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U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith headshot

U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith retiring from congress

Update: Nov. 11. 5:35 p.m. Former San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz announced Saturday that she will be running for House District 21. Narvaiz announced the candidacy by...
Matt Flores, university spokesperson, gives updates pertaining to threats made against LBJ Student Center

UPD asking for federal assistance in bomb threat investigation

Update: Nov. 8. 1:22 p.m. "Federal authorities are involved and the incidents remain under investigation," Flores said. The LBJ Student Center has experienced four threats since...
Selfie of Jordan Taylor

Remembering Jordin Taylor

It has been a year since the death of a freshman student occurred at a Halloween party hosted by four fraternities near the town...

San Marcos High School student killed in car collision

A collision on Interstate 35 killed one San Marcos High School student and injured two others on Sunday. All southbound lanes of I-35 were closed...
White nationalist banner posted on exterior of Alkek Library

White nationalist banner posted on exterior of Alkek Library

Update, 9:43 a.m.: Thursday morning, a banner was placed on the east side of Alkek, where a white nationalist banner was posted Monday. The banner...
Students gather outside LBJ Student Center as law enforcement evacuated the building due to a bomb threat, Oct. 26.

Bomb threats target Texas State

LBJ Student Center and Jones Dining Hall were temporarily closed Thursday, Oct. 26, as law enforcement investigated bomb threats made on Texas State's San...
Photograph of the Texas Capital

Speaker Joe Straus announced he will not seek re-election

Joe Straus has represented Texas House District 121 since February 2005. The district includes the Bexar County communities of Alamo Heights, Olmos Park, Terrell...
Protestors gather outside 816 Congress Ave., Austin, to protest Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Oct. 20.

Attorney General lays out president’s immigration priorities at Austin press conference

Attorney General Jeff Sessions visited Austin Oct. 20 to discuss President Donald Trump’s immigration priorities. Sessions discuss sanctuary cities, the message the wall will...
Student media hosts City Council candidate debate

Student media hosts City Council candidate debate

The University Star and KTSW 89.9 hosted the four candidates running for Place 3 and Place 4 in the LBJ Teaching Theater Oct. 18....

White supremacy fliers found on campus

Late Thursday and Friday morning, fliers advocating for white supremacy were found spread around campus. This is not the first time these fliers have...