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    Students petition for online options as spring classes begin in person

Students petition for online options as spring classes begin in person

The University of North Texas has returned to fully in-person classes for the spring 2022 semester as active COVID-19 cases rise in Texas and some neighboring universities choose to begin the semester online.  During the first two weeks in January, 4,181 people were tested at the Student Health and Wellness

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    Debate team celebrates success, looks to keep momentum throughout the spring

Debate team celebrates success, looks to keep momentum throughout the spring

This semester, the UNT debate team has seen success competing in 16 state and national tournaments, placing 6th at the Texas State-Level Competition and having over a dozen members qualify for American Forensic Association and National Forensic Association nationals.  The team puts in many hours to achieve its successes, with

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    On-campus road construction to begin in December, with potential future projects in summer 2022

On-campus road construction to begin in December, with potential future projects in summer 2022

The city of Denton will begin reconstruction on North Texas Boulevard following the university’s December commencement ceremonies. The $5 million project is funded by the 2012 and 2014 city bond programs. The reconstruction will include new curbs and gutters, asphalt roadways and upgraded water and wastewater facilities. Transportation Services Communications

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    More COVID-19 financial aid will be available to students in the spring

More COVID-19 financial aid will be available to students in the spring

The university has allocated between $20 and 24 million in emergency student aid for the upcoming semester through the COVID-19 Student Success Award using the third iteration of the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Act.  “$71 million of our funds are allocated to students,” said Mark McLellan, vice president for Research

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    Michael R. Williams named as university system chancellor replacement

Michael R. Williams named as university system chancellor replacement

Fort Worth Health Science Center President Dr. Michael R. Williams has been named as the next UNT system chancellor, to replace Lesa Roe effective on Jan. 1. “It’s a great opportunity to be a part of leading a team,” Williams said. “And […] have an opportunity to see what we

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    University to raise housing rates, not tuition

University to raise housing rates, not tuition

The Board of Regents voted unanimously to raise the prices of housing and meal plans for the 2022-2023 academic semester at this month’s meeting while declining to vote on a proposal to increase tuition rates.  The university will increase housing rates by 2.1 percent and dining meal plans by 3 percent

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    Two months after going into effect, Texas abortion bill argued in front of Supreme Court 

Two months after going into effect, Texas abortion bill argued in front of Supreme Court 

Over two months have passed since the Supreme Court voted 5-4 to allow Texas’ controversial abortion bill to be enacted into law. The medical procedure has been essentially halted across the state in the meanwhile, according to the Texas Tribune.  Challenges to the law were brought to the Supreme Court

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    Student Government Association update Eagle’s Nest policies at last meeting of semester

Student Government Association update Eagle’s Nest policies at last meeting of semester

The Student Government Association held its last meeting of the semester on Wednesday, where it reviewed the senate’s fall budget and approved two pieces of legislation. “I’m excited for the next session,” Vice President David Muñoz-Sarabia said. “I’m like a proud dad, to say the least.” Chief of Staff Casey

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    Who is eligible for the COVID-19 booster shot and where to access it

Who is eligible for the COVID-19 booster shot and where to access it

The Food and Drug Administration has expanded the eligibility of the Moderna, Pfizer and Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine booster shots to include the widest population of Americans to date.  As more people become eligible for a second or third shot, the availability and eligibility of the vaccine continue to

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    Denton City Council to further discuss marijuana decriminalization

Denton City Council to further discuss marijuana decriminalization

The Denton City Council is exploring the possibility of city marijuana policy reform and decriminalization. On Nov. 2, council member Deb Armintor presented an ordinance written by Decriminalize Denton, a local activist group that strives to “enact a permanent moratorium on cannabis arrests and citations in Denton.” The legislation would

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