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Oaktopia hits minor bumps but still rocks the crowds

For those of you who may have attended Oaktopia Fest this year, it was an adventure to say the least. Between all the new events going on simultaneously to the concerts, minor weather hemorrhages, scheduling hiccups and, well, your typical injuries—Oaktopia managed to slam the scales as the biggest event

Denton hosts annual Arts and Jazz festival

Community members spend weekend celebrating International Jazz Day at Quakertown Park outdoors and in the sun Emily Nickles, Editor-in-Chief The Denton Arts and Jazz Festival is a three-day weekend tradition for people living in the North Texas area. For community members of all ages, the festival is a family-friendly event inclusive to

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

Dreams turn to dust for college hopefuls

Dropout rates remain prevalent in today’s college culture and graduation rates reflect that only half of students make it to the finish line Emily Nickles, Editor-in-Chief The Lasso is writing a three-part series, looking into the issue of college drop-outs and how that applies to Texas Woman’s University students. Part one: Students look forward

Graduate research symposium on campus

Students display findings about interesting and original topics Heather Hines, Reporter Graduate students belonging to the Federation of North Texas Area Universities filled Hubbard Hall on April 8 for the chance to present research on topics relating to the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math program and the humanities, and compete for the

“The Vagina Monologues”

UNT group host production over the feminine experience Sierra Taylor, Managing Editor All around the world, women are stepping on stages this month to speak about vaginas and the problems surrounding them. “The Vagina Monologues” is a theatrical production written by Eve Ensler that focuses on aspects of the feminine experience. On Feb.

Denton Together Coalition town hall meeting comes to TWU

Mayor’s initiative creates opportunity for Denton community to reach out, share experiences Johnna Headley, Copy Editor Denton Together Coalition – Town Hall Meetings On Thursday Feb. 18, Denton Together Coalition (DTC) will hold a town hall meeting in Student Union Room 207 from 12-1 p.m. Denton Together Coalition is an initiative created by Mayor

A night under the stars with UNT

Sierra Taylor, Managing Editor University of North Texas Rafes Urban Astronomy Center will host a Star Party on Oct 3 from 8-10:30 p.m. The purpose of this event is to teach people about the night sky. The event is hosted by UNT astronomy students who are knowledgeable on what is visible on that night. Planet

TWU offers new journalism minor with UNT collaboration

By: Katie Olson, Editor-in-Chief Spring 2016, students studying English at TWU will have the option to minor in journalism through UNT’s Mayborn School of Journalism. According to the English, Speech and Foreign Language program materials online, students enrolled in the English program will take their major courses at TWU while attending