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Pioneers Win One, Lose Two

Despite the Pioneers recording their first conference win of 2017 this past weekend, the softball team fell to the Cameron University Aggies 2-1. During game one, the first three innings were scoreless until the Aggies hit back-to-back doubles and one single to give Cameron a 2-0 lead. A pair of singles

First-year gymnast competes for team

Bria Northrop knew at age four that she was born for gymnastics, but it was not until she started jumping off their furniture that her parents gave in and put her in classes. Now fifteen years later, First-year Nursing Major Northop from Shawnee, Kansas competes in all four gymnastic events for

Rise in STEM Jobs

Economists predict a need for nearly 1 million STEM professionals in the United States in the next decade. The education sector’s role is to provide and prepare students to enter the growing STEM, Science Technology Engineering and Math workforce. The STEM education program at TWU prepares educators to take on

RHA kicks off Cultural Extravaganza series

On Wed., Feb. 15, the Residence Hall Association hosted its debut Cultural Extravaganza from 8 to 10 p.m. in the Stark Commons to commemorate Black History month while sharing and celebrating black and African culture. Cultural Extravaganza is a new series of events, courtesy of RHA, that aims to educate students

March Movies to Mark

"Logan" - March 3Wrapping up Hugh Jackman’s role as the Wolverine, “Logan” is the tenth movie in the X-Men saga. In his final adventure, Jackman is tasked with saving a young mutant girl, Laura, who is a being pursued by a dark force. The jury is still out on whether the

Veggie Tales

Becoming a vegetarian is one of the easiest decisions I have ever made and I’m actually really happy. I love being a vegetarian. I won’t deny that I have received criticism from family members. They adhere to the idea that meat equals protein and therefore continued (healthy) human existence. This is

HAZMAT incident on campus shuts down building

A hazardous material accident shutdown the Graduate Research Building on TWU’s Denton campus at 12:45 p.m. on Wed., Feb. 22, no injuries were reported and the building was evacuated immediately. According to a press release by TWU’s Marketing and Communications department the university is still gathering detail on the incident, but

Counseling Center Becomes CAPS

With a new year comes new changes and TWU’s Counseling Center has changed its name to Counseling and Psychological Services to better reflect the services it provides for students. Director of TWU’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) Dr. Denise Lucero-Miller said: “We have hired some new staff members and we have

Keeping Track of Trump

Disclaimer: The information included in the article was last updated on Mon., Feb. 20. Resignation of National Security Advisor Michael Flynn Being sworn in on Jan. 22 as the National Security Advisor, Michael Flynn resigned less than a month later on Feb. 11. According to Los Angeles Times, Vice President

Looking past the institution

Growing up in a family full of veterans from all branches of the military, I have always had a patriotic outlook and an appreciation for the U.S. military. However, I am learning of the difference between hearing stories from older generations in the family about their boot camp and war

Not Your Mama’s Feminism

Pads and tampons are considered non-essentials or luxury items in most of the United States. Since period products are considered nonessential items, women in poverty often have a tough time being able to afford these items. Women who do not find themselves with an extra $5-10 (sometimes even more if

Spotlight on TWU NAACP

When Tabitha Howard, a TWU student wanted stronger representation for African American students on campus she worked tirelessly, recruiting friends and classmates and filling out paperwork to charter a NAACP chapter on campus. In October of 2013 Howard ensured TWU’s first chapter of the NAACP was created. Today President Jazmine Beadle,

Mobile Go helps first-gen students

  Did you know that one TWU program has been responsible for successfully getting thousands of first-generation and low-income students on the path to higher education? The Mobile Go Center is an outreach initiative within the TWU Go Program. This program is a part of the Closing the Gaps campaign adopted by

Joyce Elaine Grant photography

Hanging in the East and West galleries of TWU’s Visual Arts Building, the Joyce Elaine Grant Photography exhibition is on display for the sixteenth year. Since its creation in 2001, TWU graduate students have continued to organize the exhibition named for the mother of TWU professor Susan Kae Grant. The exhibition