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HOME Center provides hands-on aid for homeless in San Marcos

HOME Center provides hands-on aid for homeless in San Marcos

Laura Figi

January 21, 2020

Not a single one of her fellow classmates stopped to talk when Hannah Durrance stood on The Quad holding a sign that read, ‘I’m a single mother. I work 62 hours per week. I’m a full-time college student. I have a 3.2 GPA and I am homeless.’ Instead, they called campus police. Durrance explained...

All-brass Texas State alumni band

All-brass Texas State alumni band

Ashley Abitz

December 10, 2019

Time of Night, named in honor of evening partiers everywhere, has become a San Marcos staple. The all-brass octet—comprised of Texas State alumni—has been taking the entertainment scene by storm.The band met while studying music performance and education together. The members' desire to perfor...

(Video Documentary) Flaka: The Legacy of Brihana Landrum

(Video Documentary) Flaka: The Legacy of Brihana Landrum

Jaden Edison and Rebecca Harrell

December 6, 2019

  On Feb. 17, 2019, Brihana Landrum was a victim of a murder-suicide in San Marcos, Texas. "Flaka: The Legacy of Brihana Landrum" documents Brihana's legacy — from her childhood, to her church, to her school. For contributions to the Brihana Rea Landrum Endowed Scholarship, you can visit ...

Diwali celebration highlights Indian culture and community

Diwali celebration highlights Indian culture and community

Abby Gutierrez

December 2, 2019

The Indian Student Association hosted its annual Diwali celebration—also known as the festival of lights—marking the victory of India’s triumph of light over darkness and good over evil. To celebrate Diwali, Indian culture and the act of loving people, the ISA invited the Texas Sta...

Texas State students reveal their truth through the art of dance

Texas State students reveal their truth through the art of dance

Brianna Benitez

December 2, 2019

Through electrifying choreography and artistic design, students in the department of theatre and dance showcased a heartfelt and vulnerable show during the, "'your truth has no place in this world'" performance. Opening night was at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 14, in Evans Auditorium. " 'your truth has no place in...

San Marcos 10 revisit Texas State for 50-year protest anniversary

San Marcos 10 revisit Texas State for 50-year protest anniversary

Laura Figi, Life and Arts Editor

November 19, 2019

Quiet. Surrounded. Sitting cross-legged in the grass. There was no violence, no shouting and no one was hurt—not there. Nearly 9,000 miles away from the Vietnam War, hoards of students clad in black armbands gathered near the Fighting Stallions to peacefully protest the war on Nov. 13, 1969. ...

Texas State Fraternity and Sorority Life share its history

Texas State Fraternity and Sorority Life share its history

Madyson Sanchez

November 6, 2019

As part of Diversity Week 2019 at Texas State, Fraternity and Sorority Life hosted "It's All Greek to Me!" Oct. 28, in LBJ Student Center 3-14.1.The panel discussion, led by Assistant Dean of Students for FSL Bob Dudolski, served as a general overview and historical lens for Greek life nationwide.Frater...

Step Afrika! stomps on campus for Diversity Week

Step Afrika! stomps on campus for Diversity Week

Abby Gutierrez

November 5, 2019

While using their bodies to create percussive sounds, humor and storytelling, Step Afrika! brings historical African American culture to life through stepping. Step Afrika! was founded in 1994. The group is the world’s first professional company dedicated to blending traditional African American...

The Asia Project brings resilience to Diversity Week

The Asia Project brings resilience to Diversity Week

Brianna Benitez

November 5, 2019

Tears, laughter and snaps filled George’s in LBJ as the Floridian poetry group, The Asia Project, delivered an emotional and personal performance. The performance took place from 7-8 p.m., Oct. 29, as an official event of Texas State Diversity Week. Student Government hosted the week-long event...

Community honors the dead through Día de Los Muertos festivities

Community honors the dead through Día de Los Muertos festivities

Brianna Benitez

October 29, 2019

The San Marcos and Texas State community honor the lives of passed loved ones in celebration of Día de Los Muertos. Also known as Day of the Dead, the traditional Mexican holiday aims to reunite the living and deceased. The holiday begins midnight, Nov. 1, and continues until noon Nov. 2. Those...

“Common” experience event brings record-breaking turnout

“Common” experience event brings record-breaking turnout

Abby Gutierrez, Life and Arts Reporter

October 16, 2019

Common inspired the Texas State community to find and share their own truths by referencing his journey of living life through movie roles, song lyrics, memoirs and community activism. As Distinguished Lecturer for the 2019-2020 Common Experience, Common spoke on this year’s theme of “truth.”...

Fourth annual Step Up for State raises over $195,000

Fourth annual Step Up for State raises over $195,000

Abby Gutierrez

October 15, 2019

Step Up for State raised over $195,000 to fund projects and scholarships, helping students further their studies and pursue their dreams at Texas State. Step Up for State is an annual online giving event hosted on the Texas State website. Alumni and Texas State community members are encouraged to...

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