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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

“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

Fall into Autumn with the Denton Farmer’s Market

To welcome the new season that is just around the corner, the Denton Community Market is holding a variety of fall events and fundraisers during the month of September. From April through November, the Denton Community Market is open every Saturday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. According to their website, the Community

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

Recognize the signs: World Alzheimer’s Month

September marks the seventh annual World Alzheimer’s Month, a global campaign aimed at destigmatizing dementia, raising awareness and combating misinformation about the disease. Coordinated by Alzheimer’s Disease International, the Alzheimer’s Month campaign launched in 2012 and includes Alzheimer’s day, which is held Sept. 21. Though the campaign is London-based, its

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 www.Save.org. Sept. 9-15 is National Suicide Prevention Week. This week is aimed at helping people around the nation

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

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