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Student organization preserves Mexican culture through dance

Student organization preserves Mexican culture through dance

Brianna Benitez

September 10, 2019

Grupo Folklórico Ocotochtli is an organization dedicated to preserving the legacy and pride of folklórico dance and tradition.Folklórico is traditional Mexican folk dancing that focuses on showcasing Mexican culture through elaborate costumes, choreography and scenery.GFO has been a stude...

Texas State alumnus prepares for Broadway debut

Texas State alumnus prepares for Broadway debut

Brianna Benitez

September 3, 2019

A passion for performing and a desire to leave an impact on the theatre industry has manifested an opportunity for Texas State alumnus Jorrel Javier to showcase his talents on the Broadway stage.Javier graduated May 2018 from Texas State’s Department of Theatre and Dance. As a student, Javier performe...

Five Texas State traditions to anticipate

Five Texas State traditions to anticipate

Brianna Benitez

August 30, 2019

At Texas State, traditions provide students with a sense of belonging within the community and encourage individuals to become involved on campus while demonstrating school pride. As the academic year ramps up, here are some annual events worth awaiting.1. Bobcat BuildEach spring semester, student volunteers...

How to become a proud Bobcat

How to become a proud Bobcat

Brianna Benitez

August 27, 2019

Owning and showcasing Bobcat pride can positively impact students' college experience. Here are a few steps to take in helping to make the most out of time spent at Texas State. 1. Gear upWhen it comes to school spirit, representation is everything. Individuals can proudly show off Texas State by sto...

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