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Self-care obsessed culture is scamming young adults

January 23, 2020

The new trend of “self-care” has taken over the American mindset. From diet, to makeup, to general splurging habits, this new market of self-care products is causing young adults...

Students should refrain from self-diagnosing mental illnesses

January 22, 2020

College students should refrain from self-diagnosing themselves with a mental disorder, because the new trend glamorizes mental health disorders and negatively impacts the legitimacy...

Driver refresher course needed for parking permit recipients

January 21, 2020

To minimize car accident rates and potentially save lives, Texas State should require anyone interested in purchasing a campus parking permit to successfully pass a driver refresher...

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Texas State Regents’ Professors Strongly Support First-Generation Students

Breaking down barriers to student aid: reforming the FAFSA, expanding opportunity

November 12, 2019

By: U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett As midterms closeout and finals loom, paying for college and avoiding student debt can be scarier for Bobcats than even the most challenging...

Our groundwater conservation district can, and must, protect all of you

November 5, 2019

By Jim Blackburn In 2015, the Texas Legislature gave the Barton Springs Edwards Aquifer Conservation District additional territory and responsibility for regulating groundwater...

My assault was silenced by Texas State

November 5, 2019

Trigger warning: this story has graphic content that can be sensitive to some people. By Camelia JuarezI am now a senior at Texas State and I fucking love this school, minus...

Students who are parents need to fire the digital babysitter
Alkek noise level should be strictly monitored and enforced

Alkek noise level should be strictly monitored and enforced

September 25, 2019

Since its opening in 1991, Albert B. Alkek Library has provided countless Texas State students with a safe and resourceful area to be productive. Each of its seven floors...

Elevators are a luxury, not a necessity

Elevators are a luxury, not a necessity

September 17, 2019

Texas State has become so overpopulated even the elevators are not worth waiting for causing inconvenience for those that require the resource. For the betterment of the campus...

Students should not turn to sex work for additional money

Students should not turn to sex work for additional money

September 17, 2019

For college students, money does not often come easy. Rising college costs coupled with the time commitment required of a full-time student equates to limited options to fill...

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