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UNT sets commencement ceremonies
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The University of North Texas will have its fall commencement ceremonies on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 15-16.

The University expects to give degrees to more than 3,400 students during fall commencement. Among the graduates are 2,731 undergraduate students, 615 master's students and 72 doctoral students. 

Some graduating students will be in the Big Easy to cheer for the Mean Green at the New Orleans Bowl. Those students are invited  to a UNT commencement ceremony at 6:15 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15 in New Orleans at the Grand Salon A at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside, 2 Poydras St. Full graduation regalia...

It’s past time to hop on this Mean Green bandwagon
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Dallas sports fans have a reputation for fickleness. So now, with the Mavericks rebuilding, the Stars thoroughly mediocre, the Rangers a long ways from contention, and the Cowboys plummeting off a cliff, some of us may be looking for a winner, if only for our own mental health. We’ll have to look beyond professional sports.

Look north. Find the underdog university, its scrappy and lovable football team, the team North Texas needs right now. Then hop on this Mean Green (7-1, 9-3) bandwagon before UNT plays for what would be its first Conference USA title on Saturday at Florida Atlantic. It’s nice up here. The following...

Mean Green medallion
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Thu, Nov 16, 2017 - 12:23pm

A construction crew puts the final touches Wednesday on a University of North Texas medallion on a wall along the southbound lanes of Interstate 35E near the North Texas Boulevard bridge in Denton. The project includes a second UNT medallion as well as two lighted medallions featuring the Denton County Courthouse on the Square. Both UNT and the city government contributed funds to beautify the highway after the completion of the 35Express widening project. The city of Denton contributed $400,000 from public art funds.

Five things UNT fans should know about UTEP
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North Texas will host UTEP on Saturday, when the Mean Green will have a chance to clinch the Conference USA West Division title with a win over the Miners.

The Mean Green have won five of their last six games, including a huge victory over defending C-USA West Division champion Louisiana Tech last week.

UNT will look to keep that run going against UTEP. Here are five things UNT fans should know about the Miners:

1. UTEP made a midseason coaching change

There have been several teams that have changed coaches in the middle of the season. UTEP is among them.

Sean Kugler had...

Editorial: UNT women’s soccer team unsung heroes
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The University of North Texas is celebrating its 2017 homecoming with a series of events this week. The marquee attraction, of course, is the football game against the University of Texas-El Paso at Apogee Stadium in Denton.

But the unsung heroes of UNT's 2017 athletic program are coach John Hedlund and his successful Mean Green soccer team. The women will be making a fifth NCAA tournament appearance on Friday against the University of Texas Longhorns in Austin. The team's last tourney appearance was in 2015.

We give the Mean Green a good shot at defeating the Longhorns. The two teams met on the pitch in August with...