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    800 upperclassmen denied housing, freshmen to be relocated to Santa Fe Square and McConnell Hall

800 upperclassmen denied housing, freshmen to be relocated to Santa Fe Square and McConnell Hall

Santa Fe Square and McConnell Hall will house freshmen students during the 2022-23 academic year. Santa Fe previously housed upperclassmen and McConnell Hall previously housed only Texas Academy of Mathematics

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    McNeill’s Appliance faces possible closure after decades on the Square

McNeill’s Appliance faces possible closure after decades on the Square

Family-owned McNeill’s Appliance on Oak Street is scheduled to close its doors on Aug. 13 after nearly 60 years. Loyal customers expressed their disheartenment following the closure announcement. Longtime customer

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    KNTU reformats to alternative amid low ratings, funding

KNTU reformats to alternative amid low ratings, funding

DFW’s only jazz-dedicated radio station KNTU FM 88.1 announced on July 29 the station had reformatted to KNTU FM 88.1 Indie — an alternative genre station. Mark Lambert, KNTU programming,

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    Jazz to return to KNTU radio

Jazz to return to KNTU radio

Editor’s note: This is a developing story. Jazz will return to radio stations on KNTU FM 88.1 HD2 in late 2022 or early 2023 and is currently available to stream

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    University department receives $300k grant to conduct hearing aid research

University department receives $300k grant to conduct hearing aid research

The Health and Public Service Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology will use the $300,000 grant from the Hearing Industry Research Consortium to study hearing aid users and their social,

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    DCTA offers afternoon shuttle to Our Daily Bread shelter and food bank

DCTA offers afternoon shuttle to Our Daily Bread shelter and food bank

The Denton County Transportation Authority recently announced the new 2 p.m. shuttle will provide afternoon transportation from Our Daily Bread’s shelter and food bank. through Aug. 26. Our Daily Bread

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    Voertman’s opens 2 locations at Apogee Stadium

Voertman’s opens 2 locations at Apogee Stadium

Voertman’s Bookstore replaced the Barnes & Noble at Apogee Stadium earlier this July and is open to customers at two locations within the stadium. The main store is located by

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    Denton County judge issues burn ban in wake of heatwave

Denton County judge issues burn ban in wake of heatwave

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to accurately reflect burn ban violation information. Denton County Judge Andy Eads issued a burn ban on July 13 in the wake of

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    Marijuana decriminalization added to November ballot

Marijuana decriminalization added to November ballot

The Denton City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday for a marijuana enforcement ordinance to be included on the ballot in the November 8 election. The ordinance was written by Decriminalize

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    Improvements to Auditorium, North Texas Boulevard among construction projects

Improvements to Auditorium, North Texas Boulevard among construction projects

The university’s facilities department is working on more than 30 construction projects, including improvements to Curry Hall and the Auditorium Building. “[They are] mostly interior renovation projects that we’re doing

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    Musicians on the move: Alumna launches tour housing database

Musicians on the move: Alumna launches tour housing database

Beyond stage shows and live performances are less glamorous aspects of the music world. As a concert photographer, university alumna Hope Alvarez knows what happens behind the scenes. She has

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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 brewing company crafts connection with local art scene

Denton brewing company crafts connection with local art scene

Toasty Bros. founder and co-owner Toast Tiensvold said his two favorite things in life are beer and art. To pursue his longtime dream of becoming a small business owner, Tiensvold

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    Local sandwich shop aims to support homeless veterans

Local sandwich shop aims to support homeless veterans

Though Patriot Sandwich Company is the brainchild of owner and army combat veteran David Jordan, it exists because a community of military veterans and their families helped pull it together.

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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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    University alumna becomes 3-time ‘Jeopardy!’ champion

University alumna becomes 3-time ‘Jeopardy!’ champion

Emily Fiasco, 33, stands behind her podium in wait after entering her final answer. The iconic TV theme plays as her opponent, the reigning “Jeopardy!” champion, finalizes his own response.

