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TWU supports veterans

TWU offers many different resources for different populations around campus, including veterans and students currently in the military. This year marks the ninth consecutive year that TWU has been named a “Military Friendly School” along with “Military Times’ Best Colleges for 2018.” Not only does TWU help support military and ex-military

Outback Steakhouse to host Maroon and White luncheon

Outback Steakhouse and the TWU athletics department have worked together since 2003 to hold Maroon and White Luncheons that support student athletes. These luncheons are what bring the community together, allow student athletes and coaches to answer questions some might have and to show support for those working hard at TWU.

New parking garage to open soon

The Denton campus’ new parking garage, the Oakland Complex, is coming to the final stages of construction. Prices of parking passes have been set, and the Department of Public Safety and Human Resources have already started their transition into the building. Nov. 1, parking garage decals go on sale at the

Just say no

Saying “no” seems to be hard for some. Being a people-pleaser makes saying “no” seem like an impossible task. In this article, I will explain why being a people-pleaser is not the best route and why saying “no” is so important. Personally, I struggle with saying “no” to anyone. If I

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

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

Get crackin’ at Shell Shack

Living in Denton gives students the opportunity to experience different types of foods, ranging from Mexican to Chinese. For years, Denton hasn’t had the best options for good seafood. Recently though, Denton has opened its heart to Shell Shack. “Denton is so much fun. I’ve lived out here for so long,

TWU DPS: more than just officers

TWU police officers’ goal is to ultimately keep the campus safe. Outside of work, each officer has their own passions. Officer Justin Weathers is no exception. Weathers has a true passion for singing and has been singing since his freshman year of high school. He received several scholarships to multiple

Take the stage at TWU Mic Night

On Sept. 13, TWU Student Life will be hosting an open mic night from 6-8 p.m. in the Student Union room 207. This event is open to all TWU students, staff and faculty members. Those attending are encouraged to take on the stage and show the crowd their talents. Talents

National Suicide Prevention Week

As of 2018, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death across all ages in the United States, and it is the 2nd leading cause of death globally for ages 15-24, according to Sept. 9-15 is National Suicide Prevention Week. This week is aimed at helping people around the nation

Parking update: permits and shuttles

Parking Permits As the school year starts, parking spots will begin to fill up. Having a parking permit will help students find a spot closer to the classrooms. Parking permits are for sale through the TWU Department of Public Safety. Student permits are $70, motorcycle permits are $35 and bicycle

Get back in the grind

Outdoor Adventures Each year, the TWU Fitness and Recreation Center hosts multiple outdoor adventures that are open to students and range from kayaking, hiking, caving and horseback riding. This semester, there will be seven trips available that will cost between $10 and $40 per student. Each student must pre-register to