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Psychological appeals of social media pages

Andrew Freeman / Staff Writer Two Facebook pages named “UNT Compliments” and “UNT Confessions” have caught a lot of attention from the student community the last couple of weeks, both centered around posts students can make anonymously. UNT Confessions was created in mid-February as a page where UNT students can anonymously

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    PLP innovation helps develop analytical thinking skills

PLP innovation helps develop analytical thinking skills

Daniel Bissell / Staff Writer The Professional Leadership Program is developing a new concept that aims to help students cultivate and exchange ideas with their peers and professional companies. “It would be what I’d call a pilot,” director Billy Johnson said. “The idea is to get the students that we have

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Spring break safety tips for college students

Joshua Knopp / Staff Writer With Spring Break coming up, there are several ways that college students can have safe, fun breaks, said student services coordinator at the health and wellness center Noelle McIntyre. If students are planning on traveling, or just staying in a familiar place, safety is a necessity,

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Smoking ban hasn’t received reported violations

Stephen Young / Contributing writer It’s been more than two months since UNT became completely smoke-free. Students, faculty and staff are still adjusting, but despite a near total lack of administrative enforcement, the effects of the policy are being noticed. UNT’s “Smoke-Free Campus Policy,” which includes all university buildings and outdoor

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    Cardiovascular research uses alligators

Cardiovascular research uses alligators

Olivia Sylvain / Intern UNT biology professors Dane Crossley and Michael Hedrick have combined research projects to determine how the cardiovascular system develops in reptiles such as alligators, to see if there are any similarities between the ancient creatures and humans. In June 2011, he received a $746,739 grant from the

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Protester petitions Denton PD

Ben Peyton / Senior Staff Writer A UNT student who runs a Twitter page intended to draw attention to how much public information, particularly mug shots, are put online is now starting a petition that is aimed at the Denton Police Department. Computer science graduate student Brian Baugh started the petition

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President V. Lane Rawlins announces his future retirement plans

Joshua Knopp / Staff Writer UNT President V. Lane Rawlins announced yesterday he will retire by the end of 2013 and step into a smaller role with the university. In a letter to the UNT students and community, Rawlins said the reason for his departure isn’t health related, but because

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President V. Lane Rawlins announces retirement within a year, writes letter to UNT community

Below is a letter sent out to the university from President V. Lane Rawlins. Dear UNT community, In the past few weeks I came to the conclusion that it is the right time for me to step down from the UNT presidency. This has been a difficult decision because I

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    Deaf alumnus hopes to compete in Deaflympics

Deaf alumnus hopes to compete in Deaflympics

Joshua Knopp / Staff Writer After qualifying as one of the top-three deaf bowlers in the U.S. last August, a UNT alumnus is raising money to attend the 22nd Deaflympics as a bowler. Joshua Dalton, who graduated with a Bachelor of Science and electrical engineering in 2012, hopes to compete in

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    Ridership increases for DCTA, A-train over last three months

Ridership increases for DCTA, A-train over last three months

Ben Peyton / Senior Staff Writer The 2013 fiscal year figures released by the Denton County Transportation Authority shows that ridership has increased, particularly with the A-train service. Compared to last year’s January figures, 43 percent more passengers rode the A-train from October 2012 to December 2012. The increased ridership stems

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