2K

‘V/H/S/99’ shows found footage fans have more to fear than Y2K

The “V/H/S” franchise has been a way for horror filmmakers to create slices of terror for fans to enjoy. Last year, “V/H/S/94” proved to be the strongest entry to the

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Photos &
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    Photo Gallery:  Hindu YUVA’s Diwali celebration

Photo Gallery: Hindu YUVA’s Diwali celebration

New campus organization Hindu YUVA hosted their first major cultural event, Deepavali Utsav, on Nov. 6. The celebration was held in the Union and open to the campus community. It

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    Photo gallery: Downtown Denton Day of the Dead Festival

Photo gallery: Downtown Denton Day of the Dead Festival

This past weekend, Denton’s Day of the Dead Festival took place on E. Hickory and Industrial Street. The event featured food, vendors and community.

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    Photo gallery: Fall sports recap

Photo gallery: Fall sports recap

Photographers of the North Texas Daily have been covering various sports this fall. This gallery highlights a few of their images.

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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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