More than 100 University of North Texas students woke up in rooms that were not their own this morning. Thanks to an early-morning craving for s’mores, a few residents in Kerr Hall’s Tower A used a lighter in an attempt to make the tasty treat, setting off sprinklers leading to an evacuation and damage to the building and personal belongings of the residents.
What are the odds? Each year, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation names 1,000 high school students across the U.S. as Gates Millennium Scholars. Five of the lucky 2015 winners are seniors at Denton schools who no longer have to worry about the cost of college.
The University of North Texas is one step closer to buying the 91,000-square-foot building that currently houses Sack & Save. The Board of Regents authorized the university to complete the purchase for $6.25 million, and university officials expect the deal to go through in the next 90 days.