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Planning and Zoning Commission denies request to remove limits on Preferred Scenario Map Amendments

The Planning and Zoning Commission denied a proposed amendment Sept. 25 to remove the twice-per-year limit on the number of times Preferred Scenario Map...
The J.C. Kellam Administration Building houses the Office of Equity and Access.

Equity and Access reports uptick of discrimination complaints, no sanctions

Despite a spike in discrimination complaints alleging racist and derogatory remarks supposedly made by faculty members, no sanctions have been found in cases during...
Dr. Samuel Saldivar, assistant professor of English, talking to students about research of popular culture depictions of Latinx/Chicanx culture

Liberal Arts kicks off Innovation Week by engaging students in research

Texas State's Innovation Week kicked off Sept. 24 with a College of Liberal Arts showcase featuring faculty research and inviting students to engage in...
The Workforce Housing Task Force aims to advance homes for families with housing issues.

City Council establishes workforce to address housing challenges

The San Marcos City established a Workforce Housing Task Force to assist City Council in developing housing policies as working families face housing challenges. In...
Photo of integrated app utilized to record data on higher math comprehension in K-12 students

Texas State awarded $1.9 million to advance student access to math

Texas State received a $1.9 million grant on Sept. 6, to create an app to help engage elementary and middle school students in math. The National...
A student of Texas State using a VeoRide.

Pay-to-ride bikes bring alternative transportation to campus

Texas State and the City of San Marcos launched a dock-less bike-share program Sept. 20 in partnership with VeoRide. The gold bikes can be found...
President Ruben Becerra and Vice President Alison Castillo listen to legislation read by Sen. Reginald Pettus.

Student Government reads legislation to investigate Boreing-Becerra election campaign

Sen. Reginald Pettus read legislation at the Sept. 24 Student Government meeting to create a Student Government committee to investigate the alleged involvement of...
Flags fly at the Hays Count Veterans Memorial in support of the United States military

Veterans program gives college credit for military experience

Texas State's partnership with College Credit for Heroes is giving service members the ability to earn college credit for skills learned in the military. The...
City bikes parked in downtown San Marcos.

City Transportation Master Plan to focus on multi-modal transportation

With the rise of alternative transportation like Uber or bicycling, San Marcos has developed a master plan to modernize the way residents travel. The initial...
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San Marcos police investigating apartment robbery and shooting

The San Marcos Police Department is investigating a Thursday morning burglary and aggravated robbery at the Lodge Apartments on Aquarena Springs Drive. Upon arriving to...