Houston faculty members awarded highest Nursing Honor

Heather Hines, Reporter Three of TWU’s Houston campus faculty have been chosen by the American Association of Nurses to be inducted as nursing fellows at its annual conference in Washington, D.C. on October 17th. Associate Professor of Nursing Joan Edwards and adjunct faculty members Deborah Simmons and Patrick Palmieri will be three

Pioneer Center founder named Emerging Leader

Emily Nickles, Page Editor Executive Director of the Pioneer Center for Student Excellence Dr. Joshua Adams was recently selected as one of 10 academic advisors from across the nation to participate in the National Academic Advisor Association’s Emerging Leaders Program.  Adams will be attending NACADA’s 39th annual national conference this week

Gun culture creates chaos

Matt Olson, Copy Editor Last Thursday, Chris Harper-Mercer brought numerous firearms to Umpqua Community College in Oregon and proceeded to murder his classmates. News broke over the weekend of a California school shooting plot that was stopped before it could be enacted. These incidents are occurring with such frequency that most

TWU hosts Texas Dance Improvisation festival

Heather Hines, Reporter The seventh annual Texas Dance Improvisation Festival, featuring guest artist Darrell Jones, will be hosted by the Department of Dance on campus Oct. 8-10.     The creation of TDIF came from TWU’s Associate Professors of Dance Jordan Fuchs and Sarah Gamblin, who co-founded the festival in 2009. The

Day of the Dead exhibition gives cultural perspective

Katie Olson, Editor-in-Chief In collaboration with this year’s Day of the Dead Festival, the Greater Denton Arts Council presents Day of the Dead: Una Exhibición, a presentation of traditional and contemporary ofrendas, or altars, that signify the meaning and origins of the holiday. Various community leaders and groups including the Tri-County Regional

Fall Intramural sports keep students active

Johnna Headley, Reporter As a part of the TWU Fitness and Recreation program, students, staff and faculty have the opportunity to stay fit by participating in intramural sports, open rec gym and the Outdoor National Championship. In an interview, Recreation Supervisor, Gabe Cruz said: “Intramural sports give students the opportunity to relieve

Career Services helps with students’ Major Decision

Matt Olson, Copy Editor The Seminar Wednesday Oct. 7, TWU’s Career Services will host its seminar “It’s a Major Decision! How to Select a Major That Excites You.” The event will be held in Student Union room 113 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. Assistant Director of Career Services Sherri Williams said in an email: “Choosing