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Faylita Hicks opens up the show by congratulating Evan Ferguson on his, "It Starts With Youth" solo art exhibit.

Capturing youth

Austin is not the only city with a booming art scene now that Texas State students and alumni are ensuring San Marcos has its...
Anna Vasquez, a member of the San Antonio 4, poses for a photo Nov. 5 holding a copy of "Southwest of Salem," the film based on her imprisonment and exoneration. The film was shown during the Lost River Film Fest in San Marcos.

Exonerated member of the San Antonio Four shares her story at Lost River Film...

The Texas Court of Appeals declared the San Antonio Four innocent over a year ago, now the four women share their story through the...
Alzheimer's Texas Walk participants return from the 2.5 mile jaunt, Oct. 13.

Alzheimer’s Texas walks to raise awareness

Participants gathered at the San Marcos Recreational Center Oct.13 before a 2.5-mile walk to raise funds for the fight against Alzheimer’s in Texas. Registration for...
Garnet Coleman, Democratic state rep., Sharen Butterworth, chairwoman of the El Paso Behavioral Health Consortium, Four Price, Republican state rep., and John Burress, CEO of Metrocare Services, discuss the mental health reform Sept. 23 during the annual Texas Tribune Festival in Austin.

Officials gather to discuss the future of mental health reform

Members of the Texas House of Representatives joined a panel discussion during the 7th annual Texas Tribune Festival Sept. 23 alongside mental health professionals...
group of people at Museum that celebrates African-American history in San Marcos

Museum celebrates African-American history in San Marcos

From jailhouse to dance hall to community center, the Calaboose African American Museum celebrates the contributions of African-Americans in San Marcos. The Calaboose African American...
A woman sits with her dog.

Organizations offer local volunteer opportunities

With summertime comes relaxation and fun. However, instead of binge-watching another TV show, spend time helping the town through community service. Any community requires individuals'...
Even though freshman Madison Ratcliff and Izzy Robledo have been dating for four months, their love is unconditional this Valentines Day. Healthy relationships consist if laughter, love and communication.

Navigating the health of relationships

As Valentine’s Day approaches, it is easy to get carried away with the chocolates, flowers and giant teddy bears and forget to evaluate the...
The Irish spring into San Marcos

The Irish spring into San Marcos

San Marcos welcomed in the promise of spring with a celebration of light and Celtic tradition. Sunday, Jan. 28, the San Marcos Activity Center burst...

Local medium connects with the supernatural

Entering into a world of wonder and mysticism may seem out of the ordinary. However, one individual is embracing the unexplained with her unique...
One of the tables displaying posters and donation opportunities at the Lost River Film Festival.

First film festival of San Marcos releases line-up for students

San Marcos is about to see its very own film convention, The Lost River Film Festival, just after the Austin Film Festival comes to...