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Texas students deserve fair funding

Texas students deserve fair funding

Staff

June 11, 2018


Filed under Opinions, The Main Point

Texas State's tuition has been rising every year since 2008, which is not unusual for any Texas university. However, the rate at which Texas State's tuition is rising outpaces that of the University of Texas and Texas A&M. This is due to a Texas constitutional endowment called the Permanent University...

Schools continue upping defenses

Schools continue upping defenses

Staff

June 8, 2018


Filed under Featured, Hays County, News, University

By Erin Copeland The May 18 Santa Fe high school shooting that left 10 people dead has local law enforcement agencies preparing in the event of a future attack on school grounds. As of June 4, 45 school shootings have occurred on school grounds in America. Texas has faced five alone, leading t...

Common Experience theme ‘Innovation’ to hold many campus-wide events next year

Common Experience theme ‘Innovation’ to hold many campus-wide events next year

Staff

May 29, 2018


Filed under News, University

By Erin Copeland "Innovation," the Common Experience theme for the 2018-19 school year, was chosen in the hopes of increasing student involvement and creativity. The paired book is "The Runaway Species: How Human Creativity Makes the World" by David Eagleman and Anthony Brandt. Common Reading...

Government is supposed to be selfless

Government is supposed to be selfless

Staff

May 24, 2018


Filed under Opinions

As the dust settles on former Student Government President Connor Clegg’s impeachment, many Texas State students find themselves with a new awareness about their student government. Student senators, representatives and justices have been under scrutiny, not just from their peers at Texas State,...

The “Pick Me” attitude is bad for women

The “Pick Me” attitude is bad for women

Staff

May 24, 2018


Filed under Opinions

“Pick me, choose me, love me.” The iconic line from Shonda Rhimes’ "Grey’s Anatomy" has sparked a narrative among young women; one that is perpetuated by social interactions found within Twitter and other social media outlets. This mentality—which will be referred to as the "Pick Me" co...

The timeline of Connor Clegg’s administration

Staff

April 16, 2018


Filed under Latest, News, Student Government, University

 Contributed By: Jessi Spain, Garrett McGinley, Sawyer Click...

UPD issues statement on flyers from previous semesters

UPD issues statement on flyers from previous semesters

Staff

April 7, 2018


Filed under News, University

By Katie Burrell and Sawyer Click The University Police Department released a statement updating students on the current investigation into the racist flyers posted last semester on campus. The statement comes four months after the most recent incident and is a compilation of already reported facts. UPD states eight men are responsible for the flyers, which...

Sports April 28

Sports April 28

Staff

April 28, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Baseball loses to Baylor The baseball team lost 10-2 against Baylor University in its fifth consecutive away game. Baylor is not in the same conference as the Bobcats, but the Bobcats’ overall record dropped to 22-20. Their Sun Belt Conference record remains at 9-9. Texas State scheduled for fina...

The Scene April 28

The Scene April 28

Staff

April 28, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Legislative recap The Philosophy Department will be hosting a lecture April 28 to review topics from last week in the Texas Legislature. The lecture will take place 11 a.m. to noon in the Comal 116 Dialogue Room. Issues discussed will include the bathroom bills, sanctuary city bills and school...

Headlines April 28

Headlines April 28

Staff

April 28, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

 Fallen officers to be honored The Texas House of Representatives will see a bill calling for a dedicated day of memorial called “Fallen Law Enforcement Officer Day” in remembrance of the five Dallas police officers who died during the downtown shooting last year. The day would be honored annu...

Business April 28

Business April 28

Staff

April 28, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Annual SMART Orchestra benefit gala San Marcos musical group, SMART Orchestra will be hosting its 8th annual benefit gala May 21. The event is currently selling tickets online ranging from $50-100. The event will be catered by Aquabrew Restaurant and Brewery. The event will feature musical performa...

The Pulse April 28

The Pulse April 28

Staff

April 28, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Texas State team discovers first observer of the Ring Nebula The Ring Nebula is considered one of the most spectacular deep-sky objects out there. The research team and many others here at Texas State were included in the help of this discovery and research. The team applied a brand of celes...

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