Tag "community"

Learning to be open about mental illness

Mental illnesses are frightening, but they shouldn’t be. Maybe they aren’t to you, but for some people mental illnesses are scary. They can be humiliating, debilitating and embarrassing. But now, it’s

City Council changes open mic policy

Matthew Reyna | Staff Writer @bucko_rodgers The Denton City Council agreed to change the open mic session of their meetings, but did not eliminate it entirely as had been considered. The

Denton elected officials come together for celebratory summit

Matthew Reyna | Staff Writer @bucko_rodgers  Almost every official elected by Denton voters was at the Best Western Premier Wednesday, June 29 for an event to show gratitude to them

Renewable Denton Plan approved by divided City Council

Matthew Reyna | Staff Writer @bucko_rodgers The Denton City Council narrowly passed the Renewable Denton Plan during a contentious city council meeting that lasted until 1 a.m. on Tuesday, June

Dual-university vigil continues support for Orlando and all cultural identities

Matt Payne | Features Editor @MattePaper For the second time since Sunday at the Downtown Square, hundreds of students and community leaders gathered for a candlelight vigil at the Library

Denton Area Running Club kicks off Summer Run series

Adalberto Toledo | Senior Staff Writer @aldot29 About 140 people packed the seating area outside Beth Marie’s near Unicorn Lake Tuesday to kick off the Denton Area Running Club’s Summer

Denton citizens gather for candlelight vigil to mourn Orlando victims

Matt Payne | Features Editor @MattePaper Intermittent rain and wind gusts did not stop Denton County citizens from congregating the Downtown Square for a candlelight vigil in respect to those

A not-so-silent night for a traveling man

Matt Payne | Copy Editor @MattePaper Groups of drunk, laughing people strolled along the sidewalk under luminous bulbs outside McBride Music & Pawn, returning to their cars in the wee

Brewing up a following

Kayleigh Bywater | Senior Staff Writer @kayleighnic0le Nestled in the corner of the environmental science building’s first floor, a green coffee kiosk sticks out among the student traffic and bare

What to expect from the seventh annual 35 Denton music festival

Victoria Monteros | Staff Writer @ToriLaSuper Big things are in store for the seventh year of 35 Denton, taking place March 11 – 13. “It’s really a celebration of Denton: