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Six pieces of legislation passed by Student Government

Student Government discussed 10 bills at their meeting Sept. 19. Six bills passed, and five were unanimously approved. In addition, 14 new senators were...

Mass communications department contracted for Medicare campaign

Researchers in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication have been recognized with a $630,000 award and new contract from Texas Health and Human...

Humanities studies awarded $63,000 grant 

The National Endowment for the Humanities awarded $63,000 to Joseph Falocco, associate professor of English in late August. The funds will contribute to Falocco’s directing...

Trauth speaks on DACA, Hurricane Harvey and student graduate programs at Faculty Senate meeting

University President Denise Trauth made an appearance at Wednesday’s Faculty Senate meeting to discuss topics pertaining to enrollment, the federal repeal of the DACA...

 Q&A: Democratic senate candidate Congressman Beto O’Rourke 

Congressman Beto (Roberto) O’Rourke, Texas’ 16th Congressional District, is currently campaigning to unseat Senator Ted Cruz in next year’s midterm congressional election. Beto is...

Planning and Zoning Commission extends alcohol permits for three restaurants

The San Marcos Planning and Zoning Commission met Sept. 12 to motion the sale of alcohol of three restaurants. All motions unanimously passed. The commission...

Faculty proposing Latina/o Studies minor

Texas State faculty members are proposing an interdisciplinary minor in Latina/o Studies. If the minor is approved and added to the university’s curriculum, the...

Aquarena Springs Drive to close for two weeks due to construction

Texas Department of Transportation will be closing Aquarena Springs Drive Sept. 5-19 for construction of the new overpass, according to the City of San Marcos...

San Marcos community gathers outside city hall to remember 9/11

Members of San Marcos assembled outside City Hall Sept. 11 to remember and honor the lives that were lost on 16 years ago. The ceremony...

TEDx coming to Texas State in October

TEDx are self-organized, local events that bring communities to share a TED-like experience. TEDx will be organized on campus Oct. 21, from 9:30 a.m....