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Politicians discuss climate change through the lens of Harvey

Politicians discuss climate change through the lens of Harvey

Bri Watkins

September 26, 2017


Filed under News

After the devastation of Hurricane Harvey that surged through Houston, politicians were forced to grapple with the question of what this storm, the first in a series of back-to-back hurricanes, means for climate change. Over the weekend, the annual Texas Tribune Festival facilitated discussions on...

Multiple stabbing attacks on UT campus, one dead

Multiple stabbing attacks on UT campus, one dead

Bri Watkins

May 1, 2017


Filed under Breaking, Latest, News

One person was killed and three were injured after a reported stabbing attack occurred on University of Texas at Austin campus May1. A suspect has been detained. Emergency officials responded to the incident around 1:45 p.m. near Gregory Gym at 2101 Speedway, and the university community was notified...

A tribute to Ramona Nevarez

A tribute to Ramona Nevarez

Bri Watkins

April 30, 2017


Filed under Headlines - featured, News

Ramona Nevarez was a dearly beloved custodial worker at Texas State University where she served for nearly a decade before her death in early February. She was assigned to the Honors College in Lampasas where she performed more than her daily duties. From the moment Nevarez started working for the...

Texas State participates in pilot sale of ArtStartArt

Texas State participates in pilot sale of ArtStartArt

Bri Watkins

April 29, 2017


Filed under Latest, News

Texas State is one of three institutions participating in the pilot sale of ArtStartArt—an online service, which helps university-level students market their artwork. Erik Culver, a graduate from University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, initiated the platform after realizing the...

Colton Duncan arrested for DWI and possession of drugs

Colton Duncan arrested for DWI and possession of drugs

Bri Watkins

April 28, 2017


Filed under Breaking, News

Texas State’s student body vice president was arrested April 14 on three counts: driving while intoxicated, possession of less than 2 ounces. of marijuana and possession of controlled substance, according to a police report. Duncan’s mugshot was released by the Statesman April 28. He was stopped at ...

Offensive content toward Texas State student displayed on social media

Offensive content toward Texas State student displayed on social media

Bri Watkins

April 20, 2017


Filed under Latest, News, University

Warning: This post contains racially charged images Texas State University is investigating an incident involving an offensive image and vulgar language directed at a Texas State student that surfaced on social media in January, a university spokesperson said. The image featured student David Hi...

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