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Palmer’s Restaurant celebrates 40 years

Palmer’s Restaurant celebrates 40 years

David West

July 13, 2018


Filed under Food, Life and Arts

Forty years ago, Palmer's Restaurant regularly welcomed 18-year-old freshmen from nearby Southwest Texas State who came to unwind and drink their study woes away. Eventually, the drinking age would be raised and the school’s name changed, but Palmer’s has remained the go-to spot for students and...

Student’s documentary premieres downtown

Student’s documentary premieres downtown

David West

June 13, 2018


Filed under Featured, Fine Arts, Life and Arts

Saturday night audience members experienced life through the eyes of a drag queen. "Life on Mars," a documentary about an up-and-coming drag queen named Mars, premiered at Stonewall Warehouse. Life on Mars is a film by Ashley Brown, electronic media senior, that provides a glimpse into the life of...

Texas State student wins national writing award

Texas State student wins national writing award

David West

June 10, 2018


Filed under Fine Arts, Life and Arts

The Society for Professional Journalists awards the Mark of Excellence Award to student journalists throughout the country and this year, a Texas State student was honored as a national finalist for general column writing. Tafari Robertson graduated with a public relations degree, but not before...

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