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San Marcos City Council opposes Permian Highway Pipeline

City council passed a resolution March 5 to oppose the development of the Permian Highway Pipeline, which would extend from West Texas to the...
mugshot of John McFarland

Sexual assault investigation continues as man is released on bond

San Marcos police arrested John Tate McFarland, 35, Feb. 28 on a second-degree felony sexual assault charge. McFarland was released March 1 on a...
Texas State University sign

Student government addresses Wells Fargo controversy, diversity issues

Student Government passed legislation March 5 encouraging hiring faculty more representative of the student body and subpoenaing evidence from the Gonzales-Castillo campaign. Sen. James Tichy...

Greeks boost basketball game attendance

Texas State Fraternity and Sorority Life were given a challenge: the Greek organization with the highest overall attendance per council for the final five...
The Texas State mobile app TRACS used by students and faculty to keep up with classes.

TRACS to be replaced by fall 2019

Texas State’s Division of Information Technology has narrowed down TRACS' replacement to two options, Brightspace and Canvas. The change will begin for all Texas...
Nueces building

UPD officer proposes on-campus drone usage

University Police Department officer Ronald Dorsey has proposed the use of unmanned aircraft systems, or drones, on campus to follow other law enforcement agencies...
Westover Baptist Church

Iconic Village Fire sheds light on strength of the community

Westover Baptist pastor Jeff Latham received a call July 20, 2018, at 6 a.m. from San Marcos Police Cpl. Laray Taylor. There was a...
TPUSA posters at the free speech stallions.

Student Government concludes TPUSA investigation

Former Student Government President, Brooklyn Boreing's contentious resignation in fall 2018 was surrounded by allegations that her campaign violated election code by receiving unreported...
A UPD officer stands as a guard over Texas State University's Quad.

UPD to train staff in mental health crisis management

The University Police Department hopes to provide mental health training to the majority of its officers in the upcoming years. Because of the volume of...
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...