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Assistant professor makes impact through nutrition studies

Assistant professor makes impact through nutrition studies

Constunce Brantley

March 11, 2018


Filed under Life and Arts

On assistant professor is making an impact on her communities, from the Women's Infants and Children program, to Bobcat Bounty, to teaching students in nutrition. Lesli Biediger-Friedman, assistant professor of nutrition and foods, graduated high school in Seguin and attended Texas Tech University...

Humans of San Marcos: Alejandra Guerrero

Humans of San Marcos: Alejandra Guerrero

Constunce Brantley

March 3, 2018


Filed under Humans of San Marcos, Life and Arts

"My favorite thing to do has been style, I love styling. I started sewing my own stuff. I started really getting to know vintage (clothing) and that's where I really started to get down to the nitty-gritty of vintage. So now I can take a piece and I can date it back to its country of origin or if it...

Museum celebrates African-American history in San Marcos

Museum celebrates African-American history in San Marcos

Constunce Brantley

March 1, 2018


Filed under Fine Arts, Latest, Life and Arts

From jailhouse to dance hall to community center, the Calaboose African American Museum celebrates the contributions of African-Americans in San Marcos. The Calaboose African American Museum was originally a jailhouse in San Marcos, established in 1873, drawing its name "calaboose" from a common term...

Young, black and undocumented

Young, black and undocumented

Constunce Brantley

February 27, 2018


Filed under Life and Arts

Many student call Texas State home, but with recent legislation being passed, few do not know how much longer they will be at “home.” The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 6875-B, Caribbean Student Association and African Student Organization collaborated to host a forum...

Humans of San Marcos: Lindsey Pearson

Humans of San Marcos: Lindsey Pearson

Constunce Brantley

February 24, 2018


Filed under Humans of San Marcos, Life and Arts

“Over the Christmas Break I went to Montana to visit my moms side of the family. We go about every four years or so, and my Grandma comes to visit us about every two years. I honestly have no clue how my parents settled in Dallas, that’s where I’m from. My mom came to Texas from South Dakota, and...

New brewery takes on San Marcos

New brewery takes on San Marcos

Constunce Brantley

February 22, 2018


Filed under Life and Arts

A new brewery in town has crafted a German style beer that is not only award-winning but winning the hearts of San Martians. Altmeyer & Lewis Brewery competed in the Best of Craft Beer Awards Jan. 26-28 and won a silver medal for one of their special brews. The brewing competition is the third...

Recognizing Black Excellence

Recognizing Black Excellence

Constunce Brantley

February 6, 2018


Filed under Life and Arts

The Pan African Action Committee has been an advocate for change at Texas State since 2016 and has big plans for the upcoming year. Founder Tafari Roberston created PAAC alongside eight initial members to serve as a student organization that uplifts the community and stands for equality of all individuals. PAAC’s...

Students prepare for Black Friday at the outlets

Constunce Brantley

November 23, 2017


Filed under Life and Arts

Black Friday can be students' bank accounts' savior when shopping for holiday gifts, but it can also be a time of stress and anxiety for the large number of college students working in retail. The Tanger and Premium Outlets of San Marcos are known for their wide variety of stores with discounted clothing...

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