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    Power to the Pugs pulls the pug on traditional art

Power to the Pugs pulls the pug on traditional art

Dentonites with a keen eye may have noticed a recent infestation spreading across the area. From Water Works Park to the Square, the hidden invaders have continued to multiply. Although

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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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    University alumna crowned first Filipina American Miss Texas USA

University alumna crowned first Filipina American Miss Texas USA

“You, R’Bonney Gabriel, are our new Miss Texas USA!” R’Bonney Gabriel, 28, covers her smile with her hands in disbelief at the emcee’s announcement. Miss Texas USA 2021 Victoria Hinojosa

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    Good & Golden brings Lao cuisine to Denton

Good & Golden brings Lao cuisine to Denton

A group of diners gather around the kitchen as Lasamee Kettavong, university alumna, 29, begins her demonstration. Holding her Lao mortar and pestle, she teaches the crowd how to make

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Sports
    ‘I like where the Mean Green are’: Football takes on C-USA media day

‘I like where the Mean Green are’: Football takes on C-USA media day

With the beginning of the season in sight, football faced the media at Conference USA media day.  Head coach Seth Littrell and two players — senior linebacker KD Davis and

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    BREAKING: Standout linebacker KD Davis enters the transfer portal

BREAKING: Standout linebacker KD Davis enters the transfer portal

The football team saw another key piece of its defense enter the transfer portal Thursday afternoon as All-Conference USA senior linebacker KD Davis announced he had entered the transfer portal

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    North Texas athletics to join American Athletic Conference next summer

North Texas athletics to join American Athletic Conference next summer

North Texas’ days in Conference USA are officially numbered. In a statement released on June 15, the school’s athletic department announced the Mean Green will begin their membership in the

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    ‘We’re tough as anybody:’ Softball heads into first NCAA regional riding conference triumph

‘We’re tough as anybody:’ Softball heads into first NCAA regional riding conference triumph

A victory over Western Kentucky University last Saturday in the Conference USA tournament championship clinched softball’s first trip to the NCAA regional round. In the days prior to the tournament,

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    Softball hosts Conference USA tournament with No. 2 seed in hand

Softball hosts Conference USA tournament with No. 2 seed in hand

As the regular season drew to a close with a 9-6 loss to Marshall University on Sunday, a few members of the softball team gathered around phones to watch Louisiana

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    Women’s golf motivated for second chance at regionals

Women’s golf motivated for second chance at regionals

Repeating as Conference USA champion has the women’s golf team headed back to NCAA Regionals for the second consecutive season and third time in program history. Last season’s trip to

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Opinion
    Appreciation gone wrong: When obsession takes over

Appreciation gone wrong: When obsession takes over

Content warning: The following story includes language related to mental illness and eating disorders. Reader discretion is advised.  In a list of words stripped of their true meaning, “obsessed” sits

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    Afrofuturism is the new vessel for Black empowerment

Afrofuturism is the new vessel for Black empowerment

Africans have been plagued for centuries by inaccurate depictions promoted by Hollywood and Western media outlets. Combine African and Black cultures with technological innovation reminiscent of a science fiction classic

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    Gender-nonconformity needs a new face for its movement

Gender-nonconformity needs a new face for its movement

The dismantling of the gender binary is an ever-growing movement that deserves proper recognition and encouragement. Whether it is the rebranding of popular toys or the introduction of new and

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    Societal expectations have no place in intimate relationships

Societal expectations have no place in intimate relationships

The moment we become teenagers, the world sells us sex and romance, promising us that we’d be nothing without it. Our culture instills in us a terrible fear of growing

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    Influencers whitewash and appropriate culture for content

Influencers whitewash and appropriate culture for content

Recently there has been discourse on social media regarding a TikTok trend referred to as making “spa water,” a blended drink of fresh fruit, sugar, water and added cucumber or

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    Celebrities’ dangerous habits endanger climate security

Celebrities’ dangerous habits endanger climate security

Pop culture enthusiasts across the world are in shock after a report from Yard, an environmentally conscious marketing agency, revealed their favorite stars’ private jet usage is contributing thousands of

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    BeReal is a low-effort way to keep up with loved ones

BeReal is a low-effort way to keep up with loved ones

For college students, it can be almost impossible to keep up with every single thing. On top of the schoolwork and extracurricular activities, there are old friends to stay in

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    Leaving Texas isn’t a solution to political problems

Leaving Texas isn’t a solution to political problems

After a long history of gerrymandering, transgender rights violations, catastrophic electricity failures and overall governmental incompetence, the recent law banning abortion has left-leaning Texans wondering if they’re better off moving

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    Finding strength amid the pandemic and life’s stressors

Finding strength amid the pandemic and life’s stressors

The world stood still in March 2020 as no one knew what to expect from COVID-19. We went from getting prepped for graduations and looking forward to movie premieres to

