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Veggie Tales

Eggnog is already in stores, Kroger smells like cinnamon, and holiday decorations fill the aisles at Hobby Lobby. It’s the only time of year where excessive baking is totally acceptable. I took a recipe from the blog, “Oh She Glows,” which I definitely recommend. The author had adapted a previous

Talking Bodies

Lasso staffer explains why you should not be worried about the Zika virus in Texas Amanda Hall, Reporter At least once a week, there is new information out about the Zika virus epidemic in South America. This information presented by the news is laced with worry. If a reader did not know

Pretopia brings Mercury Rev to Denton

Concert offers Dentonites a taste of what Oaktopia will be like come fall Matt Olson, Copy Editor Sunday, March 20, Dan’s Silver Leaf will host the 2016 Pretopia concert event featuring a live performance by indie rock artists Mercury Rev. Pretopia is related to Denton’s Oaktopia, a music festival that takes place during

‘Into the Woods’ in Denton

Classic Sondheim musical receives local production Matt Olson, Copy Editor This Friday, “Into the Woods” comes to Music Theatre of Denton for the coming and following weekends. Be prepared to be bewitched and enchanted by the musical theatre classic. Production co-director and musical director John Norine, Jr. said in an email: “Each show

Superb acting yet poor writing

Lasso staffer reviews TWU Drama's production of 'In Love and Warcraft' Amanda Hall, Reporter The audience was challenged on their views of sexuality and gamers in last month’s romantic comedy “In Love and Warcraft,” produced by TWU’s Drama Department, directed by Dr. Noah Lelek and written by Madhuri Shekar. The lead, Evie, played

Staff Picks – Favorite Movies

Lasso staffers recommend their favorite movies Emily Nickles, Editor-in-Chief  The first movie I ventured to watch my first year in college was “The Breakfast Club.” Maybe it’s because the R-rating made it forbidden at home, or maybe it’s because I was an impressionable first-year, but this movie has become one of my fallback

Vintage Variety Marketplace

Market brings unique shopping experiences to Denton Johnna Headley, Copy Editor On Saturday, March 5 and Sunday, March 6, all 20 acres of the North Texas Fair and Rodeo grounds will be taken over by the Vintage Variety Market with over 130 vendors. The marketplace will open to the public at 9 a.m.

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

Day of the Dead exhibition gives cultural perspective

Katie Olson, Editor-in-Chief In collaboration with this year’s Day of the Dead Festival, the Greater Denton Arts Council presents Day of the Dead: Una Exhibición, a presentation of traditional and contemporary ofrendas, or altars, that signify the meaning and origins of the holiday. Various community leaders and groups including the Tri-County Regional

Horrors on the big screen

Matt Olson, Copy Editor Halloween is just around the corner, and for fans of horror flicks, there’s no better time of year to sit down with some popcorn and get ready for some scares. The staffers at The Lasso decided to compile a list of horror movies in and coming to

Third Annual Oaktopia Fest comes to Denton

During the weekend of Sept. 25-27, Denton will play host to the third year of Oaktopia Fest, an arts, music and culture festival. The event will take place on the Denton Square and in nearby bars, restaurants and other venues. Performing acts will include indie stars Edward Sharpe and the

Penny pinching for organic living

Trying to cram all the food you need for a week in a $20 budget can seem like a cruel joke, especially if you want to eat healthy. Learning to look past the term “organic” is vital for saving pennies and fueling your body with the right kinds of foods.

Girl Code comes to TWU campus

Today, TWU’s Campus Activity Board is hosting “Comedy Night with Carly Aquilino” at 7 p.m. in Margo Jones Performance Hall.  Aquilino is a stand-up comedian from New York,  is best known for her continuous appearance on MTV’s “Girl Code.” CAB Public Relations Coordinator Bailey Whatley said: “She is a very relatable

Faculty flute recital to make campus musical

On Sept. 29 TWU Music Department Chair, co-coordinator and professor Dr. Pamela Youngblood will present the campus with a faculty flute recital. Youngblood recently released a new CD of compositions, titled “Sparkle and Wit: International Treasures for Flute and Piano.” According to a TWU press release, Youngblood will performed alongside