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RallyCross driver wins national recognition and opens racetrack near San Marcos

RallyCross driver wins national recognition and opens racetrack near San Marcos

Keller Bradberry

December 21, 2018


Filed under Life and Arts

Her grip on the steering wheel tightened as the crankshaft climbs to 4,000 rotations per minute. She released the clutch, stomps the gas pedal and launches down the dirt straightaway. Brianne Corn, Texas State alumna, competes in Rallycross races professionally around the United States and operates her own racetrac...

Texas State owns the biggest outdoor cadaver farm in the world

Texas State owns the biggest outdoor cadaver farm in the world

Keller Bradberry

November 15, 2018


Filed under Latest, Life and Arts

Human remains can be found in various states of decay across Freeman Ranch, dedicated to forensic anthropological research. The Forensic Anthropology Research Facility, otherwise known as FARF, is a 26-acre plot of land located at Freeman Ranch just Northwest of San Marcos. The ranch keeps human...

Day one of Lost River Film Festival presents “Idiocracy”

Day one of Lost River Film Festival presents “Idiocracy”

Keller Bradberry

November 2, 2018


Filed under Life and Arts

Imagine being in hibernation for 500 years only to awaken in the midst of a population that has lost all intelligence, Gatorade has replaced water and trash has piled up into mountains. This is “Idiocracy.” Thursday, Nov. 2, the Price Center held a showing of “Idiocracy,” hosted by Atom Von...

Graffiti artist joins the conversation of optimism and innovation

Graffiti artist joins the conversation of optimism and innovation

Keller Bradberry

October 20, 2018


Filed under Life and Arts

The visionary who brought graffiti art to the Houston mainstream visited Texas State to tell of his trials, tribulations and journey. On Oct. 17 at the Performing Arts Center, Mario E. Figueroa shared his story of do-it-yourself success as a graffiti artist. The event was a part of the Common Experience...

Alzheimer’s Texas walks to raise awareness

Alzheimer’s Texas walks to raise awareness

Keller Bradberry

October 15, 2018


Filed under Life and Arts

Participants gathered at the San Marcos Recreational Center Oct.13 before a 2.5-mile walk to raise funds for the fight against Alzheimer’s in Texas. Registration for the 11th annual Hays County walk began at 9 a.m. on Saturday at the Recreational Center. Participants arrived independently or as...

Residents, city officials work together in crime prevention

Residents, city officials work together in crime prevention

Keller Bradberry

October 10, 2018


Filed under Life and Arts

San Marcos residents and law enforcement are working toward building rapport through chili dogs and cake walks. On the first Tuesday of every October the San Marcos community comes together to recognize National Night Out. San Marcos has been participating in this event for 35 years. National Nig...

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