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Trump’s First 100 Days Update

With the end of President Trump’s first 100 days in office on Sat., April 29, it is time to reflect back on his presidency these past three months.   As the first president with no military, political or government experience, President Trump’s journey was likened to climbing “Mount Everest as it’s as

France, What Are You Doing?

Considering France’s upcoming runoff election between Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen on May 7, I decided to write another letter from Lady Liberty to express my opinion about France’s situation. My dearest France, What on earth are you doing? It appears you’re not feeling well and that must be why you’re

No Ring by Spring

Spring has brought wetter weather, blooming flowers and an abundance of left hand bling. During our early twenties, we have friends nursing hangovers, raising babies and of course, tying the knot. Even though I am not against the idea of marriage, I have a tendency to cringe anytime one of my

TWU Dallas 2017 Redbud Awards

  Outstanding Faculty – Deborah Buckingham, OT Associate Clinical Professor Outstanding Staff – Margaret Ramos, PT Supplemental Lab Coordinator Outstanding Student Leader – Kanthi Potla, School of Management Outstanding Student Leader – Lalita Chan, Nursing Outstanding Student Leader – Lauren Howerton, PT Outstanding Student Leader – Emily Rich, OT Outstanding

Pioneers Sweep Final Home Series

In the final home series of the 2017 season, the Pioneers swept the Falcons of the University of Texas at Permian Basin 3-0.   Texas Woman's 5, Texas-Permian Basin 4 In game one, the Pioneers and Falcons were scoreless throughout the first three and a half innings. However, that changed as junior Infielder

Don’t miss out, go to DanceMakers

The DanceMakers Concert Series is coming back to the Margo Jones Performance Hall on Thurs., April 27 at 4 p.m., Fri., April 28 at 7 p.m. and Sat., April 29 at 7 p.m.  Every semester, this concert series debuts the original works of students, faculty and guest artists on the Denton


TWU’s new twist to this year’s convocation made the homecoming event more engaging and entertaining while still celebrating the university's accomplishments and past.  Convocation began as usual with the procession of TWU faculty in their graduation regalia into the Margo Jones Performance Hall where senior Drama major Nolan Chapa greeted the

A More Honest Love Story

Creators seem to love Netflix’s tendency to grant creators greater freedoms than traditional cable networks, and their subscribers love it too. With so much discussion surrounding Netflix originals like “Stranger Things,” “Sense 8,” and “Orange is the New Black,” it’s no surprise that a “handsoff” approach is effective. The second

Warm Weather Welcomes Community

For the seventh year in a row, Denton kicked off the spring season with its community market. The Denton Community Market is an art and farmer’s market located at 317 W. Mulberry St. every Saturday in April through Nov. from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The produce booths were filled with fresh

Crownover and Griffin Receive 2017 Founders’ Award

On Thurs., April 6, Dr. Margaret M. Griffin and the Honorable Myra Crownover received TWU’s most prestigious honor, the Founders’ Award. The Founders’ Award commemorates the university’s founding date of April 6, 1901 and celebrates community leaders who have gone above and beyond to support TWU. Recipients may fall into the

Don’t Like Yourself, Love Yourself

We’ve all heard the saying “You are your own worst critic” many a time in our lives. Accepting and loving yourself is the key to staying happy and healthy, so why is it that so many of us struggle with it? In our society, we’re told that self-esteem is the key to

Letter from the Editor

As my second year of being on The Lasso staff is coming to a close, I am proud of how my staff members have dedicated time and hard work in order to produce great issues for you, our fellow peers, to read. By covering stories about events hosted on our campus