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The Stallions: A free speech staple

The Stallions: A free speech staple

Stacee Collins

April 25, 2017


Filed under Life and Arts

Whether students are protesting, preachers are giving sermons or critical conversations are taking place, the Fighting Stallions statue on the Quad has remained a designated free speech area at Texas State. After the video of a Texas State student knocking down anti-abortion posters went viral, th...

The Stallions: A free speech staple

The Stallions: A free speech staple

Stacee Collins

April 24, 2017


Filed under Newsletter

Whether students are protesting, preachers are giving sermons or critical conversations are taking place, the Fighting Stallions statue on the Quad has remained a designated free speech area at Texas State. After the video of a Texas State student knocking down anti-abortion posters went viral, th...

14th Annual Riverfest closes out semester with free music and fun

14th Annual Riverfest closes out semester with free music and fun

Stacee Collins

April 22, 2017


Filed under Latest, Life and Arts

Hundreds of students gathered at Sewell Park April 21 for free games, Battle of the Bands and live country music from Spotify Spotlight artist Dylan Scott—all a part of the 14th Annual Riverfest. Event volunteers began handing out wristbands at 5 p.m., although students lounging at Bikini Hill got...

Black Lives Movement San Marcos fights for equality and justice on campus

Black Lives Movement San Marcos fights for equality and justice on campus

Stacee Collins

April 11, 2017


Filed under Life and Arts

Black Lives Movement San Marcos was founded by Texas State students in July 2016, and the organization has been dedicated to the fight against inequality ever since. Lonvis Naulls, co-founder, said BLMSM formed in response to the murders of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling. “The co-founders...

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