Student Activities/Organizations

Not On My Campus prompts dialogue about sexual assault
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Mon, Mar 30, 2015 - 11:47am

Over the course of the last week, Not On My Campus, a student-led sexual assault prevention movement, garnered national attention and earned 1,400 signatures on a petition to stop sexual violence on UT’s campus. 

The social media movement, adapted from a program that originated at SMU, is dedicated to starting conversations about sexual violence. Three UT students — Edwin Qian, managing information systems and economics senior, biology junior Ellen Cocanougher and accounting junior William Herbst — launched the local campaign in advance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, which begins Wednesday. 

The...

Conference at UNT to explore ethics of food
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Mon, Mar 30, 2015 - 10:45am

University of North Texas will host the Moral Cultures of Food Conference, an event with panels and lectures on food ethics, Thursday through Saturday at the Business Leadership Building, 1307 W. Highland St.

The conference is aimed at linking historical food practices to the modern discussions on food ethics. Staff from colleges and universities from around the world will present scholarly research on topics such as industrial coffee production in Vietnam, the racial politics of urban grocery stores and cultural ethics of communal cooking.

Presentations will include the opening keynote by Carol J. Adams discussing...

University of North Texas XTE HIV/AIDS Dance Society Benefit Concert
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Fri, Mar 27, 2015 - 11:40am

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• March 27: University of North Texas XTE HIV/AIDS Dance Society Benefit ConcertThe UNT’s Dance Honors Society presents a benefit concert for the Resource Center featuring Big Rig Dance Collective and UNT Dance students at 8 p.m. at the Dance and Theater Building on the UNT campus, 300 Bernard St., Denton. $10 admission. Online contributions can be made at Gofundme.com/UNTXTEBenefit.

• March 27: Dedication of “Targeting” by George TobolowskyNew sculpture dedication at 6:30 p.m., ilume Park...

UNT's Improv Team Celebrates Regional Win with Awesome Comedy Bash Before Nationals
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Mon, Mar 2, 2015 - 11:40pm

This past January, UNT's improv group, Roll Out the Barrel, nabbed first place at the College Improv Tournament (CIT) Southwest Regional. This marks the second consecutive Southwest Regional win for UNT, with last year's group, Cell Block Tango, taking home the prize in 2014.

 

Roll Out the Barrel members Cotton Hensley, Seth Jones, Jason Pollard, and Jose Rodriguez (all UNT students) will head to Chicago March 14 to compete for the national prize. But first, they're throwing a big, free comedy bash, the UPC Spring Comedy Festival, in...

Red hands draw attention to children soldiers
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Fri, Feb 13, 2015 - 12:36pm

Today, people from all over the world draw attention to the violation of human rights when children who are forced to serve as soldiers in armed conflicts.

Red Hand Day is an international movement for people to take action against the use of child soldiers and support those children that have been affected by this issue.

Wednesday, Hannah Lee, Rotaract Club vice president and management senior, asked students to press their hands in red paint and onto white paper and write their names on it as a representation of their support.

“Child soldiers have been kidnapped and trained to kill,” Lee said. “It is...