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One deceased in small passenger aircraft crash

One deceased in small passenger aircraft crash

Chase Rogers, Assistant News Editor

November 20, 2019

One deceased victim has been located after a small passenger aircraft crash occurred early Nov. 20. San Marcos Fire and Police in conjunction with Hays County and the Federal Aviation Administration responded to a small passenger aircraft crash that occurred early Nov. 20. The aircraft took off...

Texas State adds FAQs to Clery Act program review

Texas State adds FAQs to Clery Act program review

Jakob Rodriguez, Editor-In-Chief

November 14, 2019

Texas State has added a list of frequently asked questions in regards to the Department of Education's current Clery Act Compliance Division Program review. The announcement from University President Denise M. Trauth (Nov. 7), followed the DOE's announcement of the off-site review. Annually, institutions...

Two dead in traffic collision on I-35

Two dead in traffic collision on I-35

Isabella Lopes and Jaden Edison

November 14, 2019

UPDATE: The San Marcos Police Department confirmed the identity of the two individuals killed in the Nov. 14 car accident on IH-35 southbound at the 204B Exit (CM Allen). Orlando Valdez, 29, of Corpus Christi, was driving the 2014 Chevrolet Spark, and Dana Watson, 21, of Orange Grove, was in...

Fire department investigates explosion on Chestnut Street

Fire department investigates explosion on Chestnut Street

Sonia Garcia, News Editor

November 14, 2019

Early morning fire explosions affected seven nearby buildings at the block of 800 Chestnut St. There are no reported injuries at this time. The San Marcos Fire Department arrived at 6:11 a.m. to a fire ignited from an explosion at Aloe Eatery, located at 601 Chestnut St.  A second explosion occurred...

DACA Task Force presents memorandum to Trauth

DACA Task Force presents memorandum to Trauth

Sandra Sadek, News Reporter

November 14, 2019

The DACA task force appointed by President Trauth submitted their memorandum and recommendation to the President's Office on Nov. 12. The memorandum outlines the resources and capacities offered to DACA and undocumented students by the university. The memo offers recommendations the institution can...

Propane explosion closes North LBJ Drive

Propane explosion closes North LBJ Drive

Sonia Garcia, News Editor

November 14, 2019

The San Marcos fire marshal responded to a propane explosion from a food truck in the area of 801 Chestnut Lane this morning, leading to road closures of North LBJ Drive at Sessom Drive, Chestnut Street at LBJ and Forest Drive at LBJ. The initial order to stay indoors and away from windows upon investigation...

Texas State to undergo off-site campus crime program review

Texas State to undergo off-site campus crime program review

Jakob Rodriguez, Editor in Chief

November 7, 2019

University President Denise M. Trauth announced via email that the Department of Education will be conducting an off-site campus crime program review to evaluate the university’s compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Department’s...

Suspect charged after firing a gun on the Square

Suspect charged after firing a gun on the Square

Jaden Edison, Multimedia Editor

November 6, 2019

The San Marcos Police Department responded to reports of a man firing off a gunshot at Rooftop on the Square Wednesday morning. There were no reported injuries. Security footage at Rooftop, 126 S Guadalupe St., shows Tre'Shaun Campbell, 22, in an altercation with several other people. Campbell...

Former Texas State student arrested twice for sexual assault

Former Texas State student arrested twice for sexual assault

Sonia Garcia, News Editor

November 1, 2019

Former Texas State student Daniel James Deluca, 18, was arrested twice this month for two sexual assaults on campus. Hays County jail records indicate the first arrest occurred Oct. 3 by the University Police Department for an alleged sexual assault at Bobcat Village. He was released on a $50,000...

Student found unresponsive in Laurel Hall, later pronounced dead

Student found unresponsive in Laurel Hall, later pronounced dead

Jakob Rodriguez

October 23, 2019

University Police and Emergency Medical Services found a student unresponsive in a dorm on the San Marcos campus. The student was later pronounced dead Sunday evening. Records obtained by The University Star indicate the death was originally reported to the UPD at approximately 5:38 p.m. via a 911 ...

Student found unresponsive in residential hall

Student found unresponsive in residential hall

Jakob Rodriguez, Editor in Chief

October 20, 2019

Editor's note: the following article has been updated to reflect new information related to the original breaking news story.  A student was found unresponsive and later pronounced dead in Laurel hall on the San Marcos campus earlier today. The Texas State official Twitter account released the info...

Arrest made for indecent exposure

Arrest made for indecent exposure

Sonia Garcia, News Editor

October 15, 2019

The University Police Department arrested a current student for indecent exposure that took place in McCoy Hall Oct. 10. The suspect has been booked into Hays County Jail on two counts of indecent exposure. He is being referred to student justice for review  ...

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