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Presidential candidate pool overflows

Iowa caucus on February 1 will narrow down current multitude of party candidates leaving the front runners Emily Nickles, Editor-in-Chief Debates between popular presidential candidates have amassed major attention from the media and interest of citizens as the race tightens. The two major parties, republicans and democrats, seem to offer a narrow

TWU bans use

Hoverboard safety questioned Sierra Taylor, Managing Editor If you were hoping to zip across campus with ease this semester you might not want to hop on your hoverboard just yet. On Jan. 13, TWU became one of the dozens of colleges and universities to ban self-balancing electric scooters from their campuses due to

Whitewashed Oscars

Awards show celebrates Whiteness Matt Olson, Copy Editor Recently, the Academy Awards received negative attention for featuring all white actors and actresses in its list of nominees. In fact, “The Revenant” director Alejandro González Iñárritu serves as the only minority individual to receive a major nomination. High profile voices have condemned the

New law, same city

Denton officer thinks open carry will not change anything Matt Olson, Copy Editor In June of last year, Texas governor Greg Abbott signed into law House Bill 910, which entails the open carry law, which went into effect Jan. 1, and the campus carry law, which will go into effect this August. Open

TWU Science Fair coming up

Annual event promotes science locally Amanda Hall, Reporter April 9 marks the 27th annual TWU Science Fair, headed by the College of Arts and Sciences as well as the Biology and Chemistry departments. Kindergarten - 8th grade students who are homeschooled or in public and private schools are offered a chance to

Gymnastics team has yet to reach its peak

TWU gymnasts meet with Division 1 gymnastics teams in the NCAA. Emily Nickles, Editor-in-Chief The 2016 Gymnastics season began at home Jan. 8. The Pioneers competed with Florida, a Division 1 school ranked No. 2 on the National Collegiate Athletic Association website. The Pioneers accumulated a score of 191.450 in performance while

A year in review

Matt Olson, Copy Editor As 2015 drew to a close, TWU was weighed against other universities across the state and across the nation. A TWU press release outlined how the university performed well and received numerous accolades on the basis of diversity, academic and athletic achievements as well as campus safety