More housing may come to Fry area

Fri, Sep 18, 2015 - 11:58pm

by Jenna Duncan

New student apartments could be coming to West Hickory Street in 2017, housing 300 to 400 people.

The development is in early planning stages, and the project planner, Robert Baldwin, will meet with the planning division and other city officials in a public meeting Sept. 29.

EdR Collegiate Housing is behind the project, which would replace the current Voertman’s and Subway buildings directly across the street from the University of North Texas campus. Once the new building is finished, the bookstore and the sandwich shop would both move back into the first floor, Baldwin said.


Tags: Housing, UNT

Back to 1930

Fri, Sep 18, 2015 - 6:32pm

by Kimberly Diggs

An all-female cast will perform in the play “Fefu and her Friends,” presented by the Department of Dance and Theatre at the University of North Texas.

The show will run Sept. 24-27 and Oct.1-4 at the Studio Theatre of the Radio Television Film and Performing Arts Building.

The play, written by Cuban-American playwright Maria Irene Fornés, takes place in 1935 in the New England home of Fefu (senior theatre major Tori Windham), who has invited her friends for the weekend to rehearse and upcoming salon event.

As they plot their project, they end up discussing – and clashing over – their...

Tags: Theater, UNT

UNT eyeing possibilities of 'bricks and mortar' satellite campus in Frisco

Tue, Sep 15, 2015 - 2:46pm

by Candice Carlisle

On the heels of committing to a satellite campus near Frisco's ...

Texas to Celebrate Constitution Day

Fri, Sep 11, 2015 - 1:35am

by Miriam Rozen

Prime your vocal chords for Constitution Day on Sept. 17.

That's when the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association has scheduled a celebration of the federally observed holiday commemorating the signing of the U.S. Constitution.

HCCLA has planned a public reading at 11:30 a.m. of the Bill of Rights on the front steps of Harris County Criminal Justice Center.

"As criminal defense lawyers, HCCLA members fight daily to protect the Constitution and its safeguards, many of which are set forth in amendments to this cherished document," HCCLA said in its website's notice about the event....