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Harrington says goodbye to Texas State

Harrington says goodbye to Texas State

Andrew Zimmel

June 20, 2019

After 20 years, Ty Harrington hangs up his cleats for the last time saying goodbye to the fans, friends and former coaches as well as teammates he has met along the way. Both Harrington and Texas State's Athletic Director Larry Teis revealed that talks of retirement had been taking place since the...

Water line breakage results in boil water notice

Water line breakage results in boil water notice

Jakob Rodriguez

June 17, 2019

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality required the Maxwell Supply Corporation, 216 Main Street Maxwell, Tx., 512-357-6253, to issue a “boil water” notice for affected San Marcos areas. Issued June 15, the press release called for residents in Saddlebrook (Sun Communities); North Point Subdivisio...

Founder of The Wittliff Collections passes away

Founder of The Wittliff Collections passes away

Jakob Rodriguez

June 10, 2019

University President Denise M. Trauth reported that Bill Wittliff passed away on June 9, 2019. Wittliff and his wife, Dr. Sally Wittliff, founded The Wittliff Collections, housed in the Alkek library, at Texas State University in 1986 to create a special collections research archive, library, and...

Animal shelter closes cat adoption due to Panleukopenia Virus

Animal shelter closes cat adoption due to Panleukopenia Virus

Jakob Rodriguez, Editor in Chief

June 5, 2019

According to city officials, the San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter will be closing the cat adoption center and will not be accepting cats through intake at least until Thursday, June 6 due to an outbreak of Feline Panleukopenia virus. Feline Panleukopenia is a contagious viral disease caused by ...

Man arrested after high speed chase on I-35

Man arrested after high speed chase on I-35

Jakob Rodriguez

June 3, 2019

Editor's note: The article was updated and 1:56 p.m. 6/3/2019 to reflect information provided by the City of San Marcos. Police would like to clarify that the vehicle Alvarado was driving was not stolen.  George Alvarado, 32, of San Antonio is behind bars after leading police on a high-speed chase do...

Completion of CM Allen Parkway project pushed back to mid-October

Completion of CM Allen Parkway project pushed back to mid-October

Jakob Rodriguez

May 30, 2019

The C.M. Allen roadway re-construction project was set to be completed in April, but additional labor and rain delays forced officials to push the opening to mid-October. C.M. Allen was closed last year on July 30 to fully reconstruct the roadway, improve parking, construct sidewalks and landscape...

Suspect in sexual assault arrested

Suspect in sexual assault  arrested

Camelia Juarez, News Reporter

May 8, 2019

San Marcos police arrested 20-year-old Tyshane Vris Thomas after a community member at the Sanctuary Loft apartments reported that they found a modified BB gun, modified and painted to look like a real gun, and women's clothing were found in a bag. A concerned citizen called SMPD saying he found a...

Sports Podcast: ‘Cats Got Our Tongues Ep. 6

Sports Podcast: ‘Cats Got Our Tongues Ep. 6

Jakob Rodriguez, Jacob Sommers, Colton McWilliams, Claire Partain, Sean Anchondo, Andrew Zimmel, and Jaden Edison

April 26, 2019

Sports Editor Jakob Rodriguez and sports reporter Jacob Sommers talk about the Bobcats’ win over The University of Texas at Austin. Sports reporter Colton McWilliams talks about softball’s struggles. Assistant Sports Editor Claire Partain assesses the track and field team as they make their ...

Sports Podcast: ‘Cats Got Our Tongues Ep. 5

Sports Podcast: ‘Cats Got Our Tongues Ep. 5

Jakob Rodriguez, Jacob Sommers, Colton McWilliams, Sean Anchondo, and Jaden Edison

April 19, 2019

Sports Editor Jakob Rodriguez and Jacob Sommers talk baseball as the Bobcats wind down the conference season stretch. Colton McWilliams talks about softball's missteps. Sean Anchondo joins the conversation to talk about the football team’s spring game and the Bobcat “loud crowd. ...

Sports Podcast: ‘Cats Got Our Tongues Ep.4

Sports Podcast: ‘Cats Got Our Tongues Ep.4

Jakob Rodriguez, Colton McWilliams, Sean Anchondo, Jordan Drake, Andrew Zimmel, and Jaden Edison

April 11, 2019

Sports Editor Jakob Rodriguez and sports reporters Colton McWilliams, Sean Anchondo, Jordan Drake and Andrew Zimmel talk baseball’s success, softball’s failures and hopes for this week's spring game. ‘Cats Got Our Tongues is a weekly sports podcast recorded at The University Star. The p...

Sports Podcast: ‘Cats Got Our Tongues Ep.3

Sports Podcast: ‘Cats Got Our Tongues Ep.3

Jakob Rodriguez, Sean Anchondo, and Jaden Edison

April 4, 2019

Sports Editor Jakob Rodriguez and sports reporter Sean Anchondo talk about the success of the baseball team, crawfish and the AAF's failure. ‘Cats Got Our Tongues is a weekly sports podcast recorded at The University Star. The podcast is hosted by Sports Editor Jakob Rodriguez a...

Sports Podcast: ‘Cats Got Our Tongues Ep. 2

Sports Podcast: ‘Cats Got Our Tongues Ep. 2

Jakob Rodriguez, Colton McWilliams, and Jaden Edison

March 29, 2019

Sports Editor Jakob Rodriguez and sports reporter Colton McWilliams discuss what went wrong this basketball season, as well as expectations for next year. The duo also discusses the baseball and softball teams as they move into conference play. ‘Cats Got Our Tongues is a weekly sports ...

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