Circa 77

Christina and Janie Shoto are not your average family. No dream is impossible with these two, and they have the drive to achieve it — with the business sense of women who have had years of experience and the creative foresight to supply the community with a variety of interesting

Brendan Dally joins Athletics Department

TWU Athletics Department recently hired new Assistant Director of Athletics for Operations and Event Management Brendan Dally, who started working at TWU on August 17 this year. This is Dally’s first year in Texas after moving from California, where he worked as the Facility and Events Manager at California State

TWU’s Enactus fights for education in Belize

By: Nadiyah Suleiman, Page Editor Enactus, a TWU student organization, recently travelled to Belize over the summer to provide support and supplies to the village of San Antonio Rio Hondo. Faculty Sponsor of Enactus Dr. David Rylander took three students, Senior Marketing major Citlalli Rodriguez, Senior Human Resources major Kaitlyn Brussow,

Bike 101 class offered to TWU students

By: Sierra Taylor, Managing Editor On Saturday Sept. 26, City of Denton Bike and Pedestrian Coordinator Julie Anderson is hosting a free Bike 101 class in the Student Union from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Anderson said: “All skill levels are welcome. If you’ve been riding for a long time and are already

Recycling options expand for student residents

By: Katie Olson, Editor-in-Chief On Sept. 1 the city of Denton added food and beverage cartons to its single stream recycling, the process referring to the pick up of paper, plastic, metals and other materials, for residential areas and businesses, as stated by a press release from the city’s website. The

Rape Culture

By: Sierra Taylor, Managing Editor Boys will be boys. Or, at least, that is what I’ve been told my whole life to justify male aggression. Since the days of monkey bars and pigtails, the normality  placed into our society is that male aggression towards women should be considered a sign of affection.

Nursing student expands horizons

By: Johnna Headley, Reporter The Benjamin A. Gilman international scholarship provides grants to undergraduate students in the U.S. to aid funding for studying or career-oriented internships internationally. TWU Pre-Nursing sophomore Priscila Ortiz-Guerra is from Princeton, Texas. Through the Gilman Scholarship, Ortiz-Guerra is able to spend the fall semester in Valencia, Spain. Maritza

Local Band Aspires to the Stars

By: Katie Olson, Editor-in-Chief They came from outer space and brought with them a self-described intergalactic isco-dance unk explosion. For fans of EDM, disco and rock, STARPARTY brings its own distinct presence to the Denton music scene. Formed in February 2012, the band comprises seven members: violinist Sharla Franklin, keyboardist Andrew Miller, guitarist

“Seven” production underway

By: Emily Nickles, Page Editor This October, the TWU Drama Department will be hosting a production of “Seven”, directed by associate professor Dr. Patrick Bynane. “Seven” was originally produced by Vital Voices Global Partnership, a non-governmental organization dedicated to empowering woman leaders and activists worldwide. The play highlights the tales of seven