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The Student News Site of Texas State University

The University Star




The Student News Site of Texas State University

The University Star

The Student News Site of Texas State University

The University Star

Join The University Star

The University Star accepts applications from students of all majors, experience levels, and backgrounds for a wide variety of non-paid volunteer positions. Working for The University Star is an excellent way to get involved both on and off campus while gaining real-world experience and building your resume.

All applicants must submit the online Application Form. Late and/or incomplete applications will not be considered.

A list of all job descriptions and expectations is included in The University Star handbook. You must read and acknowledge that you have read and understood The University Star handbook on each job application form. You can find The University Star handbook by clicking here.

Applicants are encouraged to apply for as many positions as they intend to pursue seriously. If you have any questions, please email [email protected].


Current Positions Available:

News Reporter

News Reporters are assigned a beat where they are responsible for coverage of all events and issues that arise on that beat. They will become the “expert” on that beat and pitch two stories per week to their editor. This is an unpaid position.

Engagement – Social Media Specialist

Social Media Specialists will work to engage the multiple audiences through various platforms of The University Star. This is an unpaid position.

Life and Arts Reporter

Life and Arts Reporters are assigned a beat where they are responsible for coverage of all events and potential features that arise on that beat. They will become the “expert” on that beat and pitch two stories per week to their editor. This is an unpaid position.

Graphic Designer/Illustrator:

Illustrators will work with columnists and/or reporters to create an illustration or graphic to accompany text.

Comic Artist:

Comic Artists will work with the design editor/editors to create the comic for print newspaper editions.

Sports Reporter:

Sports reporters are assigned a sports beat where they are responsible for coverage of all games and issues that arise on that beat. They will become the “expert” on that beat and pitch two stories per week to their editor. This is an unpaid position.


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