Student Activities/Organizations

Aviation camp exposing high schoolers to aviation careers takes wing through UNT-TCC partnership
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Wed, Jun 10, 2015 - 7:52am

From studying aerodynamics and meteorology to calculating fuel plans to actually flying an airplane, local 11th- and 12th-grade students will explore the possibilities in aviation and aerospace careers at the Aviation Career Education (ACE) Academy Program, June 15-19 (Monday – Friday) in Fort Worth. The Federal Aviation Administration co-sponsors the hands-on camp and will bring it to North Texas through a new collaboration between the University of North Texas and Tarrant County College.

Popular nationwide as a way to propel a younger generation into aviation careers, the camp is held several times each summer by some...

Scholar, fighter, mother
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Mon, Jun 8, 2015 - 12:11pm

Last fall, University of North Texas undergraduate Darla Ray competed in a dance tournament. The dance-off among teams representing campus dorms was a part of the school’s “Yell Like Hell” homecoming festivities, a series of skits, dances, and live music performances hosted by the school’s chapter of the Progressive Black Student Organization.

When she took the stage, the crowd of more than 3,000 students rose to its feet and cheered noticeably louder for her than any other competitor. Ray’s dorm dance squad took home the first place trophy due in large part to her sweet moves, but her performance was such a crowd-crowd...

Texas student body presidents ask Abbott to reject campus carry
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Mon, Jun 8, 2015 - 11:24am

In a letter signed by 12 other Texas university presidents, Student Association President Jazz Silva called for Texas Governor Greg Abbott to not sign Senate Bill 11, which would allow licensed Texans to carry concealed handguns on college campuses statewide, including at Rice. Abbott has previously said he will sign the measure into law.

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Check Out Some Of Denton's Top Rap Talents Going Hard In These Killer LRG Cyphers.
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Tue, May 26, 2015 - 11:51am

Recently, we came across something pretty dope happening up Denton way, where lifestyle clothing company LRG teamed up with a bunch of University of North Texas-connected rappers to put out a couple videos showcasing Denton's rap talents in the form of a cypher.

A collaborative effort between a UNT student currently involved in an LRG college program and UNT's collaborative Poetic Justice organization that aims to promote creativity and the art of expression, the result is a tandem of rather badass videos that feature...

10 Points of Light are Burning Tonight
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Thu, Apr 30, 2015 - 12:26pm

Grab a flashlight, a candle, a glowstick, a lighter, the awesome flashlight app on your phone -- because tonight is 10 Points of Light to Take Back The Night. On the last Thursday of April, The Take Back The Night Foundation celebrate hope and healing by encircling the US with a circular glow of support. People from all over are headed out to the city streets, the country roads, and the night sky with our vigil candles to burn away the pain, the shame and the blame. We are letting go of the embarrassment, the darkness, the secrets.

If you don't have a story of your own, venture out to support those who do. This night is...