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Outstanding TWU Graduating Seniors – Savannah Peer

Terry Scholar - English Major Heather Hines, Reporter English major and graduating senior Savannah Peer will be the first Terry Scholar from TWU to walk across the stage this December. Savannah’s college career began in high school, where she earned 35 hours of college credit and a scholarship from her school. This allowed

Outstanding TWU Graduating Seniors – Gabriela Robledo

Bilingual Education Major Johnna Headley, Reporter Gabriela Robledo will be walking across the stage to receive her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Bilingual Education. Robledo has further plans to pursue a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction specializing in Bilingual Education while working as an elementary teacher. Robledo recognizes the major impact of

Outstanding TWU Graduating Seniors – Madeline Potter

Visual Arts Major - Concentration Photography Matt Olson, Copy Editor Photography senior Madeline Potter has been distinguished within her program as an outstanding senior. Potter has made significant contribution to campus arts and the photography department. Her accomplishments include a show in the 010 Gallery and showings in the Black Box Gallery in Portland,

Outstanding TWU Graduating Seniors – Lara Trad

Visual Arts Major - Concentration Graphic Design Sierra Taylor, Managing Editor Lara Trad is graduating with a Bachelor’s in Fine Arts with a concentration in Graphic Design. Originally from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Trad said she chose to attend TWU because she liked the graphic design environment that the art department offered. Trad shared:

Outstanding TWU Graduating Seniors – Chuck Greenslade

Visual Arts Major - Concentration Graphic Design Nadiyah Suleiman, Page Editor Graduating Senior Charles “Chuck” Greenslade will be walking across the stage this December to receive a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts with a concentration in Graphic Design. Greenslade also serves as the President of American Institute of Graphic Arts TWU’s student graphic

Outstanding TWU Graduating Seniors – Cristina Zuniga

Visual Arts Major - Concentration Graphic Design Emily Nickles, Page Editor Cristina Zuniga is graduating with a Bachelor’s in Fine Arts with a concentration in Graphic design. She graduated with her Associates in Art in 2008 with a focus in Photography. Zuniga shares that her inspiration for choosing photography and then graphic

Veggie Tales

Say goodbye to southern style green beans and hello to a vegan’s holiday dream. Emily Nickles, Page Editor It’s not uncommon for family members to forget that you don’t eat meat, and when they do remember, they recommend you to the sides of mashed potatoes (if you pick out the bacon) and

Chrysanthemum Tea

  The Office of International Education and International Student Association held their annual Chrysanthemum Tea today, Nov. 19, in the Hubbard Hall Banquet Room. Attendees enjoyed a selection of teas and delectable desserts as well as performances by international students and a stunning fashion show. Fun times were had by all.                                                                                              

Holiday Recipes from The Lasso Staff

The Lasso staff would like to share our favorite holiday recipes with you! We hope you enjoy!   Sweet Potato Souffle: Rhonda Ross, Advisor Souffle: 1/2 cup butter (1 stick), at room temperature, plus more to grease pan 5 medium sweet potatoes 2 large eggs 1 cup granulated sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/2 cup milk Pinch of salt Topping: 1 cup

Parking Problems on Campus

Matt Olson, Copy Editor Parking on campus has been an issue for many students since the start of the semester, and TWU students have faced this issue for at least the past decade. The size of the student population increases, but the amount of parking spaces remains the same. Some students attempt

Suck it up, it is just a cup

Meagan Wright, Guest Writer This month, Starbucks released their annual holiday cup in spirit of the upcoming holiday season that is creeping up on us just like the end of the semester, as I search Google for ways to pass a class in 4 weeks. Last week, a video gone viral

Thank a Faculty shares TWU student gratitude

Matt Olson, Copy Editor At the end of the semester, students often fill out course evaluations to share with professors their thoughts on their courses. This semester, as well as last semester, TWU seeks to go a step further for students who thoroughly enjoyed their classes. The Thank a Faculty initiative

TWU to host annual Festival of Lights

Matt Olson, Copy Editor As one last celebration before finals week and students return home for the holidays, TWU’s Festival of Lights aims to spread the holiday spirit around campus. The lighting will take place at the Hubbard Oval on Tuesday Dec. 1 at dusk, and two other events will be

Dix Coney Island

Sierra Taylor, Managing Editor Denton welcomes a 24-hour diner to the variety of businesses around the downtown square. Dix Coney Island, located at 123 Elm St., opened for business Wednesday, Oct. 21 and has been serving delish coney dogs around the clock since. Whether you are looking to pop in for a quick

A tale of two first-years

First-years Johnna Headley and Brittany Salisbury share insight on commuting and on-campus living at TWU. Johnna Headley, Reporter At the beginning of the semester, a majority of first-year students at TWU were filing into their assigned dorm rooms in Stark, Guinn or Jones Hall. However, I was pulling into a parking lot

Whispers in the Dark

Sierra Taylor, Managing Editor Disclaimer:  This is a column about sex and sexy things. This is meant to entertain, inform, and answer those questions you’re too embarrassed to ask. As college students in 2015, everything we do is on our phones.  My iPhone is loaded with an app for every aspect of