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Shayan Faradineh

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Q&A with student body vice president Jackie Merritt

Student Government Vice President Jackie Merritt was sworn into office May 5. Merritt was elected to the Senate, then voted to Senate Pro Tempore. She...

Special Session: First bills get to governor’s desk

Going into the last five days of the Special Legislative Session, Gov. Greg Abbott’s agenda is three for 20 items. Here is what you...

Texas Democrats oppose conservative special session agenda

As the Special Legislative Session is concluding its second week of the 30-day schedule, Texas Democrats remain in opposition to the conservative agenda and...

Special session wrap up: Over the halfway mark

More than halfway through Gov. Greg Abbott’s Special Legislative Session, the Senate has completed nearly all items on the agenda while the House still has...

Why Texas State releases new logo for athletic department

The Office of University Marketing released a new logo recognizing the well-known abbreviation TXST. The logo is in addition to other Texas State logos,...

Texas State announces release of new logo

Texas State has released an official new logo for branding the university's abbreviation TXST. The logo has drawn in criticism and praise from students....

Week two of the special session wraps up

Following week two of the special session, the Senate is speeding through the agenda, while the House is just passing the priority legislation. Here...

The controversial “bathroom bill” advances to the House

After 10 hours of committee hearings and eight hours debating on the Senate floor, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick lead senators to pass the controversial...

After progress on “sunset” legislation, lawmakers move on to the full...

As the Texas Senate passes prioritized “sunset legislation,” Gov. Greg Abbott gives the lawmakers the go-ahead to address the 19 items on his special...

Texas lawmakers are back in Austin for a special session of...

Gov. Greg Abbott is calling lawmakers back for a special legislative session July 18. The special session is a product of political stalemate between the Texas House of Representatives and Senate...