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The Editorial Board

May 20, 2020

COVID-19 changed everything as we know it.  At The Star, we have not printed in weeks, our newsroom is quiet, all meetings take place on Zoom and we are severely limited in what work we can do in-person. We do not know when we will print again, and it is unclear if we will be able to safely retur...

The Star wins 17 awards at the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association

Members of The Star pose for a photo with newspapers covering their faces.

Staff

April 21, 2020

Dear readers, We are pleased to announce that our publication won 17 awards at this year's Texas Intercollegiate Press Association! TIPA is the oldest collegiate media organization in the country. It consists of 77 public and private two-year colleges and four-year universities in Texas that teach j...

(Video) Star Rundown: LBJ polling lines, colorful murals in San Marcos, Sun Belt conference game and more

(Video) Star Rundown: LBJ polling lines, colorful murals in San Marcos, Sun Belt conference game and more

Haley Brand and Brianna Benitez

March 12, 2020

On this week's Star Rundown, Haley Brand and Brianna Benitez takeover the newsroom to give you a peek into some of the top stories in this week's paper! Video by Haley Brand Star Rundown Intro by Ethan Hunt For more content, visit our website at www.universitystar.com, and follow us on ...

(Video) Star Rundown: Upcycling, China study abroad trip canceled, Terry and Pearson and more

Star Rundown MArch 3, 2020.

Jaden Edison and Haley Brand

February 29, 2020

In this week's #StarRundown, after a beautiful Black History Month intro with our editorial board, Jaden Edison gives you a peek into the top stories in this week's paper! Hosted by Jaden Edison Video by Haley Brand Star Rundown Intro by Ethan Hunt For more content, follow us on social media @universi...

(Video) Star Rundown: Cape’s Dam, Texas State softball vs. Olympic team and side hustles

Star Rundown.

Jaden Edison, Katelyn Lester, and Kate Connors

February 7, 2020

In honor of #BlackHistoryMonth, each episode of #StarRundown in February will be in black and white. Jaden Edison is here to give you a lesson on black history at #TXST, as well as a peek into the top stories of the week! Hosted by Jaden Edison Video by Katelyn Lester and Kate Connors ...

(Podcast) Editor’s Note: All About the Star

Editor's note podcast.

Jakob Rodriguez, Editor in Chief

September 8, 2019

Editor in Chief Jakob Rodriguez breaks down why student media is important, how the Star is run internally and what goes into building a student media program. Jakob is joined by faculty members and mentors to paint the picture of what makes Texas State unique. Graphic by Megan Hicks Song by G...

University Star win

Star student with TIPA awards

Anika Adams

April 9, 2019

As award season heads to an end, The University Star has walked away with over a dozen state and national awards. The weekly paper won awards from the College Media Association, Texas Intercollegiate Press Association and the Society of Professional Journalists. CMA, a national media c...

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