A hazardous material accident shutdown the Graduate Research Building on TWU’s Denton campus at 12:45 p.m. on Wed., Feb. 22, no injuries were reported and the building was evacuated immediately. According to a press release by TWU’s Marketing and Communications department the university is still gathering detail on the incident, but
What people like and don't like about the President-elect's appointments Citizens across the U.S. have been divided about President Elect Donald Trump’s picks for his White House Cabinet. Depending on the selection folks have either been delighted or disgruntled. To keep you up to date The Lasso will be breaking down
Dentonites who do not have the means to provide themselves with a Thanksgiving meal this holiday can find assistance from local church outreach ministries. St. Andrews Presbyterian Church’s soup kitchen, Our Daily Bread, has served the Denton County homeless population since 2000 and according to their website, has served 556,474 meals
The past five years has left Syria a worn-torn country with its people fleeing their homes. Syrian nationals have become internationally displaced people (IDP) and refugees, however they have had trouble finding safe and welcoming countries they can flee to, and the United States hasn’t been an extremely welcoming host.
Zera Coffee Company, a local coffee shop less than a mile from TWU, will host a silent auction to support their business Saturday, Nov. 5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.. Vendors at the auction will include big name companies like Mary Kay Cosmetics and local shops like The Mink Chair.
The first week of November TWU will host events each day in honor of our Non-Traditional student population. Non-traditional students include commuter, online and veteran students, as well as students who are returning to school or attending school while raising a family. The Campus Alliance and Resource Education department has hosted
Although all three presidential debates took place without the Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson and Green Party candidate Dr. Jill Stein, both are still campaigning and making some head-way with voters. According to a recent IBD/TIPP poll Johnson has been polling at 7.7 percent and Stein has been polling at 4.4
Sugar skulls and cobwebs with fake spiders decorate windows in shops lining the Denton square as businesses prepare for Denton’s Day of the Dead Festival which will be held on Oct. 29. Since 2011, Denton’s Day of the Dead Festival has brought coffin races, pumpkin patches, comedy horror shows and salsa
Running swiftly with her teammates, senior midfielder and forward Alisa Velasquez dodged athletes from the opposite team and sent the black and white, grass-covered ball flying towards the other team’s goal. Velasquez began playing soccer for TWU in 2013 and has loved her positions on the field ever since. Velasquez said: “It’s
Leg muscles tensed, then propelled middle blocker Sara Oxford up allowing her to execute another perfect kill on her teams behalf. Oxford, a senior Graphic Design major, began playing volleyball for TWU in 2015. Originally from Decatur, Oxford played volleyball in high school before attending Abilene Christian University and playing volleyball
In light of Breast Cancer Awareness month, TWU’s Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority hosted Survivor Stories, a Pink Week event that invited four breast cancer survivors to share their experiences. These women included TWU faculty members, parents of TWU students and community members. Sigma Lambda Gamma lists one of its philanthropic
Satire has been a much-loved part of the world for many years and while some consumers simply find satire entertaining, it also serves a purpose. Satirical news media uses humor as a tool to inform and enlighten its audience. Mostly, satire is used to mock a situation or person to