The Lasso is the weekly student newspaper of Texas Woman’s University, and it is written and edited by students. Its purposes are to inform students, faculty, and staff of University issues and events and to provide a channel for communication.
The newspaper provides students with valuable experience in managing a small business and in writing, editing, advertising, photography, design and cyber-publishing. The editor is appointed by the President on recommendation of the TWU Faculty-Student Board for Campus Publications. Supervision of The Lasso advisor and daily, financial and administrative operations are provided through the Office of Commuter and Non-Traditional Student Services.