Yes, North Texas, You Should Pay Attention to Harvey

Yes, North Texas, You Should Pay Attention to Harvey

The potential effects of Hurricane Harvey. Sometime late Friday or very early Saturday, a massive weather system named Harvey, possibly a tropical storm but more likely a hurricane, is going to hit southeast Texas. While it appears North Texas will avoid the brunt of the winds, rainfall and flooding expected, Harvey is still going to have a big effect on the weekend. Here’s what you need to know as Harvey comes knocking. The state of…

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NASA power player will become new UNT boss

NASA power player will become new UNT boss

This time, it really is rocket science: Thursday, University of North Texas regents are expected to select a longtime NASA leader to help launch the system into a new era of research and exploration. Lesa Roe will be announced as the sole finalist for the position of chancellor. Roe, who is currently acting as NASA’s second in command, will replace longtime leader Lee Jackson, who is retiring after 15 years. Roe, 54, will be the…

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How To Find The Best Restaurants In North Dallas, Texas

How To Find The Best Restaurants In North Dallas, Texas

If you are looking for a really great restaurant in North Dallas, Texas, there are a lot of different options to choose from. The most difficult part of dining out is deciding which restaurant you want to try. Luckily, there are some simple ways that you can narrow down the selection. When it comes to finding amazing places to eat, the Internet is a fantastic resource. There are a lot of different review sites out…

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Severe thunderstorms could hit North Texas this evening

Severe thunderstorms could hit North Texas this evening

Several North Texas counties, including Hunt and Cook counties, are under a flash flood watch from 7 p.m. Saturday until 7 a.m. Sunday. Collin, Grayson, Fannin and Hunt counties are all under a severe thunderstorm watch, according to the National Weather Service, and could experience winds over 65 mph and hail. While it is possible the storms could bring about an isolated tornado, meteorologist Brian James with KXAS-TV said the chances of one occurring are…

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UNT-Dallas hails opening of first residence hall

UNT-Dallas hails opening of first residence hall

Staff Photographer For 18-year-old Victoria Denestan, Thursday marked another day closer to the big move from her mother’s home to her new dorm room at the University of North Texas at Dallas. The incoming freshman is one of 93 students who will fill the beds of the first residence hall on the southeast Oak Cliff campus. "It’s way different than I thought," Denestan, who plans to study psychology, said as she surveyed the building with…

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