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Hays County reports 23 new COVID-19 cases, 49 recoveries
Students prepare for fall uncertainty following quarantine request

Students prepare for fall uncertainty following quarantine request

August 6, 2020

Following a university email requesting that Texas State students quarantine for two weeks before returning to campus for the fall semester, students traveling from out of...

Hays County reports 20 new COVID-19 cases, 38 recoveries

Hays County reports 20 new COVID-19 cases, 38 recoveries

August 6, 2020

The Hays County Health Department reports 20 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 38 recoveries Aug. 6, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 4,989, active...

Texas State reports three new COVID-19 cases

Texas State reports three new COVID-19 cases

August 5, 2020

Texas State’s COVID-19 dashboard reports Aug. 5 two new students and one new faculty member tested positive for COVID-19. According to the dashboard, a total of 108...

Hays County reports three new COVID-19 fatalities

Hays County reports three new COVID-19 fatalities

August 5, 2020

The Hays County Health Department reports three new COVID-19 fatalities Aug. 5, a Kyle woman in her 60s, a Buda woman in her 70s and a Buda male in his 80s. Only the Kyle...

Campus galleries visualize new art scene through virtual exhibits

Campus galleries visualize new art scene through virtual exhibits

August 5, 2020

The art gallery scene took a hit after the COVID-19 pandemic began, forcing galleries to close their doors in compliance with social distancing guidelines and stay-at-home...

Hays County reports two new COVID-19 fatalities

Hays County reports two new COVID-19 fatalities

August 4, 2020

The Hays County Health Department reports two new COVID-19 fatalities Aug. 4, two San Marcos males in their 70s. One was hospitalized at the time of death. The total number...

Hays County jail reports one new inmate COVID-19 case

Hays County jail reports one new inmate COVID-19 case

August 4, 2020

The Hays County Sheriff’s Office reports one new inmate COVID-19 case in the Hays County jail Aug. 4, totaling 108 positive tests and two current active cases among...

Sun Belt to begin football season Labor Day weekend

Sun Belt to begin football season Labor Day weekend

August 4, 2020

Football teams in the Sun Belt Conference will begin conference play during Labor Day weekend, the conference announced. In the Aug. 4 announcement, the Sun Belt says the...

Students grapple with lease agreements during ongoing pandemic

Students grapple with lease agreements during ongoing pandemic

August 3, 2020

As the fall semester begins to creep in, fear and financial burdens from COVID-19 are increasing the need for students to sublease their apartments—a task some have realized...

Hays County reports one new COVID-19 fatality

Hays County reports one new COVID-19 fatality

August 3, 2020

The Hays County Health Department reports one new COVID-19 fatality Aug. 3, a Kyle man in his 70s who was hospitalized at the time of death. The total number of fatalities...

Texas State football season opener moves to earlier date

Texas State football season opener moves to earlier date

August 3, 2020

Texas State Athletic Director Larry Teis announced Aug. 3 that the football team's season opener against SMU will take place during the first weekend of the fall semester. The...

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