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Faculty Senate confirms TRACS system to be replaced

Faculty Senate held its biannual, full-senate meeting Feb. 14, where senators updated liaisons on recently discussed issues. The senate confirmed they are replacing TRACS. Providers...

College Republicans going into 2018 primaries

The University Star and The Texas Tribune have partnered together to better understand college republicans, specifically their thoughts on the primary season and future of the party. As...

Candidates file complaint claiming bribery accusation

Update: Feb. 15, 5:05 p.m. The election board will host a hearing regarding the claim, 5 p.m., Feb. 16 in the LBJ Student Center 4-1.9. Student...

Statistics show higher count of minority engagement in last Student Government election

Available data for voter demographics provided by student affairs at Texas State indicate that minority participation in Student Government elections far outnumbers minority political...

Planning and Zoning Commission reviewed intensive areas in San Marcos

The Planning and Zoning Committee met Feb. 13 to approve two agenda items and review two others. The committee unanimously motioned the approval of a request by...

Presidential candidates discuss campus issues and legislation

During Student Government's annual presidential debate candidates discussed legislation, campus issues and other concerns important to Bobcats. More than 100 attended the student body presidential...

Video series of sexual assault survivor stories receives no male volunteers

Not On My Campus debuted its first episode of 'Survivor Series,' Jan. 31 but struggles to find male volunteers to speak on sexual assault...

Texas State ranked among worst colleges for free speech

Texas State was listed among the 2018 top 10 worst colleges for free speech, according to a recent post by the Foundation for Individual Rights in...

Ellis’s autopsy shows .38 blood alcohol content level

The death of a Texas State fraternity pledge was caused by alcohol, according to the autopsy report obtained by the American-Statesman’s. Matthew Ellis was found...

SMPD responds to two incidences involving weapons

The San Marcos Police Department responded to an aggravated robbery at Jimmy John's and an accidental shooting at The Thompson apartment complex Feb. 8...