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    Record freshman class, national rankings highlight 2017 State of the University address

Record freshman class, national rankings highlight 2017 State of the University address

UNT President Neal Smatresk spoke at the fourth annual 2017 State of the University address on Thursday afternoon in the Winspear Performance Hall. The State of the University is a yearly address where the president presents a speech over the successes and adversities faced by UNT in the year prior, as

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    UNT faculty writes letter denouncing Trump Jr. speech

UNT faculty writes letter denouncing Trump Jr. speech

An online letter signed by 87 UNT faculty members denouncing Donald Trump Jr. being invited to speak as part of the UNT Koehne Speaker Series was posted online Friday morning. The letter says faculty are “shocked” and “embarrassed” by the decision to bring in Trump Jr. Click here to read

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    Denton lends a helping hand during Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

Denton lends a helping hand during Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, cities across the state have offered their assistance in the form of donations and rescue teams. Denton’s mayor, Chris Watts, as well as city police officers and firefighters traveled down to the affected areas to assist in these efforts. On Aug. 29, donations began

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    SGA hears resolution supporting removal of Confederate monument on the Square

SGA hears resolution supporting removal of Confederate monument on the Square

The UNT Student Government Association discussed a resolution declaring support for the removal of the Confederate monument from the Denton square in their general meeting Wednesday. Senator Jordan Villarreal from the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences read the bill and answered questions following the reading. The resolution reads,

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    UNT holds DACA informational forum

UNT holds DACA informational forum

UNT held an informational forum regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, at noon on Tuesday in the University Union. The forum was organized to provide information to DACA students about how they might be affected after President Trump’s recent decision to end the program. Director of

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    Denton County first in country to unveil new voting equipment

Denton County first in country to unveil new voting equipment

Following the series of glitches that required multiple recounts during the November election, the Denton County Elections Administration has replaced its voting equipment after a vote to approve the new system on June 20. The new system, Hart InterCivic’s Verity, is a ballot on demand system that will be electronic-based

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    UNT alumnus Matt Farmer announces candidacy for state House seat

UNT alumnus Matt Farmer announces candidacy for state House seat

UNT graduate Matt Farmer announced his candidacy for the District 64 seat in the Texas House of Representatives as a Democrat Wednesday on the Denton Courthouse lawn. Farmer, 24, is a lifelong resident of North Texas and has lived in Denton for the past five years. Farmer first came to

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    One year later, campus carry brings no apparent change to UNT

One year later, campus carry brings no apparent change to UNT

The beginning of the 2017 fall semester marks one year since campus carry took effect in public universities across Texas. According to the UNT Police Department, the law has not changed the campus environment in any significant way. “We have had no incidents since the law passed or since the

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    Fouts Field set to be demolished in Fall 2018 for parking and bussing

Fouts Field set to be demolished in Fall 2018 for parking and bussing

The demolition of Fouts Field has been delayed until Fall 2018 and will be torn down after the new Track and Field complex is finished, a UNT spokesperson said. The $14 million project includes the demolition, addition of parking spots and new bus transfer station. Fouts Field, located on Eagle

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    SGA to vote on resolution calling for removal of Confederate monument

SGA to vote on resolution calling for removal of Confederate monument

The UNT Student Government Association will review a resolution declaring their support for the removal of the Confederate monument in their general meeting Wednesday. The resolution reads, “The Student Government Association of the University of North Texas stands firmly against any reactionary, revisionist sentiments and fully supports the complete removal of Denton

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