The Court Appointed Special Advocates of Central Texas, Inc. (CASA) kicked off a capital campaign on Nov. 13 to allocate funding for a new office and training center in San Marcos.

CASA is an organization that recruits, trains and supports volunteers to advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children, according to the organization’s website.

News

Texas State hosts international scientific conference

Texas State hosted the 7th Aquatic Animal Models of Human Disease Conference at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines just outside of Austin.

More than 140 researchers from across the nation, as well as 12 countries, were expected to attend Dec. 13 through Dec. 18.

Sports

Men's basketball scores 90 in win over Huston-Tillotson

Coach Danny Kaspar called several timeouts throughout the first half in frustration. The Texas State men's basketball team allowed Huston-Tillotson to score 35 points in the first half.

Opinions

Grade schools should offer students chances to develop artistic talent

Fine arts have historically been placed low the totem pole of important classes students receive in the current education system.