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Ms. Naomi Shihab Nye reading to an audience including Texas State students at Malvern Books in Austin, TX

Award-winning author and poet joins Texas State faculty

Author and poet Naomi Shihab Nye has joined Texas State's creative writing faculty as a creative writing professor for two years to share her...
Senator Preston Nieves answers questions Oct. 8 regarding the investigative committee legislation.

Senate swears in new senators, passes legislation, amendments to create investigative committee

Student Government voted Oct. 8 to create a committee to investigate the Boreing-Becerra election campaign and swore in twelve new senators. The legislation and all...
Student Government

Boreing-Becerra campaign investigation postponed following procedural conflicts

Student Government senators postponed the creation of a committee to investigate the Boreing-Becerra campaign during the Oct. 1 Student Government meeting. Sens. Claudia Gasponi and...
Faculty Senate discusses faculty raises and the search for a new chief of police Oct. 3 during their weekly meeting.

Faculty Senate discusses study abroad programs and faculty salaries

Editor's note: this brief was corrected on Oct. 15. Faculty Senate weighed the possibility faculty raises and were updated on the police chief search during...
Police Lights

San Marcos police searching for suspects in related carjackings

San Marcos police are searching for two suspects in what is believed to be two related San Marcos carjackings from late September and early...
Spring Lake Dam undergoes repairs Sept. 29 as a result of flood damages.

Spring Lake Dam to undergo repairs

Texas State is repairing the damaged Spring Lake Dam as a part of the Spring Lake Dam Stabilization Project to meet current state standards. The...
The San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter adoption center Sept. 26.

Animal shelter extends adoption special while at max capacity

The San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter has extended it's $1 adoption special for dogs and cats through the end of October due to max...
Student Government

Student Government appoints final cabinet members, postpones Boreing-Becerra investigation

Student Government appointed four senators to Cabinet positions and voted to postpone the Boreing-Becerra election campaign investigation during the Oct. 1 Student Government meeting. During...
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San Marcos murder suspect arrested in North Texas

A San Marcos resident was arrested Sept. 27 on charges for murder and tampering with physical evidence in connection to an October 2017 murder. Jesus...
David Eagleman (left) and Anthony Brandt (right) spoke about the role of creativity for innovation Sept. 24 at the Evans Auditorium.

Common Experience book authors emphasize creativity in innovation

The authors of the 2018 Common Experience book visited Texas State Sept. 24 to discuss creative processes and innovation in society. Neuroscientist David Eagleman and...