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The University of Oslo opening ceremony gathered students the week before classes began on Aug. 20.

Blog: Land of the Midnight Sun, an introduction

Editor's note: Geoff Sloan is a senior news reporter with The University Star. Geoff is on a study abroad trip in Norway. He will...
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Three suspects arrested for homicide

A third arrest was made Aug. 22 in connection to last week’s murder of Matthew Jacob Rodriguez Jr. Adrian Terrell Rose, 24, was arrested by police in...
Firefighters work July 20 to douse flames at Iconic Village Apartments on North LBJ Drive.

Iconic Village Apartment fire injures TXST students, leaves residents displaced

UPDATE: July 21, 7:30 p.m. Community members and church leaders held a vigil July 21 for the victims of the fire. The Rev. Joshua Sutherlun from...
The H-E-B sign sits atop the grocery store in San Marcos on May 26.

H-E-B issues voluntary recall for ice cream and sherbet

H-E-B issued a voluntary recall July 18 for ice cream and sherbet in Texas stores after metal was found in ice cream and sherbet...
Empty beer cans thrown July 5 alongside the San Marcos River.

Float Fest hires staff to clean San Marcos River

Float Fest's correlation with litter around the San Marcos River has long received criticism from residents and organizations and continues to as this year's...
President Trauth is swearing in Student Body President Brooklyn Boreing

Student Government president faces cabinet changes

Members of Student Government President Brooklyn Boreing's interim-cabinet resigned over the summer before the cabinet was officially approved. Three cabinet members, including the chief of...

Planning and Zoning Commission discuss Transportation Master Plan, alcohol permits

The Planning and Zoning Commission approved two alcohol permits and were updated on the evolving transportation at its June 26 meeting. City staff gave the...
San Marcos protestors rally at the town courthouse.

San Marcos immigration rally precedes ACLU rally in Brownsville

San Marcos-area activists and students met June 27 to protest immigration enforcement policies and migrant-family separations along the U.S.-Mexico border. Mano Amiga, a local activist...

Parking time limit burdens downtown businesses

Downtown's two-hour parking limit has become a hassle for some businesses, with the claim it puts a restraint on customers and employees. Spending more than...
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Suspect arrested after pedestrian killed in hit-and-run

The driver during Friday’s fatal hit-and-run has been identified by the San Marcos Police Department as Uriah Keith Robinson, 29, of San Marcos. Robinson was...