Tuesday, August 21, 2018

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KIDZ NxT DOOR rejoices after a successful performance.

Campus dance crew returns for second year

Hip-hop is no stranger to Texas State, but one organization is stealing the show with new dance moves. KIDZ NxT DOOR stepped into the spotlight...
Gianna Yanelli will be performing in Mean Girls on Broadway everyday but Monday until the end of the year.

Alumna joins Mean Girls on Broadway

After years of singing, acting and dancing, one alumna made it to Broadway. Gianna Yanelli, musical theater alumna, has taken to the big stage after...
After a successful five days of camp, the girls are feeling confident and ready to go after a career in aviation.

Women guide girls in flight, breaking gender norms

Preteen girls from across the nation spent a week on campus building their knowledge of aviation. Fourteen girls between the ages of 11 and 14...
Firefighters work July 20 to douse flames at Iconic Village Apartments on North LBJ Drive.

Community steps in to assist fire victims

Residents of the Iconic Village apartment complex and Vintage Pads apartment complex were awakened July 20 by a fire that broke out from unknown...
The lead singer from Tame Impala performs in purple lights.

Float Fest 2018: Sunday recap

A variety of sounds rocked music fans for nine straight hours the second day in a row at Float Fest. Guests filtered in during the...
Festival attendees in Martindale celebrate in the crowd.

Float Fest 2018: Saturday recap

Festival goers painted with glitter and draped in tapestries danced for hours under the hot sun. This year’s Float Fest has been a celebration of...
Floaters bring ice chests and coolers to the river bank at Rio Vista Park

Local effort continues to sustain river

When it comes to the health and cleanliness of the San Marcos River, all hands are on deck all the time. Holidays are no exception...
The Palmer's Restaurant sign starts against a stone wall outside the restaurant.

Palmer’s Restaurant celebrates 40 years

Forty years ago, Palmer's Restaurant regularly welcomed 18-year-old freshmen from nearby Southwest Texas State who came to unwind and drink their study woes away. Eventually,...
A local group of women battle through roller derby.

Women get rough in Roller Derby

Clad in gear from head to toe, women are proving their strength and finding empowerment through an unusual sport. Last year, Roller Derby made its...