Texas is locked in a battle over voting by mail. Here’s how to do it.

It's unclear whether Texas will expand who is eligible for a mail-in ballot during the pandemic, as other states have. But the people who normally qualify to vote by mail can still do so in July.

Texas Supreme Court puts expansion of voting by mail on hold

The state Supreme Court's order comes one day after a state appeals court had allowed the expansion to stand while a legal case was appealed.

Texas doubles early voting period for July primary runoff elections

Early voting for the July 14 runoffs will begin June 29, instead of July 6, under a proclamation issued Monday by Gov. Greg Abbott.

10 ambient-inspired albums to keep you meditated during quarantine

I hope people are finding ways to keep themselves preoccupied during the quarantine. I’m a firm believer that every task should have good background...

Friends With Benefits of Denton expands grants and scholarships

Friends with Benefits is taking applications for three scholarships and three grants. This financial assistance will help those seeking aid for education...

Triptych Records Is Saving Denton’s Psych-Rock Scene

At the cusp of Denton County farmland, a giant, dome-shaped house is stacked to the brim with mysterious artifacts. Its yard is populated by...

TV and movie releases to look out for this summer

With cinema movie premieres being delayed, our summer entertainment options are looking far more scarce than usual. But that doesn’t mean we’ll be completely...

TWU Dance presents virtual dance concert ‘1200 Seconds’ April 24

April 14, 2020 — DENTON — The Texas Woman’s University Department of Dance is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic by presenting its first virtual dance concert, “1200 Seconds.”...

UNT professor brings awareness to injustices in Egypt through her award-winning film ‘489 Days’

From March 25-29, Denton held its annual Thin Line Festival, an event for musicians, filmmakers and photographers from all over the globe. Due to...

What Is a New Moon?

For astronomers, a new Moon means no Moon! For many cultures, however, the new Moon carries special meaning. Discover more about the new Moon.

What is Earthshine?

Ever noticed that you can sometimes see the part of the Moon that isn’t lit up?  That’s earthshine!  Historically, this is called “the new Moon in...

Closest Black Hole to Earth Discovered

“Closest black hole” is the astro-news this past week. And let’s briefly explore it, just so you know the real story behind this scary-sounding object....

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Nasher Artist Grants deadline May 15

Name of Call: Nasher Artist Grants, North Texas Eligibility: County: TX: Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Erath, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Navarro, Palo Pinto, Parker, Rockwall,...

BREAKING: Defensive end LaDarius Hamilton signs with Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent

Senior defensive end Ladarius Hamilton yells after completing a sack at the game against Texas-El Paso on Nov. 2, 2019. Former first-team All-Conference USA standout...

City of Denton Memorial Day Operating Hours and Closings

City Facilities Closed May 25 DENTON, TX, May 22, 2020 – While most City of Denton facilities are currently closed to the public due to...

Texas is locked in a battle over voting by mail. Here’s how to do it.

It's unclear whether Texas will expand who is eligible for a mail-in ballot during the pandemic, as other states have. But the people who normally qualify to vote by mail can still do so in July.

Texas Supreme Court puts expansion of voting by mail on hold

The state Supreme Court's order comes one day after a state appeals court had allowed the expansion to stand while a legal case was appealed.

Texas doubles early voting period for July primary runoff elections

Early voting for the July 14 runoffs will begin June 29, instead of July 6, under a proclamation issued Monday by Gov. Greg Abbott.

What Is a New Moon?

For astronomers, a new Moon means no Moon! For many cultures, however, the new Moon carries special meaning. Discover more about the new Moon.

What is Earthshine?

Ever noticed that you can sometimes see the part of the Moon that isn’t lit up?  That’s earthshine!  Historically, this is called “the new Moon in...

Closest Black Hole to Earth Discovered

“Closest black hole” is the astro-news this past week. And let’s briefly explore it, just so you know the real story behind this scary-sounding object....

New student organization aims to help students realize their potential in the fall

In her time at UNT, biology senior Pariya Ghofrani has served on multiple executive boards, maintained a high level of campus involvement and a...

Center awards $1 million in grants to businesses hurt by COVID-19

May 18, 2020 — DENTON — The Center for Women Entrepreneurs at Texas Woman’s University has awarded $1 million in grants to women-owned small...

Regents approve PhD in educational leadership

May 15, 2020 — DENTON — The Texas Woman’s University Board of Regents approved a new doctoral degree program that aims to better prepare...

Texas outlines guidelines to allow socially distant graduations to resume

School districts can keep their ceremonies completely virtual, celebrate seniors while they drive in a procession, knit pictures of individual seniors into a graduation video, or host a socially-distanced outdoor ceremony, said Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath.

Presidential town hall gives insight to university’s plans for summer, fall semester

President Neal Smatresk held a town hall Monday with Provost Jennifer Cowley and Vice President of Student Affairs Elizabeth With to answer questions from...

TRAFFIC ALERT: US 377 will close overnight to through traffic starting May 19

US 377 in Denton will close overnight to through traffic between Roselawn Drive and Massey Street next week. Weather...