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The first student newspaper for the University of North Texas was published on November 1, 1916 under the name "The Campus Chat." Initially the paper was published once a month during both semesters. By the 1940s, the paper was printed every Wednesday and Friday. In 1970 the paper's name was changed to the North Texas Daily. The printing schedule was changed to Tuesday through Friday in the fall and spring and on Thursday during the summer while school was in session. From 2006 to 2008 the "North Texas Daily Scene," a magazine style paper was published once a week. In 2009 the "Scene" became an insert to the "North Texas Daily" once a week. In 2009, "On the Record," a student magazine was published. It is published once a month in the summer.
The first student newspaper for the University of North Texas was published on November 1, 1916 under the name
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Gift and collected.
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North Texas Newspaper Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections
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This collection is divided into two series, 1. Campus Chat; 2. North Texas Daily; each then arranged by date.
This collection consists of significant runs of the student newspaper for the University of North Texas published under it's two main names: the Campus Chat and North Texas Daily. The type of information published has changed over the years. Early editions gave information on the activities of individual students, organizations, and faculty members, as well as a look at campus events. In more recent years the newspaper has covered the activities of school organizations, national and world news, campus events, and Denton businesses, events and issues such as housing and voting.