The Dose

The Cleveland killer shouldn’t be the demise of streaming media

The Editorial Board This past weekend, the ethics of live streaming were called into question through ways that even “Black Mirror” failed to make us confront. On Sunday in Cleveland, Ohio, 37-year-old Steve Stephens fatally shot 74-year-old Robert Godwin, Sr. and live streamed his crime on Facebook. In another upload, Stephens claimed he had killed 15 other people, quickly giving

The flawed approach to modern network coverage

Gabriela Macias | Staff Writer A lot has been said about the role mass media played in the 2016 election, especially when considering major cable news networks. One of these is CNN, which heavily covered the campaigns and their aftermath. One of the recurring themes in CNN shows is the use of political pundits. To be clear, the definition of “pundit,” according

The buck has to stop in college sports

Nate Jackson | Staff Writer We have an opportunity in America that may be foreign to several other countries. It’s an economic and political system called capitalism. It enables its subjects to obtain the means to own and operate a business or corporation for their individual gain. Most recognize this freedom as the “American Dream” and in most cases, I would

Elder’s senior day performance leads softball to series win over Florida Atlantic

It’s the circle of life. North Texas softball picked up a 2-0 win over Florida Atlantic University on Senior Day at Lovelace Stadium led by a senior and a freshman. Senior lefty Jessica Elder tossed 7.0 complete innings of shutout softball allowing just six hits and striking out three in her final home game. It’s Elder’s second complete game shutout

Track and field finishes sixth, seventh at John Jacobs Invitational

The North Texas track and field team traveled to Oklahoma this weekend to compete in the John Jacobs Invitational. The team rested most of its athletes this week as it competed in only 17 events, but managed to get an overall look at the rest of its roster. The Mean Green men’s team finished sixth overall while the women were

Softball splits doubleheader with FAU thanks to Gregory twin heroics

With a chance to punch their ticket to the Conference USA tournament on the line, the North Texas Mean Green knew they had to take at least one game in Saturday’s doubleheader. They did just that. After dropping game one 3-1, the Mean Green (23-23, 10-10) took game two in walk-off fashion against Florida Atlantic University 3-2. Thanks to late-game