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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

“The Happytime Murders” is a big-time flop

With big comedy names like Elizabeth Banks and Maya Rudolph, the storytelling prowess of director Brian Henson, and starring the queen of comedy herself, Melissa McCarthy, "The Happytime Murders" is a blockbuster on paper. All that potential is wasted, however, on the continually raunchy, hauntingly strange, rarely funny 90-minute nightmare.

Waterloo Music Festival rocks Austin

  On Sep 7, Carson Creek Ranch is hosting a three-day independent music festival in Austin, Texas for the first time. The Waterloo Music Festival is a music, food, and camping event that seeks to set itself apart in the infamous Austin concert scene. Attendees will camp out on the 58-acre ranch

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

Owl the rage: Painting at the fountain

To keep in touch with creativity during the first week of the fall semester, the Student Union Programming is hosting Painting at the Fountain on Saturday, Sep 1. Meet up with other TWU students at the Hubbard Lawn for two hours of friends, fun and fresh paint. Admission to the

Cirque Italia: A New Type of Entertainment  

Cirque Italia is trying to rejuvenate the love of the circus by incorporating a new watery twist into an outdated tradition. Cirque Italia is described as a “vivid, dramatic, and moving experience under a customized tent...Cirque Italia  brings the appreciation of production and circus arts together to create a night to be

Local grill offers competitive games

Do you have a knack for trivia? Do you know random facts? Are you competitive? Do you like to eat a variety of food and drink cheap unique drinks? If you answered “yes” to any of the above questions, then you need to check out Trivia Night at Game Changers Sports

Joyce Elaine Grant photography

Hanging in the East and West galleries of TWU’s Visual Arts Building, the Joyce Elaine Grant Photography exhibition is on display for the sixteenth year. Since its creation in 2001, TWU graduate students have continued to organize the exhibition named for the mother of TWU professor Susan Kae Grant. The exhibition

La La Land Review

"La La Land" is the love story of two dreamers - Mia, an aspiring actress and Sebastian, a talented jazz pianist - searching for success in Los Angeles, a city where many dreams are made, but even more are destroyed. The tale illustrates the challenges faced when searching for a

Get a little twisted this Valentine’s Day

Looking for a creative way to spend Valentine’s Day? Surprise your partner with a paint date at Painting with a Twist! Spoiler alert: the twist is PWAT is a chain of art studios hosting BYOB painting classes every week – they provide the art supplies, and you bring your beverage of

Queen of Hearts fashion show

Sweet heart necklines, playing cards, red satin cloth, maroon skirts carefully crafted and a couple Alice and Wonderland references kicked off "The Queen of Hearts" fashion show TWU and UNT students produced for the Denton American Heart Association’s annual fundraising event.     TWU students in Dr. Sheri Dragoo’s event planning class have

DBFF: Celebrating Black Culture and Building Community

The Denton Black Film Festival’s aim to “educate, entertain, and inspire” manifested through the vehicles of film, art, culture and conversation the weekend of Jan. 27-29. The third-annual DBFF’s immense variety of artistic showcases mirrored the festival’s vision of diversity and allowed artists across genres and mediums to participate in

Trailblazing Alumni Dance Concert

On Thurs., Jan. 26 and Fri., Jan. 27, the Department of Dance held the first ever TWU Alumni Dance Concert. The concert, which was open to the public, featured works by Dance Alumni and coincided with MA and MFA auditions. Erika Record, Megan Odom, Big Rig, Terrance M. Johnson Dance Project,

Intersectional art and entertainment in DFW

Whether feminism is your jam or you’re just looking to try something new, the following events may be for you. Each of these DFW happenings is centered on intersectional art and entertainment that fosters an environment rich with talent, inclusivity and empowerment. Women of the World Poetry Slam The annual Women of

Online secret Santa

  In a generation where we date, shop and even order food online, why not add holiday festivities to the list? Traditional Secret Santa The Secret Santa activities usually involve family members, friends or coworkers who draw names and secretely gift their assigned person with favorite foods, candies, drinks and trinkets over the course of