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TWU softball receives largest donation in university history

Texas Woman’s University’s softball team has recently been granted the single greatest donation that TWU Athletics has ever received in the history of the university. February 22, TWU officials made the announcement at a Board of Regents meeting that the TWU softball program had received a gift of $500,000 from a living TWU alumni and softball

Keep Denton Beautiful to hold Great American Cleanup

Keep Denton Beautiful, or KDB, is a nonprofit organization in Denton, Texas that aims to involve Denton neighborhoods, businesses and residents of all kinds to help create a more clean, beautiful city. According to their website, KDB’s mission statement is “To engage our community in creating a clean and beautiful Denton.” KDB is an

Crime Blotter

This week’s blotter will cover Feb. 25 through March 4. Lowry Woods Community – Failure to comply with requirements on striking fixtures on a highway worth more than $200 was reported in the Lowry Woods Community Feb. 27 and referred to Student Life. Additionally, possession of less than two ounces of marijuana was reported at Mary

Experience Denton the right way

Denton is home to many unique stops, but certain places hold a special place in my heart. If you are a wino like me, a little place called Wine Squared might make your heart throb. The calm atmosphere, upbeat staff members and games make for a perfect laid back night. Since

Crime Blotter

This week’s blotter will cover Feb. 18 to 25. Student Union; Denton Campus – Unlawful restraint was reported at the Student Union on the Denton Campus Feb. 20 and was cleared by other means.Old Main Building – Burglary of textbooks from an office in the Old Main Building was reported Feb. 20 and suspended.Houston Center – Harassment

Jamison lecture to feature Congresswomen

A record 117 women were elected in 2018, prompting many to dub it the “year of the woman” – a notion that has helped inspire the theme of at least one upcoming lecture series this semester. Texas Woman’s University will host the fourth annual Jamison Lecture, “Women on the Rise: Reflections on the 2018

U.S. advises against travel to Haiti amid violent protests

With spring break right around the corner, popular tourist locations can expect a surge in visitors thanks to student and family travel. Haiti, however, is one vacation spot that Americans should mark off their list of destinations, according to U.S. officials. The U.S. State Department issued a level 4 advisory warning against travel

Golden Boys come to Denton

From gold sparkly accents to sleek black walls, the Golden Boy coffee shop wanted to stand out from the average traditional look. “We really like the concept of kind of dark black and golds and the colors- it helps transition from coffee to cocktails,” co- owner Andy Cunningham told the Denton Record Chronicle.

Houston raid leaves questions about officers’ motives

From a raid that left two suspects dead, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said, “I’m very confident that we’re going to have criminal charges on one or more police officers” Jan. 28, 2019, a no-knock raid warrant was issued to the house of 7815 Harding St. in the  Pecan Park neighborhood of southeast Houston. Upon

To vaccinate or not to vaccinate

A hotly debated issue we often see in today’s world is the topic of vaccinations. Many of us have scrolled down Facebook or seen advertisements on billboards, either advocating for vaccines or protesting against them. Either way, it is important for us to become informed decision-makers on this topic in order to form a sound

The bees are back

Bees are making a comeback after a period of endangerment caused by a deadly combination of Varroa mites and neonicotinoid pesticides. For two years, some research linked the decline to climate change, others said it was a natural function in the species, but the consensus among scientists now is that the mites and the

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