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UNT's Volleyball season ends with loss to TCU in five sets

In just the second postseason appearance in program history, North Texas' historic season came to a close in the second round of the National Invitational Volleyball Championship on Friday at the Mean Green Volleyball Center.  

TCU and North Texas (29-4) battled hard, but the Horned Frogs took the match in five sets 24-26, 25-21, 23-25, 25-23, 15-10. 

The Mean Green fell to 1-2 against Big 12 teams this season.

"I'm disappointed in the loss," said UNT coach Andrew Palileo. "On the other end I'm not. We accomplished a lot. We set a lot of records and had a lot of firsts. It...

UNT student partners with police to create special accommodations card

A University of North Texas student has partnered with the UNT Police Department to create an accommodations card for students with special needs. 

The card, which can be kept with a person's ID, is designed to help emergency responders communicate with students who need special accommodations. It states the nature of the person's special needs and provides information on how to most effectively facilitate communication. 

Christianna Walker is the president of UNT's Tuesday Night Flight, a social support group for UNT students on the autism spectrum. She went to UNT police Cpl....

UNT extends historic season with win in National Invitational Volleyball Championship

North Texas wasn't where it hoped it would be for its first match of the postseason Thursday night.

That didn't prevent the Mean Green from keeping one of the best seasons in program history alive with a 25-17, 25-21, 23-25, 25-16 win over Oral Roberts in the opening round of the National Invitational Volleyball Championship at the Mean Green Volleyball Center.

UNT just missed out on playing in the NCAA tournament when it fell to Western Kentucky in the Conference USA tournament final and was one of the top teams passed over for an at-large berth.

The Mean Green regrouped from that disappointment...

High-profile sexual harassment claims prompt advice from UNT business professor for keeping college interns safe

Several high-profile workplace sexual harassment cases are causing some North Texas colleges to consider how to keep their students safe off-campus.

"One of the concerning things is how hard it's been for victims to report the abuse that's been going on," said Ginny Lopez-Kidwell, an assistant professor at the University of North Texas College of Business in Denton.

Those challenges can be difficult when the alleged violator is a co-worker. It is possibly harder for college interns.

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