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Willis Library gets exemption from university hiring freeze

Jason Yang / Senior Staff Writer A hiring freeze preventing UNT from taking on new faculty and staff has temporarily thawed at Willis Library, which is looking for someone to

Denton voted best small town in America

H. Drew Blackburn / Staff Writer For the second year in a row, mapmaker Rand McNally and national newspaper USA Today teamed up to discover the best small town in

Petition to secede remains popular

Eleanor Sadler / Staff Writer The latest Texas secession movement is unlikely to elicit a serious response from the Obama administration, but an online petition calling for the peaceful divorce

UNT’s clean air efforts gain recognition

Daniel Bissell / Staff Writer The North Texas Commission has named UNT the best university in its eighth annual “Working for Clean Air” competition, citing exemplary progress in improving air

Workshop offers students job advice

Julie Bird / Staff Writer A workshop at the Student Money Management Center on Tuesday afternoon taught a group of students the importance of carefully considering job offers and weighing

UNT police investigate reported campus assault, kidnapping

Jason Yang / Senior Staff Writer Police are investigating an alleged on-campus kidnapping and aggravated sexual assault that was reported last Tuesday, UNT Police Department spokesman John DeLong said. The

Denton electric crew aids hurricane recovery efforts in NY

Jason Yang / Senior Staff Writer They helped restore power in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina in 2005. They fixed transformers and installed utility poles in Florida and along the

TAMS students excel in national competition

Marlene Gonzalez / Senior Staff Writer Eleven students in the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science program at UNT have been recognized in the 2012 Siemens Competition in Math, Science

Long lines, uptick in digital sales on Black Friday

Daniel Bissell / Staff Writer Hordes of North Texas consumers camped outside, hustled through aisles and browsed retail websites on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving marking the unofficial opening

Doctoral student wins prestigious business award

Julie Bird / Staff Writer The Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation awarded UNT doctoral student Phillip Davis a $10,000 scholarship for his research and other achievements last month. Davis,