The Dose

Vote your conscience: Why Ted Cruz was right

Preston Mitchell | Opinion Editor @presto_mitch I am not, by any means, a fan of Ted Cruz. Even when his competition included Donald Trump and Chris Christie, he was one of the worst possible choices for a presidency, as his ludicrous brand of religion-based politics was always too archaic to work in the first place. However, what Cruz did on

New Apple patent for camera phones could be bad

Morgan Sullivan | Staff Writer @sadsquadch It could be the shriek heard ‘round the world, as millions of people who film the entirety of concerts on Snapchat will no longer able to do so. Earlier this month, Apple was granted a patent for the infrared system that could be used to block cell phone cameras at movie theaters, concerts and

UNT consultants host open athletics forum amid athletic director search

Austin Jackson | Staff Writer @a_jack17 With intentions of mending a weary fan base, UNT consultants Trip Kuehne and Michael Sicuro hosted a forum Monday, June 27, bringing together prominent North Texas coaches and over 100 alumni to discuss the current and future state of North Texas athletics. In his address to the crowd, Kuehne said the event was the

UNT Athletics ranked highly in academics in 2014-2015, per report

Nealie Sanchez | Staff Writer @NealieSanchez Despite many subpar performances on the field, UNT athletics found success in the classroom, finishing 2014-2015 with high APR scores, according to an NCAA report. A team’s APR score is comprised of both student athlete GPA and retention of athletes. Each student athlete can receive two points for his or her team: one for

Exclusive: Rick Villarreal discusses resignation as UNT athletic director

Scott Sidway | News & Sports Editor @ScottyWK Editor’s Note: I contacted Rick Villarreal minutes after it was announced he and UNT mutually decided to part ways. Here is the transcript of the exclusive interview between myself and Villarreal. For the original story, click here. From your point of view, what played into the decision to step down? RV: I