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City Council takes steps toward S.M.A.R.T Terminal development amid citizen concerns

San Marcos City Council delayed a decision to vote Feb. 21 on an economic incentive agreement for the potential development of a heavy industrial park. The...

New UPD Chief Clouse to make department accessible, transparent

Following a months-long search, police chief Laurie Espinoza Clouse took office Feb. 4 as the first female chief at Texas State. Clouse previously worked at...

Townhall attempts to reconcile sit-in divisions

Student activists were brought to tears as they recalled the boiling point of racial tension on campus and the trauma of an overnight sit-in...
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Four Square businesses hit in burglary

Four San Marcos businesses were broken into early Monday morning, with investigators saying they could all be related. The Vault, Green Parrot, Zelick's and...
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More politics, less policy during Student Government meeting

In the first Student Government meeting since Student Body President Ruben Becerra Jr.'s Feb. 4 resignation, new environmental legislation was introduced and student concerns about...
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Two injured in hit-and-run, SMPD asks for help identifying vehicle

The San Marcos Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a vehicle responsible for a Feb. 9 hit and run that...

Plunkett-Torpey calls for students to “Stand Up”

Editor's Note: The Plunkett-Torpey campaign was unable to meet with The Star due to unforeseeable circumstances. Presidential candidate Alex Plunkett and running mate Kelly Torpey...
Brihana Landrum

Obituary of Brihana Landrum

Bret David and Maria Dolores Landrum welcomed their baby girl, Brihana Rea Landrum on May 17, 1994 in Austin, Texas. Ryan Bret and Corey...
Cars parked in areas with timed parking will soon be subject to the new ticketing system.

Parking meters may put the breaks on student parking

Paid parking meters could be right around the corner for downtown San Marcos if City Council approves a proposal to curb non-customer parking. The decision...
A San Marcos home being built by the recovery program.

San Marcos disaster recovery coming to an end

In the wake of the destructive 2015 floods, a city-led initiative aided 10 residents in rebuilding their homes. Even more, it's helped the city...