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Staff Picks – Shows to binge watch

Emily Nickles, Editor-in-Chief  Recently, I was looking to wind down, snuggle up with some blankets and watch mindless television. I turned on “New Girl,” starring Zooey Deschanel, one of my favorite actresses since seeing the incredible “Tin Man” miniseries (I highly recommend it). “New Girl” is that touch of delightfulness that everyone

Staff Picks – Dream Vacations

Emily Nickles, Editor-in-Chief  Typically my dreams take me to where I don’t want to be, like high school or grocery stores, but I romanticize about vacation destinations and the wonderful adventures that can be had when traveling. Road trips bring out the creativity in me; they cause me to think about the

Staff Picks – Lasso staffers recommend their favorite restaurants in Denton

Emily Nickles, Editor-in-Chief  While I admit that Taco Cabana falls short of the mark when it comes to authentic Mexican food, it is a cheapskate vegetarian’s dream. Their quesadillas are lightly grilled, filled with a balanced sprinkling of Colby Jack cheese and pico de gallo. At any fast food restaurant that totes

Staff Picks – Lasso staffers recommend their favorite books

Emily Nickles, Editor-in-Chief  Recently, I had the opportunity to reread “Wuthering Heights” by Emily Brontё. Dark, mysterious, intense and violent, the romantic atmosphere and tensions in the novel will push the reader to the edge and break all bounds of conventionality. A master of empathy and emotion, Brontё twists and perverts the

Holiday Recipes from The Lasso Staff

The Lasso staff would like to share our favorite holiday recipes with you! We hope you enjoy!   Sweet Potato Souffle: Rhonda Ross, Advisor Souffle: 1/2 cup butter (1 stick), at room temperature, plus more to grease pan 5 medium sweet potatoes 2 large eggs 1 cup granulated sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/2 cup milk Pinch of salt Topping: 1 cup