DENTON, Texas (UNT) — The winter holidays can be a time for indulgence, with the average Thanksgiving Day meal weighing in at 4,500 calories and Christmas Day diners eating up to 7,000 calories. Those numbers are well above the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s recommended 2,000 to 2,500 daily consumption of calories. However, eating healthy on holidays isn’t impossible.
University of North Texas registered dietician Ann Marie Afflerbach, a lecturer in the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management, offers advice.
If you’ve spent many hours the last year or two checking the latest presidential campaign news on the Huffington Post, Drudge Report, Politico and other websites watching or listening to political pundits and monitoring the polls, you may start feeling empty on Wednesday (Nov. 9), after the U.S. has a new president. You may wonder how to fill the hours that you had devoted to politics.
As you prepare for Election Day and Election Night coverage on Nov. 8 (Tuesday), consider these University of North Texas faculty members who will be available to give in-depth analysis of election returns for the presidential race and other races.
Democrat presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will debate for a final time Wednesday (Oct. 19) at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas. The topics are expected to include debt and entitlements, immigration, the economy, the Supreme Court, foreign hot spots and fitness to be president.
The following University of North Texas faculty members will provide previews and analysis of this week’s debate:
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Former Israeli president Shimon Peres, considered by many to be the founding father of the State of Israel, has died. Peres served as president from 2007 to 2014 after being appointed by Israel's Parliament and was also prime minister and in numerous other government positions for seven decades. U.S. President Barack Obama, former President Bill Clinton, and current and former Secretary of States John Kerry and Hillary Clinton will attend his funeral on Friday.
The first of three scheduled televised debates for the 2016 presidential election is set for next week, when the Republican candidate, Donald Trump, debates the Democratic candidate, Hillary Clinton, at 8 p.m. (Central) Sept. 26 (Monday) at Hofstra University in Hempstad, N.Y.
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DENTON, Texas (UNT) -- Texas' annual sales tax holiday runs Aug. 5 – 7 (Friday through Sunday) this year, with state shoppers saving about $8 on every $100 spent on most clothes, backpacks, shoes and other school-related supplies priced under $100.
A peaceful rally in downtown Dallas that was organized by the Black Lives Matter movement ended in violence Thursday evening after a sniper attack left five law enforcement officials dead and other law enforcement officials and civilians injured.
The following University of North Texas faculty members are available for media interviews about the shooting.