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    Letter from the Editor: My work here is done, but the Daily’s is not

Letter from the Editor: My work here is done, but the Daily’s is not

Alec Spicer | Editor-in-Chief When I joined the North Texas Daily as a regular staff writer two and a half years ago, I never imagined that I would one day be editor-in-chief. When I was named editor-in-chief last April, I never imagined being the longest serving editor-in-chief in several decades.

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    Texas would benefit from at-risk youth programs for runaways

Texas would benefit from at-risk youth programs for runaways

Starting Right, Now is a nonprofit organization based in Florida that helps “unaccompanied youth” find stable homes and graduate from high school, according to CNN. The founder’s inspiration came from helping her son’s classmate find a home after learning that she was in danger of becoming homeless. Through the organization,

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    Letter to the editor: An update on SGA from Senator Shane Warren

Letter to the editor: An update on SGA from Senator Shane Warren

By Shane Warren | SGA Senator  To the Student Body of UNT: The Senate, according to Article VI, Section 6 of the Student Constitution, has the power to establish all powers of the Supreme Court. Knowing this, we declared a mistrial over the Supreme Court decision that presidents and vice

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    Tuition rates at UNT and other universities are skyrocketing

Tuition rates at UNT and other universities are skyrocketing

For the 2018-2019 school year, UNT’s financial aid estimates the price of in-state tuition for an off-campus student, only including tuition and fees, at around $11,514 per semester, according to its website. This does not include the living expenses of food, books and transportation. Factoring these necessary personal costs in

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    Letter to the editor: Plans to override the SGA president’s veto

Letter to the editor: Plans to override the SGA president’s veto

By Shane Warren | SGA Senator  To the student body of UNT: This letter will serve as a timeline of the Supreme Court decision that serving a term means that either the Student Government Association president or vice president has to be in the SGA office at all times. It

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    Letter to the editor: Jesse Davis’ message to students for the District 3 City Council seat

Letter to the editor: Jesse Davis’ message to students for the District 3 City Council seat

UNT students are a driving creative energy in Denton and I am honored to have the opportunity to represent them and all of District 3 in the Denton City Council. Much of Denton’s unique and vibrant culture is forged from the relationship between the city and its universities. As a

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    Gun violence is also an issue of disproportionate violence against women

Gun violence is also an issue of disproportionate violence against women

When the Violence Against Women Act was signed by President Clinton in 1994, I remember the women around me being excited there was a new law that would help protect women both in and outside of their homes. When the U.S. House of Representatives voted to reauthorize the Violence Against

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    The NFL should recognize weed as a better alternative to opioids

The NFL should recognize weed as a better alternative to opioids

Preparing for every game no matter what and training until every body part is sore is part of the blood, sweat and tears detailed in the contract that each new NFL player must sign. But while these rookie players are putting their well-being on the chopping block, who’s looking out

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    Public transit is the best and cheapest way to travel

Public transit is the best and cheapest way to travel

There’s nothing wrong with taking public transportation. If anything more people should be riding trains and buses because it’s better for the environment, according to National Express Transit. Think about it, more people can fit in a bus than a single vehicle. With fewer cars and trucks on the road, this

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    First-gen students struggle to balance college and a paycheck

First-gen students struggle to balance college and a paycheck

By Yolian Ogbu | Contributing writer When I said I would miss the biggest party of our first year of college, my friend was dumbfounded. I had to go to work, I explained. “Just skip it,” she said, brow furrowed as she struggled to process my misguided priorities. I have

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