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Spring with a splash: Denton ISD FFA Color Run

Start off this spring with a splash of color at the Denton ISD FFA Color Run this Sat., April 7. With check-in starting at 8 a.m. and the run at 9 a.m., the 3rd annual fun run will be held at the Sarah and Troy Lagrone Advanced Technology Complex. Directions

Can you protect yourself?

Crime Alerts Recently, a crime alert was sent to TWU students on March 29. The crime committed happened on March 28 at 7:22 a.m. on the 700 block of Oakland. TWU students were alerted of this crime 26 hours after it took place. Even though the incident didn't take place on

Pioneer Softball sweeps competition

At their last home games on Mar. 23 and 24, the Pioneers took on the state’s fifth-ranked team, the San Angelo Belles. Even though the Pioneers outhit the Belles 13-12, the five game winning streak was ended with a 13-7 loss after three grand slams by the Belles on Friday,

5 March Movies You Shouldn’t Miss

Here are five movies slated to release to theaters in March The Lasso recommends catching. “A Wrinkle in Time,” the beloved children’s book is coming to theatres March 9 and features Oprah Winfrey, Mindy Kaling and Reese Witherspoon as the three celestial guides. Bring the little ones along for the

Seven Mile serves up charm to community

What first drew me in to the Seven Mile Cafe was the knowledge that they have plenty of vegan options. As I entered what looks like a quaint, little blue house converted to a restaurant, I immediately sensed I had found a place with real charm.  My sister, Jenna, accompanied me

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

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

‘I, Tonya’: Dark Portrayal of Unglamorous Celebrity

“I, Tonya” was an incredibly dark portrayal of the reality of Tonya Harding and her short-lived figure-skating career. The film is based on the true story of Tonya Harding and the scandal involving the career-shattering injury of Nancy Kerrigan. A Raw Truth “I, Tonya” is rated R for the vulgar language and

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