The Dose

It’s time to reinstate the duel in American politics

The Editorial Board It has been deemed “blood sport” by those who’ve escaped the clutches of Washington and lived to tell the tale. The constant bickering and partisanship. The making and breaking of careers channeled through ego and ambition. It’s politics. A recent example of this can be found in the would-be feud between Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and President

Comics: Thanksgiving

Jake Bowerman | Senior Staff Illustrator @JJonahJango

Men’s basketball can’t contain Troy in second half, lose third straight

Scott Sidway | Sports Editor @ScottyWK Despite leading at halftime, the Mean Green men’s basketball team couldn’t stave off Troy University in the second half, losing 86-74 Wednesday at the Super Pit. The loss is North Texas’ third straight, all falling during the Mean Green Challenge. The Mean Green (2-3, 0-0) led 33-31 at halftime, led by freshman guard Allante

Women’s basketball adjusting to shallow roster, new rules for 2015-2016 season

Alex Lessard | Staff Writer @alexlikechexmix With an opportunity to make school history and become head coach, Jalie Mitchell earned her first win against Oklahoma University last week, and the Mean Green women’s basketball team nearly ran out of options. Four players are redshirted or ineligible, and two are out for the season due to injuries, leaving the Mean Green

Athletic prowess separates sophomore kicker Trevor Moore from stereotype

Reece Waddell | Senior Staff Writer @ReeceTapout15 There is a running joke among football circles that kickers are not real athletes. Often, kickers are among the smallest on a team in both height and weight. Sophomore kicker Trevor Moore does not fit that mold. Standing at just under 6 feet tall and 200 pounds, Moore can bench press 147 percent of