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UNT alumni played at Obama’s inauguration

Ben Peyton / Senior Staff Writer Musical performances honed at the UNT College of Music could be heard at the 57th presidential inauguration on Jan. 21,where alumni performed in the U.S. Marine Band and other elite military ensembles. Clarinetist and Staff Sgt. Meaghan Kawaller (‘06) won an audition to play with

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    Pedestrian bridge’s fate in hands of UNT survey

Pedestrian bridge’s fate in hands of UNT survey

Jennifer Zhang / Intern UNT is embarking on a new project to make the pedestrian bridge that connects Fouts Field’s parking lot to Apogee Stadium reflect more of UNT’s spirit. The new pedestrian bridge additions will be provided by campus funds and is scheduled to be completed by December. Though the

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National grant to fund new cyber security research

Melissa Wylie / Senior Staff Writer UNT has been designated as one of seven schools in the country to work with the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security’s Information Assurance Research after receiving a nearly $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation. The grant will fund scholarships

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This week’s police blotter

Mearl Colaco/ Intern Police Blotter Thursday Jan. 10, 12:58 a.m.: Two male students, ages 18 and 19, were arrested by a UNT police officer on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. The arrested students were sent to Denton County Jail. Saturday, Jan. 12, 9:24 a.m.: A 23-year-old man wanted on a

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Returning student wins non-profit scholarship

Andrew Freeman / Staff Writer Graduate student Stephanie Reid earned a $4,500 award through the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance, a nationally competitive scholarship given to students who are seeking a certificate in nonprofit management and leadership through the NPLA. Applicants also had to be active within a nonprofit organization for at

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    Denton County Sherriff’s office will replace fallen K-9 unit

Denton County Sherriff’s office will replace fallen K-9 unit

Daniel Bissell / Staff Writer Even though the Denton County Sherriff’s office is currently without a K-9 unit, there are plans in finding a replacement unit in the future, Investigator Larry Kish said. Denton County Sherriff William Travis is working to find a replacement unit. According to the sheriff’s office,

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Community to participate in MLK march

Olivia Sylvain / Intern For eight years, UNT students have joined community members in the Martin Luther King Jr. march, an annual event that takes place on the third Monday of January. This year’s event will be held at 4 p.m. on Jan. 21 at the free speech area outside

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Psychology professor researches Miranda Rights

Caitlyn Jones / Contributing Writer You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law. These words are familiar to any person who has been arrested or seen the TV show “Cops,” but after research from a UNT

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Campus police take measures to prevent school shooting

Daniel Bissell / Staff Writer Since the Dec. 14, 2012,  shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.in Newtown, Conn., where 26 people were fatally shot, the U.S. has witnessed a dramatic crossfire of arguments over actions to prevent similar disasters from occurring again. Schools around the nation, including UNT, are taking precautionary

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Mayborn alumni gives back to school that brought him success

Ben Peyton / Senior Staff Writer UNT alumni Mike Whitehead bequeathed $100,000 in his will to the Mayborn School of Journalism, creating the $4,000 a year C. Michael Whitehead scholarship for a student walking the same path he once trekked himself. Whitehead graduated from the Mayborn School of Journalism in 1981

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