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2018 General Election Results

Mayoral candidate Jane Hughson was elected as mayor of San Marcos Nov. 6, inching a 775-vote win over incumbent John Thomaides. Hughson won the election...

New coffeehouse offers CBD-infused cups of Joe

With a sign out front asking passers-by to inquire within, a newly opened coffee shop offers CBD oil shots that bring about medical benefits. Lazydaze...

Dog Park reopening delayed following heavy rain

Bad weather has delayed the reopening of the San Marcos Dog Park with no definitive opening date in sight. After weeks of rain, parks operational...

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS: “Evil did not win”

Hope rises from the ashes of heartbreak a year after Sutherland Springs SUTHERLAND SPRINGS — One year after the deadly shooting that claimed 26 lives,...
Adrian Cooper speaking at Sep. 10 Student Government meeting.

Student Government creates Student Leadership Roundtable

Student Government created a Student Leadership Roundtable and a Fraternity and Sorority Life philanthropy week Nov. 5 at the weekly meeting. The Senate passed a...

Austin adds free tolls for qualifying veterans

The Central Texas Regional Mobile Authority will now wave certain toll road fees for eligible veterans as part of the new Qualified Veteran Discount...

Tech company to bring new jobs to San Marcos

A new technology company coming to town will bring 542 new full-time jobs to San Marcos as part of a $109-110 million incentive agreement...
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Police recover missing student’s body from Blanco River

The San Marcos police and fire departments recovered the body of Kate Rose Silva Xavier, 21, Nov. 2 from the Blanco River. Around 5:30 p.m....
Faculty Senate met Oct. 31. at J.C. Kellam Administration building for their weekly meeting.

Faculty Senate revises award, addresses AAUP concern

Faculty Senate discussed a revision to the Piper Professor Award Oct. 31 and addressed concerns over the firing of three professors at St. Edwards...
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City Council adds polling places, updated on Transportation Master Plan

City Council added polling places Oct. 30 and were updated on the Transportation Master Plan. The ordinance came after the Texas Civil Rights Project threatened...