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Senior says goodbye after four years

Former University Star editors Carrington Tatum, Jakob Rodriguez and Sawyer Click hug in The Star's newsroom, posing for a photo.

Jakob Rodriguez, Star Alumnus, Class of 2020

May 18, 2020

Editor’s Note: “-30-” has traditionally been used throughout journalism to indicate the end of a story. The Star calls upon its graduating seniors to write a Senior 30—a farewell piece to our readers—indicating the conclusion of a journalist’s time as an active member of our organization/publication. Four years ag...

The 100th byline: Saying farewell in too many words

Texas State and University Star alumna smiles for a photo with newspapers taped to a wall in the background, with lights shining on her.

Sonia Garcia, Star Alumna, Class of 2020

May 17, 2020

Editor’s Note: "-30-" has traditionally been used throughout journalism to indicate the end of a story. The Star calls upon its graduating seniors to write a Senior 30—a farewell piece to our readers—indicating the conclusion of a journalist’s time as an active member of our organization/publication. Three years...

The Star’s favorite ‘people person’ says goodbye

Texas State and University Star alumna smile for a photo, with a read v-neck sweatshirt on, with a tree bush in the background.

Bella Lopes, Star Alumna, Class of 2020

May 17, 2020

Editor’s Note: "-30-" has traditionally been used throughout journalism to indicate the end of a story. The Star calls upon its graduating seniors to write a Senior 30—a farewell piece to our readers—indicating the conclusion of a journalist’s time as an active member of our organization/publication. I’m a peo...

Star Rundown: A Farewell Recap

Bella Lopes smiling after blowing a kiss towards the camera.

Jaden Edison, Bella Lopes, and Haley Brand

May 16, 2020

On our last episode of #StarRundownSaturday, we say goodbye to graduating senior Bella Lopes and reflect on the monumental events that took place during this past school year.   Video by Haley Brand Star Rundown Intro by Ethan Hunt...

Sports Prez reflects on outspoken legacy at Texas State

Star alumnus Andrew Zimmel stares into a camera with his hands in the air, with a maroon University Star banner in the background.

Andrew Zimmel, Star Alumnus, Class of 2020

May 16, 2020

Editor’s Note: "-30-" has traditionally been used throughout journalism to indicate the end of a story. The Star calls upon its graduating seniors to write a Senior 30—a farewell piece to our readers—indicating the conclusion of a journalist’s time as an active member of our organization/publication. I came to ...

Class of 2020, We Are Resilient

Star alumna Sandra Sadek sits at a desk with her arms on top, smiling for a photo.

Sandra Sadek, Star Alumna, Class of 2020

May 16, 2020

Editor’s Note: "-30-" has traditionally been used throughout journalism to indicate the end of a story. The Star calls upon its graduating seniors to write a Senior 30—a farewell piece to our readers—indicating the conclusion of a journalist’s time as an active member of our organization/publication. Three years ag...

How COVID-19 changed the game for me

University Star multimedia reporter Kate Connors sits on concrete with a face mask and her camera in her hand, while staring at the camera.

Kate Connors, Multimedia Reporter

May 13, 2020

Never in life did I think I would have to temporarily say goodbye to sports due to a global pandemic. Before March 12, my life was jam-packed with social and sporting events and nights of editing photos. Now, with classes moved online, stores and restaurants closed, college students forced to move...

(Video Documentary) First Black

Carrington Tatum, Ravyn Ammons and Corey Benbow on a title screen with th words

Jaden Edison, Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2020

Southwest Texas State Normal School opened in 1903; 60 years later, Southwest Texas State College admitted its first black students; and over a century later at what is now Texas State University, The Strutters, The University Star and Student Government experienced their first black leaders, respe...

The Star wins 17 awards at the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association

Members of The Star pose for a photo with newspapers covering their faces.

Staff

April 21, 2020

Dear readers, We are pleased to announce that our publication won 17 awards at this year's Texas Intercollegiate Press Association! TIPA is the oldest collegiate media organization in the country. It consists of 77 public and private two-year colleges and four-year universities in Texas that teach j...

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