Named after two members of the first faculty at the university, Falls and Sayers Residence Halls opened this August to connect the growing population of incoming freshman and introduce new features to on-campus living.

News

Float Fest expected to attract 10,000 attendees over Labor Day

Float Fest, a live music festival where attendees can float the river, will be hosted Aug. 31 and is expected to bring in 10,000 concert-goers.

Texas State Tubes, Don’s Fish Camp and Cool River Ranch are partnered with the festival to provide tubes for the festival’s floaters. Joe Flanagan, part-owner of Cool River Ranch, said the companies are expecting 10,000 people to attend.

Opinions

How to cope without Speck

The Speck Surface parking lot has been closed in order to make way for construction of a new residence hall. Although the closure of this lot presents new problems for the already-problematic parking situation on campus, there are many alternative solutions available to commuters.

Sports

Football team preparing to play Arkansas-Pine Bluff in home opener

The Texas State football team opens its season this Saturday against Arkansas-Pine Bluff in its first home game on opening weekend since 2009.

The Bobcats have won two straight season openers dating back to 2012 when the team upset Houston 30-13.