The University Star

Study abroad experiences gender gap

Students in Greece

Anika Adams

April 29, 2019

Women statistically participate in study abroad programs more than men, and the gender gap is apparent in Texas State’s study abroad programs.  There are many factors that possibly contribute to the gender gap in studying abroad programs such as program availability, the readiness to go abroad ...

Study Abroad programs adjust to Notre Dame fire

A photo of the white study abroad building in a vintage house right off the main campus.

Anika Adams

April 23, 2019

As study abroad programs to Paris near, this year's students will witness the Notre Dame Cathedral in its post-fire state. The 850-year-old Notre Dame Cathedral caught ablaze in the early evening of April 15, losing centuries-old architecture, including its iconic spire. According to the Government of ...

Cyber attacks scam students, take identities

A male student works at a computer in a lab.

Anika Adams

April 16, 2019

Student and faculty-targeted phishing attacks have grown at an alarming rate, in part due to the crimes evolution. In February, Kylee Nienstedt, English senior, had her Texas State email account hacked. A phishing email was sent through her own Bobcat email address to several students. The email ...

University Star win

Star student with TIPA awards

Anika Adams

April 9, 2019

As award season heads to an end, The University Star has walked away with over a dozen state and national awards. The weekly paper won awards from the College Media Association, Texas Intercollegiate Press Association and the Society of Professional Journalists. CMA, a national media c...

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