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Sports Podcast: ‘Cats Got Our Tongues Ep. 8

Sports Podcast: ‘Cats Got Our Tongues Ep. 8

Claire Partain, Andrew Zimmel, Jakob Rodriguez, Sean Anchondo, and Jaden Edison

May 9, 2019

Sports Editor Claire Partain kicks things off by analyzing softball’s odds in the Sun Belt Conference tournament. Andrew Zimmel and Jakob Rodriguez talk baseball and Ty Harrington’s best season to date. Sean Anchondo wraps things up by explaining shifts that have happened within the men’s basketball team. ‘Cats Got Our Tongues is a weekly sports podc...

Photo Gallery: Benbow-Thompson Inauguration

Photo Gallery: Benbow-Thompson Inauguration

Chinedu Chukuka

May 8, 2019

Student Government President Corey Benbow gives his inauguration speech April 17 at the Student Government presidential and vice presidential inauguration in the LBJ Student Center. KTSW 89.9 Assistant News Director Will Wadsworth interviews Student Government President Corey Benbow April 17...

Sports Podcast: ‘Cats Got Our Tongues Ep. 7

Sports Podcast: ‘Cats Got Our Tongues Ep. 7

Jakob Rodriguez, Claire Partain, Colton McWIlliams, Sean Anchondo, Andrew Zimmel, and Jaden Edison

May 7, 2019

Sports Editor Jakob Rodriguez and reporter Andrew Zimmel talk about transitional moments for The University Star’s sports section. Claire Partain plays referee while Colton McWilliams talks baseball; Claire also talks track & field. Sean Anchondo and Colton react to the NFL draft. Jakob and Andrew wrap things up and talk about what it ...

Photo Gallery: Bobcat Pause

Photo Gallery: Bobcat Pause

Jaden Edison

April 23, 2019

Families view and react to the Bobcat Pause Memorial Service tribute video April 11 in the LBJ Ballroom. Haley Frizzell's tabled memorial April 11 at the Bobcat Pause Memorial Service in the LBJ Ballroom. VocaLibre acapella group performs April 11 at the Bobcat Pause Memorial Service in the LBJ Ballroom....

Wild Art of the Week: April 16

Wild Art of the Week: April 16

Jaden Edison

April 23, 2019

Daisey Shelley stretches out while taking an online test April 16 at Sewell Park. Texas State student Jared Smith attempts to catch a football April 16 at Sewell Park. Members of the San Marcos community tan and relax in the sun April 16 at Sewell Park. San Marcos native Fr...

Under new guidance, UPD should embrace community policing

Under new guidance, UPD should embrace community policing

Jaden Edison

February 7, 2019

Texas State took a step in the right direction by hiring new Chief of Police Laurie Espinoza-Clouse. The hiring in itself was the right choice made by the university's administration because of her experienced background. Furthermore, it placed a woman who is a direct reflection of Texas State's majority...

Texas State has had enough of Teis

Texas State has had enough of Teis

Jaden Edison

January 22, 2019

The firing of former Texas State head football coach Everett Withers and the hiring of new coach Jake Spavital felt like a power move by the athletic department and the university administration. This play is a distraction to former and current students, faculty and members of the San Marcos community...

Allow students to have a final say in professor tenure and promotion

Allow students to have a final say in professor tenure and promotion

Jaden Edison

November 6, 2018

In 2018, Texas State promoted 37 faculty members and approved 24 members for tenure status. Each department possesses its own promotion and tenure policy while also following mandatory criteria set by the university. However, the Tenure and Promotion Review includes several specifications that do ...

The City Council vote is a vote for a better San Marcos

The City Council vote is a vote for a better San Marcos

Jaden Edison

October 24, 2018

Seemingly lost in the midst of the immensely competitive Texas congressional races is the importance of the San Marcos City Council vote. Throughout early voting on Oct. 22 through Nov. 2 and regular voting on Nov. 6, Texas State students will have the opportunity to place their vote toward a more inclusive,...

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