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Local students leave mark at University Camp

Local students leave mark at University Camp

Paola Esquivel-Oliveros

July 1, 2017


Filed under Fine Arts, Life and Arts

Members of the San Marcos community are finding unique and artful ways to educate students while protecting the environment. In May, the Katherine Anne Porter School teamed up with University Camp to bring some color to the camp’s bathhouse with a mural created by students. The mural was painted...

Organization fights for women pursuing medical careers

Paola Esquivel-Oliveros

June 23, 2017


Filed under Life and Arts, Uncategorized

Texas State students have taken matters into their own hands with a new organization dedicated to promoting women’s success in the medical field. Women in Medicine was initiated in the spring semester of 2017 with the intent to prepare women for the medical industry, create networking opportunities,...

New store in San Marcos supports local artistry  

New store in San Marcos supports local artistry  

Paola Esquivel-Oliveros

June 21, 2017


Filed under Latest, Life and Arts

An art cooperative has set up shop in downtown San Marcos. It has already impacted the local art scene. The shop’s large windows allow plenty of sunshine to highlight handmade clay pots, colorful paintings and locally grown produce inside the set up at 173 South LBJ Drive. The Good Stuff Community...

Explore Texas State’s hidden gems

Explore Texas State’s hidden gems

Paola Esquivel-Oliveros

June 9, 2017


Filed under Latest, Life and Arts

Along with the well-known buildings new students see during their visit, Texas State has lesser known spots around, adding to the university’s one-of-a-kind quality. The ‘hidden hammocks’, located near the Hines building, is an example of some of the hidden gems found on campus. Students are...

Survey results expose deeper issues

Survey results expose deeper issues

Paola Esquivel-Oliveros

May 20, 2017


Filed under Life and Arts

The likelihood Texas State students will report a sexual assault to campus and local authorities has come into question after a survey done by Not On My Campus, a sexual assault awareness group. Not On My Campus surveyed 160 Texas State students on issues surrounding sexual assault. The survey results exposed issues...

Student forms program to help spread body positivity

Student forms program to help spread body positivity

Paola Esquivel-Oliveros

April 27, 2017


Filed under Life and Arts

One Bobcat has started a body positivity program in hopes of being a voice of guidance for students who are struggling with body image. Julie Kelly, exercise and sports science graduate assistant, is helping her peers develop self-confidence by sharing her story. “I went through six or seven...

Anonymous article shines negative light on Greek life

Anonymous article shines negative light on Greek life

Paola Esquivel-Oliveros

April 20, 2017


Filed under Life and Arts

An article written by an anonymous sorority member at Texas State surfaced on the internet and received a lot of backlash from Greek and non-Greek students. The article was published early March on Total Frat Move, a college lifestyle website. In the article, the anonymous writer mentioned how Gree...

Anonymous article shines negative light on Greek life

Anonymous article shines negative light on Greek life

Paola Esquivel-Oliveros

April 17, 2017


Filed under Newsletter

An article written by an anonymous sorority member at Texas State surfaced on the internet and received a lot of backlash from Greek and non-Greek students. The article was published early March on Total Frat Move, a college lifestyle website. In the article, the anonymous writer mentioned how Gree...

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