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    Students gather to honor fallen, rally for change
    Jessie Priest | Staff Writer About 25 students and faculty met at the Library Mall Saturday evening for discussion and prayer for those killed in the Charleston, S.C., church shooting this week. They gathered in the north end and campus leaders stepped forward. Brittany Burnam, UNT NAACP president, urged the community to rally behind the tragedy. […]
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    Amid Charleston shooting, a time to reflect
    The Editorial Board The rich symbolism surrounding the mass shooting at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, needs not only fuel the nation’s rhetoric in speaking on the matter, but used as an aid in this time of reflection and mourning. Dylann Roof, 21, murdered nine people Wednesday night at a church in […]
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    Pets of the Week – June 19
    Hannah Ridings / Visuals Editor The adorable animals below have been crowned the pets of the week and are available for adoption at the Linda McNatt Animal Care and Adoption Center located at 3717 N. Elm St. Adoption hours are Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Gummie Bear the dog is a […]
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    Another activist arrested at well site
    Hydraulic fracturing in Denton: the latest The Denton City Council on Tuesday repealed the hydraulic fracturing ban that has become Denton’s signature issue; Mayor Chris Watts even called it the most difficult issue the city has ever dealt with. The council voted 6-1, with only Keely Briggs voting against the measure. Here’s why that’s important: […]
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    City council votes to repeal fracking ban
    Edith Emeralda | Practicum Writer The Denton City Council took action Tuesday night to repeal the prohibition of hydraulic fracturing, 6-1, as two lawsuits related to the ban continue in Denton County district court. The ban was seven months old. Place 6 councilman Greg Johnson made the motion, seconded by District 1 councilman Kevin Roden, based […]
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    The Dose: Nintendo E3 2015 Digital Event highlights
    Nicholas Friedman | Features Editor After solid showings from both Microsoft and Sony’s conferences, everyone was excited to see what Nintendo had in store for their Digital Event. Turns out, they played it kind of safe. The theme for the event was transformation, and Nintendo executives gave us a look at a transformed company moving […]
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    The Dose: Sony E3 2015 Conference highlights
    Nicholas Friedman | Features Editor Sony had a lot to prove this year. With it’s executives claiming that this year’s holiday seemed sparse with titles, many were worried Sony would have a lackluster showing. And then all of the crow was eaten. Sony showed hit after hit, threw some digs at Microsoft and dipped into […]
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    SGA: champions for Julio Santos
    The Editorial Board We admire the leadership of the Student Government Association in planning and facilitating the vigil for Julio Santos last Friday. It’s the kind of leadership this university needs, and it offered a glimpse into how SGA president Adam Alattry and vice president Christopher Lee will lead the student body. If you attended […]
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    The Dose: Microsoft E3 2015 Conference highlights
    Nicholas Friedman | Features Editor Microsoft came out swinging today as the first official conference of the Electronics Entertainment Expo. With new exclusives, gameplay reveals and a lot of Rare, Microsoft set the bar. The highlights: Backward Compatibility What may be the No. 1 feature requested for the Xbox One, the ability to play Xbox 360 […]
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    Aaron Hedenstrom endorses Keilwerth Saxophones
    Current doctoral student Aaron Hedenstrom is now a Keilwerth Saxophones artist:
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    Tyler Mire Big Band releases second CD

    The Tyler Mire Big Band has released its second CD, "Movin' Day". The album features 11 originals compositions with guest artists Jeff Coffin, Daniel Pardo, Don Aliquo, Thomas Eby and Nashville's finest jazz and studio musicians. Tyler completed his master's degree in Jazz Studies in 2012. Other UNT alumni on the recording include Andrew Golden (trumpet), Lindsey Miller (guitar), Jeff Coffin (saxophone), Thomas Eby (trumpet) and Kelsey Mire (woodwinds). You can purchase it at Tyler's site, CDBaby, and iTunes.
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    Students, community gather to remember Julio Santos
    Update Saturday, June 13 Rhiannon Saegert | Senior Staff Writer A crowd of about 200 people gathered in the Library Mall Friday night to remember their friend and classmate, Julio Santos, who was recently found dead in Austin, through stories, tears, music and laughter. Speakers took turns at a microphone, sharing their memories of Santos, whose friendly, […]
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    Matt Hornbeck and José Perez heard on CBS's "The Briefcase"
    Alumni Matt Hornbeck and José Perez, who are working in Los Angeles, play acoustic guitar/mandolin and drumset, respectively, on the Angela Parrish song Different Tomorrow, which was heard on the soundtrack of the opening segment of the CBS show "The Briefcase" on June 10, 2015.
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    Texas doctors do world’s first skull-scalp transplant
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    Wojciak sentenced to 27 years
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