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    SGA passes anti-discrimination legislation, discusses bus routes and COVID-19 updates

SGA passes anti-discrimination legislation, discusses bus routes and COVID-19 updates

The Catalani-Henderson resolution, a proposed piece of legislation that will protect student athletes from discrimination and harassment, passed unanimously during Wednesday’s Student Government Association meeting. Last week, alumna Tatum Catalani-Henderson gave testimony to SGA senators about her experiences of inappropriate and homophobic remarks from track and field Head Coach Carl

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    University launches eight new degrees for fall semester

University launches eight new degrees for fall semester

This fall semester, the university launched eight new degree plans, covering topics such as addiction studies, biomedical engineering and geographic information systems, according to a Sept. 8 press release. “We are constantly evaluating our programs and looking for new ways to provide our students with the best possible opportunities for

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    Dining Services experiences a mix of closures, reopenings and new releases in retail locations

Dining Services experiences a mix of closures, reopenings and new releases in retail locations

Correction: This story has been updated to reflect a recent update regarding the Starbucks coffee stand’s reopening date, which was given after the print issue was released. Khush Roti, Taco Bueno and the Starbucks located between the College of Music and Hurley Administration buildings did not open back up with

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    State of the University address highlights new career development program and record enrollment numbers

State of the University address highlights new career development program and record enrollment numbers

President Neal Smatresk spoke about the university’s strategic focus for the new year during the annual State of the University address Tuesday afternoon at the Winspear Performance Hall. In his speech, Smatresk addressed how the campus will assist students with professional development through a new program. Starting in fall 2022,

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    Incoming class proves to be largest in university’s history

Incoming class proves to be largest in university’s history

The 2021 fall freshman class has become the university’s largest, according to university officials. “This year’s growth includes the largest number of new freshmen in the university’s history [at] 5,533 — a record that has been set twice in the last three years,” Muller said. “The last record-breaking new freshmen

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    Several Denton nonprofits’ services limited by new abortion ban

Several Denton nonprofits’ services limited by new abortion ban

Several Denton organizations have been forced to limit their services in response to Senate Bill 8, Texas’s new restrictive abortion law Taking effect on Sept. 1, the Texas Heartbeat Act bans most abortions at six weeks, before many women even know they are pregnant. This includes cases of rape or

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    DCTA launches GoZone program to mixed reviews

DCTA launches GoZone program to mixed reviews

Correction: this story has been edited to reflect accurate GoZone fare amounts On Sept. 7, Denton County Transportation Authority officially launched its GoZone rideshare program, which is in collaboration with New York-based transportation company Via Transportation, to mixed reactions. “The driver arrived in about five minutes,” Denton resident Suzi Ruhmohr

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    Students, faculty and politicians react to statewide voting changes

Students, faculty and politicians react to statewide voting changes

When Gov. Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 1 on Sept, 7, he promoted the legislation as tightening election integrity. For political science associate professor Gloria Cox, Abbott’s words clashed with reality.  “If there were problems with electoral integrity, I would be the first to want the problems corrected, as I

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    Texas fights back against rising COVID-19 numbers in hospitals

Texas fights back against rising COVID-19 numbers in hospitals

More than 7,000 out-of-state health care workers have come to Texas as part of Gov. Greg Abbott’s plan to mitigate rising COVID-19 numbers. In a series of press releases from Aug. 9 to 26, Abbott increased the number of medical personnel the Texas Department of State Health Services was authorized

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    University does not expect an increase in gun violence following new unlicensed carry bill

University does not expect an increase in gun violence following new unlicensed carry bill

Campus officials did not distribute a campus announcement of the unlicensed carry legislation, which was enacted Sept. 1, stating they are not concerned about the new law. The Firearm Carry Act of 2021 eliminates the requirement for Texas residents to obtain a license to carry handguns if they are not

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