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Six-year, four-year graduating rates steadily increasing

Joshua Knopp / Staff Writer UNT’s six-year graduating rate is above national averages, and is increasing steadily. A new study performed by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center found that 54.1 percent of first-time students who entered college in 2006 graduated in 2012. According to a recent Board of Regents presentation,

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City council votes 7-0 to pass lending ordinance

Daniel Bissell / Staff Writer City council members at Tuesday’s meeting unanimously approved a motion for a new ordinance restricting the actions of payday and title loan companies in Denton. After an hour of deliberation, the city council voted 7-0 in favor of setting forth the motion. The ordinance stipulates greater

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‘A Green Light to Greatness’ becoming unified campaign

Ben Peyton / Senior Staff Writer After about a year under the new “A Green Light To Greatness Campaign,” the UNT administration will require all departments to use the appropriate campaign logos and texts in their business cards, stationary and related materials beginning April 1. President V. Lane Rawlins introduced the

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UNT’s budget could stabilize despite national sequester

Joshua Knopp / Staff Writer With national sequestration coming into effect at the beginning of this month, UNT is continuing to make itself more efficient with its yearly budget, President V. Lane Rawlins said. National sequestration, which was mandated in 2011 in case Congress could not balance the national budget in

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Conference to focus on peace efforts

Ben Peyton / Senior Staff Writer Continuing from a 2011 peace conference on South Asia, UNT will have guest lecturers that include the Consul General of Israel during the Middle East Peace Conference, “The Middle East: A New Era?” from March 22 to 23 at the Gateway Conference Center. The Conference

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Police Blotter: Fire extinguishers reportedly stolen from University Union

Staff Report Monday, March 11, 7:36 p.m.: A 23-year-old UNT student was issued a citation for possession of drug paraphernalia at an initiated traffic stop. Wednesday, 3:38 p.m.: A complaint was reported that multiple bullet holes were found in the glass windows at Woodhill Square building in Denton. A UNT

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Protoplanet confirmed by astronomers

Andrew Freeman / Staff Writer Through UNT’s Exoplanet Confirmation Research Project, a Jupiter-sized protoplanet, also known as an exoplanet, has been confirmed 335 light years away. “Protoplanets are planets that are still kind of forming,” said Ron “Starman” Dilulio, Astronomy Laboratory Director. “With exoplanet studies, we pick targets given to us

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Store offers UNT, TWU apparel

Sydney Davis / Intern Barefoot Athletics, a shop that carries both UNT and Texas Women’s University merchandise, has recently opened on the Square in Denton. The store was opened to provide students with an alternative location to purchase clothing with UNT and TWU logos. Aside from the Denton location, stores are

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Students will go to The Hague to see international courts

Caydee Ensey / Contributing Writer This summer 10 UNT students will get a chance to see how an international court decides the fate of those accused of murder, rape, genocide, and other committed atrocities as the former Yugoslavia fell apart in the early 1990s. Political science professors James Meernik and Kimi

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UNT alumnus judges teen cupcake challenge

Melissa Wylie / Senior Staff Writer Sprinkles, icing and fondant acted as weapons of warfare during the Denton North Branch Library’s teen cupcake battle. The springtime-themed competition took place on Saturday and was modeled after Food Network’s TV show Cupcake Wars, public services librarian Juli Gonzalez said. Eight teams presented an

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