The Dose

The need for students to keep school spirit alive

By The Editorial Board For many, Denton is less of a college town and more of a weird microcosm. This place offers people from numerous walks of life a platform to come together and be creative. But on campus, for years it has seemed nobody is interested in having school spirit. University administrators and student leaders have for a while

The untouchable legacy of Michelle Obama

This article is one of several stories we’ll publish exploring how Barack Obama’s presidency has impacted young people. If Barack Obama is one of our best presidents, Michelle would have to be one of the best first ladies. Last Thursday, for example, she delivered a powerful New Hampshire speech in lieu of Donald Trump’s mistreatment of women. “I can’t believe I’m saying

The complex relationship between NCAA athletes, coaches and social media

Last spring, the NCAA passed legislation that effectively changed how colleges recruit athletes. The new policy allows coaches to interact with recruits by favoriting and retweeting them on Twitter. While the NCAA has a limit on how many phone calls coaches can make to prospective athletes, social media is far less regulated. For coaches, social media is a platform to

North Texas offensive line struggling to maintain consistency

Kaydon Kirby was a centerpiece of the North Texas offensive line from the time he walked on in 2012 after being a stand out at Flower Mound High School. He was a Conference USA All-Freshman team member and started all 35 games he appeared in from 2013-2015 after redshirting in 2012. Kirby was even named to the Remington Award watch list

Mean Green softball evaluating talent and newcomers in fall play

Fall is normally reserved for cold-weather sports like football, basketball and hockey. But North Texas softball has already begun its march towards the 2017 season with the beginning of fall ball. The team played five scrimmages against West Texas A&M University, Texas Women’s University and the University of Oklahoma, and has three games remaining on its schedule. The Mean Green