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Campus immigration lawyer leaves position after less than a year

Campus immigration lawyer leaves position after less than a year

Ziek Sanchez

October 8, 2019

Attorney Mark Kinzler has left his position as a part-time on-campus immigration lawyer, returning to his private practice of immigration law. The Austin-based immigration lawyer joined Texas State’s Attorney for Students Office early October 2018. While with AFS, Kinzler and other staff attorneys offered students free legal advice. Kinzler s...

“Safe Ride” gets students home

“Safe Ride” gets students home

Ziek Sanchez

October 2, 2019

The University Police Department is planning to launch a free and quick late-night transportation service fall 2019 for Texas State staff, faculty and students. The new UPD “Safe Ride” service will be available from 10:30 p.m. to 7 a.m. seven days a week, with vans driven by trained UPD public ser...

San Marcos law enforcement stresses community safety

San Marcos law enforcement stresses community safety

Ziek Sanchez

September 24, 2019

New safety initiatives have been implemented following a series of violent crimes that surpass last years numbers in San Marcos. The San Marcos Police Department launched the “Your Safety Starts With You” campaign in an effort to spread safety awareness in a city with a growing crime r...

Downtown San Marcos set to open mobility hub this fall

Downtown San Marcos set to open mobility hub this fall

Ziek Sanchez

September 18, 2019

Public access to a brand-new mobility hub will be available in San Marcos fall 2019, serving as a convenient transit hub and spot to gather downtown.The downtown mobility hub, located at 214 E. Hutchison St., will serve as an access point for various types of public transportation. The hub will include parking s...

SMCISD teacher externship program shows exponential growth

SMCISD teacher externship program shows exponential growth

Ziek Sanchez

September 10, 2019

A growing program organized by SMCISD in collaboration with Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area and the San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce finished its fourth summer of teacher externships. Students were allowed the opportunity to learn real-world career skills through their teachers' experience. Th...

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