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Multicultural lounge to open in Honors College

Staff

April 24, 2017


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The Pan African Action Committee invites community members to the opening of the Honors College Multicultural Lounge and Black Students Resource Library April 27. The space was a student-led initiative, and it was designed to provide an area for students from marginalized backgrounds. The event will...

Stellar cafe extends business hours

Staff

April 24, 2017


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With finals week quickly approaching, Stellar Cafe has extended its business hours so students can have a place for extra studying. From April 29 to May 9, Stellar will be open Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to midnight and 8 a.m. to midnight on the weekends. https://www.facebook.com/events/1875472279337088/

Ph.D. in applied computer science approved

Staff

April 24, 2017


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The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has approved Texas State University to offer an innovative and new applied computer science Ph.D. program, according to the Office of Media Relations. This program will be the first in Texas to combine the application of computer science practice and theory...

The Stallions: A free speech staple

The Stallions: A free speech staple

Stacee Collins

April 24, 2017


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Whether students are protesting, preachers are giving sermons or critical conversations are taking place, the Fighting Stallions statue on the Quad has remained a designated free speech area at Texas State. After the video of a Texas State student knocking down anti-abortion posters went viral, th...

Tips from graduating seniors

Tips from graduating seniors

Amanda Heileman

April 24, 2017


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Graduation is fast approaching and many seniors are feeling nostalgic and reflective of their time at Texas State. Some seniors shared tips and advice for incoming students or those finishing their degrees. Manage time Madison Bridges, biology senior, wishes she had managed her time better....

Tube through concerts at Float Fest

Tube through concerts at Float Fest

Ana Deloza

April 24, 2017


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Warmer weather marks the start of music festival season, and one of the biggest events in San Marcos each summer is Float Fest. Float Fest is a two-day festival July 22-23, where attendees can float near Cool River Ranch in the daytime and enjoy live concerts in the evening. The lineup this year includes Zedd, Cage The E...

City takes steps to assess storm damage

City takes steps to assess storm damage

Ashley Skinner

April 17, 2017


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A joint effort between the city of San Marcos and Hays County has resulted in creation of a survey for residents to report damage after the April 11 storm brought high winds, hail and lightning to the city. Last week’s storm reached up to 70 mph winds and brought pea-sized hail. Additionally, San...

Free HIV testing on campus

Staff

April 17, 2017


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There will be free HIV testing for students April 18 at Nueces Room 247. The test will be needle-free, and students should allow 30 minutes for testing and results. Free testing will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m. For more information, students can contact Abbi Mott at [email protected] http://events.txstate.edu/recurrences/46...

Jobs at Amazon

Staff

April 17, 2017


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Amazon will be hosting on-the-spot job offers April 18 at 9 a.m. to April 19 at 4 p.m. to those that meet requirements and can show an ID. Amazon is located on 1401 E. McCarty Lane, and potential employees can walk in at any time. https://www.facebook.com/events/284770308611895/

Interview help with PACE

Staff

April 17, 2017


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The PACE Center will host a free presentation to teach students about interviewing skills at the LBJ Student Center 3-14.1 The presentation will be held April 18 and last from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Free food and door prizes will be available. http://events.txstate.edu/recurrences/46709

Graduate enrollment on the rise

Graduate enrollment on the rise

Ashley Skinner

April 17, 2017


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As the semester comes to an end, enrollment at Texas State is rising and is continuing to break records. The university’s enrollment as of fall 2016 was 38,808 but overall, the Graduate College has seen a dramatic continuous increase over the last few years. In fall of 2016, the Graduate College...

Anonymous article shines negative light on Greek life

Anonymous article shines negative light on Greek life

Paola Esquivel-Oliveros

April 17, 2017


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An article written by an anonymous sorority member at Texas State surfaced on the internet and received a lot of backlash from Greek and non-Greek students. The article was published early March on Total Frat Move, a college lifestyle website. In the article, the anonymous writer mentioned how Gree...

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