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How Denton celebrated Pride amid the coronavirus pandemic

Under more normal circumstances, Pride weekend would have played out quite differently. Community members adorning rainbow colors would have flocked to the Denton Square for free yoga and sidewalk chalking
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How Denton celebrated Pride amid the coronavirus pandemic

Letter from the Editor: We are not stopping now

I started at the Daily as a wide-eyed freshman hoping to get immersed in the world of journalism, but admittedly not really knowing much about the expansive world already thrust so
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Letter from the Editor: We are not stopping now

Denton protests see new leadership

By: Lindsey Donovan A new non-profit organization, Our Path Forward, is taking the lead at Denton’s regular peaceful protests and led a march of hundreds from the Downtown Square to
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Denton protests see new leadership

Hundreds attend Tuesday night vigil commiserating victims of police brutality

By: Will Tarpley and Samuel Gomez Hundreds attended a candlelight vigil Tuesday evening on the Denton courthouse lawn, held to remember the lives lost from police brutality, including the life
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Hundreds attend Tuesday night vigil commiserating victims of police brutality

Denton protests against police brutality Monday night, joining dozens of cities

More than 2,000 protesters representing the Black Lives Matter Movement marched around the outskirts of the Denton County Courthouse-on-the-Square Monday evening, demonstrating after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and
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Denton protests against police brutality Monday night, joining dozens of cities
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    DFW organization offers mentorship and financial aid to women of color

DFW organization offers mentorship and financial aid to women of color

Black Women Instilling Scholarly Excellence (BWISE), a Dallas-Fort Worth based organization, offers mentorships and financial aid to young women of color in North Texas and beyond.   BWISE was founded in

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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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    Graduate Student Council passes resolution for COVID-19 support, discusses additional student services

Graduate Student Council passes resolution for COVID-19 support, discusses additional student services

The Graduate Student Council met June 22 to pass a resolution for continued support during the COVID-19 crisis and discuss plans to reopen campus and what services will be available

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    Pohl recreation center reopens with new health-conscious guidelines

Pohl recreation center reopens with new health-conscious guidelines

The Pohl Recreation Center reopened Wednesday morning with new social-distancing guidelines such as reminders to remain six feet apart and a reduced number of individuals allowed inside, according to an

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    Denton tests positive for West Nile virus, enters Risk Level 4

Denton tests positive for West Nile virus, enters Risk Level 4

Denton entered Risk Level 4 of the city’s Mosquito Surveillance and Response plan June 24 following the threat of West Nile virus in the area, according to a City of Denton press

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    UNT food pantry to reopen July 6

UNT food pantry to reopen July 6

The university’s food pantry, located at Crumley Hall, announced Monday it will reopen July 6 and offer curbside pickup by appointment after closing roughly three months ago. The service previously shut

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    Denton Pride rescheduled, persists online in spite of pandemic

Denton Pride rescheduled, persists online in spite of pandemic

Following the cancellation of June’s Pride festival, Pridenton and OUTreach Denton held virtual events Friday and Saturday to give a spotlight to trans and non-binary performers in an online showcase.

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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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    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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    UNT artist uses painting and design to convey internalized thoughts

UNT artist uses painting and design to convey internalized thoughts

As she strokes her brush against a canvas with brightly-colored acrylic paints, communication design senior Hannah Davis is both creating a new work of art and bringing her own thoughts

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    Horny Toad Cafe & Bar offering live music shows for patrons

Horny Toad Cafe & Bar offering live music shows for patrons

As night draws near, the hot summer evening is broken by a strong, cool breeze while a cover of Kid Rock’s “All Summer Long” echoes through the wind, and a

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    How Denton celebrated Pride amid the coronavirus pandemic

How Denton celebrated Pride amid the coronavirus pandemic

Under more normal circumstances, Pride weekend would have played out quite differently. Community members adorning rainbow colors would have flocked to the Denton Square for free yoga and sidewalk chalking

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    UNT students support Black Lives Matter movement through creative business endeavors

UNT students support Black Lives Matter movement through creative business endeavors

Amid the racial injustices in the United States, UNT students and business owners are taking the initiative to redirect their profits to support various foundations that are supporting the Black

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    Pockets to Faucets provides Denton with an outlet to support Green Tree Estates

Pockets to Faucets provides Denton with an outlet to support Green Tree Estates

Denton locals logged onto their computers last Friday and Saturday to tune into the Pockets to Faucets benefit show, supporting the residents of Green Tree Estates who are lacking access

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    SCRAP Denton holds ‘Send Off SCRAP’ sale before closing due to COVID-19 pandemic

SCRAP Denton holds ‘Send Off SCRAP’ sale before closing due to COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic led SCRAP Denton to close its doors for almost seven weeks. In an attempt to recover from the economic loss, the nonprofit planned to hold an eight-day

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    Thin Line Festival announces their virtual Summer Film Series

Thin Line Festival announces their virtual Summer Film Series

Denton’s Thin Line Festival has announced two documentaries for the month of June as part of their Summer Film Series. A press release stated these documentaries will be music-centered, with

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    The drag that is COVID-19

The drag that is COVID-19

Submitted by Gabriel Belmonte Pulsing neon lights cut through the dark air leading up to the stairs of the famous Rose Room inside Station 4, the Dallas club giant. Behind

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    New student organization aims to help students realize their potential in the fall

New student organization aims to help students realize their potential in the fall

In her time at UNT, biology senior Pariya Ghofrani has served on multiple executive boards, maintained a high level of campus involvement and a high 00. She credits her ability

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    Grace Like Rain provides support and community for the homeless

Grace Like Rain provides support and community for the homeless

Some families have been left without funds to pay for their housing amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Grace Like Rain, a Denton nonprofit, has taken initiatives to support families in need

