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    Vigil held for late Darius Tarver one year after police killing

Vigil held for late Darius Tarver one year after police killing

Members of the public joined the father of Darius Tarver, Kevin Tarver, at the Downtown Denton Square Thursday night to commemorate the life and death of his son. “One year ago, we all know what happened on this particular day,” Kevin said addressing the sparse crowd. “Everyone knows that Darius

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    UNT College Democrats host Q&A with Marianne Williamson

UNT College Democrats host Q&A with Marianne Williamson

Former presidential candidate and author Marianne Williamson joined UNT’s College Democrat’s Thursday evening  Zoom meeting in which she discussed the aftermath of the 2020 presidential election: the rise of fascism. After a half-hour of questions and introductions from the chapter officers, Williamson joined and offered her beliefs regarding the current

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    President Biden, Vice President Harris promise unity to a divided nation

President Biden, Vice President Harris promise unity to a divided nation

After a tumultuous election cycle that culminated in an insurrection at the capitol amid a pandemic, President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris were sworn in Wednesday morning. President Biden vowed at his inauguration his administration will bring unity and healing to the nation. “This is our historic moment

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    Mayborn School of Journalism receives $500,000 NBC grant

Mayborn School of Journalism receives $500,000 NBC grant

The university announced Jan. 14 NBCUniversal has pledged to give a $500,000 diversity grant to the Mayborn School of Journalism, which will fund student aid, new courses and updated equipment.  Alongside the grant money, NBC will provide additional assistance to the college over a two-year collaboration.   “I believe that on

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    Climbing COVID-19 cases are not curbing plans for more in-person courses, events

Climbing COVID-19 cases are not curbing plans for more in-person courses, events

Though cases are expected to rise over the next few months, plans to increase the number of in-person classes for the upcoming spring 2021 semester are still underway, along with allowing face-to-face group gatherings. None of the cases the university has reported were tied back to classrooms holding face-to-face clases,

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    SAT, ACT scores optional for 2021 applicants

SAT, ACT scores optional for 2021 applicants

President Neal Smatresk said the university will not require 2021 freshmen applicants to submit SAT or ACT scores along with their application at the Nov. 19 Board of Regents meeting. The university first decided to not require the scores for the class of 2024 at a May 14 meeting. The

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    Young Conservatives of Texas files lawsuit against UNT over tuition differences for out-of-state students of undocumented status

Young Conservatives of Texas files lawsuit against UNT over tuition differences for out-of-state students of undocumented status

The Young Conservatives of Texas, YCT, represented by the Texas Public Policy Foundation, has filed a lawsuit against the university regarding the difference in tuition rates for out-of state-students and Texas residents whose immigration status is undocumented. The litigation challenges the constitutionality of a combination of state statutes, which the

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    SGA passes cultural competency training, student employment support bills with more underway

SGA passes cultural competency training, student employment support bills with more underway

The Student Government Association Senate passed two more pieces of legislation on Wednesday related to cultural competency training and career development, following President Micheal Luecke’s recent veto of the first bill of the year.     Honors College Senator Jermaine “JT” Turner brought forward a cultural competency initiative for the Orientation and

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    Fall commencement ceremony leaves several graduates disappointed

Fall commencement ceremony leaves several graduates disappointed

The university will have one in-person graduation ceremony for fall graduates Sunday at 1 p.m. at Apogee Stadium and deans will host virtual college recognition ceremonies on Dec. 11 and 12. Although the university originally planned to have two commencement ceremonies Sunday, with one at 10 a.m. and one at

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    COVID-19 testing hits all-time high after university offers prizes for students

COVID-19 testing hits all-time high after university offers prizes for students

Testing rates are at an all-time high since the university announced Nov. 4 it will offer prizes to participants of the on-campus asymptomatic testing program in an effort to curb the asymptomatic spread of COVID-19. The contest was created by President Neal Smatresk and organized by the Division of Student

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