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    Residents return to apartments after floor collapses; damages expected to total over $200,000

Residents return to apartments after floor collapses; damages expected to total over $200,000

A party at a student apartment complex caused the floor of a third-story apartment to collapse this past Sunday. Forty-eight residents from The Ridge at North Texas were displaced as a result of the incident, with damages exceeding $200,000, according to a report from the Denton Fire Department. Residents were

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    After sudden resignation, a new chairman is elected for the Denton County GOP

After sudden resignation, a new chairman is elected for the Denton County GOP

The Denton County GOP has a new face after a special election was called last month to elect a new chairperson for the party. John Dillard, the former mayor of The Colony, was elected as the new chairman on Oct. 11, effective immediately. Dillard will succeed Lisa Hendrickson, who originally

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    UNT hosts first-generation student event to commemorate education act

UNT hosts first-generation student event to commemorate education act

UNT hosted a first-generation student event Wednesday in the University Union to celebrate the 52nd anniversary of the Higher Education Act of 1965. Committees of Council for Opportunity in Education (COE) and Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA) wanted to come together and celebrate the Higher Education Act (HEA)

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    Floor collapses during party at student apartment in Denton

Floor collapses during party at student apartment in Denton

Approximately 50 residents were displaced at The Ridge at North Texas apartment complex after the floor of a third-story unit collapsed during a party Sunday morning, according to law enforcement officials. No major injuries were reported. A fire alarm at the complex went off around 1:43 a.m. Denton 911 began

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    North Central Texas College to open Denton campus

North Central Texas College to open Denton campus

North Central Texas College (NCTC) is looking to open a new location in the old Denton Record-Chronicle building in downtown Denton. Construction for the project is planned for April 2018 and classes are expected to start fall 2019. “This sleeping giant here at NCTC is being awakened and being recognized

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    UNT hosts first Green Dot bystander intervention training for students

UNT hosts first Green Dot bystander intervention training for students

UNT held its first Green Dot bystander intervention training for undergraduate students Friday, training seven organization leaders and members on how to help reduce power-based personal violence. The university began the process of bringing the national Green Dot program to campus in January 2016. Initially, 35 faculty and staff went

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    SGA partners with Pride Alliance to conduct fall 2017 safety tour

SGA partners with Pride Alliance to conduct fall 2017 safety tour

The UNT Student Government Association inventoried general campus and individual restrooms on their semesterly campus safety tour Wednesday, conducting the tour in partnership with Pride Alliance for the first time. SGA leads the safety tour every semester, which is open to students and staff. The tour documents points of concern

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    Finance book co-authored by UNT professor challenges young people to start saving up

Finance book co-authored by UNT professor challenges young people to start saving up

UNT finance professor Dave Ragan and his business partner Ricky Grunden Sr. have co-authored a new book titled “The Wealth Builder Challenge.” The book looks to help those in their 20s and 30s with finance and planning. Ragan is a UNT alumnus and graduated in 2003 with a finance degree.

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    Efforts towards inclusivity, service highlight changes to Homecoming 2017

Efforts towards inclusivity, service highlight changes to Homecoming 2017

Monday marks the beginning of UNT’s Homecoming Week for 2017. This year’s theme, “Deep in the Heart of UNT,” will look to celebrate what UNT has contributed to Texas and also help give back to the community with a few service-based events. Other events returning are the picnic at Library

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    New exhibit reflects on AIDS epidemic and looks to grow conversation about virus

New exhibit reflects on AIDS epidemic and looks to grow conversation about virus

UNT Special Collections put together an exhibit on the AIDS epidemic of the late 20th century, with a focus on the NAMES AIDS Memorial Quilt and other quilts memorializing those who lost their lives to the virus. The exhibit, entitled “Threads of Remembrance,” traces its roots in two ways. The

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