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Behind bars: Criminal Justice Department tours jail

The Criminal Justice Department at Texas Woman’s University offers free tours of different types of criminal justice facilities periodically. Less than a dozen students and staff attended the last tour of the Denton County Law Enforcement Center Thursday, Oct. 25. The tour was led by an officer and showed students the

Soccer and Volleyball Update

Soccer’s Five-game Winning Streak Thursday, Oct. 25 TWU faced off against rival Texas A&M Commerce. This was a key conference match that ended with another victory for The Pioneers. The game was one long stalemate, as neither team seemed able to score. It was not until the game entered overtime

’90s fashion is back- for now

Fishnets, oversized denim jackets and mom jeans – ‘90s grunge fashion is back with a vengeance. From mini backpacks to Doc Martins, nostalgic fashion ensembles are trending this season. Whether you are talking about the move away from perfectly contoured faces to more natural looks, or the shift from crop tops to

“Kavanaugh effect” increases voter turnout

Denton County residents have turned out in record numbers at the polls this election, surpassing 2014’s totals on the first day of early voting. The upswing in midterm voters locally and nationally may be largely thanks to what many are calling “the Kavanaugh effect,” an increase in political activity created

Experience Little Elm

Denton is home to many students at Texas Woman’s University, but some students may have the desire to venture outside of the city. Little Elm, a city just 30 minutes outside of Denton, is giving students a chance to explore the world around Denton without breaking their wallets by hosting

TWU Chief of Police speaks on recent gun rampage

A bomb and gun attack on a college in Kerch, Crimea killed at least 19 people and wounded dozens more about two weeks ago. The shooter was 18-year-old Vladislav Roslyakov, a fourth-year student at the college, who took his own life at the end of his rampage. Massive casualties at the

Weinkein exhibition celebrates student art

TWU artists are being presented with an opportunity to showcase their work in a gallery setting right here on the Denton campus with the eighth annual John Weinkein Juried Student Art Exhibition. From Oct. 13 to Nov. 16, the exhibition, presented by the TWU Department of Visual Arts, will feature students’

TWU to host seventh annual Celebration of Science

While history might find the term “women in science” to be an oxymoron, this year’s Celebration of Science event is aimed at celebrating women at the forefront of scientific achievement. Friday, Oct. 19 marks TWU Denton’s seventh annual Celebration of Science. The day-long event will feature the theme "women in science,"

Greater Denton Arts Council showing Tyrone Geter’s work

The Greater Denton Arts Council is currently showing a South Carolina artist’s work in exhibition “I Come As One, But Stand As 10,000.” Inspired by his mother and the hardships women of color face, artist Tyrone Geter celebrates them and their stories, often times with just charcoal and ripped paper. “When

Soccer and volleyball updates

Consecutive Soccer Shutouts             The Pioneers’ most recent games have earned them points towards their standing in the Lone Star Conference. After playing at home , Oct. 3, the Pioneers made a quick turnaround to play Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls Friday, Oct. 5. Their Friday night game earned them

TWU is here to help

TWU has multiple resources and services that are dedicated to helping students academically. These resources consist of the Write Site, the Math & Technology Success Center and the Science Learning Resource Center (SLRC). The Write Site provides help at any stage of the writing process for any class. Undergraduate students can

The best and worst of halloween candy

The month of October brings about Halloween, the one day of the year when it is acceptable for people to dress up in crazy costumes, visit strangers’ houses and eat unhealthy amounts of candy. Of course, not all Halloween candy is made equal. This is a sentiment that anyone can agree

Honoring art with art: A tribute to Kahlo and Rivera

UNT on the Square’s current art exhibition is the Kahlo Rivera 100 Exhibit. This exhibition displays graphic design artwork that honors Mexican artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. The showcase began Sept. 28 and will be accessible to the public until Nov. 3. Associate Director Meredith Buie said, “The purpose of

Boo at the U is back

Boo at the U is back for its annual fall festival full of treats, eats, and tons of fun. Noted on TWU’s traditions page as one of the holidays the university celebrates yearly, Boo at the U is not an event students should miss. Over 3000 children attend yearly to show

Harvest Festival to raise awareness for Alzheimer’s Association

To bring the community together and raise money for Alzheimer’s, The Village at Valley Creek will be hosting their first annual Harvest Festival. The project, which has only been underway since the end of the last week in August, will have food, games, live musicians David Harnois and Clarence Pitts, face

Crime Blotter

The following report covers the week of Monday, Sept. 24 through Tuesday, Oct. 2. Houston Center Wednesday, Sept. 25, an incident of voyeurism was reported at the Houston Center and is still currently active. Lowry Woods Community A theft of less than $100 was reported in the Lowry Woods Community Oct. 1 at 9:20

First ever Mac ‘n’ Cheese Fest to help hungry kids

Comfort food, cold brews and helping the underprivileged – words John Williams wants to make synonymous with the first-ever Denton Mac ‘n’ Cheese Festival. Debuting Sunday, Oct. 28, the festival will be held from 2-6 p.m. on East Oak Street. Attendees who have purchased a $10 ticket will be able to

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