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Crunching the cost of your campus life

What do UNT’s student fees and homemade bread have in common? You can’t guarantee the bread will rise. At least that’s the impression we got from a meeting of the UNT Board of Regents on Feb. 14. But bad jokes aside, increased fees for housing and food on campus might

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Don’t fear florid, flamboyant speech

How many times have you heard people yammering on about something and then abruptly stall in the middle of their tirade, perplexed as to what adjective to describe the next word about to exit their mouth? Then after their long pause they resort to using “like” as the adjective to

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Zombie fad claims latest victim

Silicon, the element that brings us everything from computer chips to breast implants, is now being used to create artificial life on a cellular level. Researchers at the University of New Mexico have discovered this new party trick. All you have to do is get a mammalian cell in a

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London broils, says ‘neigh’ to mystery meat

Most of continental Europe is currently flipping a lid over the recent revelation that a considerable amount of prepared meat products in Britain, Ireland, Italy and Spain might contain horsemeat. The food giant Nestlé is apparently to blame after using shady meat suppliers for some of their popular products like

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Texas has issues: Your state’s week in review

Last week, we mentioned that Sugar Land, Texas refused a $500,000 offer from dating site SugarDaddie.com for the town to adopt the site’s name for a decade. But this week, it looks like they’re sweetening the deal. CEO Steven Pasternack announced that his company was raising their offer to $4.6

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Olympics puts ancient sport into headlock

Oh, what Olympic wrestling was in the year 2000. Sweat trickled from American Rulon Gardner’s head while he used his entire heavyweight frame to fend off the greatest Greco-Roman style wrestler of all time, Aleksandr Karelin. Gardner eventually spoiled the Russian’s perfect Olympic record, creating one of wrestling’s greatest moments.

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Sgt. Facebook’s lonely hearts club band

College can get lonely. If you’re not very social or don’t get along with your roommate, finding friends and romance is hard. After a few semesters of isolation, you might feel desperate enough to do something drastic, and FakeInternetGirlfriend.com is counting on it. The website allows love-starved customers to purchase

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Facing struggles away from the battlefield

The following editorial appeared in The Charleston Gazette on Sunday, Feb. 17. On the same day that the Pentagon authorized putting female soldiers into front-line combat, a different news item involved military women: A congressional committee heard testimony about the sickening number of female recruits who are raped or molested.

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Computer hugs shouldn’t be your main squeeze

American ingenuity has always had a knack for conjuring up the most unnecessary solutions to first-world problems. Between a pair of one million dollar sneakers that have been literally dipped in gold or toilet paper that has twitter feeds printed onto it, the definition of excess is being pushed to lofty

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Obama’s brain map: a grey matter mandate

Move over, space: what goes on inside your skull is the real final frontier. In fact, it’s staggering how much we simply don’t know about the functions of the brain, considering that they’re directly between our ears. Modern neuroscience and the study of cognition are relatively new fields compared to

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