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PT students volunteer in South America

For the past two years, TWU Houston Physical Therapy students have traveled to South American countries to volunteer their time and work as physical therapists for a week. In 2015, a group of students embarked on the first non-profit service trip to Costa Rica. Now a Doctor of Physical Therapy, Sarah

Visiting Scholar profile

Arriving from Barcelona, Spain April, Dr. Juan Leyva-Moral is the most recent visiting scholar to study at the TWU Houston campus. With the help of Associate Nursing Professor, Dr. Joan E. Edwards, Dr. Leyva-Moral is studying Latina Women Living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (LWHIV) in the Houston area and how this affects

Mary Joyce Newsom Awards

Matt Olson, Copy Editor   Last Wednesday, the Houston campus played host to the annual Mary Joyce Newsom Award ceremony. Newsom was a highly respected occupational therapist who earned her Bachelor's of Science and Master's of Arts at TWU. The award is meant to honor students who have set themselves apart not

Houston survives flooding

Students and employees back in classes Heather Hines, Reporter Fierce rainfall starting April 17 created flooding in Houston negatively effecting faculty, staff, and students, requiring TWU to close the Houston campus April 18 and 19 for everyone’s safety. Roads all across Houston were covered in water making travel unsafe. Houston’s Mayor Sylvester Turner

TWU hosts first TEDx event on campus

Faculty, students and community members give independent TED talks on variety of topics at the Denton campus Redbud Theater Johnna Headley, Copy Editor On Friday March 4, TWU hosted the TEDxTWU Inaugural Event, Pioneering the Space Between. TWU faculty, staff, students, and community members packed the Redbud Theater Complex on the Denton

Music therapy at TWU

Houston graduate students become certified Nadiyah Suleiman, Page Editor A group of TWU graduate students were able to become certified Neurologic Music Therapists through a certification course hosted by the TWU Houston School of Occupational Therapy. The TIRR Memorial Hermann Rehabilitation and Research center, as well as, the R.F. Unkefer Academy for

Students bring PRIDE to TWU

Organization offers safe place for LGBTQIA community Sierra Taylor, Managing Editor Joining clubs on campus is a great way to make friends, but for some, it is a way to find out who you are and where you belong. According to its website, PRIDE is the student organization for gay, lesbian, bisexual, tansgender,

Student tuition increase approved

Board of Regents has approved a 3-year plan for tuition and student service fee increases to me implemented next fall Emily Nickles, Editor-in-Chief The TWU Board of Regents met last week, Feb. 18 and 19 to evaluate reports from the Finance and Audit Committee and Academic Affairs Committees. The board has officially

TWU celebrates Black History Month

The Lasso takes a look at the distinguished achievements of three remarkable alumni from the TWU Hall of Fame Matt Olson, Copy Editor For the duration of February, TWU is celebrating Black History Month with the help of the Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Outreach. The “Glory” event will take place this

Lasso staff reviews Girl Scout Cookies

The staff at The Lasso share their favorite cookie and why to help you plan your purchases. Lasso Editorial Staff, compiled by Sierra Taylor, Managing Editor For nearly 100 years, the Girl Scouts have been the center of a cookie craze. The annual cookie sale has begun and you can find girls in