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    Modern machines are incapable of producing true art

Modern machines are incapable of producing true art

With scientific advances moving us toward higher levels of complexity, technology’s role in the cultural and artistic world is becoming an increasingly pertinent topic. As we continue to develop our

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The Dose
    ‘Bullet Train’ is conducted by its cast but narratively falls off the rails

‘Bullet Train’ is conducted by its cast but narratively falls off the rails

Known for films like “Deadpool 2” and “Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw,” director David Leitch is no stranger to action. “Bullet Train” is the newest film added to

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    ‘Prey’ hunts to revive a beloved horror franchise

‘Prey’ hunts to revive a beloved horror franchise

Combining science fiction with horror has spawned some of the most iconic horror franchises of all time. From “Alien” to “Predator,” fans have had a healthy dose of space-centered scares.

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    The modern mythology: why superhero media must be remade

The modern mythology: why superhero media must be remade

Everybody has a favorite superhero. Whether your childhood idol throws batarangs or shields, costumed crime-fighters are engrained in contemporary culture. With Marvel’s 14-year movie series growing ever-larger, some are beginning

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    ‘They/Them’ opens doors for the future of horror

‘They/Them’ opens doors for the future of horror

When it is all said and done, none of this year’s movies have a more clever title than “They/Them.” This summer camp slasher, directed by John Logan, is a classic

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    The 5 best training montages in movies

The 5 best training montages in movies

Often paired with inspiring soundtracks, training montages are movie staples that reinforce key themes of movies and speedrun a character overcoming obstacles. Viewers remember the impact of these scenes long

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    Hayley Kiyoko’s ‘PANORAMA’ fails to capture any momentum

Hayley Kiyoko’s ‘PANORAMA’ fails to capture any momentum

Since her 2018 release of “Expectations,” Hayley Kiyoko has long left fans wondering what was to come next. Her 2015 breakthrough with “Girls Like Girls,” the first of Kiyoko’s songs

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    A guide to Marvel Cinematic Universe phase 5

A guide to Marvel Cinematic Universe phase 5

Content warning: The following story contains spoilers. Last week, Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige took the stage at San Diego Comic-Con for the first time since 2019. He announced the

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    5 dystopias to read before the world ends

5 dystopias to read before the world ends

It’s become a quick turn of phrase as of late to say that the world is ending. With pandemics and social tensions growing ever present, it can be a fun

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    Tips for navigating second-hand shops

Tips for navigating second-hand shops

With inflation reaching new heights, more people have begun looking toward thrift stores and antique shops for clothes, accessories, furniture and so much more. It’s an easy, low-cost way to

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    Beyoncé culminates career with a self-love ‘Renaissance’

Beyoncé culminates career with a self-love ‘Renaissance’

Twenty-five years since her debut, Beyoncé’s explorations over the years confirm that artistry can always benefit from constant refining. Although not as culturally defining as 2016’s “Lemonade,” “Renaissance” masterfully ushers

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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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    GALLERY: Summer in North Texas

GALLERY: Summer in North Texas

The North Texas Daily visuals team is working to encapsulate the Denton summer spirit. This week, they photographed Twilight Tunes and the Denton Community Market. A free concert reoccurring every

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    ‘My body, my choice’ – Protestors gather in Denton square for reproductive rights

‘My body, my choice’ – Protestors gather in Denton square for reproductive rights

It was a Saturday afternoon of handmade signs and shouting as protestors gathered on the Denton square’s courthouse lawn to denounce or defend the possible overturning of Roe v. Wade.

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    Alumni debut arts and music festival Denton Makers Fest

Alumni debut arts and music festival Denton Makers Fest

Parked cars line East Sycamore Street around Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios on April 30 as arts and music enthusiasts attend Denton Makers Fest’s first event.  The festival took place from

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    Made in Denton serves as Arts & Jazz Fest fundraiser, connects community through love for music

Made in Denton serves as Arts & Jazz Fest fundraiser, connects community through love for music

Red lights illuminate the stage as the upbeat guitar riffs of Canadian guitarist Redd Volkaert fill the space. Members from across the Denton community gathered around Dan’s Silverleaf take in

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    Trans Pride Fest celebrates transgender community through music and dancing

Trans Pride Fest celebrates transgender community through music and dancing

As music blares over the speakers, a large group of people donned in colorful eye makeup, bright jewelry, LGBTQ+ flags and patches surround a stage in front of the University

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