Faculty might have had preconceived notions of their students before they ever meet them.
A new version of the roster, which included the option to print pictures alongside the students’ name and GPA, was implemented in August, leaving individuals with ethical concerns.
Matthew Bailey, marketing freshman, said he was surprised teachers had access to his grade report. He said he was not notified GPAs would appear on the rosters.
“I knew my student I.D. number would be on the sheet,” Bailey said.
New apartment complexes are bringing competition to the San Marcos leasing market. San Marcos is the home of two new apartment complexes, The Vantage, which officially allowed move-ins November 2008, and The Grove, set to open Aug. 15. According to Nathan Flaga, real estate agent for Great Locations, there have been a number of apartment move-in specials being offered because of the new complexes. “More communities means more competition,” Flaga said.
Texas State officials are developing plans to control their own alert system, enabling the school to move off of Bobcat Mobil, according to the vice president of information technology.
Campus Mobile, a company based out of Atlanta, Ga., controls Bobcat Mobile. Texas State is able to use Campus Mobile because of advertisements students get on their cell phones.
Carl Van Wyatt, vice president of information technology, said the goal is to provide an alert system for students without advertisements.
He had a dream, but it would be up to future generations to realize it.
Thursday marked the opening of the 24th annual MLK Commemoration Program and Celebration Week.
The night’s march began with the bells ringing at Old Main and ended on the steps of the LBJ Student Center.