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Bobcat football alum creates app for student athletes

Bobcat football alum creates app for student athletes

Madison Williams

February 12, 2019


Filed under Latest, Life and Arts

Texas State alumus and former football player Mike Orakpo is ready to take on the world of sports with his newly announced app, Athlete Connect. The Houston native was a linebacker for Bobcat Football 2013-14. Orakpo’s older brother and fellow athlete Brian Orakpo will partner with him on this business...

Make those New Years body goals real

Make those New Years body goals real

Madison Williams

January 23, 2019


Filed under Life and Arts

January is more than halfway over, with some left some still clinging to their New Year’s resolutions. For many, this month includes working out more than the other 11 months combined. In fact, according to usnews.com, the second highest gym and health club attendance occurs in January, with March...

FMA Fall Fashion Show shuts down streets

FMA Fall Fashion Show shuts down streets

Madison Williams

November 20, 2018


Filed under Fashion, Life and Arts

The Texas State Fashion Merchandising Association held their semiannual Fall Fashion Show Thursday, Nov. 15, from 7:30-9:30 p.m. The association was able to close off a stretch of San Antonio Street in Downtown San Marcos. The FMA Fashion Show showcases students' designs as well as local retailers....

Inside the Wurst week in Texas

Inside the Wurst week in Texas

Madison Williams

November 8, 2018


Filed under Life and Arts

It is that time of year again. It is the one week where it is not only acceptable, but encouraged, to eat sausage off of a stick and drink beer from a pitcher. Wurstfest is a ten day festival spanning from Nov. 2-11. It takes place in New Braunfels, Texas, in Wursthalle, situated between downtown...

Texas State department of Theatre and Dance presents “The Crucible”

Texas State department of Theatre and Dance presents “The Crucible”

Madison Williams

October 19, 2018


Filed under Fine Arts, Life and Arts

Girls are dancing in the woods and accusations of witchcraft are coming from every direction. The town is plucking the accused out one-by-one and sentencing them to hang. No one is safe, in Texas State's production of "The Crucible." From Oct. 30 to Nov. 4, the Texas State University Department of...

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