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Darcy Sprague

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Texas State continues to set the bar for diversity

Fifty years after Texas State was desegregated, minorities continue to make up more and more of the overall student population, making it one of...

Hays CISD student dead after friendly wrestling match

San Marcos police continue to investigate what caused 17-year-old Elijah Hernandez’s death Oct. 4 during a sleepover. During the sleepover, Hernandez and another...

Texas State breaks enrollment record again and again

Texas State has broken its student enrollment record for 17 consecutive years and this year is no exception. Student enrollment increased by 1,267 students this...

Annual city council debate brings heated discussion

City council candidates engaged in a lively conversation at The University Star’s annual debate Wednesday night at the LBJ Student Center. Frank Arredondo and Scott...

Faculty Senate questions custodial outsourcing policy

Texas State Faculty Senate discussed the university’s practice of outsourcing custodial service with Eric Algoe, the new vice president of finance and support services,...

Veteran hopes to educate community after service dog incident

An Iraqi veteran is accusing Texas State of implementing an illegal policy after an event regarding his service dog happened earlier this year. Jeremy Kennard,...

Green Guys Recycling took Memorial Day flood ‘personally’

Green Guys Recycling, a San Marcos company dedicated to household recycling, was affected when some of its employees lost everything during the Memorial Day...

New TSUS partnership will offer additional college aid for nontraditional students

Higher education may soon be more accessible for nontraditional students. Texas State University System officials announced a partnership with Modern State Alliances Sept. 10 to...

Eight17 Lofts to be bought by new owners

Eight17 Lofts has been a half-built eyesore for San Marcos residents since January 2014 when construction appeared to slow down, ultimately coming to a...

Campus carry task force starts preliminary process

A campus carry task force is transitioning into the information-gathering process to prepare for the implementation of new gun legislation. The task force, led by...