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    City council candidates make their case, share stances at Denton Matters Forum

City council candidates make their case, share stances at Denton Matters Forum

All but one of the city council candidates showed up to Dan’s SilverLeaf on Saturday night to participate in Denton Matters’ city council candidate forum, discussing a variety of issues and their priorities. Speaking to an audience of more than 50 people, the candidates shared their thoughts on issues including

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    Third annual eating disorder awareness walk moves to the Square, raises more than $3,700

Third annual eating disorder awareness walk moves to the Square, raises more than $3,700

More than 200 people gathered at the Denton County Courthouse and raised a total of $3,753 for the third annual National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA) Walk on Saturday morning in honor of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week. The funds, down from last year’s $7,000, will go toward supporting research related

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    Wooten Hall renovation completion date pushed back once again

Wooten Hall renovation completion date pushed back once again

The completion of renovations on Wooten Hall has been postponed until the summer due to repeated issues with the restrooms overflowing on the first two floors. Late last month, restrooms on the first and second floor flooded due to construction workers washing their tools in commodes over the course of

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    Transportation Services working on VeoRide placement issues following criticism

Transportation Services working on VeoRide placement issues following criticism

In response to student feedback, UNT Transportation is working with VeoRide to find long-term solutions to criticism about the implementation of ride-sharing services on campus, according to Transportation Services. One concern some students have expressed regarding VeoRide bikes is where they are left after use. Trista Moxley, senior communication specialist for

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    Vice chairman of ethics board Zoltner taking leave amid controversy

Vice chairman of ethics board Zoltner taking leave amid controversy

Vice Chairman of the city of Denton’s Board of Ethics David Zoltner announced Monday afternoon he will be taking a leave of absence until May 4, effective immediately. Zoltner’s decision follows Board Chairman Jesse Davis’ refusal to step down while he is a candidate for the Denton City Council District

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    Mental illness, violence among top factors in homelessness

Mental illness, violence among top factors in homelessness

Homeless data from United Way of Denton reports unemployment, mental illness and domestic violence are among the top factors leading to homelessness. Our Daily Bread, a community soup kitchen that provides the hungry and homeless with access to hot meals, resources and services such as medical evaluations and transportation, has

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    Being Black in Modern America event celebrates, explores challenges of black experience

Being Black in Modern America event celebrates, explores challenges of black experience

About 40 people attended Tuesday evening’s Being Black in Modern America program, which featured an art gallery, a keynote speaker and a panel discussion. Each event explored the challenges and responsibilities of being black in today’s America. The program was held in honor of Black History Month. “It’s awesome to

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    Off-campus IHOP closes doors, relocating to Rayzor Ranch

Off-campus IHOP closes doors, relocating to Rayzor Ranch

The IHOP in Denton officially closed its doors at 1001 North Texas Blvd. on Sunday and will move to Rayzor Ranch. The new IHOP, located at 3200 N. Interstate 35, will open for business March 4. The restaurant’s closure of its location adjacent to UNT follows a decision made in

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    Sexy Week promotes sexual positivity, safety

Sexy Week promotes sexual positivity, safety

The Meadows Center for Health Resources held its annual “Sexy Week” events from Feb. 11-14 to promote students’ sexual health and body positivity. MCHR increased the prizes and the amount of collaborators for this year’s Sexy Week, said student peer leader Hannah Asis, a public health senior. This is also

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    City Council members Armintor, Meltzer barred from deliberating UNT-related issues

City Council members Armintor, Meltzer barred from deliberating UNT-related issues

An ethics panel decided on Thursday that Denton City Council members Deb Armintor and Paul Meltzer will be banned from participating in all future discussions and decisions involving UNT, according to the Denton Record-Chronicle. The decision comes after a request to evaluate whether Armintor and Meltzer had a conflict of

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