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Taking care of the community

 Students may often find themselves looking for a way to give back. As Ghandi once said, “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” For students looking to better their community and better themselves, Student Life and Denton Serves offer a wide range of programs and non-profits

Curve the germs

            There is no doubt about it: flu season is in full throttle. No matter the lengths taken to avoid getting sick, sometimes it is inevitable.             The influenza can sometimes be deadly for those who are high-risk, such as the elderly, pregnant women, children and those with weak immune systems. The

Dance troupe to throw Holiday Craft Bonanza

Denton’s Christmas crafters could find themselves in like company this holiday season. Sunday, Dec. 2, DFW-based performance group Eclektic Elektric is hosting a holiday craft fair at Q’s Café in Denton. The event will feature DIY classes and workshops in card-making, baking, gifts and more. The fair runs from 3:30 to

Competition heats up for barbecue cook-off

DFW barbecue lovers could be in for a smoking good time. The North Texas Fair and Rodeo is hosting their annual BBQ Cookoff Dec. 30 to Nov. 2. The event will be at the fairgrounds located at 2217 N. Carrol Blvd and will feature steak, barbecue and chili cookoffs, as well

Denton Holiday Lighting Festival celebrates 30years

Thanksgiving is over and Christmas lights are finally objectively acceptable. Denton knows it, too. Next Friday, Nov. 30, the Denton Holiday Festival Association, Inc. (DHFA) will be hosting the annual Denton Holiday Lighting Festival at 5:30 p.m. in Denton’s historic downtown. The community event held every second Friday after Thanksgiving will

Behind bars: Criminal Justice Department tours jail

The Criminal Justice Department at Texas Woman’s University offers free tours of different types of criminal justice facilities periodically. Less than a dozen students and staff attended the last tour of the Denton County Law Enforcement Center Thursday, Oct. 25. The tour was led by an officer and showed students the

Experience Little Elm

Denton is home to many students at Texas Woman’s University, but some students may have the desire to venture outside of the city. Little Elm, a city just 30 minutes outside of Denton, is giving students a chance to explore the world around Denton without breaking their wallets by hosting

Honoring art with art: A tribute to Kahlo and Rivera

UNT on the Square’s current art exhibition is the Kahlo Rivera 100 Exhibit. This exhibition displays graphic design artwork that honors Mexican artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. The showcase began Sept. 28 and will be accessible to the public until Nov. 3. Associate Director Meredith Buie said, “The purpose of

First ever Mac ‘n’ Cheese Fest to help hungry kids

Comfort food, cold brews and helping the underprivileged – words John Williams wants to make synonymous with the first-ever Denton Mac ‘n’ Cheese Festival. Debuting Sunday, Oct. 28, the festival will be held from 2-6 p.m. on East Oak Street. Attendees who have purchased a $10 ticket will be able to

CASA Denton celebrates naming of office complex

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Denton County hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday, Oct. 10 to celebrate the official naming of its office complex, McNatt Center, on N. Bell Avenue. CASA was able to purchase the facility thanks to a $200,000 donation from longtime Denton residents, the McNatt brothers, which allowed

Your vote is valuable

Voting is an incredibly important matter that many people, especially students, tend to overlook. A vast number of the U.S. population only care about voting when it comes time for Presidential elections. While the presidential election is a significant time for voting, there are many other elections within local communities

Celebrating 30 years of coming out

Thursday, Oct. 11 is National Coming Out Day. This national holiday is an annual celebration that commemorates LGBTQ awareness. This year is special because it marks the 30th anniversary of National Coming Out Day. National Coming Out Day occurs on Oct. 11 in honor of the National March on Washington

Namaste calm: Yoga options in Denton

Yogi doesn’t have to only be the teas that calm your colds or soothe your midterm stress. You can be a yogi yourself with these different Denton yoga studios close to the TWU campus. Authentic Yoga Life – 218 N Austin St, Denton, TX 76201             Based off of Baron Baptiste’s Power

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,

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

Tease your tastebuds with tasty tostadas

For an affordable meal and a casual brunch or coffee stop before class, swing by 603 North Locust Street, only three blocks north of Denton square. Every day of the week, Loco Café opens its doors from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Biscuits and beverages are made fresh daily, garnering attention from

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