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Special assistant for inclusion and diversity to begin work next month

In response to April's student-led sit-in protest, Texas State Office of the Provost announced Scott Bowman, criminal justice associate professor, will become the university’s...

University’s collaboration with U.S. Army and kill-buyers raises concern

Texas State's collaboration to capture horses on a U.S Army base with kill-buyers who have a criminal history has lead a flux of animal...
Panelists meet to discuss activism on campus.

The Dialogues for Activism follows its second year at the LBJ Museum

Following a year of racial tension and contention surrounding immigration, 2018's continuation of the Dialogues for Activism series began June 8 and tackles topics of social change. Hosted...
San Marcos high school, in SMCSD, which has made it a goal to be proactive in preventing any future violence in schools

Schools continue upping defenses

By Erin Copeland The May 18 Santa Fe high school shooting that left 10 people dead has local law enforcement agencies preparing in the event...
A river running through one of the surrounding Texas State Parks.

San Marcos enters drought restrictions

As Texas faces its hottest summer in years, the current drought has enacted limited water use for the City of San Marcos. The Edwards Aquifer,...
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Tuition prices continue to hike

Tuition has continued to rise across public Texas universities due to unprioritized funding by the Texas Legislature. Compared to the cost of 15 hours in...

City Council talks advocate funding, approves new radar system for SMPD

City Council discussed the 2018 Community Development Block Grant program during their June 5 meeting with insight from city workers and constituents. The Community Development...

UPD Chief resigns with no clear replacement in sight

Following the May 15 resignation of University Police Department Director Jose Bañales, there is no clear replacement in sight. The job posting for the director...
The city of San Marcos's city hall building stands midday.

City Council debates new roads and building expansions

City Council discussed road expansions and public safety projects during their May 29 meeting. Running for four hours Tuesday night, the council received an update...
Texas State students held a silent demonstration on the steps of Alkek Library Sept. 5 in response to Trump's decision to rescind DACA.

Texas leads lawsuit to end DACA

Texas officials are leading a seven-state coalition suing the federal government in an attempt to end to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The...