Texas will extend early voting period this fall, Gov. Greg Abbott says

Abbott has already added more time to the early voting period for the July runoff election, citing the need to create a safe environment for in-person voting during the coronavirus pandemic.

Texas Supreme Court: Lack of immunity to coronavirus alone isn’t enough for mail-in ballot

Although the court sided with state Attorney General Ken Paxton's interpretation of what constitutes a disability, it indicated that it is up to voters to assess their health and determine if they meet the state's definition, which could allow them to vote by mail.

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.

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...

Texas will extend early voting period this fall, Gov. Greg Abbott says

Abbott has already added more time to the early voting period for the July runoff election, citing the need to create a safe environment for in-person voting during the coronavirus pandemic.

Texas Supreme Court: Lack of immunity to coronavirus alone isn’t enough for mail-in ballot

Although the court sided with state Attorney General Ken Paxton's interpretation of what constitutes a disability, it indicated that it is up to voters to assess their health and determine if they meet the state's definition, which could allow them to vote by mail.

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.

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...

Alumni scholarship program helps grads gain new skills

May 28, 2020 — DENTON — Texas Woman’s University has launched a scholarship initiative that entices alumni to return to their alma mater for...

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.

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...