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Filled with dollar bills and change, Step Up for State put out jars Oct. 3 for each college participating in the fundraiser.

Third annual Step Up for State raises funding for school projects, scholarships

Texas State's third annual Step Up for State fundraiser raised over $250,000 between Oct. 3 and 4 for various school projects, scholarships and organizations. Step Up for...
The City of San Marcos is holding their annual recycling competition and it will last from Oct. 8- Nov. 16.

City, apartments complexes team up to host recycling competition

In an effort to curb excess waste as San Marcos' population grows, apartment complexes have teamed up with the city for Bin It to...
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San Marcos woman killed in semitractor-trailer collision

A San Marcos resident died Oct. 11 after a late-night collision between a black 2018 Nissan Altima and a semitractor-trailer on the northbound lanes...
Students celebrated National Coming Out Week and LGBTQIA+ History Month Oct. 11 at the Stallions.

Students, faculty celebrate LGBTQIA+ History Month, Coming Out Week

Texas State’s Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion and several on-campus LGBTQIA+ student organizations are collaborating to celebrate LGBTQIA+ History Month and National Coming...
Oslo Innovation Week's Official Opening was hosted in Oslo City Hall where the Nobel Peace Prize is presented every December.

Bridging cultures across five thousand miles

OSLO, Norway – Now that Texas State Bobcats know I’m studying abroad, and if you don’t then check out The University Star online for all the...
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White supremacist cards found on campus, university releases statement

Update: Oct. 18, 3:27 p.m. The Faculty Senate joined President Trauth in condemning the white supremacist cards found on campus, as stated in an email...
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Texas State Title IX rules may change under DeVos

Editor's Note: the Title IX victim's name has been changed to Jane Smith to protect their identity. U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' unofficial...
Texas State’s revenue from the Student Service Fee has grown by $1.9 million from fiscal year 2009-19.

Student Service Fee balloons to all-time high

Texas State's revenue from the Student Service Fee has ballooned to nearly $7 million due to years of record-breaking enrollment and an increasing reserve fund. The Student...
President Denise Trauth joined the weekly Faculty Senate meeting Oct. 10 in the J.C. Kellam Administration Building.

Faculty Senate names faculty award nominees, addresses merit raises

Faculty Senate nominated professors Oct. 10 for the Piper Professor Award at the weekly Faculty Senate meeting and addressed merit raises among stagnating enrollment...
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Planning and Zoning Commission recommends church as historic landmark, grants conditional-use permits

The Planning and Zoning Commission granted conditional-use permits to two restaurants Oct. 9 and voted unanimously to recommend the Old First Baptist Church on...