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“Emerging Stories” ArtsWalk scheduled for Thursday

  The ArtsWalk will be held on Thurs. April 5 from 6 to 8 p.m. The walk will take place from the TWU Library fountain, Redbud 204 to the DGL Dance Building. This event is always free for students, faculty, staff and the public. The theme for this year’s ArtsWalk is “Emerging

Intramurals: the not so serious sports

TWU intramurals are a great way for students to get involved in athletics without the stress of being the best. While intramural sports are the same sports that are played at the more competitive collegiate level, they are played at a much friendlier and laid-back style. Some of the spring intramural

A love for competition

  Number 17 on the field, sophomore Hazel Puempel started running the bases at four years old. What started out as a love for competition on the T-Ball field, Puempel found that her passion would follow her for many more years. In the 2017 season Puempel started and played a total of

The social power, responsibility of a chemist

To “learn by doing” was advocated in chemistry labs long before TWU made it their slogan, as Chemistry and Biochemistry Professor Dr. Richard Sheardy would agree. After a team of TWU faculty and administrators visited the annual summer institute of the SENCER (Science Education for New Civic Engagements) project in

The Sidewalk Cafe: homestyle cookin’

As you walk in, you’re instantly hit with the sweet smell of homemade pies and coffee. The staff gives you a warm “hello” and sits you down at a table. The blue walls give a very calming feel. The Sidewalk Cafe offers you the most welcoming feel right from the

Deleting social media increases happiness

Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat and Facebook are just a few of the social media platforms that many individuals spend time scrolling through daily. According to The Telegraph, “The average person has five social media accounts and spends around one hour and 40 minutes browsing these networks every day.” Last fall, I felt

Robert S. Mueller III: The case against Russia

  Who Is Robert S. Mueller III? Robert Swan Mueller III is an American lawyer who is currently serving as special counsel in charge of conducting a “full and thorough investigation of the Russian government’s efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election,” per the Office of the Deputy Attorney General.

Tasty Tea with SUP

What's the Tea? Whether you prefer a hot cup of energizing green tea or a warm cup of mellow Earl Grey, TWU Student Union Programming’s event, called “What’s the Tea with SUP,” was the perfect mix of delicious tea, cool prizes and friendly conversation. The event, held Friday, Jan. 19, was one

Denton square recovering from 4-alarm holiday fire

Denton residents woke up the day after Christmas to unexpected news: in the early morning, the Downtown Mini Mall II had been engulfed in flames. The similar memories for longtime residents, as 23 years ago a fire on the west side of the square destroyed three businesses.   For 37 years,

TWU Volleyball to finish season on a positive note

Last week closed out a rough stretch for TWU Volleyball, but the Pioneers managed to finish on a positive note, coming out on top with a win over Arkansas at Monticello. The win closed out a tough double-header in which TWU narrowly lost its opener against Southeast Oklahoma State in five sets.   The

These filtered lives

Social media has wrecked us.  Don’t get me wrong, I love Instagram and Twitter just as much as the next person, but I will also be the first to admit that this love sometimes costs me. Social media can turn into a trap if used in the wrong way, which more often