The University Star

PACE advising is not meeting quality standards

PACE advising is not meeting quality standards

Laura Nunez

April 23, 2019

Every semester, there comes a time when students have to register for their next set of classes and seek guidance as they stress about their future. However, freshman students fall at an immediate disadvantage because the PACE advising program lacks the resources for providing efficient attention to ...

The TPUSA debate does not define Texas State

The TPUSA debate does not define Texas State

Laura Nunez

April 23, 2019

Last week, Student Government passed the “The Faculty and Student Resolution Act of 2019.” The resolution proposed to ban Turning Point USA’s Texas State University chapter from campus. Ultimately battling the right of free speech, this decision ignited immediate backlash from the student body, ...

The new residential dining plan is changing Texas State for the better

The new residential dining plan is changing Texas State for the better

Laura Nunez

April 2, 2019

In a recent student government meeting, the Food Services Committee announced drastic changes to the residential meal plan. Although there has been an uproar of disapproval from the student body, the new meal plan is a positive change for our university. The new residential meal plan will create a more dynamic and eff...

Texas State would benefit from an on-campus grocery store

Texas State would benefit from an on-campus grocery store

Laura Nunez

March 26, 2019

Texas State offers cafeterias, dining halls, coffee shops, convenience stores and fast food options for its student body. However, an on-campus grocery store full of healthier options and affordable produce would be a beneficial addition to campus life. College students have earned a reputation for...

Texas State needs to address its parking problem

Texas State needs to address its parking problem

Laura Nunez

March 14, 2019

Last week, The University Star ran an article over the possible implementation of parking meters on The Square. Local business owners are complaining that college students use their customer parking and want a solution for this inconvenience. Because The Square provides free and available parking next...

LBJ Student Center is a safety hazard for students

LBJ Student Center is a safety hazard for students

Laura Nunez

March 7, 2019

The construction taking place at the LBJ Student Center is to be completed by February 2020. Until then, LBJ has other safety issues that need to be revisited and reevaluated. Every college has a hub of some sort. It is a building that hosts the main events of the university and has the most traffic...

Fight the FOMO on Spring Break

Fight the FOMO on Spring Break

Laura Nunez

February 28, 2019

Spring break shouldn't mean an automatic plane ticket. It also shouldn't be deemed boring for being too simple. Realistically, most students won’t be having the traditional spring break experience full of beaches and alcohol. That doesn't mean social media won't be swimming in posts that create...

College students should pick their dog more carefully

College students should pick their dog more carefully

Laura Nunez

February 19, 2019

Dog owners should be actively seeking a place that would accommodate both themselves and their dogs. Just as dogs can serve to give humans comfort, we should strive to do the same for them. Pick the right breed and pick the right apartment. Some dogs are too big, too loud or too hyper to be living in...

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