Friday, June 22, 2018

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A pride flag waving on a rooftop.

San Marcos celebrates Pride Month

Pride Month comes with the celebration of love with students finding different ways to commemorate the history behind the LGBT community. For about 50 years, June...
A bowl filled with berries is served in a local shop.

Vitality Bowls opens in San Marcos

Vitality Bowls offers a variety of fast and healthy food choices, including one of the biggest food trends of today: acai bowls. Founded in 2011...
A student addresses the audience at her film premiere downtown.

Student’s documentary premieres downtown

Saturday night audience members experienced life through the eyes of a drag queen. "Life on Mars," a documentary about an up-and-coming drag queen named Mars,...
In a purple room at Wake the Dead Coffee House, an audience watches a slam poet perform.

Poetry slams in San Marcos

Students step into the spotlight with a modern form of poetry hitting the San Marcos art scene. Modern Muse Poetry was formed in fall 2017...
Scott Bowman

How a professor became special assistant for inclusion and diversity

With an understanding of justice and years of experience at Texas State, one professor is taking on an important position. Scott Bowman, associate professor in...

Easy ways to make extra money this summer

Keeping up with summer expenses without a job can be tough, but is doable and effortless with the help of several businesses located in...
An award winning student poses for a photo.

Texas State student wins national writing award

The Society for Professional Journalists awards the Mark of Excellence Award to student journalists throughout the country and this year, a Texas State student...
A dog sniffs around a beach to search for turtles.

Conservation canines rescue sea turtles

Along the Coastal Bend region of Texas, little pawprints left in the sand are leading to the protection of sea turtle nests. K9’s 4 Conservation...

How to: Having a healthy summer lifestyle

College life can take a toll on students with late nights and microwaved dinners. However, a break after a long semester can be used...
A green checkered wall displays an alumnus' art.

Alumnus enjoys life as a San Antonio artist

Texas State alumnus Michael Menchaca has made a name for himself as a printmaking artist in San Antonio. Menchaca is known for his controversial and politically...