The University Star

Jaden Edison is the editor-in-chief at The University Star and has been with The Star since the spring of 2018. As editor-in-chief, Jaden oversees and gives direction to the entire publication, makes final decisions and represents The Star at public gatherings. Before that, he held roles as a columnist, photojournalist, assistant multimedia editor and most recently multimedia editor. He has also contributed to different sections throughout his time. Throughout those experiences, Jaden has visually and aurally captured and written about everything San Marcos and Texas State-related, ranging from the annual Mermaid Promenade in downtown San Marcos to student protests in the Quad. He is currently a senior majoring in electronic media. When not doing journalism, Jaden is watching films, spending time with friends and family and debating who the greatest rapper of all time is.

Jaden Edison, Multimedia Editor

Aug 04, 2020
Sun Belt to begin football season Labor Day weekend (Story)
Jul 29, 2020
Texas State launches investigation into cyber attack (Story)
Jul 28, 2020
Missing Kyle resident located safe (Story)
Jul 25, 2020
Texas State hosts part one of Restorative Justice Town Hall series (Media)
Jul 21, 2020
Director of Housing & Residential Life talks on-campus living in fall (Media)
Jul 16, 2020
Texas State to release COVID-19 dashboard (Story)
Jul 18, 2020
Suspect identified in officer-involved shooting at San Marcos 7-Eleven (Media)
Jul 01, 2020
Hays County Jail reports 40 inmates diagnosed with COVID-19 (Story)
Jun 30, 2020
County residents demand release of jail inmates amid COVID-19 (Story/Media)
Jun 25, 2020
Q&A with President Trauth about Texas State’s ‘Roadmap to Return’ (Story)
Jun 23, 2020
Gov. Abbott announces expansion of local control over public gatherings (Story)
Jun 20, 2020
Hays County reports 57 new cases of COVID-19 (Story)
Jun 17, 2020
UPDATE: SMPD officer shot in line of duty returns to work (Story)
Jun 17, 2020
Hays County announces temporary closure of two offices (Story)
Jun 15, 2020
(Video) San Marcos shouts for Black Lives Matter (Story)
Jun 15, 2020
‘It’s not something that is just trending’: Students take a stand for Black lives (Media)
Jun 11, 2020
Back-to-back protests: Texas State students and Athletics speak up for Black lives (Story/Media)
Jun 09, 2020
Kobe temporarily closes after employee diagnosed with COVID-19 (Story)
Jun 09, 2020
Grins temporarily closes amid rising COVID-19 cases in San Marcos (Story)
Jun 08, 2020
Curbside meals suspended at SMCISD school after employee tests positive for COVID-19 (Story)
Jun 05, 2020
Former Texas State basketball player accuses Kaspar of making racist remarks (Story)
Jun 04, 2020
(Photo Gallery) San Marcos community gathers at City Hall to honor black lives (Story/Media)
Jun 03, 2020
President Trauth, Rep. Zwiener speak on black student injured by Austin Police (Story)
Jun 03, 2020
The Battalion reports Texas State student as black man injured by Austin police (Story)
Jun 01, 2020
Letter from the Editor: Strutters’ concerns with my documentary (Story)
May 30, 2020
‘It is our time to speak’: San Marcos community protests in honor of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor (Story/Media)
May 28, 2020
Plight to perspective: Beloved black voice retires after decades of student service (Story)
May 25, 2020
Two San Marcos restaurants close after employees test positive for COVID-19 (Story)
May 21, 2020
NCAA to allow on-campus workouts for football and basketball athletes (Story)
May 21, 2020
Suspect in hit-and-run turns himself in, released on bond (Story)
May 21, 2020
Sewell Park to remain closed Memorial Day weekend, reopens summer II (Story)
