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UNT professor educates the public about green energy

Ben Peyton / Senior Staff Writer UNT biology professor Ruthanne Thompson has redefined the term green energy for many by informing them that it can not only cause less impact on the environment, but save money as well. Thompson, through funding from the State Energy Conservation Office, began working on

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Greek Life investigation continues, student still in serious condition

Ben Peyton / Senior Staff Writer The serious injuries sustained by accounting junior Dustin Starks in the early morning hours of a party at the Delta Sigma Phi house last month have spurred strong reactions across the board. Police and Emergency Medical Services responded to a 911 call around 4:30

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This week’s police blotter

Mearl Colaco / Intern Feb. 4, 12:03 p.m.: UNT police officers and Emergency Medical Services responded to a medical emergency at the Pohl Recreation Center. The patient was not transported for medical treatment. 5:35 p.m.: A student filed a complaint about her car being keyed. UNT police officers responded to

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UNT alumnus wins Grammy award for gospel album

Porschia Plaxton / Intern Lecrae Moore, an alumnus of UNT, won a Grammy for Best Gospel Album Sunday for his album titled “Gravity.” Moore is a Christian hip-hop musician who received a degree in applied arts and sciences UNT in 2002. Moore was born and raised in the south side

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“UNT Hobo” highlights student financial challenges

Melissa Wylie/ Senior Staff Writer Equipped with a flashlight, $5 in change, three pairs of clothes and a cell phone, UNT undeclared sophomore Jerson Rivera simulated life as a homeless student for five days in December. “I couldn’t go home, no contact with people I knew,” Rivera said. “I wanted

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Combat law sparks discussions

Olvia Sylvain / Intern The U.S. military announced last month that it is ending the policy excluding women from combat. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta made the official announcement to end the exclusionary policy, but the changes will not immediately go into effect, said Marilla Cushman of the Women in Military

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Interim vice president of research and development chosen

Joshua Knopp / Staff Writer UNT named an interim vice president for Research and Economic Development yesterday as the college continues to search for a long-term applicant for the position. Kenneth Sewell, who has been working as an associate vice president in the same office for five years and has

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Losing sleep could lead to complications

Melissa Wylie / Senior Staff Writer A night of sufficient sleep may seem out of reach for many college students, but sacrificing hours of rest can lead to daytime difficulties. Adam Bramoweth, postdoctoral psychology fellow at Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, said the National Sleep Foundation suggests that adolescents get

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Greek Life prohibition

Ben Peyton / Senior Staff Writer Alcohol has been banned from all Greek life events while the Dean of Students Maureen McGuiness, investigates student conduct violations before acting accordingly. The ban follows the recent incident at the UNT Delta Sigma Phi fraternity house where a student fell over a stairway

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UNT experts offer campus safety tips during emergency

Joshua Knopp Staff Writer Discussions concerning precautions students should take in case a shooter is seen on campus have increased with recent school shootings; so much that a bill to allow concealed handgun license holders to carry weapons onto school campuses for protection is being reviewed in the Texas state

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