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Letter to the Editor: Students have a right to decide how to use their...

AN OPEN LETTER TO CHARTWELLS AND THE STUDENT GOVERNMENT FOOD SERVICES COMMITTEE (FSC): I am specifically speaking to Chin-Hong Chua, Richard Yennerell, Michael Giese, Sarah...
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Texas State needs to address its parking problem

Last week, The University Star ran an article over the possible implementation of parking meters on The Square. Local business owners are complaining that...
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Black students need to participate more in black orgs

Texas State prides itself on diversity, but the demographics of the student body say otherwise. The institution is categorized as a “PWI,” which means...
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Same-sex female couples do not exist for the pleasure of men

Same-sex female couples are often fetishized and harassed, which is an issue that is not given much significance. I have lost count of the numerous...
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Letter to the Editor: Open Hearts Movement will create better lives for LGBTQIA+ community

To Whom It May Concern: My name is Andrew Pyle and I’m an LGBT rights activist in Hays County, Texas. I have been a member...
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LBJ Student Center is a safety hazard for students

The construction taking place at the LBJ Student Center is to be completed by February 2020. Until then, LBJ has other safety issues that...
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Texas State is lacking in security measures

With the recent string of crimes in San Marcos, there should be a better safety protocol in place for students. Within the first two months...
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STI/HIV screenings need to be offered for free on campus

In 2016, Testing Tuesdays provided students HIV testing, free of charge. Every other Tuesday, an organization called PartySafe administered HIV testing to students on campus....
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Promoting overconsumption of food is irresponsible

Last week, The University Star ran an article promoting eating competitions in and around San Marcos. Restaurant managers and those who have attempted food...
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Bobcat Bobbies are not as helpful as they say

While the Bobcat Bobbies service seems to guarantee student safety, it often ends up missing the mark. Bobcat Bobbies is a service Texas State offers...