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    UNT firearm club president resigns less than a week after co-founder steps down

UNT firearm club president resigns less than a week after co-founder steps down

Jason Armitage, the president of UNT’s firearm club, Texas Marksmen, resigned on Tuesday. His resignation comes shortly after those of the club’s faculty adviser Craig Howard, and club co-founder and coach Jason Van Dyke. “It is with sadness that I regret to inform you that I am stepping down as

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    SGA Safety Tour shines a light on campus concerns

SGA Safety Tour shines a light on campus concerns

Student Government Association senators, interns and executive members gathered after an abridged senate meeting in November to survey the UNT campus for areas potentially unsafe for students and faculty alike. The campus-wide examination occurs each semester in coordination with other university efforts to record and address potential safety issues. “The

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    Cyber forensics lab develops device to detect scammers

Cyber forensics lab develops device to detect scammers

The UNT Cyber Forensics Laboratory is working with local police departments on a project to detect skimmers — devices placed over swipe slots and sometimes keypads at sale terminals, gas pumps and ATMs. Project manager Scott Belshaw said the project is almost complete. The project started about six months ago when

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    Local political groups condemn Michelle Beckley’s alleged racist comments

Local political groups condemn Michelle Beckley’s alleged racist comments

Local Democratic and Republican groups have come out condemning racism after allegations of racism came out against newly elected state representative Michelle Beckley. Several local Democratic Party volunteers, activists and leaders came forward to party officials after hearing Beckley allegedly made racist comments. Beckley is the first Denton County Democrat

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    Denton City Council considering the removal of the mural above Andy’s Bar

Denton City Council considering the removal of the mural above Andy’s Bar

The Denton City Council is considering the removal of the mural painted above the entrance to Andy’s Bar, a music and bar venue located on the Denton Square.  Gerard Hudspeth, who sits on the city council representing District 1, started a Twitter poll on Dec. 4, asking people for their

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    UNT athletics department $63 million in debt as of 2017

UNT athletics department $63 million in debt as of 2017

The UNT athletics department is more than $63.19 million in debt as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year, according to documents filed with the NCAA. The athletics department deficit during the 2016-2017 school year was $4,213,178. The $63 million overall debt of the department makes up 14.5 percent

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    Firearm club adviser resigns as former Proud Boys lawyer draws complaints for university involvement

Firearm club adviser resigns as former Proud Boys lawyer draws complaints for university involvement

Update 12/7: On Thursday, Dec. 6, UNT Texas Marksmen president Jason Armitage released a statement in regards to the Daily’s coverage of Van Dyke’s involvement with the campus organization. “In light of the recent events and statements that have been made in regards to the involvement of Jason Van Dyke in

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    Linsey Fagan announces plan to run for office again

Linsey Fagan announces plan to run for office again

Linsey Fagan announced in a Facebook post shortly after the 2018 midterm elections that she will run for office again. Fagan ran her first campaign this year, challenging incumbent Michael Burgess for US Congressional District TX-26. Fagan said she does not yet know what seat she will be running for in her second

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    Students record 58-hour livestream in an attempt to break the world record

Students record 58-hour livestream in an attempt to break the world record

Nine students in the Department of Media Arts recorded a 58-hour long livestream last month in an attempt to achieve the Guinness World Record for longest livestream with only audio. The current record record for the world’s longest audio livestream is 52 hours and was set in 2012 by Turkish

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    IT analysts notice a decrease in no-shows to advising appointments

IT analysts notice a decrease in no-shows to advising appointments

Department advisers at UNT have seen a sudden increase in attendance rates for advising appointments with the addition of Appointment Manager — an online portal allowing current and new coming students to book advising appointments — an Information Technology spokesperson said. UNT went live with Appointment Manager in May 2017, starting with

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