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Elections, resignations and more at Student Government meeting

Two senators announced their resignation, a new Senate Pro Tempore was elected, articles of impeachment were read and legislation was introduced and passed Monday...
The arch on Jan. 29 at the Undergraduate Academic Center. Photo by Chinedu Chukuka

Forbes’ list commends Texas State, students dispute results

A recent Forbes report naming Texas State among America's best employers for diversity is facing backlash from students claiming otherwise. Market research company Statista worked with Forbes...
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More politics, less policy during Student Government meeting

In the first Student Government meeting since Student Body President Ruben Becerra Jr.'s Feb. 4 resignation, new environmental legislation was introduced and student concerns about...
Presidential candidate Matthew Gonzales and vice presidential candidate Alison Castillo dropped out of the 2019-20 Student Government race Feb. 5

Current cabinet members campaign for president, vice president

A slow and methodical movement with their #ItsTimeTo campaign hashtag is how Presidential Candidate Matthew Gonzales and Vice Presidential Candidate Alison Castillo plan to...
Presidential candidate Matthew Gonzales and vice presidential candidate Alison Castillo dropped out of the 2019-20 Student Government race Feb. 5

Gonzales-Castillo withdraw from Student Government following staffing controversies

Student Government presidential candidate Matthew Gonzales and vice presidential candidate Alison Castillo have dropped out of the week-old race, according to Election Board Chairman...
Former Student Government President Brooklyn Boreing, left, and former Student Government President Ruben Becerra Jr., right, won as the 2018-19 president and vice president. They're both out of office now.

Student Government president resigns, again

Student Government President Ruben Becerra Jr. resigned from his position Monday morning, citing his inability to make the weekly Student Government Senate meetings  Becerra...
Presidential candidate Corey Benbow and vice presidential candidate Tucker Thompson

Benbow-Thompson campaign escapes election violations on procedural error

The Student Government Election Board decided Feb. 1 it could not rule on possible Benbow-Thompson campaign violations due to procedural errors by the Election...
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Student Government Election Board members confirmed, ADA improvement legislation passed

Four Student Government Election Board members were confirmed and three pieces of legislation were passed Jan. 28 at the first Student Government meeting of...
Mayor John Thomaides gives a speech outside in San Marcos to honor soldiers who have died.

Former mayor attempts to duck University Star campaign ad payments

  After losing his re-election bid last November, former San Marcos Mayor John Thomaides attempted to not pay previously negotiated campaign advertising costs owed to...

Medical company to relocate to STAR Park

Medical device manufacturer Sempulse will relocate its headquarters to the Science Technology and Advanced Research Park at Texas State. Moving the headquarters to Texas State's...