May 20, 2020
Amazon warehouse employees test positive for COVID-19 (Story)
May 17, 2020
Hays County reports one new case of COVID-19 (Story)
May 16, 2020
Star Rundown: A Farewell Recap (Story)
May 14, 2020
(Photo Gallery) UPD, Chartwells provide food to Hays County first responders (Story/Media)
May 12, 2020
Students call for Texas State to conduct in-person commencement (Story)
May 12, 2020
Texas Rangers identify shooter of fallen SMPD officer (Story)
May 07, 2020
San Marcos adopts program to enhance downtown business engagement (Story)
May 07, 2020
Abbott modifies executive orders, eliminates punishment by jail confinement (Story)
May 06, 2020
Hays County reports 12 new cases of COVID-19 (Story)
May 04, 2020
Texas State appoints its first ever chief compliance officer (Story)
May 04, 2020
Common Experience reveals new theme for 2020-2021 (Media)
May 02, 2020
Star Rundown Saturday: Apartment lease battles, face-to-face instruction and more (Story)
May 01, 2020
(Video Documentary) First Black (Story/Media)
May 01, 2020
Texas State to resume face-to-face instruction during summer II and fall semester (Story)
Apr 25, 2020
Star Rundown Saturday: Officer procession, Texas State relief fund and more (Story)
Apr 24, 2020
COVID-19 updates from Gov. Abbott’s office, April 24, 2020 (Story)
Apr 23, 2020
COVID-19 updates from Gov. Abbott’s office, April 23, 2020 (Story)
Apr 22, 2020
COVID-19 updates from Gov. Abbott’s office, April 22, 2020 (Story)
Apr 22, 2020
City council passes cite-and-release ordinance in final vote (Media)
Apr 22, 2020
Community ‘devastated’ following tragic death of police officer (Story/Media)
Apr 22, 2020
H-E-B to extend temporary hours of operation (Story)
Apr 20, 2020
Students and apartment complexes clash during COVID-19 pandemic (Media)
Apr 19, 2020
City of San Marcos holds press conference for officer killed in line of duty (Story/Media)
Apr 18, 2020
Gov. Abbott releases statement after unconfirmed reports of SMPD officer shooting (Story)
Apr 18, 2020
Officer killed, two others wounded in shooting on Hunter Road (Story)
Apr 18, 2020
Star Rundown Saturday: Children advocacy centers, Employees Union and more (Story)
Apr 18, 2020
Hays County reports four new COVID-19 cases (Story)
Apr 16, 2020
COVID-19 updates from Gov. Abbott’s office, April 16, 2020 (Story)
Apr 13, 2020
Bobcat Bounty creates plan to feed community during COVID-19 pandemic (Story)
Apr 12, 2020
COVID-19 updates from Gov. Abbott’s office, April 12, 2020 (Story)
Apr 11, 2020
Star Rundown Saturday: Ghost town, Gov. Abbott executive order, San Marcos Animal Shelter and more (Story)
Apr 11, 2020
COVID-19 updates from Gov. Abbott’s office, April 11, 2020 (Story)
Nov 19, 2019
Opinion: Holidays can be hard on students (Media)
Apr 09, 2020
COVID-19 updates from Gov. Abbott’s office, April 9, 2020 (Story)
Apr 08, 2020
Gov. Abbott announces funds to aid victim service organizations, suspends in-person contact with public officers (Story)
Apr 07, 2020
County reports two additional COVID-19 cases, bringing total to 61 (Media)
Apr 07, 2020
Gov. Abbott announces rule to help healthcare facilities implement social distancing (Story)
Apr 07, 2020
Cite-and-release vote could tie given Marquez resignation (Media)
Apr 07, 2020
Senate members protest Student Government Consitution referendum, appeal board’s decision twice (Media)
Apr 07, 2020
Gov. Abbott orders Texas historic sites and state parks to close in response to COVID-19 (Story)
Apr 06, 2020
Gov. Abbott announces initiative to increase child care access for COVID-19 frontline workers (Story)
Apr 04, 2020
Gov. Abbott discusses COVID-19 with White House Coronavirus Task Force doctor (Story)
