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No set repercussions for students, organizations who do not follow safety procedures

The university has not yet established protocol for students or student organizations that do not abide by safety procedures, but a few students have already started to hang out in
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No set repercussions for students, organizations who do not follow safety procedures

Financial relief for pandemic will continue for students through fall

The fall application for the COVID-19 Student Success Award, which was introduced in spring to serve students ineligible for the federal CARES Act funds, opened Monday to continue aiding students
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Financial relief for pandemic will continue for students through fall

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

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The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement rescinded the guidelines previously announced on July 6 which threatened deportation for international students with F-1 or M-1 visas not enrolled in at least one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
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    No set repercussions for students, organizations who do not follow safety procedures

No set repercussions for students, organizations who do not follow safety procedures

The university has not yet established protocol for students or student organizations that do not abide by safety procedures, but a few students have already started to hang out in

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    Financial relief for pandemic will continue for students through fall

Financial relief for pandemic will continue for students through fall

The fall application for the COVID-19 Student Success Award, which was introduced in spring to serve students ineligible for the federal CARES Act funds, opened Monday to continue aiding students

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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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    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
    Being disrespectful should not be a personality trait

Being disrespectful should not be a personality trait

I am not sensitive. I just do not appreciate being disrespected. In my 20 years of life, one thing I have yet to understand is how the rudest people seem

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    Stan culture is unhealthy for celebrities and fans

Stan culture is unhealthy for celebrities and fans

Social media has birthed many cultural trends, but one of its most dangerous products is “stan” culture. Some people say the phrase “stan” is a mixture of the words fan

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    Humans should stop trying to explore other planets

Humans should stop trying to explore other planets

On July 23, China’s Tianwen-1 was successfully launched into space on a mission to Mars. This is China’s first independent exploration of Mars and will be an almost seven-month journey for

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    Resale bots have targeted Black-owned businesses

Resale bots have targeted Black-owned businesses

Online shopping continues to grow especially now with everyone in quarantine. When it comes to online shopping people are starting to find it more difficult to shop than on Black

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    COVID-19 should make us rethink the place of labor

COVID-19 should make us rethink the place of labor

Earlier in March, Walmart, Olive Garden and Apple updated their companies’ sick leave policies in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, and their workers are better off for it. Walmart

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    Quarantine isn’t for everyone, but it’s necessary

Quarantine isn’t for everyone, but it’s necessary

With a nationwide quarantine well underway, progressively getting more or less strict depending on the area you are in, everyone is bound to react differently. Being four to five months

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    Social justice classes should be mandatory at UNT

Social justice classes should be mandatory at UNT

Social justice is a dirty concept in American society, specifically in the last decade of its existence. Sure, it isn’t an obscenity that comes out of us college students’ mouth

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    The case for finding solidarity in the fall

The case for finding solidarity in the fall

UNT has “over 450 student organizations.” With this many options and the lack of human contact we will experience during the fall, you might feel like you don’t have the

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    COVID-19’s disproportionate effects on minority communities

COVID-19’s disproportionate effects on minority communities

Progressing into the sixth month of coronavirus, the U.S. death toll reaches nearly 160,000, with a total of over four million cases, and with significant racial differences in poverty, healthcare

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    American democracy is in danger

American democracy is in danger

The past several years have been a very turbulent time in the United States. However, turmoil and tension between the government and its citizens began to increase when President Donald

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The Dose
    Top five back-to-school movies

Top five back-to-school movies

It is that time of year again. For me, going back to school is one of the most bittersweet feelings in the world. You trade your freedom and pool days

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    ‘Feelin Weird’ podcast destigmatizes mental health through conversations

‘Feelin Weird’ podcast destigmatizes mental health through conversations

Kye Plant, a regular mental health podcast listener, decided in 2016 to start their podcast, “Feelin Weird” to specifically discuss things they were interested in or have gone through, such

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    Video games to look forward to for the rest of 2020

Video games to look forward to for the rest of 2020

We’re more than halfway through 2020 now, and although this pandemic has been a real pain, we haven’t been short on video games to play. This year we’ve gotten games

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    ‘The Rental’ is a below-average thriller but decent directorial debut

‘The Rental’ is a below-average thriller but decent directorial debut

Dave Franco directed, co-wrote and produced a thriller. Good for him! He makes his directorial debut by breaking into the slasher genre and pretty much does just okay. The plot

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    Netflix’s ‘The Umbrella Academy’ season two is a fantastic follow-up

Netflix’s ‘The Umbrella Academy’ season two is a fantastic follow-up

Content warning: “The Umbrella Academy” season one spoilers “When you were a baby, you were bought by an eccentric billionaire. He raised you in an elite academy with six other

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    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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Photos &
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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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