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(Photo Gallery) COVID-19 and social distancing turn campus hot spots cold

(Photo Gallery) COVID-19 and social distancing turn campus hot spots cold

Jaden Edison, Multimedia Editor

March 31, 2020

On a normal day, the Texas State community occupies locations on Texas State's campus like the Quad, LBJ Student Center, Alkek Library, The Den, bus stops and more. The campus is usually full of people ready to handle business in the classroom, see and converse with friends and colleagues and contribute...

(Audio Story) “I Expect Greatness”

(Audio Story) “I Expect Greatness”

Hannah Thompson and Gabriela Martinez

March 31, 2020

As Women’s History Month comes to a close, four Texas State professors explain why they believe the month of March is so important for women and the future of women. Listen to Dr. Ahrens, Dr. Ngondo, Dr. Morrison and Dr. Pliley, all women, discuss their expectations for women in the field of higher...

(Video Documentary) Women’s History Month: The Male Perspective

(Video Documentary) Women’s History Month: The Male Perspective

Haley Brand and Michele DuPont

March 30, 2020

Women's History Month is a time where women accomplishments, contributions, expertise, guidance and more is celebrated. In Women's History Month: The Male Perspective, six male Texas State professors discuss the importance of women contribution, conveying an impact that should be celebrated year-rou...

(Audio Story) Gen Z, Take The Virus Seriously

(Audio Story) Gen Z, Take The Virus Seriously

Jaden Edison and The Editorial Board

March 27, 2020

Beaches, parks and streets, including San Marcos' own Sewell Park, have flooded with Generation Z in recent weeks, and more and more young people have potentially placed themselves and those around them at risk of COVID-19. https://twitter.com/poolboiblu/status/1242562049244266499# It is imperative...

(Video) Women’s History Month, the perspective of Texas State athletes

(Video) Women’s History Month, the perspective of Texas State athletes

Kate Connors and Katelyn Lester

March 25, 2020

To celebrate Women’s History Month, we asked Texas State volleyball and lacrosse team members about what the month means to them. The ladies also shared their views on being collegiate athletes and what women have inspired them along their journeys. In the video: Emily Huttenhower - Lacrosse...

(Podcast) The Block: Conversation with Dr. Ronald Johnson

(Podcast) The Block: Conversation with Dr. Ronald Johnson

Jaden Edison, Multimedia Editor

March 24, 2020

Dr. Ronald Johnson is the first black professor that many Texas State students have ever had. He uses it as fuel to give students an experience symbolic of what it feels like to hold a conversation with him: An educational roller coaster filled with passion, culture, gratitude and love. "When I...

(Audio Story) Spring Break: A Blast from the Past

(Audio Story) Spring Break: A Blast from the Past

Rebecca Harrell and Liliana Perez

March 18, 2020

Spring break is finally among us: A time to relax, have fun and remember the times of past spring breaks. Listen to these Texas State students talk about their most memorable Spring Break moments. Stay safe, and have a great break. Contributors: Lauren Rivera, sophomore political science major Kilah Shofner, senior criminal justice major Ben McCormick, MFA graduate student Taylor Jackson, junior English major Alejandro Ibarra, senior finance major Music: Waves (produced by Riddiman) Graphic by Rebec...

(Video Documentary) Before Green Beer: The Story of St. Patrick’s Day

(Video Documentary) Before Green Beer: The Story of St. Patrick’s Day

Grace-Erin Cooksey, Multimedia Journalist

March 16, 2020

In a time where St. Patrick’s Day is commemorated by partying, parades and drinking green beer, the true reason for the holiday seems forgotten. "Before Green Beer" reflects on the Celtic traditions behind St. Patrick’s Day from the perspective of a Catholic priest. For more content, visit our website at www.universitystar.com, ...

(Video) From the Prez: Women’s and men’s basketballs’ final performances and coronavirus advice

(Video) From the Prez: Women’s and men’s basketballs’ final performances and coronavirus advice

Andrew Zimmel and Kate Connors

March 13, 2020

In the midst of cancellations across the sports world, Sports Prez Andrew Zimmel discusses men's basketball's matchup this past Wednesday and his hope for a (highly unlikely) future matchup in New Orleans, advice for coronavirus and more: Video by Kate Connors Photos by Kate Connors From ...

(Video) Quad Talk: Ideal spring break destinations vs. actual spring break plans

(Video) Quad Talk: Ideal spring break destinations vs. actual spring break plans

Hannah Thompson and Gabriela Martinez

March 12, 2020

In this week's Quad Talk, we asked Texas State students what their ideal Spring Break would be vs. what they are ACTUALLY doing. Here's what they had to say: Video by Hannah Thompson and Gabriela Martinez Quad Talk Intro by Rebecca Harrell Music by MixlaProduction For more content, visit our w...

(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 ...

Texas State advances to semifinals with final home win

Texas State advances to semifinals with final home win

Dedrick Johnson, Sports Reporter

March 12, 2020

In front of the second-largest crowd in Strahan Arena history, the No.3 Bobcats took care of business with an important 85-68 victory over Appalachian State in the quarterfinals of the Sun Belt Championship Tournament on Wednesday. The Bobcats' efficient offense and scrappy defense led them to an ...

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