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Oct 02

2016

Aqua Pop Joins Mean Green Game Day

Saturday is another Mean Green Game Day in Denton.  It’s a 6 p.m. kickoff, which means plenty of time for hanging out downtown and tailgating before the game.  Last week, game day shuttles were upped from two to four, thanks to Mean Green Game Day transportation sponsor, Jagoe-Public.  Fans love the free hop-on/hop-off shuttles at […]

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Sep 25

2016

Dog Days in Mean Green Style

Relaxing in the grassy shade, eyes closed, white and golden-blonde hair dancing in the breeze, Ellie is tired.  She works day-in and day-out without complaint.  Lifting her head to check perimeters, because she’s never really off work, she considers how long it’s been since she went somewhere just for fun.  “Too long,” she moans. Ellie […]

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Sun

Oct 25

2015

Mean Green Game Day is Winning

Everyone is talking about it.  Not enough touchdowns.  A head coach change mid-season.  It has looked to laymen like an unusual flurry of activity in what is obviously not the Mean Green’s most stellar season.  I’ll be honest:  I don’t know the whys about all that. I can talk with authority about how things appear […]

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Sun

Nov 02

2014

UNT’s Homecoming Traditions Original, Independent

Tradition.  I love this word.  Even the sound of it is solid.  One of Broadway’s most famous musicals is also one of my favorites, “Fiddler on the Roof.”  It is the story of people in a time of upheaval.  Tevye is the main character through which we experience the drama.  Change is rocking his world, […]

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May 18

2014

2014 Mean Green Game Day

Big families like mine harbor a broad collection of university allegiances.  We have alums from UNT, Baylor, UT at Austin, SMU, Eastern New Mexico, A&M, OU, Vanderbilt, University of Florida, Stanford and numerous other alma maters.   Suffice it to say, college football is a big deal at family gatherings. My daughter and I are both […]

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