U.S. advises against travel to Haiti amid violent protests

With spring break right around the corner, popular tourist locations can expect a surge in visitors thanks to student and family travel. Haiti, however, is one vacation spot that Americans should mark off their list of destinations, according to U.S. officials. The U.S. State Department issued a level 4 advisory warning against travel

Golden Boys come to Denton

From gold sparkly accents to sleek black walls, the Golden Boy coffee shop wanted to stand out from the average traditional look. “We really like the concept of kind of dark black and golds and the colors- it helps transition from coffee to cocktails,” co- owner Andy Cunningham told the Denton Record Chronicle.

Houston raid leaves questions about officers’ motives

From a raid that left two suspects dead, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said, “I’m very confident that we’re going to have criminal charges on one or more police officers” Jan. 28, 2019, a no-knock raid warrant was issued to the house of 7815 Harding St. in the  Pecan Park neighborhood of southeast Houston. Upon

To vaccinate or not to vaccinate

A hotly debated issue we often see in today’s world is the topic of vaccinations. Many of us have scrolled down Facebook or seen advertisements on billboards, either advocating for vaccines or protesting against them. Either way, it is important for us to become informed decision-makers on this topic in order to form a sound

The bees are back

Bees are making a comeback after a period of endangerment caused by a deadly combination of Varroa mites and neonicotinoid pesticides. For two years, some research linked the decline to climate change, others said it was a natural function in the species, but the consensus among scientists now is that the mites and the

TWU pushes agenda at Texas State Capitol

One slogan that Texas Woman’s University lives by is to “learn by doing.” Whether through classes or through student organizations, I have seen TWU’s continuous effort to engage students in hands-on experience in order to enhance their educations. One of these real-world experiences that TWU offers to students every year is TWU’s Day at

Bria Northrop named Athlete of the Month

Every month, TWU Athletics recognizes one student athlete for going above and beyond in their field. For this month, the honor was given to junior health studies major Bria Northrop. Northrop is currently a part of the TWU gymnastics team but was competing in the gymnastics world with Fuzion Gymnastics before she signed on

Dallas brings art to life

The city of Dallas is constantly updating and introducing new art from all genres, the more groundbreaking the better. Futuristic displays cover the walls of some of Dallas’s most historic buildings in the art district, and trendy experience art has caught on as well in the metroplex. Located along Flora street, the Dallas art district presents

First Friday showcases Denton businesses

One Dentonite has worked to keep the city first in the minds of local art patrons for nearly a decade. Friday, March 1, marks the 99th monthly First Friday, a local retail event held on the first Friday of every month. The project is aimed at bringing increased exposure to Denton arts and

TWU Houston Center to host 2019 Parry Lecture

Every year, Texas Woman’s University hosts a Parry Lecture on its Houston campus. Each year features a different topic, and this year’s lecture will be over indigenizing the health professions. The lecture will take place Mar. 7 from 5-7 p.m. in the Houston Endowment Auditorium. The 2019 Parry Lecture will be presented by Dr.

TWU to host March For A Cure 5k

For over ten years, the Texas Woman’s Center for Student Leadership has been hosting events to get students involved and confident in their leadership abilities. 2019 is no different, and March 1 is the TWU March for a Cure 5K. This on-campus fundraiser will encourage the public to lace up their sneakers and walk

Common Rule guidelines affect university research

This January, Texas Woman’s University’s Institutional Review Board implemented large-scale changes affecting university research. The new Common Rule requirements handed down by the Department of Health and Human Services, which include changes to review categories and consent requirements for federally-funded research involving human subjects, took effect Jan. 21 at TWU. These federally mandated changes coincide

Board of Regents Agendas

AGENDA FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE MEETING Thursday, February 21, 2019, at 1:00 PM Finance and Audit Committee Members: Regents Wilson (Chair), Jester, Schrader, Wu & Perez (Ex- Officio) I. Call Finance and Audit Committee Meeting to Order II. Approval of the Minutes of the Finance and Audit Committee Meeting of November 8, 2018 III.

TWU named Military-Friendly for 10th consecutive year

Over the last 10 years, Texas Woman’s University has been recognized as a Military Friendly campus every single year. This is a title not many universities get the privilege of having, and TWU has had the honor of earning this recognition for 10 straight years. A Military Friendly college must be able to meet individual

Taking CARE of TWU commuters

According to its website, Texas Woman’s University is home to a large percentage of commuter students. In fact, over three-fourths of those who attend TWU are commuters. For this reason, TWU offers many helpful tools and amenities for its commuters. These resources can range from shuttles to care stations around campus to extra parking lots

TWU sports struggle to stay on top

Texas Woman’s University’s Pioneer Softball team took a 4-3 win over the Oklahoma Christian Eagles Monday, Feb. 11. Their close call in Oklahoma City prepared their minds for conference play that started Friday, Feb. 15 against A&M-Kingsville. However, the Pioneers still fell to the undefeated Javelinas 9-1 in their first game against A&M-Kingsville. Saturday, Feb. 16, the Softball

Crime Blotter: Feb.4 to Feb.11

This week’s blotter will cover Feb. 4 to Feb. 11. College St. – A hit-and-run was reported on the 600 block of College St. Monday, Feb. 11, causing over $200 worth of damage to the vehicle. The investigation was still active as of Feb. 11.

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