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Human Library visits TWU for the first time

For the first time ever, TWU will be hosting a Human Library on April 23 at the Blagg-Huey Library from 12 to 5 pm. According to the Human Library website, the organization is “A Worldwide Movement for Social Change” that loans out Living Books -  real people who share their

TWU’s Parry Distinguished Lectureship

2018 Parry Distinguished Lecturer   The 2018 Parry Distinguished Lecturer, Dr. Lynda Wilson, is a registered nurse and Professor Emerita in the School of Nursing at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. Wilson began her career as a nurse with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She then attended the University of Delaware to

Indivisible Denton and Denton’s Divestment Day

Who is Indivisible Denton?  With the socio-political culture that has enveloped the U.S. now reaching Denton, some of Denton’s residents are not willing to assimilate, and they are not simply sitting by quietly; as a result, Denton residents have come together to form an organized activist group in what is being called Indivisible Denton.    What does Indivisible Denton do?   Indivisible Denton is a

Ignored Red Flags

Mourning Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School On Wednesday Feb. 14, 2018, tragedy struck Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Former student Nikolas Cruz opened fire on students at 2:21 p.m., according to Fox news. The gunman shot and killed 17 victims and injured 14 others. As the community mourns the

Education Equity

First-year students learn quickly that majors begin to define their lifestyle and the people that surround them. Circulating through different major circles is easier in core classes, but major genres are enough to fit people into small subcategories of “artistic,” “intellectual,” or “creative.” The differentiation between creativity and intellect does

Exhibit retires

In 2001, Susan kae Grant, retired Professor and Head of Photography and Book Arts, founded the Joyce Elaine Grant Photography Exhibit. This event is organized by the TWU photography students. Grant started this exhibit in honor of her mother, and all proceeds from the exhibit go toward photography scholarships for

Empowering through Enactus

Student organizations bring students who share the same interests together and keep students involved across campus. According to the TWU website, the campus has “more than 140 chartered and university-sanctioned student organizations” and Enactus is one of these student organizations.  Enactus Enactus aims to “empower people in need by applying business

Mr. Frosty’s: Denton’s classic 50s drive in

The first time I drove by Mr. Frosty’s, I knew that I had to stop in. I couldn’t help but look inside the glass windows under the neon lights. The benches look like they’d been stolen right out of a 50s movie, and their menu is a white-board full of little,

Alumna recognized by CDC for anti-diabetes efforts

  Diabetes: A Danger Recognized In a 2016 report published by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the increase of diabetes occurrence was highlighted and analyzed, which resulted in a demand for public awareness of diabetes and prevention. The 2016 CDC report showed that during a 20 year period, the rate of

33rd annual “Materials: Hard and Soft” exhibit on display

What and When? The “Materials: Hard and Soft” exhibit is a juried premier craft exhibition which is held annually by the Greater Denton Arts Council. The exhibition, which was first orchestrated by Georgia Leach Gough, a local artist, in 1987, aims to give a stage to “top national and international artists as

Get your foot in the door: Career and Internship Fair

Over 50 employers will be recruiting TWU students this Wednesday at the Career and Internship Fair from 12 to 3 p.m. in Hubbard Hall, hosted by the Career Connections Center. The fair is an opportunity solely for TWU students to learn and ask potential employers questions. Sometimes, students may not know

Be legally informed: campus resources available for students

Legal problems can quickly add up and leave you at a loss both mentally and financially. According to lawyers.com, attorneys can charge anywhere from $100 to $400 per hour. TWU offers students free legal services on campus. If TWU Student Life Legal Services cannot assist you directly, they will refer

A quick, inside look of the TWU gymnastics team

The TWU gymnastics team started this season with a bang. The team set a home-opener record during their first meet. The following away meets were an uphill battle, but the team found its footing and got back on track. On Sunday, Feb. 11, the team scored its highest score of the

All the Eternal Love I Have for Pumpkins

Known as the “Polka Dot Princess,” Yayoi Kusama is a Japanese artist, avant-garde sculptor and author. The exhibit, “All the Eternal Love I Have for Pumpkins,” will be at the Dallas Museum of Art through Feb. 25. Tickets to this exhibit cost $16, and the exhibit itself is limited to two people

Graduate showcase(s) opportunities

Graduate school is just around the corner for college juniors and seniors. Along with applying for graduate school, comes an avalanche of deadlines, paperwork, questions and confusion. Texas Woman’s University is taking steps to help students with the many challenges associated with choosing and applying for graduate programs. The university

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