Dallas to host Turtle Creek Arts and Crafts Festival

The annual Turtle Creek Arts and Crafts Festival is making its way back to the Dallas-Fort Worth area This festival, which was originally established as a fall festival in 2017, will be held in the Dallas metro area in Reverchon Park. This is one of the largest and most enthusiastic art buying areas in the metroplex. The

Charges dropped against Jussie Smollett: A whitewash of justice?

January 29, ‘Empire’ actor Jussie Smollett filed a report with the police claiming to have been beaten by two men who shouted racist and homophobic slurs at him, put a noose around his neck and proceeded to pour bleach on him. However, the initial investigation by Chicago police found that Smollett might

Denton Redbud Festival continues revival of old TWU tradition

April 13 was named Denton’s Official Arbor Day at the city council meeting last Tuesday, and Keep Denton Beautiful will be celebrating it with the community. Around 60 vendors will be livening up the celebration with tree and plant sales, local and handmade products, family-friendly activities and more at the annual Denton Redbud Festival. “We’ve got environmental

Crime Blotter: March 26 to April 2

This week’s blotter will cover March 26 to April 2. Ann Stuart Science Complex – A bike worth more than $100, but less than $750 was reported stolen from a bike rack at the Ann Stuart Science Complex March 7, but was suspended Wednesday, March 27. ROTC – An unknown person broke

Apple to release new products

Today, Apple is one of the top brands when it comes to technology. According to the Inc.com, Apple was ranked number two in 2018, putting the brand value at $146.3 billion. What started as two friends, Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, building boxes that allowed people to make long distance phone calls at no cost

Pioneers Remembered honors lost TWU community members

Like most college campuses, Texas Woman’s University has not been immune to the loss of community members, but a program on campus is ensuring Pioneers who are gone are not forgotten. TWU’s Office of Civility and Community Standards will host the fourth annual Pioneers Remembered ceremony Thursday, April 11, from 1 to 2

Pioneering Spirit Awards honor graduate students and faculty

Finger food, fellowship and, for graduate students and those that support them, a night to remember. The Graduate Student Council held the fifth annual Pioneering Spirit Awards ceremony Friday, April 5, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Blagg-Huey Living Room. The ceremony, aimed at recognizing faculty, staff and graduate students for their contributions

New Zealand Mosque shooting devastates many

Friday, March 15, 50 people were killed and another 50 were injured in a shooting at two different mosques in the city of Christchurch, New Zealand. According to Joey Garrison from USA Today, this attack will go down in history as the nation’s deadliest massacre. The suspected shooter of these two mosques has been identified as

“Hoo” will be the next Oakley?

The search for a new Texas Woman’s University mascot has begun. This opportunity is suggested for anyone who is interested in promoting school spirit and has the dance moves to do so. All candidates selected to be the mascot will be a part of the Spirit Program. TWU’s mascot is a newly added aspect of student

RISE lecture highlights importance of mentors for professional women

Texas Woman’s University is hosting a discussion next week that is aimed at exploring why women should seek mentors to navigate the workforce. The lecture on successful advising relationships, hosted by TWU’s Center for Women in Business, will be Tuesday, April 9, as part of the Women RISE training series. The discussion, entitled “Women

Board of Regents Special Meeting Agenda

Thursday, April 4, 2019, at 4:00 PM Full Board Members: Regents Perez (Chair), Coleman, Doggett, Galbraith (Non-Voting), Jester, Paup, Schrader, Shepard, Wilson & Wu. I. Call Meeting to Order II. Adjourn to Executive Closed Session  A.              Consultation with Attorney Regarding Legal Matters and/or Contemplated Litigation, Personnel Matters, or Settlement Offers pursuant to §551.071 of the

TWU softball receives largest donation in university history

Texas Woman’s University’s softball team has recently been granted the single greatest donation that TWU Athletics has ever received in the history of the university. February 22, TWU officials made the announcement at a Board of Regents meeting that the TWU softball program had received a gift of $500,000 from a living TWU alumni and softball

Keep Denton Beautiful to hold Great American Cleanup

Keep Denton Beautiful, or KDB, is a nonprofit organization in Denton, Texas that aims to involve Denton neighborhoods, businesses and residents of all kinds to help create a more clean, beautiful city. According to their website, KDB’s mission statement is “To engage our community in creating a clean and beautiful Denton.” KDB is an

Crime Blotter

This week’s blotter will cover Feb. 25 through March 4. Lowry Woods Community – Failure to comply with requirements on striking fixtures on a highway worth more than $200 was reported in the Lowry Woods Community Feb. 27 and referred to Student Life. Additionally, possession of less than two ounces of marijuana was reported at Mary

Experience Denton the right way

Denton is home to many unique stops, but certain places hold a special place in my heart. If you are a wino like me, a little place called Wine Squared might make your heart throb. The calm atmosphere, upbeat staff members and games make for a perfect laid back night. Since

Crime Blotter

This week’s blotter will cover Feb. 18 to 25. Student Union; Denton Campus – Unlawful restraint was reported at the Student Union on the Denton Campus Feb. 20 and was cleared by other means.Old Main Building – Burglary of textbooks from an office in the Old Main Building was reported Feb. 20 and suspended.Houston Center – Harassment

Jamison lecture to feature Congresswomen

A record 117 women were elected in 2018, prompting many to dub it the “year of the woman” – a notion that has helped inspire the theme of at least one upcoming lecture series this semester. Texas Woman’s University will host the fourth annual Jamison Lecture, “Women on the Rise: Reflections on the 2018

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