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For now the university should look into alternative solutions, such as banning freshmen from parking on campus—at least until Texas State can accommodate enough on campus parking for most its students.

Ban freshmen from parking on campus

Something every Texas State student quickly figures out is that parking on campus is an absolute nightmare. Even if commuters buy the overpriced "Green...
With potential employers flocking to campus for the career fair, students should remind themselves what they can gain from the resource and more importantly, what is in their best interests.

Students should not sell themselves short at internship, career fairs

With potential employers flocking to campus for the career fair, students should remind themselves what they can gain from the resource and more importantly,...
Texas State offers some solutions to this crisis, but those solutions are not sufficient or inclusive enough. More aid should be available to help the population of our student body who is hurt by the gap created through financial aid.

Texas State can do more for students ignored by financial aid

A major stress for college students and their families is figuring out how they will pay for college and its sizable price tag. With the...
Student life is essential to the life of Texas State, and every student is reminded of the opportunity that a higher education presents in the process that is the formation of a culture and the social training of the individual.

Student life is essential to Texas State University

Texas State provides an open forum for learning and scholarship, but it is also a community of people driven by common goals that go...
What students should be reminded of this coming school year is most of us are guests to San Marcos and should treat this community with respect.

Texas State students’ takeover of San Marcos is gentrification

Every fall, a new batch of freshmen and transfer students make their way to Texas State and begin to call San Marcos their new...
Rather than be wary of similar legislation due to public outcry, San Marcos should follow in New Braunfels’ footsteps in advancing a city ordinance introducing fines for wildlife feeding.

San Marcos should ban wildlife feeding

In New Braunfels, just down the road from San Marcos, a contentious city ordinance has been proposed. Its goals are to reduce the number of...
The new rules are a step in the wrong direction for higher education in this country and threaten to silence victims and shield perpetrators from justice.

New Department of Education guidelines are bad for victims

New sexual assault policy proposals from the Betsy DeVos-led Department of Education bolster the rights of college students accused of sexual misconduct and university...
A government that is truly representative of its population must strive to reflect and embody the electorate it serves.

Diverse government representation is necessary for democracy

A government that is truly representative of its population must strive to reflect and embody the electorate it serves. The United States Congress tragically...
Texas State is admitting a record number of freshmen students each year to the point where they now no longer have the capacity to house all these students.

Texas State lacks space for students moving forward

Headlines were made in mid-July when it was revealed that Purdue University overbooked its dorm rooms and students were forced to live in a large office-like...

City Councilman invokes Iconic Village fire to justify unethical vote

After voting in favor of a program that uses taxpayer dollars to assist commercial property owners, City Council member Scott Gregson put himself in...