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Recent threat raises concerns about campus carry

An online threat of a school shooting near Austin began to circulate the Internet Oct. 5, leading students to question what university officials view...
Adult Pickleball gains attention in San Marcos.

Reward being offered for vandals’ identification

The city has partnered with CrimeStoppers in the investigation of vandalism to an ancient Cypress tree on Thompson’s Island in June. The tree was estimated...

Instagram removed the Photo Map feature

  Instagram confirmed a statement about removing the Photo Map feature from its app. Officials are removing the underused feature because they want to focus on...
Senator John Cornyn speaks about the POLICE act and the Texas State ALERRT program during a roundtable discussion.

U.S. Senator John Cornyn visits Texas State ALERRT Center

U.S. Senator John Cornyn visited the Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response training at Texas State Wednesday morning to discuss the importance of readiness in...

Sigma Chi Fraternity mourns death of fellow brother

The Sigma Chi Fraternity has spent the week commemorating Logan Dundas, exploratory sophomore, who was found dead earlier this week. Dundas’ official cause of death...
Congressman and senatorial candidate Beto O'Rourke as he addressed San Marcos during his Sept. 9 town hall.

Beto town hall packs LBJ ballroom

Congressman Robert Francis 'Beto' O'Rourke visited the Texas State campus Sept. 9 as he continues his tour of every county in the state ahead...

County commissioners unanimously vote to pursue November bond election to finance new jail

After years of outsourcing inmates at a lofty price, Hays County commissioners are working to allocate money to fund a new jail. The county spent...

Last Student Government meeting of the semester yields four passed pieces

Four pieces of legislation passed Monday night, at the last Student Government meeting of the fall semester. These four pieces were read to the body...

Faculty Senate reviews vacancies on campus and sick leave at Wednesday’s meeting

Faculty Senate discussed sick leave, senate fellow and department chair review at Wednesday’s meeting, Sept. 28. The Senators also noted a few positions around...
Former UPD Police Chief Jose Banales meeting with students in the quad. Courtesy of Texas State University.

UPD Chief resigns with no clear replacement in sight

Following the May 15 resignation of University Police Department Director Jose Bañales, there is no clear replacement in sight. The job posting for the director...