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(Audio Story) ‘No justice, no peace’

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Rebecca Harrell, Multimedia Editor

May 31, 2020

On March 13, 26-year-old Breonna Taylor was shot and killed after police raided her home in Louisville, Kentucky, in the middle of the night. Two months later, 46-year-old George Floyd's neck was pinned to the ground by a police officer, pleading for breath, on May 25 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He later...

(Audio Story) “I Expect Greatness”

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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...

(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...

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

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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...

(Podcast) The Block: Conversation with Richmond Kingsford

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Jaden Edison, Multimedia Editor

March 1, 2020

The Oxford dictionary defines vague as uncertain, indefinite, or unclear character or meaning, but there is nothing unclear about the rising success of fashion designer and VAGUE LLC clothing founder Richmond Kingsford. "Where VAGUE is now is where I envisioned it to be in high school," Kingsford...

(Audio Story) The 36th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Celebration

Students await the beginning of the 36th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Celebration, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in the LBJ Student Center Ballroom.

Jaden Edison, Multimedia Editor

January 22, 2020

On Jan. 21, 2020, Texas State students, faculty and administration attended the 36th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Celebration to celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr. The event featured refreshments, a photo area, an art exhibit—Invictus— by Chino Angles, performances and ...

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