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UNT students to vote on increase in athletics fee

North Texas students will vote on a potential increase in student fees this week that would significantly boost funding for the school's athletic department.

UNT currently has a fee of $10 per semester credit hour for athletics. The school's athletic department also receives a portion of a student services fee.

The proposal would increase UNT's athletics fee to $16.25 per semester credit hour but would eliminate the student services fee. The result would be a net increase for students of $4.25 per credit hour that would provide the athletic department an additional $3.5 million per year.

The vote...

Fine named first team All-Conference USA

North Texas quarterback Mason Fine was named to the All-Conference USA first team on Tuesday, when the league made the first of two postseason honors announcements.

Running back Jeffery Wilson, wide receiver Jalen Guyton and kicker Trevor Moore were all named to the second team. 

Offensive linemen T.J. Henson, Sosaia Mose, Elex Woodworth, wide receiver Michael Lawrence, defensive lineman Roderick Young, linebacker E.J. Ejiya and safety Kishawn McClain were all honorable mention picks.

Linebacker JoJo Ozougwe was named to the All-Freshman Team. 

C-USA will announce its superlative honors on...

Artist spotlight: Anna Jalkéus

There is a superheroine in Denton, and she lives in the mind of composer, harpist, and singer Anna Jalkéus. Her name is Estrogenia, and Jalkéus wrote a 3-part harp concerto during the spring of 2017 depicting her origin story and eventual fight with archenemy the Big Orange Monster. Estrogenia’s strength and abilities are fictional, of course; but when one takes a look at Jalkéus’ own skills and achievements, they might wonder if the real superhuman living in Denton is none other than Estrogenia’s creator herself.

Jalkéus is a member of many groups in Denton, including but not limited to Emilio Mesa’s project ...

Tags: jalkeus, jazz, UNT

UNT Emergency Preparedness Advisory Council Committee elects student representative

The UNT Emergency Preparedness Advisory Council Committee elected a member of the Student Government Association as a student representative in October. This member is elected to represent the student voices on campus, an official said.

Deea Scully, an Emergency Administration and Planning student, was elected by the advisory council committee, which started electing student representation in March 2016.

“My role in the committee is to give student’s perspective on how things are as far as safety,” Scully said. “There definitely are concerns from students, including myself.”

Scully is the...

UNT faces Troy in return to Big Easy's New Orleans Bowl

The Mean Green of UNT will be heading to The Big Easy to square off against the Troy Trojans in the New Orleans Bowl Dec. 16.

The Mean Green are coming off of a loss in the Conference USA Championship against Florida Atlantic on Saturday.

This year's bowl appearance marks their first back-to-back bowl appearance since the early 2000's when the Mean Green made it to the New Orleans Bowl every year from 2001-2004.

The past two bowls for the Mean Green have been close to home at the...

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