Monday, October 15, 2018

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Alzheimer's Texas Walk participants return from the 2.5 mile jaunt, Oct. 13.

Alzheimer’s Texas walks to raise awareness

Participants gathered at the San Marcos Recreational Center Oct.13 before a 2.5-mile walk to raise funds for the fight against Alzheimer’s in Texas. Registration for...
Unicycle football players wheel toward a touchdown, Oct. 14.

Unicyclists kick off 14th football season

Sunday's in Texas typically call for family and football. However, one group of San Marcos locals are putting a twist on that tradition, one...
"Meet some of the officers of The Paranormal Investigators at Texas State University." (from left to right) Henry Glassford-Historian (he/him), Rae Glassford-President (she/her), Alex Moore-Vice President (they/them)

New club investigates the paranormal

Disembodied voices, poltergeist activity and spooky folklore have brought a group of students together to share their love for the paranormal. Paranormal Investigators is a...
Sept.20, Sybil published artist reading work at event celebrating the 1 year anniversary of Sybil's launch.

San Marcos locals create online literary journal

A collection of art across all mediums is open for the people of San Marcos and Texas State students alike to showcase their work. Sybil,...
Brendan Canvanagh, regional Peace Corps recruiter, presents photo album to students Oct. 2.

The Peace Corps provides experiences abroad

Traveling abroad can seem unattainable, but with proper guidance it it is possible. Right under students' noses lies an opportunity to travel abroad. The Peace...
Illustration by McKenna Strain

San Marcos community fights for Monarch butterfly conservation

Recently, drivers speeding down the highway may have noticed an increase in butterflies tragically crossing through traffic. Luckily, Texas is attempting to save the...
Local business owner, Billie Lopez, displaying her latest design at her workshop in San Marcos, Texas on Oct. 1.

Handcrafted creativity sets up shop in The Quad for a day

From freshly baked Brazilian desserts to handcrafted jewelry, Market Days has it all. The first Market Days of the fall semester took place Sept. 25...
Jones Dining Hall has students eating every day between classes and studying.

Routes for understanding and seeking help for an eating disorder

Stress levels from school, work and moving away from home can subject students to unhealthy eating habits. However, students can educated themselves on eating...
Attendees compete for a chance to win a cake in their neighborhood park

Residents, city officials work together in crime prevention

San Marcos residents and law enforcement are working toward building rapport through chili dogs and cake walks. On the first Tuesday of every October the San...
Sam Chammas finishes her beverage Sept. 29 after enjoying breakfast for lunch at Blue Dahlia.

Blue Dahlia Bistro serves up historic value

Draped in vines and soaked in sunlight sits the oldest walls in San Marcos. Blue Dahlia Bistro, located on The Square, features a back garden...