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Ben Kvanli smiles alongside his daughter in front of the river where the Olympic Outdoor Center operates.

Humans of San Marcos: Ben Kvanli

“We had this guy named Andy Soule and he lost both of his legs in the (Afghan) war. He never looked up, just tapped...
Larger order of onion rings at Grin's restaurant.

Grinning since 1975

Fresh margaritas, huge onion rings and a treehouse-like atmosphere create a perfect place to enjoy a Happy hour. From 2-7 p.m. Monday through Friday, Grins...
Elliot Byrd poses for a photo on set of Wheel of Fortune

Fortune favors family tradition

A family settled down in front of the television nearly every evening, never imagining their nightly routine would someday award one of them thousands...
CARES Clinic sits on the first floor of the Education building

Actively assisting autism

World Autism Awareness Day was on April 2 but the Texas State community offers aid for those with autism year-round. C.A.R.E.S., a Texas State clinic for...
SMPD Mental Health Unit Officer Joyce Bender, Sheldon's handler, rewards him for his hard work with a treat.

SMPD’s new hire works his tail off

The San Marcos Police Department has a new addition to its team and unlike most officers, he has big brown eyes, four paws and...
The Bobcat Break volunteers group photo for the 'Building Joy' program

Bobcat Break constructs active citizens

As spring-breakers across Texas geared up for sunshine and relaxation, others prepared to donate their time-off to those in need. Student Volunteer Connection provides an...
The Texas State University Theater Center

Hansel and Gretel opera meets 21st century

A traditional fairytale that has been around for hundreds of years is undergoing a modern twist by Texas State theater students. The Texas State Opera...
A river running through one of the surrounding Texas State Parks.

Spring activities that won’t break the bank

While the upcoming spring break provides the hope of relief and rest, the cost of activities could put a damper on vacation plans. Luckily,...
Walter Everett discusses the release of the single Strawberry Fields Forever.

Searching for Strawberry Fields during deep crisis

The Beatles members forewent a journey of fame and fortune during their lives, but not without a struggle. Visiting Scholar Walter Everett, Professor of Music...
Kickball team together

Kickball competition raised funds to support immigrants

As the sun set on Friday evening, students fought for human rights simply by playing a friendly game of kickball. College Democrats and Supporting Women...