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Sports
    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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    NFL Draft hopefuls LaDarius Hamilton, Mason Fine seek to take the next step in their careers

NFL Draft hopefuls LaDarius Hamilton, Mason Fine seek to take the next step in their careers

With the 2020 NFL Draft kicking off on Thursday evening, former North Texas quarterback Mason Fine and defensive end LaDarius Hamilton have their eyes set on getting selected to play

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Opinion
    Break down walls of music gatekeeping

Break down walls of music gatekeeping

When the Hulu show “High Fidelity” (2020) premiered in February, it showcased the newfound love of undiscovered music and its fans, contrasting the original 2000 movie that glorified the holier-than-thou

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    Social movements aren’t online trends

Social movements aren’t online trends

The internet has revolutionized our pursuits of social change. People can sign a petition, make a donation or demand accountability on a range of issues from almost anywhere in the

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    Lasting effects of racial microaggressions

Lasting effects of racial microaggressions

At one point in our lives we might have been victims of microaggressions or have been the microaggressor without realizing it. Microaggression is defined as a statement, action or incident regarded

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    Erasing history is not a good argument

Erasing history is not a good argument

 The long-standing issue over the Confederate monument at the Denton Square is not a light topic in the city of Denton. A new wave of protests over racial injustice in

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    Charm of mediocre games

Charm of mediocre games

As gamers, there is somewhat of an onus on us to keep current with every amazing title that comes to our respective systems. With Next-Gen on the horizon, we’re seeing

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    Stop missing ‘keypoint’ of safe spaces

Stop missing ‘keypoint’ of safe spaces

You have a town of people who have established themselves as being their own little private community. We will call it “Keypoint.” Keypoint is full of people who all know

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    Greg Abbot’s lack of leadership during COVID-19 is hurting Texas

Greg Abbot’s lack of leadership during COVID-19 is hurting Texas

Not to be that guy, but we told you so. With the recent reopening of Texas by Gov. Greg Abbott, Texas has seen an increase of nearly 6,000 new COVID-19

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    We should care about the disappearance of Vanessa Guillen

We should care about the disappearance of Vanessa Guillen

Pfc. Vanessa Guillen was last seen in the parking lot of Fort Hood on April 22 shortly after telling her mother that she was being sexually harassed by a superior.

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    Do’s and don’ts of dating apps during pandemic

Do’s and don’ts of dating apps during pandemic

As an avid swiper, the realm of online dating applications is a treacherous journey of wading through catfishers, bare minimum profiles and novel-length bios.  Yet, COVID-19 has shaken up the

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    Changing brand names looks like new trend

Changing brand names looks like new trend

Now seems like the perfect time to drop the racist stereotypes. Companies behind well-known brands like Aunt Jemima and Uncle Ben’s line grocery store shelves to this day. They are

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The Dose
    ‘Welcome to Chechnya’ is a devastating but insightful look into LGBTQ+ persecution in Russia

‘Welcome to Chechnya’ is a devastating but insightful look into LGBTQ+ persecution in Russia

Content warning: violence against the LGBTQ+ community “The door closes and you disappear, as if you were never in Russia.” This statement, said by one of the interview subjects in

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    Tropes in Entertainment Media: “Magical Negro”

Tropes in Entertainment Media: “Magical Negro”

In 2001, during a tour of college campuses, Spike Lee talked about his frustrations and dismay with Hollywoods’ continued use of certain Black stereotypes, noting that films like “Green Mile”

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    HBO’s ‘Perry Mason’ reboot is more ‘True Detective’ than legal thriller

HBO’s ‘Perry Mason’ reboot is more ‘True Detective’ than legal thriller

Content warning: Discussion of suicide and infantcide “The Devil put Charlie Dodson in this box. He flew up from Hell, walked to our streets and laid his violent hand on

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    ‘The Twilight Zone’ season two gives hope to the series

‘The Twilight Zone’ season two gives hope to the series

Content warning: Spoilers ahead I admit it, I was thrilled when I initially heard that “The Twilight Zone” 2019 reboot was going to be Jordan Peele’s take on the classic

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    The final season of ‘Dark’ proves it’s one of the most brilliant series of all time

The final season of ‘Dark’ proves it’s one of the most brilliant series of all time

“It was just dark, and it never became light again. I had this peculiar feeling… that it was a good thing for everything to be over.” June 27 brought us

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    ‘The Last of Us Part II’ is the pinnacle of cinematic gaming

‘The Last of Us Part II’ is the pinnacle of cinematic gaming

Naughty Dog has finally given the world the sequel to one of the greatest story-driven games of all time. Through delays and leaks, it has been a long road to

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    Tropes in Entertainment Media: “Bury Your Gays”

Tropes in Entertainment Media: “Bury Your Gays”

Representation is a wonderful thing. It allows young people to see portrayals of minorities and marginalized groups in a positive manner, which not only affects how others see them, but

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    You Shouldn’t Watch ‘You Should Have Left’

You Shouldn’t Watch ‘You Should Have Left’

“Somebody from here, Hans Eagle… he said an ant doesn’t know what a cathedral is or a power plant or a volcano. It’s the same with that house. You don’t

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    Best movies and series for understanding racial injustice

Best movies and series for understanding racial injustice

Last week I touched on some of the best resources for understanding racial injustice in books and documentaries. But movies and TV shows can be just as eye-opening as their

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    ‘The Politician’ polling low with 2nd season that flounders

‘The Politician’ polling low with 2nd season that flounders

In the first three or four episodes of Ryan Murphy’s “The Politician” season one, I was in love. I watched as the privileged and ambitious teenage Payton Hobart (Ben Platt)

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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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