Free science camp set at UNT

Wed, Jul 8, 2015 - 9:12am

Students in UNT’s Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science are hosting a free Science Adventure Camp from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 8 in UNT’s Environmental Education, Science and Technology building, 1704 W. Mulberry St.


Dallas will host Pulitzer event on presidents and the press

Wed, Jul 8, 2015 - 8:57am

The Dallas Morning News, Texas’ three presidential libraries and the Pulitzer Prize board will host a two-day symposium next June examining Pulitzer-winning work about the presidency.

“The People, the Presidency and the Press” will be the topic of the Dallas discussion, one of four marquee events nationwide for the Pulitzer centennial.

The News, the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum in College Station, the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in Dallas and the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library in Austin will present the symposium here in early June 2016.

“The centennial of...

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Sky-high pride

Mon, Jul 6, 2015 - 11:06am

Hundreds filled the streets of Denton Saturday morning for the Fourth of July Yankee Doodle Parade. Candy, beads and even T-shirts were thrown to members of the crowd as residents kept their eyes on the steady line of participants.

Though Fourth of July is a time ripe with parades, the one in Denton is unique because anyone can saddle up and take part.

Tractors, boats, makeshift floats, bicycles and motorcycles ride in unison in a path through the downtown area. Children dipped and dove in between the crowd to find candy.

“We live in the best country in the world,” said Flower Mound resident Daniel Ottinger...

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Sunnyvale student to attend UNT journalism workshop

Fri, Jul 3, 2015 - 12:05pm

Kristen Schabel, an incoming senior at Sunnyvale High School, is one of 15 Texas high school students and recent graduates selected to attend this summer’s multimedia high school journalism summer workshop at the University of North Texas (UNT).


Parquet Courts’ Andrew Savage Announces First Solo Art Exhibition

Thu, Jul 2, 2015 - 1:25pm

Before Andrew Savage became the frontman of Parquet Courts, he studied painting at the University Of North Texas. He’s been behind most of the band’s iconography since their inception, and has designed the album artwork for all three (four, if we count Content Nausea) of their records. This month, he’ll have his first-ever solo artwork exhibition called Color Studies 2015, made up of silk screen work that he’s completed this year.

“I called the show Color Studies because I wanted to focus on colors that don’t...