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Fall 2008 vol. 58 no. 3

The North Texan Summer 2008 issue vol. 58 no. 3

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Our fall issue brings Mean Green spirit, the end of a jazz era, dedicated new teachers and a wise composer.

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Fill out our reader survey to let us know how we’re doing and to be entered into a drawing for UNT decals, T-shirts and water bottles. Also, read more about our Mean Green Nation, experience the songs of Francis Stroup or enjoy videos covering mariachi camp, the new organ, the new stadium and the summer jazz tour.

feature stories

'Living Knows No Season'
“Fight, North Texas” composer Francis Stroup nears a century of songs.
— By Jill King

Teaching With a Passion
Programs attract, prepare new educators for science and math fields.
— By Mark Wright

Legends of Jazz
Neil Slater's career with the One O'Clock Lab Band comes full circle in Europe.
— By Ellen Rossetti

Mean Green Mania
Spirit spreads with fan, university and community support.
— By Randena Hulstrand


Mean Green Football


Make plans to join us Oct. 23-25 for Homecoming and check out the latest schedule.



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Big Tex ex

North Texas Exes: New web site

Class Notes

Friends We'll Miss



Homeland security, elegies, sight-singing, Texas country, book on books

What's Been Happening
UFO hunting, Sunday Fun Day, step show, Carnaval



Read letters about being green, new and old names, the Moonmaids, organ ranks and stops, and more souvenirs. Or send in your own letter to the editor.


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eagle tale

Note to students: Good advice is posted for the newest students on campus.

time tracks

Blast from the past:
Boomer the Cannon has had some work done over the years.

Boomer photos:
Cannon restorer Rick McKinney shares pictures of Boomer.

Down the Corridor
Buggy repair and livery, the fearless Tarzan, the Dipsy Doodlers, Kerr “assassins,” meteor shower


UNT news

student prepare cots for evacuees from Gustav and Ike

Research collaborations
Multimillion dollar investment will bring world-renowned researchers to campus

Hurricane relief
Evacuees from Gustav and Ike find shelter at UNT

Business luncheon
Murphy Enterprise Center to host leadership luncheon Nov. 14

Organ inauguration
Master classes and concerts will celebrate new organ Oct. 20-22

Mariachi camp
Aspiring mariachi players get a taste of university life

One Book, One Community
UNT provides a shared academic experience for freshmen

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