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photo of juggler at Union Fest  

Roaming entertainers and a huge cake were highlights of the annual Union Fest March 6, celebrating the birthday of the University Union.

photo by Ida Castillo


  photo of Anheuser-Busch's  Clydesdales

Anheuser-Busch's famous Clydesdales visited campus April 4 while in the area for the Busch races at the Texas Motor Speedway. With their trailers parked on Avenue A, they headed down Fry Street for a demonstration.

photo by Mike Woodruff


photo of University Day  

Bobbing for apples was one of the popular activities at University Day April 5.

photo by Angilee Wilkerson


photo of Oscar Ocadiz  

UNT student Oscar Ocadiz of Hidalgo, Mexico, carried the flag of his homeland during opening ceremonies for International Week April 8.

photo by Angilee Wilkerson


photo of Lech Walesa  

Lech Walesa, Solidarity Party leader and former president of Poland, spoke on campus April 16 as part of the Fine Arts Series.

photo by Amy Hubbard


photo of Take Back the Night  

Students participated in the Take Back the Night candlelight vigil April 25, sponsored by the Men Against Violence and the Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance. April was Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

photo by Amy Hubbard


photo of Tom Waller  

On May 9, Tom Waller, professor of biological sciences, consented to a haircut to benefit the UNT student chapter of the Society for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. Student Michael Kavanaugh cut the 20-inch ponytail with a Bowie knife made by Ken Banks, adjunct professor of biological sciences, especially for the occasion. Kavanaugh cut on behalf of Barnes Venables, a local environmental scientist whose name was drawn for the task.

photo by Amy Hubbard


photo of spring commencement  

About 2,000 students graduated during spring commencement ceremonies in the Coliseum May 11.

photo by Mike Woodruff


photo of Senator Royce West and Senator Kay Bailey Hutchinson  

Texas Sen. Royce West and U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison visited the UNT System Center at Dallas June 17 to help UNT and Paul Quinn College launch the Science and Math Teacher Academy, which will provide advanced training and instruction for fifth- and sixth-grade teachers in southern Dallas.

photo by Angilee Wilkerson




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