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TWU’s chapter of Phi Kappa Phi turns the page

Texas Woman’s University’s chapter of the Honor Society Phi Kappa Phi has just recently been recognized with the prestigious honor of being named a Circle of Excellence Platinum Chapter. Phi Kappa Phi was first established in 1897 at the University of Maine. Phi Kappa Phi is the oldest and most competitive collegiate honor society for all

TWU basketball coach throws first pitch at Rangers game

Texas Woman’s University recently had a “Night with the Rangers” at Globe Life Park in Arlington on April 15. Pioneers were given the chance to purchase a ticket and celebrate the Texas Rangers with an evening filled with activities, baseball and more.  A notable event from the night was watching TWU’s basketball coach Beth Jillson throw the

Brittany Seely named an NSCS scholarship recipient

Texas Woman’s University is affiliated with a wide array of prestigious national honorary organizations. One such honor society is The National Society of Collegiate Scholars or NSCS. NSCS is an honors organization that serves to recognize students at the undergraduate level who have high achievements. The organization gives its members more than $1 million annually in

Misconduct leads to suspension of Greek life

Sexual misconduct, alcohol abuse and the culture of fraternities and sororities led to the suspension of Greek life in colleges across the nation. As of April 1, 2019, the University of Texas Arlington suspended all Greek life. During this suspension, all fraternities and sororities must not host or participate in social events, including philanthropic events.

Summer internships, explained

With the start of the summer break comes nearly endless possibilities - for relaxing, rejuvenating, picking up abandoned hobbies and – yes - career advancement.  A 2017 study by the National Association of Colleges and Employers found that graduates with internship experience have a better chance of finding a job – but many students may not

Dallas to host Turtle Creek Arts and Crafts Festival

The annual Turtle Creek Arts and Crafts Festival is making its way back to the Dallas-Fort Worth area This festival, which was originally established as a fall festival in 2017, will be held in the Dallas metro area in Reverchon Park. This is one of the largest and most enthusiastic art buying areas in the metroplex. The

Charges dropped against Jussie Smollett: A whitewash of justice?

January 29, ‘Empire’ actor Jussie Smollett filed a report with the police claiming to have been beaten by two men who shouted racist and homophobic slurs at him, put a noose around his neck and proceeded to pour bleach on him. However, the initial investigation by Chicago police found that Smollett might

Denton Redbud Festival continues revival of old TWU tradition

April 13 was named Denton’s Official Arbor Day at the city council meeting last Tuesday, and Keep Denton Beautiful will be celebrating it with the community. Around 60 vendors will be livening up the celebration with tree and plant sales, local and handmade products, family-friendly activities and more at the annual Denton Redbud Festival. “We’ve got environmental

Crime Blotter: March 26 to April 2

This week’s blotter will cover March 26 to April 2. Ann Stuart Science Complex – A bike worth more than $100, but less than $750 was reported stolen from a bike rack at the Ann Stuart Science Complex March 7, but was suspended Wednesday, March 27. ROTC – An unknown person broke

Apple to release new products

Today, Apple is one of the top brands when it comes to technology. According to the Inc.com, Apple was ranked number two in 2018, putting the brand value at $146.3 billion. What started as two friends, Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, building boxes that allowed people to make long distance phone calls at no cost

Pioneers Remembered honors lost TWU community members

Like most college campuses, Texas Woman’s University has not been immune to the loss of community members, but a program on campus is ensuring Pioneers who are gone are not forgotten. TWU’s Office of Civility and Community Standards will host the fourth annual Pioneers Remembered ceremony Thursday, April 11, from 1 to 2

Pioneering Spirit Awards honor graduate students and faculty

Finger food, fellowship and, for graduate students and those that support them, a night to remember. The Graduate Student Council held the fifth annual Pioneering Spirit Awards ceremony Friday, April 5, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Blagg-Huey Living Room. The ceremony, aimed at recognizing faculty, staff and graduate students for their contributions

New Zealand Mosque shooting devastates many

Friday, March 15, 50 people were killed and another 50 were injured in a shooting at two different mosques in the city of Christchurch, New Zealand. According to Joey Garrison from USA Today, this attack will go down in history as the nation’s deadliest massacre. The suspected shooter of these two mosques has been identified as

“Hoo” will be the next Oakley?

The search for a new Texas Woman’s University mascot has begun. This opportunity is suggested for anyone who is interested in promoting school spirit and has the dance moves to do so. All candidates selected to be the mascot will be a part of the Spirit Program. TWU’s mascot is a newly added aspect of student

RISE lecture highlights importance of mentors for professional women

Texas Woman’s University is hosting a discussion next week that is aimed at exploring why women should seek mentors to navigate the workforce. The lecture on successful advising relationships, hosted by TWU’s Center for Women in Business, will be Tuesday, April 9, as part of the Women RISE training series. The discussion, entitled “Women

Board of Regents Special Meeting Agenda

Thursday, April 4, 2019, at 4:00 PM Full Board Members: Regents Perez (Chair), Coleman, Doggett, Galbraith (Non-Voting), Jester, Paup, Schrader, Shepard, Wilson & Wu. I. Call Meeting to Order II. Adjourn to Executive Closed Session  A.              Consultation with Attorney Regarding Legal Matters and/or Contemplated Litigation, Personnel Matters, or Settlement Offers pursuant to §551.071 of the

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