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Why every student should know their personality

We have all seen entertaining but ridiculous quizzes pop up on our social media feeds.“Find out what Disney Princess you are! What does your favorite Halloween candy say about your relationship status? What potato-based side-dish are you most like?” These quizzes can be fun and enjoyable, and people can often

Pioneers end regular season

Pioneers played their last two games of the season this weekend, gaining a win against Angelo State and a loss against UT Permian Basin.   On Friday, Pioneers defeated the Angelo State Belles with a score of 1-0. Senior forward and midfielder Gaby Larson scored the single goal, aided by an assist

Halloween Happenings

Parker House When: Open through Oct. 31, varying times What: Haunted house attraction in former “Parker’s Funeral Home” Where: 8550 West University Dr. Cost: $25 cash Cirque du Horror When: Oct. 29 at 4:30 p.m. & 9 p.m. What: Family-friendly Halloween-themed story and song performances Where: Dan’s Silverleaf Cost: $15-25; children under 3 get in free Denton Trunk-or-

Matters of Opinion – Enjoying Halloween

Toeing the line between fall and winter, plenty and paucity, life and death, Halloween is a holiday of superstition and celebration. Originating with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off ghosts. It has since transformed into a night full of horrors, laughs,


Boo-at-the-U, TWU’s traditional Halloween carnival, hosted by the Student Union, took place on Oct. 21. The event is free for all, however, attendees were encouraged to donate canned food ,which goes to support the TWU Food Pantry. Events included bounce houses, games, train rides and a trunk-or-treat for the kiddos.

Soccer improves to 4-6 in LSC

Heading into the final games of the season, the TWU soccer team has a 4-6 Lone Star Conference record. Last Fri., Oct. 21, the Pioneers traveled to Portales, New Mexico to kick off with Eastern New Mexico University. It only took first-year midfielder Cara Zwilling one kick to score the lone

Non-Traditional Student Week comes to campus

The first week of November TWU will host events each day in honor of our Non-Traditional student population. Non-traditional students include commuter, online and veteran students, as well as students who are returning to school or attending school while raising a family. The Campus Alliance and Resource Education department has hosted

Governor Greg Abbot honors Texas Women’s Hall of Fame inductees

Governor Greg Abbott and First Lady Cecilia Abbott visited TWU Friday morning to honor the Texas Women’s Hall of Fame inductees. The Governor’s Commission for Women chose five inductees, narrowed from 64 submissions, chair of the commission Catherine Susser stated at the ceremony. Aviator Emma Carter Browning, Businesswoman Susie Hitchcock-Hall, division

Education Abroad offers students opportunities for growth

Students can gain professional experience and expand their career options by traveling abroad. The Education Abroad program seeks to meet the needs of each student wanting to further their education in another country.   Students seeking more information about studying abroad can attend to the Education Abroad Fair Wed., Oct. 26 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.