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UNT officially smoke free with new policy

Ben Peyton / Senior Staff Writer UNT is officially smoke free after the smoke free campus policy became active on January 1, 2013, effectively forbidding anyone from smoking tobacco products on campus or UNT property. The policy does not make the campus completely tobacco free, but does limit the use

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Police Blotter

Rance Yordy / Intern Thursday, January 3, 2013,12:24 p.m.: Property was turned in at the UNT Police Department. Friday, January 4, 2013,1:52 A.M. – A 21-year-old male was arrested for public intoxication at 300 South Welch St. He was sent to the Denton County Jail. 12:38 P.M. – A 25-year-old

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    Brief: Fiery 18-wheeler crash shuts down I-35 access road

Brief: Fiery 18-wheeler crash shuts down I-35 access road

Tim Cato / Senior Staff Writer An 18-wheeler drove off of Interstate 35E around 1 p.m. Monday afternoon and fell on top of a passing car on the access road below. The vehicles caught fire after the impact, but both drivers were uninjured, Denton Fire Captain Heath Hudson said. “The

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Workshop helps students save money

Olivia Sylvain/ Intern The Student Money Management Center will host a workshop called Deals for Steals at 5 p.m. today in Wooten Hall to educate students on finding entertainment around the city for affordable prices. The only workshop of the semester for getting deals will give students information on food

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    Grant to fund high-tech cancer research

Grant to fund high-tech cancer research

Melissa Wylie/ Senior Staff Writer Dr. Guido Verbeck, a UNT Associate Professor of Chemistry, will receive two years of funding from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas after the institute awarded him with an $181,419 grant on Dec. 5. The grant will fund Verbeck’s graduate student research group’s

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Classroom occupancy codes set to change

Marlene Gonzalez / Senior Staff Writer The occupancy levels in many classrooms on campus will either decrease or increase next summer to comply with new changes to the International Building Codes Occupancy Classification. Darlene Callahan, director of Space Management and Planning, said the university conducted an annual audit checkup this

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Counseling center helps students survive finals week

Emily Bentley / Staff Writer Finals week can be a stressful time as students struggle to cram last-minute information, collect missing notes and petition heaven and hell for extra credit on tests that can make or break a GPA. Employees at UNT’s Counseling and Testing Services are all too familiar

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IT keeps students’ online information safe

Jason Yang / Senior Staff Writer Students supply an abundance of information to attend UNT, from social security numbers to credit card numbers to birth dates. The more than 200 employees working for the university’s Information Technology Shared Services ensure that valuable information is safe and protected from viruses, online

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    Filtered water stations installed on campus

Filtered water stations installed on campus

Mearl Colaco / Intern New filtered water fill stations are being installed on campus to offer students, faculty and staff clean, safe drinking water for reusable bottles. The stations will be installed by the UNT Faculties Department and funded by a grant from the We Mean Green Fund. Fourteen of

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TAMS student rubs elbows with UN ambassadors

Ben Peyton / Senior Staff Writer Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science sophomore Flora Yan was one of 150 students from around the world who joined Nobel Peace Prize winners, a Jordanian princess and United Nations ambassadors at the October 2012 World Food Prize Global Youth Institute in Des Moines,

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