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Four ways to maintain apartment plants

Four ways to maintain apartment plants

Amanda Heileman

April 17, 2017

In order to create a homey vibe in apartments, millennials are turning to indoor plants or community garden plots. Choose the right plants Marco Gutierrez, agriculture business and management junior, recommends pothos ivy, Chinese evergreens, snake plants and succulents to keep in small indoor...

Women needed in STEM despite gender inequality

Women needed in STEM despite gender inequality

Ana Deloza

April 16, 2017

Women have made remarkable strides in the fight for equality, but continue to be overwhelmingly outnumbered by men in science, technology, engineering and math career fields. Women make up 48% of the total workforce in the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce, yet lag behind...

Annual Mutt Strutt celebrates thirteen years

Annual Mutt Strutt celebrates thirteen years

McKenzie Cunningham

April 12, 2017

San Martians and their pets’ wagging tails will have the opportunity to change an animal’s life at the 13th annual Mutt Strutt. The annual benefit will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 15 at the San Marcos Plaza Park. The 2017 Mutt Strutt will consist of a one-mile scenic walk alongside the...

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

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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