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(Photo Gallery) Bobcat Pause

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Tina Noren-Campbell lowers her head during the Bobcat Pause memorial service, Thursday, April 7, 2022, at the LBJSC Ballroom. Tina was married to Robert Campbell, 58, who died due to COVID-19 complications and worked for the Texas State University Police Department for 31 years before retiring.

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  • A student’s letter is displayed on Laura Ruiz’s altar during the Bobcat Pause memorial service, Thursday, April 7, 2022, at the LBJSC Ballroom. Ruiz, 22, was in the political science graduate program where she was also a teaching assistant. Ruiz worked multiple jobs during college, one of which was at Side-by-Side Kids, a faith-based after-school program, where she mentored young children in Austin.

  • The Hill Country Youth Chorus Encore Ensemble performs during the Bobcat Pause memorial service, Thursday, April 7, 2022, at the LBJSC Ballroom. Directed by Dr. Lynn Brinckmeyer, the ensemble performed “Sing Alleluia, Alleluia” and “Give Us Hope.”

  • A man holds a white rose given in honor of his loved one during the Bobcat Pause memorial service, Thursday, April 7, 2022, at the LBJSC Ballroom. Bobcat Pause is an annual event hosted by Student Foundation that honors members of the campus community who have recently died.

  • Austin Salyer’s altar is displayed during the Bobcat Pause memorial service, Thursday, April 7, 2022, at the LBJSC Ballroom. Bobcat Pause is an annual event hosted by Student Foundation that honors members of the campus community who have recently died. Salyer, 20, was killed after negligent gunfire struck through his room at The Lyndon apartments in San Marcos. He was studying criminal justice and minoring in military science at Texas State.

  • Iliana Velez’s altar is displayed during the Bobcat Pause memorial service, Thursday, April 7, 2022, at the LBJSC Ballroom. Velez, 18, was killed in a hit-and-run crash on Interstate 35 in January. Velez was studying architecture and interior design at Texas State.

  • Jose “Joel” Velez, Iliana Velez’s father, accepts a white rose in memory of his daughter during the Bobcat Pause memorial service, Thursday, April 7, 2022, at the LBJSC Ballroom. Iliana, 19, was killed in a hit-and-run car collision on Interstate 35 in January. She was studying architecture and interior design at Texas State.

  • Two women comfort each other during the Bobcat Pause memorial service, Thursday, April 7, 2022, at the LBJSC Ballroom. Bobcat Pause is an annual event hosted by Student Foundation that honors members of the campus community who have recently died.

  • Austin Salyer’s cousin Madisyn Salyer (left) points out a photograph with Student Foundation President KeAirra Haynes (right) during the Bobcat Pause memorial service, Thursday, April 7, 2022, at the LBJSC Ballroom. Austin, 20, was killed after negligent gunfire struck through his room at The Lyndon apartments in San Marcos. He was studying criminal justice and minoring in military science at Texas State.

  • Loved ones watch a memorial slideshow during the Bobcat Pause memorial service, Thursday, April 7, 2022, at the LBJSC Ballroom. Bobcat Pause is an annual event hosted by Student Foundation that honors members of the campus community who have recently died.

  • Laura Ruiz’s altar is displayed during the Bobcat Pause memorial service, Thursday, April 7, 2022, at the LBJSC Ballroom. Ruiz, 22, was in the political science graduate program where she was also a teaching assistant. Ruiz worked multiple jobs during college, one of which was at Side-by-Side Kids, a faith-based after-school program, where she mentored young children in Austin.

  • Bracelets sit on display to promote Parker’s Kindness, a non-profit scholarship charity, on Parker Adams’ altar during the Bobcat Pause memorial service, Thursday, April 7, 2022, at the LBJSC Ballroom. Named in honor of Adams, Parker’s Kindness works to provide financial assistance to young adults pursuing undergraduate education while continuing their passion for lacrosse. Adams, 19, was pursuing a marketing degree at Texas State.

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