Apr 01, 2020
COVID-19 response leaves uncertainty among incoming Texas State students (Story/Media)
Mar 31, 2020
(Photo Gallery) COVID-19 and social distancing turn campus hot spots cold (Story/Media)
Mar 31, 2020
Opinion: Republicans in Congress show their ignorance on Carrizo cane control (Media)
Mar 27, 2020
(Audio Story) Gen Z, Take The Virus Seriously (Story/Media)
Mar 24, 2020
(Podcast) The Block: Conversation with Dr. Ronald Johnson (Story)
Mar 17, 2020
Gov. Abbott activates Texas National Guard in response to COVID-19 (Story)
Mar 15, 2020
Hays County issues state of disaster amid COVID-19 concerns, first presumptive case (Media)
Mar 16, 2020
Hays County confirms third case of COVID-19 (Story)
Mar 16, 2020
San Marcos prohibits gatherings of over 50 people (Media)
Mar 14, 2020
H-E-B adjusts store hours during COVID-19 pandemic (Story)
Mar 14, 2020
Alkek Library to remain open over extended spring break, computer labs closed (Story)
Mar 10, 2020
Voters see long lines at LBJ (Media)
Mar 10, 2020
Council Member Jocabed Marquez to resign from city council (Media)
Mar 10, 2020
Opinion: Emotional abuse is still abuse (Media)
Mar 10, 2020
Opinion: Trans athletes are not the problem (Media)
Mar 09, 2020
Texas State students and a professor in self-quarantine in relation to coronavirus (Media)
Mar 08, 2020
(Photo Gallery) Wild Art of the Week: Super Tuesday, crawfish boil, music at Sewell and more (Story/Media)
Mar 05, 2020
City Council discusses criminal justice reform (Media)
Mar 04, 2020
2020 Super Tuesday election results (Media)
Mar 04, 2020
Opinion: Society needs to learn to criticize constructively (Media)
Mar 03, 2020
Holle twins celebrated with Senior Night win (Media)
Feb 29, 2020
(Podcast) The Block: Conversation with Richmond Kingsford (Story/Media)
Feb 29, 2020
(Video) Star Rundown: Upcycling, China study abroad trip canceled, Terry and Pearson and more (Story)
Feb 25, 2020
Opinion: Students should actively support their favorite musicians (Media)
Feb 27, 2020
Opinion: Embrace mediocrity (Media)
Feb 25, 2020
Budding African American studies minor to continue expanding (Media)
Feb 23, 2020
Opinion: ‘Accidentally’ killing birds is not an excuse (Media)
Feb 20, 2020
(Video) Star Rundown: Vie Lofts, baseball victories and student housing (Story)
Feb 18, 2020
Opinion: The lonely reality of a first-generation student is often forgotten (Media)
Feb 17, 2020
Opinion: Fickle is not a bad thing (Media)
Feb 16, 2020
(Photo Gallery) Wild Art of the Week: Quad prayer, 3D art, Galentine’s and more (Story/Media)
Nov 14, 2019
Opinion: Governor Abbott does not care about justice (Media)
Feb 13, 2020
(Video) Star Rundown: Alcohol at George’s, Kissing Alley and softball dingers (Story)
Feb 13, 2020
Alkek Library to require ID access during late-night hours (Story)
Feb 13, 2020
(Podcast) The Block: Conversation with Nijal Pearson (Story/Media)
Feb 10, 2020
Opinion: Western philosophy alienates black people (Media)
Feb 10, 2020
Opinion: Texas State should commit to bird-proofing campus facilities (Media)
Feb 08, 2020
(Video) From the Prez: Upcoming golf invitational, Texas State baseball return and more (Story)
Feb 07, 2020
(Video) Star Rundown: Cape’s Dam, Texas State softball vs. Olympic team and side hustles (Story)
Feb 06, 2020
Slave labor dispute floods Cape’s Dam (Media)
Feb 03, 2020
Opinion: Students with no prior experience need not apply (Media)
Feb 02, 2020
(Photo Gallery) Wild Art of the Week: Texas State cheer and band, fly fishing, campus tour and more (Story/Media)
Jan 30, 2020
(Video) Star Rundown: Men’s basketball, jail expansion and Paper Bear (Story)
Jan 29, 2020
