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One suspect in custody after shooting near SXSW

Three people have been injured during a shooting near the South by Southwest festival in Austin. One person is held in custody by the Austin...
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The Junction residents face unwarranted charges by management

Residents of The Junction apartments received a two-days notice Feb. 27 that they would be back charged six months of water and sewage expenses...
A room in the Hays County Jail March 11. Photo by Cameron Hubbard

Inmate Impasse

The jail's inmate population has increased 82 percent since 2014, way out of proportion with the 16 percent growth of the county's population, according...
The Vice President starts the meeting at 7 p.m. in LBJ.

Student Government passes mandatory sensitivity training for senators, changes food swipe policies, reads new...

Student Government passed legislation March 11 mandating sensitivity for all senators and also made changes to meal trade policies. The food service committee signed a...
Brihana Landrum in cap and gown.

Brihana Landrum, a tragic loss for all

Her big round eyes looked ahead to the future, and she smiled at the thought of working with children. She never failed to smile...
Poster opposing Permian Highway Pipeline

San Marcos City Council opposes Permian Highway Pipeline

City council passed a resolution March 5 to oppose the development of the Permian Highway Pipeline, which would extend from West Texas to the...
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Sexual assault investigation continues as man is released on bond

San Marcos police arrested John Tate McFarland, 35, Feb. 28 on a second-degree felony sexual assault charge. McFarland was released March 1 on a...
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Student government addresses Wells Fargo controversy, diversity issues

Student Government passed legislation March 5 encouraging hiring faculty more representative of the student body and subpoenaing evidence from the Gonzales-Castillo campaign. Sen. James Tichy...

Greeks boost basketball game attendance

Texas State Fraternity and Sorority Life were given a challenge: the Greek organization with the highest overall attendance per council for the final five...
The Texas State mobile app TRACS used by students and faculty to keep up with classes.

TRACS to be replaced by fall 2019

Texas State’s Division of Information Technology has narrowed down TRACS' replacement to two options, Brightspace and Canvas. The change will begin for all Texas...