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A small memorial sits just outside the police crime scene tape that surrounds the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs

Heartbreak hits Texas

The morning of Nov. 5 marked the beginning of a nightmare for the close-knit community of Sutherland Springs. A town that had never sought...
Main Point illustration

The Main Point: Student solidarity more powerful than administrations apathy

Texas State woke up Oct. 30 to a white supremacist banner hung on the eastern wall of the Alkek library with the words “America...
Dark clouds loomed over Blanco River Aug. 25 as Hurricane Harvey struck the Texas coast.

Politicians discuss climate change through the lens of Harvey

After the devastation of Hurricane Harvey that surged through Houston, politicians were forced to grapple with the question of what this storm, the first...
Protesters stand at the back of Hogg’s auditorium Sept. 24 shouting “Pass Dream Act” at U.S Sens.

The fight over sanctuary cities isn’t over

A four-person panel consisting of lawmakers and lobbyists gathered at the University of Texas campus Sept. 24, to discuss the implications of one of...
Capital building of Texas

Week two of the special session wraps up

Following week two of the special session, the Senate is speeding through the agenda, while the House is just passing the priority legislation. Here...
Texas Senate building

After progress on “sunset” legislation, lawmakers move on to the full...

As the Texas Senate passes prioritized “sunset legislation,” Gov. Greg Abbott gives the lawmakers the go-ahead to address the 19 items on his special...
Special Legislative Session at the Capitol

Texas lawmakers are back in Austin for a special session of...

Gov. Greg Abbott is calling lawmakers back for a special legislative session July 18. The special session is a product of political stalemate between the Texas House of Representatives and Senate...
The front entrance of San Marcos High School

Summer program keeps San Marcos children fed during summer months

A feeding program run by San Marcos CISD has implemented numerous sites around the city to feed disadvantaged children throughout the summer break. From June...

Multiple stabbing attacks on UT campus, one dead

One person was killed and three were injured after a reported stabbing attack occurred on University of Texas at Austin campus May1. A suspect...
Commencement ceremonies smaller after policy change

A tribute to Ramona Nevarez

Ramona Nevarez was a dearly beloved custodial worker at Texas State University where she served for nearly a decade before her death in early...