The University Star

Local medium connects with the supernatural

Local medium connects with the supernatural

Lilith Osburn-Cole

November 29, 2018

Entering into a world of wonder and mysticism may seem out of the ordinary. However, one individual is embracing the unexplained with her unique ability. Mary Lancaster is a local medium who strives to share her abilities with others. A medium is defined as someone who can access or communicate with...

Students find a side hustle in their passions

Students find a side hustle in their passions

Lilith Osburn-Cole

November 29, 2018

Students have found a way to use their passions and time in a union of success. Passions ranging from music to hair styling have pushed students to offer their expertise in the form of paid services right out of the comfort of their own homes. Devonte Smith, sociology senior, started producing...

Ghost hunters investigate San Marcos

Ghost hunters investigate San Marcos

Lilith Osburn-Cole

October 29, 2018

Delving into the unknown is a group of ghost hunters, determined to rid San Marcos of the paranormal. The San Marcos Paranormal Investigation Society was created April 2014. The group investigates paranormal activity upon request to help families and individuals understand and rid their homes of the...

Texas State athlete pushes toward Paralympics

Texas State athlete pushes toward Paralympics

Lilith Osburn-Cole

October 18, 2018

A Texas State senior is going into his third year of training for the 2020 Paralympics, all with no mobility of his feet. Matthew Pevoto, recreation therapy senior, was diagnosed with Spina Bifida at birth. This condition is a congenital defect of the spine which can result in paralysis. Pevoto has...

The Peace Corps provides experiences abroad

The Peace Corps provides experiences abroad

Lilith Osburn-Cole

October 10, 2018

Traveling abroad can seem unattainable, but with proper guidance it it is possible. Right under students' noses lies an opportunity to travel abroad. The Peace Corps is an option that allows students to travel abroad and engage on a grassroots level with other cultures. The Peace Corps has been...

Jo’s Cafe supports local artists with monthly features

Jo’s Cafe supports local artists with monthly features

Lilith Osburn-Cole

October 2, 2018

Near Texas State sits a cozy cafe where guests, surrounded by walls of locally produced art, quietly sip their coffee. Jo’s Cafe is a laid-back, art-loving coffee shop fit for any student or resident. The cafe can be found just off Texas State's main campus and is owned by San Marcos residents Elizabeth...

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