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Texas State adds FAQs to Clery Act program review

Texas State adds FAQs to Clery Act program review

Jakob Rodriguez, Editor-In-Chief

November 14, 2019

Texas State has added a list of frequently asked questions in regards to the Department of Education's current Clery Act Compliance Division Program review. The announcement from University President Denise M. Trauth (Nov. 7), followed the DOE's announcement of the off-site review. Annually, institutions...

DACA Task Force presents memorandum to Trauth

DACA Task Force presents memorandum to Trauth

Sandra Sadek, News Reporter

November 14, 2019

The DACA task force appointed by President Trauth submitted their memorandum and recommendation to the President's Office on Nov. 12. The memorandum outlines the resources and capacities offered to DACA and undocumented students by the university. The memo offers recommendations the institution can...

Texas State to undergo off-site campus crime program review

Texas State to undergo off-site campus crime program review

Jakob Rodriguez, Editor in Chief

November 7, 2019

University President Denise M. Trauth announced via email that the Department of Education will be conducting an off-site campus crime program review to evaluate the university’s compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Department’s...

Election night 2019 in San Marcos

Election night 2019 in San Marcos

Jakob Rodriguez, Editor-In-Chief

November 5, 2019

Ballots are in and tallied across Hays County for state-wide propositions and San Marcos City Council place seat elections. Although election results are not official, the vote count is complete. Out of all registered voters in Hays county only 13.5% cast a ballot. The following list of offices...

Student found unresponsive in residential hall

Student found unresponsive in residential hall

Jakob Rodriguez, Editor in Chief

October 20, 2019

Editor's note: the following article has been updated to reflect new information related to the original breaking news story.  A student was found unresponsive and later pronounced dead in Laurel hall on the San Marcos campus earlier today. The Texas State official Twitter account released the info...

CM Allen to open in mid-December

CM Allen to open in mid-December

Jakob Rodriguez, Editor-in-Chief

October 8, 2019

The City of San Marcos announced the CM Allen roadway is slated to open for traffic again in mid-December. The City of San Marcos Engineering and Capital Improvements Department is updating the scheduled roadway reopening for the CM Allen Parkway Project to mid-December. According to a city press relea...

162 residents evacuated at Vie Lofts

162 residents evacuated at Vie Lofts

Jakob Rodriguez, Editor-In-Chief

September 20, 2019

Editor’s note: the following article was originally posted online Sept. 20, this version of the article has been edited to reflect current information regarding Vie Lofts. San Marcos Fire Marshal Kelly Kistner issued a mandatory evacuation for residents of Vie Lofts located at 817 Chestnut St. C...

Mandatory Evacuation Declared for Vie Lofts

Mandatory Evacuation Declared for Vie Lofts

Jakob Rodriguez, Editor-in-Chief

September 20, 2019

Editor's note: the picture used for this article was taken at the time of different ownership and while the complex was under construction.  In response to safety concerns about building stability and means of egress, the San Marcos Fire Marshal issued a mandatory evacuation order for Vie Lofts at 817 Ches...

Vehicle speed plays critical role in fatal crash

Vehicle speed plays critical role in fatal crash

Staff

September 20, 2019

The City of San Marcos issued a press release this morning detailing that speed played a critical role in a crash early morning Friday. "At approximately 12:02 a.m., San Marcos Police, San Marcos Fire and Hays County EMS were dispatched to the 300 block of West Hopkins for a major traffic collision," th...

University officials attempt to fill gaps in Clery reporting

University officials attempt to fill gaps in Clery reporting

Jakob Rodriguez, Editor-In-Chief

September 17, 2019

Editor's note: The 2019 Annual Security Report will come out on Oct. 1 and will contain crime statistics for 2018 with updated numbers for 2016 and 2017.  Following the underreporting of years of campus crime data, university officials are struggling to fill in the gaps of Clery reportable offenses...

SMU runs over Bobcats 47-17

SMU runs over Bobcats 47-17

Andrew Zimmel, Sports Reporter

September 14, 2019

In a game that the SMU Mustangs ran away with quickly, Texas State football wasn’t able to compete, losing 47-17 at the Hilltop on Saturday. This marks over 10 months since the Bobcats have been able to secure a win, leaving many fans wondering when the ‘Cats will finally come around. In the...

Train hits car near Guadalupe street

Train hits car near Guadalupe street

Jakob Rodriguez, Editor-In-Chief

September 5, 2019

A train hit a car on Guadalupe and is now blocking the intersection according to City of San Marcos officials. Officials are unaware of the number of people affected or the scope of damage to the vehicle or it’s occupants. Police are on the scene. Officials are asking residents to find alternative...

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