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Dorm rooms are being cramped with students; in preparation for the school year.

Housing department overbooks dorms, cites demand for low rates

With a growing student population, the Department of Housing and Residential Life at Texas State acknowledged to overbooking student housing on campus, citing it...
Eric Algoe, vice-president of Finance and Support Services, will now be in charge of overseeing UPD.

Office of Finance and Support Services to oversee UPD

The University Police Department has moved from in the Office of Finance and Support Services after an initial review from the International Association of...
Students are building wheelchair ramps as part of the Service-Learning Excellence Program.

Students earn course credit through community service program

The Service-Learning Excellence Program allows students to earn course credit through both service and experiential learning. The program specializes in students learning through both campus...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture grant awarded to Texas State will help increase global agriculture competency for minority students.

Texas State awarded grant for minority training in global agriculture

The United States Department of Agriculture has awarded Texas State $300,000 to increase global agricultural competency for minority students, with a focus on Latinx...
Ruben Becerra and Alison Castillo hold their first meeting as president and vice president for student government.

Becerra and Castillo hold first meeting as president and vice president

Ruben Becerra Jr. and Alison Castillo held their first Student Government meeting Sept. 17 as president and vice president. Hours before the meeting, both Becerra...
Zach Sutterfield

Fate of fire victim still uncertain, lawsuit filed

Texas State student Zachary Sutterfield is fighting for his life after suffering severe injuries from the July 20 Iconic Village apartment fire that left...
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UPDATE: Kyle officer found dead in San Marcos apartment from apparent self-inflicted wound

A Kyle police officer was found dead in a San Marcos apartment parking lot, Sunday, Sept. 16 from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to...

Faculty Senate, President Trauth discuss university revisions

Faculty Senate, accompanied by University President Denise Trauth in the first hour of the Sept. 12 meeting, discussed diversity initiatives, revisions to the Office...
WeatherGuidance, the City of San Marcos' weather monitoring system, forecasted showers and scattered thunderstorms through Saturday.

UPDATE: Gov. Abbott issues disaster declaration ahead of tropical disturbance

Gov. Greg Abbott issued a disaster declaration Sept. 14 for several counties, including Hays County, ahead of the approaching tropical disturbance. In the declaration, Abbott...
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...