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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

TWU volleyball struggles in away-games

Over the weekend, TWU’s volleyball team played two out-of-town games, and it is ready for two more games here in Denton this next weekend. Last Friday, the team played against Western New Mexico in Silver City where it lost 2-3, ending its five-game winning streak. Although the team came into

Player Spotlight: Meet Lauren Bradford

Lauren Bradford, a soccer student-athlete here at TWU, has done her due diligence to succeed in every facet of her life. She’s technically a senior and will be graduating a year early next May. This is her third and last year to play competitively. She studies speech pathology and is

Walk the walk at Annual Pink Promises Breast Cancer Walk

Kicking off October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, TWU’s Health Promotion, a division under Student Health Services, is hosting a Pink Promises Breast Cancer Awareness Walk Tuesday, Oct. 2 from 5:30-7 pm. Also deserving of applause for volunteering is the Delta Delta Chapter of Sigma Lambda Gamma and Sigma Gamma

“Girls in the Game” here to empower girls

Have you heard the latest from the girls in Denton High? For the past two years, they’ve had the opportunity to participate in a non-profit sports organization that focuses on “the whole girl” called Girls in the Game. The program exposes girls to more than 40 different sports and focuses

Race for Texas Senator tightens

The last day to register to vote is Oct. 9, and the upcoming election on Nov. 6 promises to be a close and important race for Texas candidates running for U.S. Senator. Senator Ted Cruz is rerunning for his position, but is challenged by congressman Beto O’Rourke, who has risen

Back to budgeting basics

Budgeting is not about catching good deals at stores, but it is about how to save money. Sometimes I think a review on basics can do us good, no matter where our finances are. I recommend laying out your bills each month up against your income so you can see what

What’s happening, Denton?

To be heard in the upcoming election, head up to Harvest House on Friday, Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. to have a drink and write postcards for Andrew Morris, who is running for Texas House District 64. Art supplies will be provided. Check out the event on Facebook here. Also, beginning

Dallas campus holds Student Organization Fair

  If you’re one of many students who does not live in Denton near our main campus, TWU’s Student Government Association (SGA) and Student Life are co-hosting an event for you at the Dallas campus. Next Tuesday from 12:00-1:00 pm in room 3620, you can enjoy a yummy soda pop float

Welcome back, TWU!

Welcome back to TWU in Denton! It’s time to gear up for a brand new semester. This is my favorite time of the year to stock up on new binders, fresh pens and finely tune my new schedule. One of my favorite peers, Hannah Diaz, told me that she creates

Vote for the Denton ISD Bond

One of the main points of pride Dentonites own is their dedication to education. As a college town that boasts two universities and residents who exceed the state average for obtaining bachelor’s degrees, it’s obvious we take our schools seriously. Now it’s time for Denton residents to make the right

College Coffee Culture Hurts Students’ Sleep

It’s that time of the year. Projects due dates are nearing, and finals season is just around the corner. It’s time to take a serious look at what fuels us for the last grueling stretch of academia and what hurts us. As most college students know, caffeine is a must to get through those late nights of finishing up semester projects,

Campus Parking Update

As most everyone is aware, parking on campus is sparse right now, but the daily struggle to find a place to park is all for the greater good. Construction on the new West Parking Garage on Oakland Street across from Margo Jones and between the Baptist Student Center and the

Barbara Lerner, Catalyst of TWU

Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies and Academic Partnerships at TWU, Dr. Barbara Lerner, received the Catalyst Award from the National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students this past February.   A TWU alumna herself, Lerner has spent over 25 years of her career with TWU, and over 15 of those years she has worked within the community to help TWU welcome more transfer students. Starting in the

Professors win grant: going global without going abroad

Two Assistant Professors of English, Dr. Bender and Dr. Busl, were recently awarded a $99,803 grant for their “Building Global Perspectives in the Humanities” project from the National Endowment for the Humanities. This grant is the first of its kind for TWU to receive, according to Anna Ryan in her update

The #1 student-mom skill to hone

Time management is a skill that many college students struggle with. Due tomorrow, do tomorrow, anybody? But motherhood has put how I negotiate my time into sharp focus almost overnight. As a single mom and a student, I have had to re-evaluate my habits. My main goal as a mom is