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    DCTA looks to address overcrowding with new UNT routes

DCTA looks to address overcrowding with new UNT routes

The Denton County Transportation Authority is considering changing UNT bus routes to help with overcrowding issues. The proposed changes look to create more campus circulation. DCTA is seeking public feedback before the proposed routes can go into effect in August 2018. Officials held a public hearing on April 18 to gather opinions on

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    Student group protests, petitions EarthFest in push for all-vegan menu

Student group protests, petitions EarthFest in push for all-vegan menu

A group of students protested UNT’s EarthFest on Thursday, urging the university to make the event’s food an all-vegan affair to support sustainability. Despite UNT’s assertions of sustainability and low waste at the annual event, the group called Mean Greens For Animals is taking issue with the event’s non-vegan menu.

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    Extended wait times for e-ride caused by app malfunction, UNT says

Extended wait times for e-ride caused by app malfunction, UNT says

An issue with the algorithm for UNT’s e-ride app, which launched in spring 2018, is responsible for what students report are overly-long wait times, officials said. UNT Transportation Services launched the e-ride on-demand system to create a safer and more convenient mode of transportation for students to get around campus

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    No injuries reported after car strikes student biker on Union Circle

No injuries reported after car strikes student biker on Union Circle

A student riding his bike to class was struck by a car near the Union Wednesday morning. A grey Nissan struck fashion merchandising sophomore Shawn Smallets on Union Circle. Smallets was hit when the driver pulled into a parking spot along the drop-off area behind the Union. He walked away

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    Spring 2018 policy updates include changes to harassment, disability policies

Spring 2018 policy updates include changes to harassment, disability policies

The UNT Policy Office has updated the university’s sexual harassment policy to comply with Texas law and updated the disability accommodation policy to make the Office of Disability Accommodation “the clearinghouse for all decisions regarding student accommodations,” according to the policy website. “[The ODA] is the clearinghouse for issues of, particularly, the academic accommodations for

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    UNT student to petition SPLC to designate Open Air Outreach a hate group

UNT student to petition SPLC to designate Open Air Outreach a hate group

Nearly 500 people have signed a petition to designate Open Air Outreach, a group that demonstrated on UNT’s campus in late March, a hate group. Communications junior Seth Knievel started the petition and plans to send a report with the petition as supporting evidence to the Southern Poverty Law Center,

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    Hundreds turn out for Town Hall with Texas’ Democratic Candidate for US Senate Beto O’Rourke

Hundreds turn out for Town Hall with Texas’ Democratic Candidate for US Senate Beto O’Rourke

Hundreds of people attended a town hall with Beto O’Rourke, Texas’ Democratic candidate for U.S. Senator. The town hall took place from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday at the Gateway Center at UNT. If he wins, O’Rourke, who is running against incumbent Ted Cruz, will be the first Texas

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    Understanding free speech at UNT: no restrictions on speech, caveats for amplification or displays

Understanding free speech at UNT: no restrictions on speech, caveats for amplification or displays

Free speech at UNT can be a confusing topic as students wonder where demonstrators such as street preachers and student protesters can express themselves. Not all of the rumors surrounding free speech on campus are true. The university’s free speech policy gives conditional rights to expression across campus. UNT doesn’t

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    Sexual assault prevention statement added as optional in Course Syllabi Requirements

Sexual assault prevention statement added as optional in Course Syllabi Requirements

An example statement about sexual assault prevention has been added to the UNT Policy Course Syllabi Requirements under optional statements and will go into effect in the fall semester. The initiative is meant to raise more awareness about sexual assault among students by providing them with information on who to

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    New dean of UNT Dallas College of Law discusses priorities, vision

New dean of UNT Dallas College of Law discusses priorities, vision

Felecia Epps will serve as the new dean for the UNT Dallas College of Law, the college announced on April 2. She will be replacing Royal Furgeson on July 1. Epps has nearly 30 years of experience in law and nearly 20 in higher education. She began her legal academic

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