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Thunderstorms pound San Marcos area

Thunderstorms that developed from South Texas poured over San Marcos during scheduled new student orientations early this afternoon. National Weather Service meteorologist Cory Van Pelt said...
Land purchased by the University located on West Sessom Drive.

University purchases land, no plans to build

Texas State purchased a large piece of land off N. Sessom Drive, less than a quarter mile from Albert B. Alkek Library. The land makes...
President Trauth is swearing in Student Body President Brooklyn Boreing

Student Government president faces cabinet changes

Members of Student Government President Brooklyn Boreing's interim-cabinet resigned over the summer before the cabinet was officially approved. Three cabinet members, including the chief of...

Students, activists join ACLU at #FamiliesBelongTogether rally

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — San Marcos students and activists protested family separation policies June 28 at an American Civil Liberties Union-hosted rally at a courthouse...

Planning and Zoning Commission discuss Transportation Master Plan, alcohol permits

The Planning and Zoning Commission approved two alcohol permits and were updated on the evolving transportation at its June 26 meeting. City staff gave the...
IFC Seal

Fraternity leaves campus after new policies are instated

A Texas State fraternity chapter has opted not to return to the Interfraternity Council after reviewing the administration's tightened rules. Following the November 2017 death...
San Marcos protestors rally at the town courthouse.

San Marcos immigration rally precedes ACLU rally in Brownsville

San Marcos-area activists and students met June 27 to protest immigration enforcement policies and migrant-family separations along the U.S.-Mexico border. Mano Amiga, a local activist...
The H-E-B sign sits atop the grocery store in San Marcos on May 26.

H-E-B withdraws bread and buns due to unpleasant odor and taste

H-E-B issued a quality withdrawal June 23 for several H-E-B and Hill Country Fare bread and buns with a best-buy date between June 26...
Boreing-Becerra campaign manager Collin Pruett is among the audience at an impeachment hearing. Feb. 27 in LBJ Teaching Theater.

Student Government chief of staff resigns

Student Government chief of staff Collin Pruett resigned from his position June 23 to pursue other opportunities, according to his resignation statement. Pruett was appointed...
Someone carrying a handgun

High school student petitions officials and candidates to disassociate from NRA

In response to recent school shootings, one Hays County student began petitioning local officials and candidates to renounce support from the National Rifle Association. Gabi...