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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

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

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

It’s time to get spooky

October is the month when haunted houses open up and bring in hundreds of people wanting to get spooked, and The Lasso is here to help students find the best boos for their buck. To start off on the spookiest foot, Cutting Edge Haunted House is one of the best. The

When crafting and chopped collide

For any students interested in crafting, TWU has the event for them.  Monday, Oct. 15, the Student Union Office is hosting a Pinterest Party: Chopped Edition. This event will take place from 4-7 p.m. on TWU’s Denton campus in the Maroon Lobby of the Student Union. Attendants will be given a

Drag at Thriller Drag Queen Bingo

Raising an eyebrow solely with its title, the Denton Thriller Drag Queen Bingo Show is fast approaching. At Crossroads, guests will get the chance to play bingo, but it’s not the normal bingo game. This event is beyond normal. This bingo game is said to be “the most fabulous, outlandish and

TWU Theater’s “The Birds” to open Wednesday

The Theater department has been preparing since May for their first show of the 2018-2019 season, “The Birds.” On Wednesday, Oct. 11, they will take the stage at 8 p.m. in the Redbud Theater Complex. Undergraduate students Alandra Baptiste, Walker Delk, Michael Diaz and Bryce Neel make up the entire

Your vote is valuable

Voting is an incredibly important matter that many people, especially students, tend to overlook. A vast number of the U.S. population only care about voting when it comes time for Presidential elections. While the presidential election is a significant time for voting, there are many other elections within local communities

Celebrating 30 years of coming out

Thursday, Oct. 11 is National Coming Out Day. This national holiday is an annual celebration that commemorates LGBTQ awareness. This year is special because it marks the 30th anniversary of National Coming Out Day. National Coming Out Day occurs on Oct. 11 in honor of the National March on Washington

Crime blotter: Theft at Lowry Woods

In efforts to keep students informed, The Lasso is bringing back a weekly Police Blotter that will feature crime reported on campus for the previous week. This blotter will cover crime reported for the week of Sept. 17 to Sept. 24. Lowry Woods Community On Tuesday, Sept. 18, a theft of less