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City Council talks advocate funding, approves new radar system for SMPD

City Council discussed the 2018 Community Development Block Grant program during their June 5 meeting with insight from city workers and constituents. The Community Development...
Former UPD Police Chief Jose Banales meeting with students in the quad. Courtesy of Texas State University.

UPD Chief resigns with no clear replacement in sight

Following the May 15 resignation of University Police Department Director Jose Bañales, there is no clear replacement in sight. The job posting for the director...
The city of San Marcos's city hall building stands midday.

City Council debates new roads and building expansions

City Council discussed road expansions and public safety projects during their May 29 meeting. Running for four hours Tuesday night, the council received an update...
Texas State students held a silent demonstration on the steps of Alkek Library Sept. 5 in response to Trump's decision to rescind DACA.

Texas leads lawsuit to end DACA

Texas officials are leading a seven-state coalition suing the federal government in an attempt to end to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The...
A photo of the white study abroad building in a vintage house right off the main campus.

Study Abroad reaches goal with more participation from students

The Study Abroad Office made a pledge in 2014 to increase the number of students studying abroad by the end of the decade. The...
Ice cream is stored in the freezers aisles at HEB.

H-E-B recalls ice cream for metal in containers

H-E-B issued a recall for several ice cream products due to containers possibly holding broken metal on May 30. The voluntary recall includes various sizes...
A line starts here sign is set up at the university bookstore.

Follett Corp. to take over operation of University Bookstore

The University Bookstore has changed management from Texas State to a third party operator- the change could affect the price of books. A lease contract is...
Texas Governor Greg Abbott holds up his plans for school safety

Gov. Abbott reveals school safety plan in San Marcos following Santa Fe shooting

In wake of the Santa Fe shooting that left 10 dead almost two weeks ago, Gov. Greg Abbott unveiled a new school safety plan...

Students notice record of citizenship status on Catsweb, university representatives cite policy

While reviewing information on the student profile in Texas State's student interface, Catsweb, students discovered the university recorded citizenship statuses, a fact students have...
JC Kellam building

Texas State selects new Chief Diversity Officer, Director of Equity and Access

Ameerah McBride started her first day May 23 as the new Chief Diversity Officer, Director of Equity and Access and Title XI Coordinator. McBride is...