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SCPE Aids Students in Enacting Change

The TWU office of Diversity, Inclusion and Outreach is establishing a new student organization this fall. The Social Change Peer Educators organization is seeking to prepare students to seek and advocate for social change by creating resources and a mentorship program that will allow students to develop their own leadership

Dallas campus ends semester with ample events

The Dallas campus has a few more events in store for its students, faculty and staff as the Fall semester comes to a close. Before Winter Break, there will be opportunities to learn about faculty research, obtain free legal services, attend a Staff Council Meeting and participate in a lunch

Dialogue around Transgender Day of Remembrance

According to the NCAVP, 72 percent of LGBTQ+ hate crime victims in 2013 were transgender women, and 67 percent were transgender women of color. 41 percent of transgender and gender nonconforming people have attempted suicide according to the NCTE, as compared to 1.6 percent of the entire population. It is

TWU students say love trumps hate at Tuesday campus rally

Chants rang out from three hundred voices on the evening of Nov. 15. As they marched across campus, anti-Trump protesters chanted: “The people, united, will never be divided!” The rally against the president-elect convened at the TWU amphitheater, where protesters shared their fears both as, and for, immigrants, people of color,

TWU places third in last week of challenge

In its final few days of competition, the Outdoor Nation campus challenge continues to promote students to get active outside and offer leading schools incentives. Currently sitting in third place out of 82 schools from across the country, TWU faculty and staff members, students and the community have logged over 8,100

TWU Student Veterans Center

Down a somewhat narrow corridor with florescent lighting, outdated carpet with strange patterns, and a peculiar, musty smell, sits a great treasure. At the end of the hall on the left is the TWU Veterans Center. When you enter, the rooms feel warm and cozy. You find yourself in a friendly

Bigbelly Stations

Sometimes great ideas come from stinky situations: For instance, behind a garbage truck. This is the origin of the new Bigbelly recycling machines on campus. Co-founder of the company, Jim Poss, was driving behind a garbage truck when he noticed fumes wafting from the truck. He saw the truck pick

Two Houston faculty members receive grant

Gaining recognition as one of the top schools for health science studies, TWU has begun to embrace its strengths. Faculty, staff, and students have been making waves in research projects this year. Professor Dr. Alexis Ortiz and Assistant Professor Dr. Wayne Brewer, of the TWU Houston campus, are no exception.  This

Pioneering Spirit Awards

Graduate Students Council honored by ceremony Heather Hines, Reporter TWU’s Graduate Students Council distributed awards at the Pioneering Spirit Awards ceremony to recognize graduate students for their academic work, the people who have supported them and the council. The Pioneering Spirit Awards began in 2015 and became widely popular with students. The council

Lightning ignites fire at Lone Star

Weather causes damage to University apartments, 16 students lose everything and 45 students were temporarily displaced Sierra Taylor, Managing Editor Firefighters were called to TWU’s campus in the early morning Wednesday, March 20, when a fire started at TWU’s off-campus Lone Star Apartment buildings. Students were evacuated from their homes at 600 Texas

New ceremony honors beloved Pioneers

Pioneers Remembered ceremony becomes a new tradition to honor students, faculty and staff who have passed away in the last year Heather Hines, Reporter A new tradition found its way into TWU’s homecoming and reunion week this year. The Pioneers Remembered ceremony honors alumni, faculty and staff members that have passed away

Dreams to dust

A look at retention rates Emily Nickles, Editor-in-Chief Part two of a three part series It’s not a secret that TWU’s graduation and retention rates are lower than the national average for students on a 6-year degree plan. At a deeper look into the university proceedings regarding the issue of drop outs and

TWU hosts Edit-A-Thon

Library offers editing even in honor of Women's History Month Sierra Taylor, Managing Editor Most college students have likely used Wikipedia at least once in their scholastic careers, but many do not know how exactly that information is put together. Wednesday, March 30, from 3 to 7 p.m. the TWU Libraries will be

Scholarships Abound

TWU Scholarship deadline is fast approaching Emily Nickles, Editor-in-Chief Financial aid priority deadline and scholarship application deadlines are Tuesday, March 15. Though that is less than a week away, there is still time to sit down and complete the application process. In fact, it’s supposedly easier than ever before. Up until the

TWU early childhood fair

Information fair to provide resources to student parents Meagan Wright, Reporter The Campus Alliance for Resource Education at TWU is preparing to gear up for its annual Early Childhood Fair on March 9, which is coordinated to feature TWU’s on-campus resources for traditional students and students with families. CARE accommodates students who

TWU student displays art in Fort Worth

Unique exhibit titled "Between Death and Dying" conveys artists feelings about mortality Heather Hines, Reporter Death. Not something average college students with their unwavering health and optimistic predictions about the future spend much time thinking about, let alone creating art exhibits for. Graduate Fine Arts student and sculptor Bernardo Vallarino has done