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Texas State to hire compliance specialists

Texas State to hire compliance specialists

Jakob Rodriguez

October 15, 2019

Texas State is seeking to fill two full-time positions dealing specifically with Clery compliance issues across campus. The announcement of the additional positions comes after The University Star was able to uncover 24 sexual assault crimes from 2014-2016. The crimes were Clery reportable and uncategorize...

Texas Legislator weighs in on Clery report

Texas Legislator weighs in on Clery report

Jakob Rodriguez, Editor-in-Chief

October 8, 2019

At least one Texas legislator has called for changes in reporting practices across Texas institutions. Texas State detailed numerous instances of underreported crime statistics on campus between 2016-2018 in its Annual Security Report. Now, the state—as well as the campus community—is taking notice. Texas State Rep. Chris Turner addressed a letter to the Texas ...

Annual Security Report tallies 57 rapes from 2016-2018

Annual Security Report tallies 57 rapes from 2016-2018

Jakob Rodriguez

October 1, 2019

Twenty-nine rapes were left off of Texas State’s previous years’ Annual Security Report, formerly known as “Campus Watch.” Texas State released the latest version of its Annual Security Report of Clery-reportable data Monday, Oct. 1, which detailed numerous instances of gross underreporting of crime statistics on campus betwee...

Texas State addresses ‘Campus Watch’ deficiencies

Texas State addresses ‘Campus Watch’ deficiencies

Jakob Rodriguez, Editor-in-Chief

September 15, 2019

Editor's note: the paragraph regarding UPD Chief Clouse's email communication with CSA's was updated in order to provide context. Texas State University participates in the campus-wide disclosure of crime statistics within one city block of all university property and follows a surprising trend ...

Raising your voice: civic engagement more important than ever

Raising your voice: civic engagement more important than ever

Jakob Rodriguez

August 27, 2019

Byline: U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX)Welcome to campus, Bobcats, both new and returning! Whether you are learning your way around campus or embracing your last year, we need thoughtful leaders like you. I implore you to get involved. As a member of Congress representing much of San Marcos, ...

Alex Peacock goes Greek

Alex Peacock goes Greek

Andrew Zimmel, Sports Reporter

July 28, 2019

The 6'7" forward takes his talent to Cyprus Greece to play pro-ball In many people’s minds, the peacock tatted, high-energy personality from Bloomington, Illinois was the most interesting player to put on the maroon and gold. When Alex Peacock signed his first professional contract earlier t...

Bobcats hold heads high amid pre-season projections at media day

Bobcats hold heads high amid pre-season projections at media day

Andrew Zimmel, Sports Reporter

July 24, 2019

Picked to finish last or near it in every single pre-season poll, the first time in Head Coach Jake Spavital’s career that he is on a team that is not expected to win, the Bobcats headed into the Sun Belt Conference's media day with the same players the team took last season. Both senior center...

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