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Students to serve up menu with Blythe Beck

Mon, Oct 17, 2016 - 7:51am

Chef Blythe Beck is no shrinking violet.

The executive chef and co-owner of Pink Magnolia in Oak Cliff in Dallas specializes in Southern food with great big flavor profiles, and the chef will make the trek back to Denton to for the Guest Chef Day at the University of North Texas’ Club at Gateway Center.

Beck, a UNT alumna, will cook with UNT hospitality students for lunch April 5 at UNT’s Gateway Center, 801 North Texas Blvd. Diners will be seated between 11 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.

Hospitality students invite a culinary master to work alongside them on campus each semester, and this spring’s pick is Beck, known...

Police routinely read juveniles their Miranda rights, but do kids really understand them?

Wed, Jun 1, 2016 - 2:50pm

BY Lorelei Laird

Attorney Sherri Jefferson still remembers a juvenile criminal case that, she says, "really works me up."

Her 14-year-old client, suspected of participating in an armed robbery that led to murder, did something unusual for someone his age: He asked questions when the police read him his Miranda rights.

He asked what the “right to remain silent” meant; the officers couldn’t explain it beyond what was on their card. He asked whether he could have his parents with him; they said no (which is legally permissible in Georgia). And when he asked what it meant that anything he said...

UNT-NUML collaboration conference held in Islamabad highlights research

Thu, May 26, 2016

Islamabad - A three-day University of North Texas-NUML partnership culminating conference, marking the end of three-and-half-year collaboration in English Studies, concluded yesterday here at National University of Modern Languages (NUML).

A number of sessions were held on various issues addressed mainly by the visiting scholars from the University of North Texas, USA. The inaugural session was presided over by the Director General NUML, Brig Riaz Ahmed Gondal, Registrar and Project Co-Director, Brig Aminullah Khan, Dean Faculty of English Studies (FES), Prof Dr Safeer Awan and the partnership’s UNT Project Director...

Webb reflects on her freshman season at UNT

Wed, May 25, 2016 - 12:01am

DAVIS — Sitting in a booth on Tuesday at Dougherty Diner, Casady Webb discussed her freshman year.

A Class of 2015 Davis High School alumna, Webb’s initial season as a softball player at the University of North Texas ended on May 8 with a 3-2 walk-off win against the University of Alabama-Birmingham.

The Mean Green’s 22-33 record, however, was insufficient to earn a berth in the seven-team Conference USA Tournament, which occurred in Denton, Texas.

Webb started 22 of 35 games in which she played, including five at catcher and two at second base. She hit .159, including .308 in Conference USA games, with a ....

UNT's One O'Clock Lab Band finishes up album after Australia trip

Tue, May 24, 2016 - 6:12pm

DALLAS — In a small studio in Dallas, the One O'Clock Lab Band is doing another take.

What sounds great to most people, may be a misstep to its band members. That's why they've spent days perfecting their new album, Lab 2016.

"We treat this professionally," said bass player Aaron Holthus. "It will be a professional product."

The One O'Clock Lab Band is made up of students from the University of North Texas. The band is a legacy dating back more than 60 years. The band has been nominated for a Grammy award seven times.

"You go to the school because of the reputation," Holthus said. "Then you...

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