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Dulock comes to Denton

On the weekends of Oct. 21 and Oct. 28, the Music Theatre of Denton will present “Shrek: The Musical” at Campus Theatre on Hickory St. The Lasso got to know the cast behind the major characters, Paul Iwanicki, playing Shrek; Sara Kennedy, playing Fiona; Anthony Ortega, playing Donkey; and John

Dentonites join the nation in BLM movement

A recent Denton high school graduate organized a Black Lives Matter protest on July 11. Members of the community came forward to participate in the peaceful protest on the iconic Denton Square. Counter-protesters also appeared at the scene toting their own signs. Photo by Sierra Taylor

Meeting in Miniature

TWU to host research meeting for local American Chemical Society Emily White, Reporter Great minds from TWU and surrounding universities are gathering on campus this weekend. The local chapter of the American Chemical Society is meeting on April 23, and this year it is TWU’s great honor to act as host. Chair and

Reduce your carbon footprint on the Earth

TWU plans to will help students learn about protecting the planet and celebrate Earth Day with a book and clothes exchange Nadiyah Suleiman, Page Editor In an effort to encourage students to appreciate and care for the Earth, TWU has organized several events to take place on Earth Day, April 21. Numerous vendors


School of Arts to showcase student, faculty talent Sierra Taylor, Managing Editor Join the TWU School of Arts for an evening of art, theatre, dance and music. On Thursday, March 31, from 7-9 p.m., TWU will host its annual ARTSWALK, a free event to showcase art projects created by faculty and students. For the

Seven ways to be active and have fun in April

Get off the couch and get outside this spring with a variety of exciting activities to do on a college students dime Amanda Hall, Reporter April is an opportune time for outdoor activities in the warm, spring weather. Whether your gym routine is getting stale or the retreat of winter has put

Hallie’s Heroes holds 5K

Community gathers to help a family in need Matt Olson, Copy Editor This Saturday, Dallas’s Union Coffee Run Club will host Hallie’s Heroes 5K in Denton. The fun run will begin at 9 a.m. at Ryan Elementary School, and participants will pay $25. Proceeds from the event will go to Hallie’s Heroes. Hallie’s

35 Denton music festival

Founding member and TWU staff member shares information about bands and venues Emily Nickles, Editor-in-Chief So you are stuck in Denton over Spring Break and wondering what to do. Even if you miss SXSW, there’s still plenty to do around this small college town. 35 Denton Music Festival starts this weekend, March

‘Practicing with Professionals’

School of Management hosts networking showcase Johnna Headley, Copy Editor On Thursday, March 10, TWU’s School of Management will host a free Networking Showcase event on the Dallas campus from 5:45-8 p.m. Students interested in attending the event must register on the School of Management website by Friday, March 4. This networking showcase

Thin Line Fest comes to Denton

Matt Olson, Copy Editor The ninth annual Thin Line Fest is coming to Denton this week, bringing with it more than 50 films as well as a photography festival, live performances from local music acts. Several workshops and photo events will also take place and will be free to the public. Events

125 Mile Exhibition

Denton hosts tenth annual art show Matt Olson, Copy Editor The 125 Mile Exhibition is back for its tenth year in Denton. The exhibition’s purpose is to allow artists living within 125 miles of Denton to compete in a juried art show. The showing is held in the Gough Gallery of the

18th annual Edible Car Contest at TWU

College of Arts and Sciences to show students edible cars Johnna Headley, Reporter/Copy Editor On Friday Feb. 12 the College of Arts and Sciences will host the 18th Annual Edible Car Contest in Hubbard Hall. The event is open to students in grades 6-12 as well as TWU students.  The Edible Car contests

Turkey Roll bicycle rally

Heather Hines, Reporter The 33rd Annual Turkey Roll Bicycle Rally will take place Nov. 21, hosted by the Denton Breakfast Kiwanis Club. The event will offer five non-competitive routs of different lengths for cycling participants. Riders can register the day of the event when they arrive at the starting point, Immaculate Conception

Veteran Voices

TWU faculty, staff and student veterans from the Dallas campus were asked to submit a creative piece to The Lasso in honor of Veterans Day. Below are the outstanding submissions we received. Veterans Week Reflection Tina Fletcher EdD, MFA, OTR, Essay Winner Growing up in the 1960s, my family was a classic, with

SCRAP hosts upscale masquerade

Matt Olson, Copy Editor   SCRAP Masquerade Ball Saturday Nov. 7, local arts and craft store SCRAP Denton will play host to its annual Masquerade Ball. The event will take place at the Denton Woman's Club at 610 Oakland Street, at 7 p.m. Tickets purchased in advance are $8 while tickets purchased at

Find balance, stay fit in Denton

Local yoga studios offer great ways to unwind Sierra Taylor, Managing Editor With homework piling up and your mom breathing down your neck – some of us are in need of a healthy way to unwind. Yoga is a great way to ease your tension and build strength. It is a workout that