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Texas State has grown too fast for its own good

Every year, hundreds of starry-eyed new students flock to San Marcos in hopes of beginning their academic journey at the well-renowned Texas State University,...
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Resident Assistants should be allowed to work supplemental jobs

Working as a resident assistant is no easy feat. It is a 24/7 job, and something inescapable, given we live where we work. If...
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Quality journalism will not include election mudslinging

Although the majority of political races concluded with the general election earlier this month, San Marcos' election season has extended to Dec. 11 in...
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Letter to the Editor

The United States has begun its ascension into the holiday season, where warmth, joy and thankfulness are expected to reach an all-time high. Although...
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Race should not factor into college admissions

During the Obama administration, a set of guidelines were put into place that essentially tasked colleges with taking race into account for college admissions...
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Texas State does not prepare graduates for post-grad anxieties

The stress students feel as their graduation dates approach is a common sentiment among university students. Not only are students abruptly spit out into...
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Students gain nothing from classroom animal dissections

Animal dissection is archaic in academia. Each semester, thousands and thousands of animals are dissected in classrooms across the nation. Texas State is no...
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Colleges are not indoctrinating students to be more liberal

Many conservative activists claim universities and colleges around the nation are too politically liberal. Many conservatives on college campuses, Texas State included, feel that...
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Guest submission: A well-rounded education requires a balance between STEM, humanities

A question which commonly arises when discussing college majors with extended family members and neighbors alike is the inevitable “What do you plan on...
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Students should negotiate their FAFSA

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, known as FAFSA, is the lifeblood of most students who attend universities. This form determines how much...