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    American football culture is a cult

American football culture is a cult

By definition, “cult” means a misplaced or excessive admiration for a particular person or thing. To me, when people are willing to risk their lives during a pandemic to attend a football game, it crosses the boundaries of simple admiration into a cult-like following of people who are willing to

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    Campus involvement is more important than ever

Campus involvement is more important than ever

As a first-year transfer student, I questioned joining any organizations in the era of COVID-19. I wondered if I could really forge any true friendships through Zoom meetings and GroupMe chats. With the end of the fall semester approaching fast, I’ve realized the importance of finding a sense of community

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    Kerr Hall students quarantined, alleged influx of testing in dorm

Kerr Hall students quarantined, alleged influx of testing in dorm

While the university’s Senior Communications Strategist said she could not comment on specific locations where COVID-19 cases occurred, some students allege entire floors of residents in Kerr Hall were tested and several were quarantined in McConnell Hall. As of Oct. 26, the university has reported 363 positive cases since Aug.

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    TAMS announces fully online spring semester without student, parent input

TAMS announces fully online spring semester without student, parent input

The university announced Oct. 11 students in the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science (TAMS) program would not reside on campus for the spring semester, leaving students and parents with questions and concerns. Parents and students were notified of this decision through an email from Dean Glenisson deOliveira. Students and

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    More in-person courses, club meetings possibly in store for spring semester

More in-person courses, club meetings possibly in store for spring semester

The university is planning multiple changes for the 2021 spring semester, including an increase in face-to-face classes and the possibility of face-to-face co-curricular events. The administration made the decision to increase the number of face-to-face classes due to the results of the university’s contact-tracing, according to Provost and Vice President

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    University’s COVID-19 dashboard undergoes changes, received C+ rating

University’s COVID-19 dashboard undergoes changes, received C+ rating

The university’s COVID-19 dashboard received a C+ rating on a  COVID-19 dashboard grading system created by health officials from various national institutions, but the university recently included more information like testing positivity rates and total case counts. According to ratecoviddasboard.com, a site created by health officials, graduate students and undergraduate students from

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    COVID cases double, students express concern over reporting protocol

COVID cases double, students express concern over reporting protocol

The university’s COVID-19 cases have more than doubled since the start of the semester, with the Student Health and Wellness center reporting 41 active cases as of Sept. 8, which has left some students concerned. Despite the rise in cases after the first week of school, the total is relatively

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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 and housing thousands of Americans have been disproportionately affected by the virus. The USA Today says that the “lopsided outcomes are largely

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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 did not react properly to help the people in this country. His administration continues to deny that COVID-19 is an

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    There’s no point in doing online commencement

There’s no point in doing online commencement

With COVID-19 ravaging through Texas right now, UNT made the correct call in postponing commencement for students graduating at the end of the spring semester. In lieu of an actual commencement, however, UNT instead announced that there will be an online commencement, but honestly, what’s the point? A four-hour virtual

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