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    New Zealand’s response to shooting shows U.S. that gun reform is possible

New Zealand’s response to shooting shows U.S. that gun reform is possible

A mass shooting at two Christchurch mosques in New Zealand killed 50 people and injured another 50 on Saturday, according to NPR. In response, the nation’s prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, promised citizens reformed gun laws within 10 days of the tragedy. This means regulating military-style guns. Not taking away all

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    UNT should not invite ICE to campus — especially without warning

UNT should not invite ICE to campus — especially without warning

This week, UNT students and faculty members in the ICE Out Coalition met with UNT Provost Jennifer Cowley to present their formal opposition to the presence of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and U.S. Customs and Border Protection on campus. ICE and CBP were asked to participate in the university’s

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    UNT’s use of eminent domain to obtain land is a low blow on small businesses

UNT’s use of eminent domain to obtain land is a low blow on small businesses

The IHOP restaurant near campus has served its last stack of pancakes, thanks to UNT. The chain restaurant located at 1001 North Texas Blvd. closed its doors for good on Sunday to relocate to Rayzor Ranch after the plot was obtained by the university through the means of purchase (or) eminent domain,

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    It’s time to encourage and embrace young voters in Denton

It’s time to encourage and embrace young voters in Denton

At their Feb. 5 meeting, the Denton City Council decided to postpone the issue of adding more polling locations for city elections until March 5 on the grounds that two council members may have a conflict of interest — the council determined councilwoman Deb Armintor, a UNT professor, and councilman

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    Trump’s speech confirmed how critical the state of the union really is

Trump’s speech confirmed how critical the state of the union really is

“There is a new opportunity in American politics if only we have the courage together to seize it,” the president said at the beginning of his annual State of the Union address Tuesday. “Victory is not winning for our party. Victory is winning for our country.” These are all great sentiments

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    On #StudentPressFreedom Day, remember the perpetual significance of local journalism

On #StudentPressFreedom Day, remember the perpetual significance of local journalism

In the days following mass layoffs at media giants Buzzfeed, HuffPost and Gannett, we’re left wondering what the takeaway is. Brilliant, hardworking journalists doing groundbreaking work on high profile sexual assault accusations, Title IX updates, LGBTQ issues and more are out of jobs not because they were bad at them,

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    Texas defunding Planned Parenthood would undermine the health of millions

Texas defunding Planned Parenthood would undermine the health of millions

On Jan. 17, a panel on the U.S. Court of Appeals found that a federal judge’s decision to block the state of Texas from defunding Planned Parenthood in 2017 used incorrect “standards of review,” rescinding the judge’s prior injunction and sending the case back to district courts for further review. Texas

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    Letter from the Editor: Good things come in threes

Letter from the Editor: Good things come in threes

The last time I wrote one of these letters, I was still relatively new to leading this newspaper. Twenty two newspaper editions and several gray hairs later, I am now entering spring 2019 as one of the longest serving editors in chief in the history of the North Texas Daily.

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    Kareem Hunt case illustrates NFL’s infamous mishandling of domestic violence

Kareem Hunt case illustrates NFL’s infamous mishandling of domestic violence

The latest domestic violence scandal from the NFL proves the organization still values its players’ ability to play more than their treatment of women. Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt was cut from the team on Nov. 30 after a surveillance video from February surfaced showing Hunt in an

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    Contrary to what Trump says, the US should help asylum-seeking migrants

Contrary to what Trump says, the US should help asylum-seeking migrants

Since October, a caravan of thousands of migrants from crime and poverty-ridden countries in Central America has been journeying on foot to the U.S. to seek asylum status. President Donald Trump and supporters have consistently demonized the caravan — Trump going so far as threatening to permanently close the southern

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