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Fifteenth annual Bobcat Build

The 15th annual Bobcat Build began April 6 with more than 4,500 volunteers, saw a 500 person increase compared to the previous year and...
Candidates for congressional and local offices sit left to right: Joseph Kopser, Jovan Poursamadi, Erin Zwiener, Rebecca Bell-Metereau and Ruben Becerra. The candidates were invited by students to discuss ideas on gun reform

Students lead town hall to discuss youth activism, gun laws

By Ashley Skinner Students across the U.S. led a Town Hall for Our Lives event April 7, calling on congressional candidates to answer questions from...

UPD issues statement on flyers from previous semesters

By Katie Burrell and Sawyer Click The University Police Department released a statement updating students on the current investigation into the racist flyers posted last semester on...
Cars parked in areas with timed parking will soon be subject to the new ticketing system.

Officials to solve downtown parking problems

The limitations of parking in San Marcos are more apparent as the city and university grow, leading officials to take action. Parking on campus and...
Ana Paola Ordorica, Mexican journalist, visits Texas State to discuss the 2018 Mexican election.

Texas State hosts U.S.- Mexico Summit featuring Mexican journalist

Texas State hosted experts including a journalist from Mexico to discuss the Mexican election and U.S. politics. Ana Paula Ordorica, Mexican journalist and editor of...
Mexican food restaurant, Taqueria El Charro Tapatio, waits for repairs to be made after a kitchen fire.

Restaurant closed due to fire, expected to reopen soon

Correction: The Star has discussed issues with multiple reported employees of Taqueria El Charro Tapatio and apologizes if there has been misinformation about the reataurant’s closure....
Fraternities and sororities have returned to campus but they must follow the new rules.

Greek organizations apply for reinstatement, commit to training program

Greek fraternity and sorority chapters are officially able to apply for reinstatement under new university guidelines. The fraternity and sorority chapters had until March 30...

New engineering degree sparks debate during Faculty Senate

A new engineering degree was a point of contention for Faculty Senate, April 4 at their weekly meeting. The Curriculum Committee reported that they are...
Christian Sears poses for a photo in the LBJ Teaching Theatre while running for Student Government vice president

Senator resigns amid controversy

Student Government Sen. Christian Sears announced his resignation April 4 following leaked messages between himself and a former student. Students took to the podium at Student Government's...

Flooding solutions fill City Council meeting

The city council met 6 p.m. April 3 to discuss the city’s budget and appointments to committees and utility positions. The meeting began with a...