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The Old First Baptist Church sits empty Oct. 9 on the corner of Mitchell street and Martin Luther King Drive.

Community rallies to save historic Old First Baptist Church

With boarded windows and chipping paint, a 110-year-old historically African-American church off Main Street has ignited a community-led movement to restore its structure –...
Democratic senatorial candidate Beto O'Rourke and Republican incumbent Ted Cruz debated Oct. 16 in San Antonio.

In final debate, Cruz and O’Rourke come out swinging

Democratic senatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke and Republican incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz faced down Oct. 16 in San Antonio at what will likely be the...
Sport rivalry between schools bring up indecent banter.

School sports rivalries promote sexual violence

In anticipation of the Sept. 22 football game between Texas State and the University of Texas at San Antonio, Roadrunners took to Twitter for...
Colourfully dressed parade participants leave Dunbar Park and head towards the San Marcos City Park.

Students march alongside political, religious, commercial groups in pride parade

San Marcos residents marched Sept. 8 through downtown in the fifth annual SMTX Pride Parade. By the time the parade started at 10 a.m., various...
The boarded-up Old Baptist Church sits on the corner of MLK Dr. and Comanche St.

Community comes together to plan the revival of a historic African-American...

New owners, a revitalized community and a commissioning board have come together to honor and restore a significant part of San Marcos history: the...
Astronaut, engineer and LBJ Distinguished Lecturer Jose Hernandez.

From California fields to outer space, Jose Hernandez brings perseverance to...

Astronaut and engineer Jose Hernandez recalled his path Tuesday night from crossing international lines as a migrant farmworker to crossing interplanetary lines as an...
A government that is truly representative of its population must strive to reflect and embody the electorate it serves.

Diverse government representation is necessary for democracy

A government that is truly representative of its population must strive to reflect and embody the electorate it serves. The United States Congress tragically...

City Councilman invokes Iconic Village fire to justify unethical vote

After voting in favor of a program that uses taxpayer dollars to assist commercial property owners, City Council member Scott Gregson put himself in...

A Democratic establishment in denial spells trouble for party

New York’s Democratic primaries caught the attention of the entire nation. To some, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s victory over Rep. Joe Crowley came as an unwelcome...
An illustration showing a pair of red scissors cutting a string representing a relationship between the U.S. and Israel.

Talk It Out: Divest from Israel

In March 2017 the United Nations reported that the question of whether Israel could become an apartheid State in the future had become irrelevant;...