Student Recognition

Student set to attend international conference

An international conference for those who plan global meetings and events will have a UNT student in attendence thanks to a Wyndham Worldwide scholarship.

Allie Salgueiro, a senior hospitality and tourism management major, will attend the 2015 World Education Congress in San Francisco next month.

The conference is put on by Meeting Professionals International, a professional organization with more than 18,000 members.

Mass. Amateur golf: Rodriguez, Warfield among area leaders at Oak Hill

Tue, Jul 14, 2015 - 10:49am

After Nick Rodriguez bogeyed each of his first two holes in the Massachusetts Amateur on Monday, he didn’t throw any clubs. He didn’t even get frustrated. He simply got better.

Rodriguez recovered to card a 1-over 71 at Oak Hill Country Club and is tied for 12th. After the final round of medal play on Tuesday, the low 32 golfers in the field of 144 will advance to match play.  Nick McLaughlin, who was born in Boston, resides in New Hampshire and golfs out of Far Corner in Boxford, shot a 4-under 66 to grab the first-round lead. McLaughlin, 21, will enter his senior year at the University of Virginia...

Cinco Ranch graduate Cotton wins Texas Amateur Championship

Tue, Jun 23, 2015 - 11:14am

Michael Cotton from Katy torched the back nine of Bent Tree Country Club with a sizzling 7-under-par 29 to rip away the 106th Texas Amateur from a host of worthy contenders. Cotton finished the weather-shortened championship at 9-under 204 overall, three shots clear of his friend and frequent playing companion Preston Stanley, also from Katy.                                                ...

UNT track star motivated by childhood, dad

Thu, May 28, 2015 - 12:55pm

Jeff Caesar was cleaning out his garage not too long ago when seeing a long-forgotten item made him think back on the formative days of one of his star pupil’s athletic careers.

Caesar, the head football coach at Houston Yates, has used thousands of pounds of weights and countless tackling dummies to train running backs and linebackers during his long career.

Caesar’s daughter, Mona Landry, started out with a broomstick, one he found tucked away in a corner, gathering dust.

“I used it to teach her how to lift weights,” Caesar said. “We worked our way up from that broomstick. She started running track in the...

Check Out Some Of Denton's Top Rap Talents Going Hard In These Killer LRG Cyphers.

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...