Countdown to the Oscars: “Jojo Rabbit” brings comedy to the Oscars (Media)
Jan 28, 2020
Texas State loses at the buzzer to in-state rival UTA (Media)
Jan 28, 2020
Alkek renovations bring innovation (Media)
Jan 28, 2020
Opinion: Sexual assault needs to be redefined (Media)
Jan 26, 2020
(Photo Gallery) Texas State men’s basketball vs. UTA, Jan. 25, 2020 (Story/Media)
Jan 23, 2020
(Video) Star Rundown: First episode of 2020 (Story)
Jan 22, 2020
(Photo Gallery) The 36th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Celebration (Story/Media)
Jan 22, 2020
(Audio Story) The 36th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Celebration (Story/Media)
Jan 23, 2020
Opinion: Self-care obsessed culture is scamming young adults (Media)
Jan 22, 2020
Opinion: Students should refrain from self-diagnosing mental illnesses (Media)
Jan 21, 2020
Opinion: Driver refresher course needed for parking permit recipients (Media)
Jan 20, 2020
Spring 2020 Bobcat Shuttle Changes (Media)
Jan 10, 2020
Spavital hires new tight ends coach (Story)
Jan 02, 2020
God the Mother speaks (Media)
Dec 31, 2019
(Gallery) Best photos of 2019 (Story/Media)
Dec 23, 2019
(Video) Memorable Video Moments of 2019 (Story)
Dec 17, 2019
(Photo Story) College, Care and Chickens (Story)
Dec 13, 2019
Sights and Sounds takes safety precautions this year (Media)
Dec 06, 2019
A look into juvenile sex offenders (Media)
Dec 06, 2019
(Video Documentary) Flaka: The Legacy of Brihana Landrum (Story)
Nov 30, 2019
(Video) Star Rundown: Happy Holidays, Nov. 27, 2019 (Story)
Nov 22, 2019
(Video) Star Rundown, Nov. 20, 2019 (Story)
Nov 19, 2019
San Marcos 10 revisit Texas State for 50-year protest anniversary (Media)
Nov 20, 2019
Texas State develops tools to diversify faculty (Media)
Nov 19, 2019
Regents approve new tuition proposal (Media)
Nov 14, 2019
Fire department investigates explosion on Chestnut Street (Media)
Nov 14, 2019
Two dead in traffic collision on I-35 (Story)
Nov 12, 2019
Department of Education to conduct campus crime program review (Media)
Nov 10, 2019
(Photo Gallery) Veterans Day Parade, Nov. 9, 2019 (Story/Media)
Nov 06, 2019
Suspect charged after firing a gun on the Square (Story)
Nov 05, 2019
Election night 2019 in San Marcos (Media)
Nov 04, 2019
Taskforce established ahead of Supreme Court DACA case (Media)
Oct 29, 2019
Community honors the dead through Día de Los Muertos festivities (Media)
Oct 23, 2019
Student found unresponsive in Laurel Hall, later pronounced dead (Media)
Oct 22, 2019
Soccer secures a win, takes a loss over weekend (Media)
Oct 16, 2019
(Photo Gallery) Best of ‘Common’ Experience (Story/Media)
Oct 16, 2019
“Common” experience event brings record-breaking turnout (Media)
Oct 15, 2019
Student Government addresses “homophobic” actions by campus organization (Media)
Oct 15, 2019
Texas State to hire compliance specialists (Media)
Oct 16, 2019
Student Government retention rate suffers (Media)
Oct 08, 2019
Texas Legislator weighs in on Clery report (Media)
Oct 08, 2019
The ups and downs of Texas State soccer, explained (Media)
Oct 08, 2019
Shutout weekend turns around Bobcat soccer season (Media)
Sep 27, 2019
Vie Lofts evacuation order lifted (Media)
Oct 01, 2019
Student Government roundtable addresses campus issues (Media)
Sep 24, 2019
(Photo Gallery) 2019 Mermaid Promenade (Story/Media)
Sep 20, 2019
162 residents evacuated at Vie Lofts (Media)
Sep 17, 2019
University officials attempt to fill gaps in Clery reporting (Media)
Sep 10, 2019
Take out your earbuds and enjoy the live scene (Media)
Sep 05, 2019
Living on campus is more beneficial than off-campus (Media)
Sep 05, 2019
Campus delivery encourages users to be lazy and antisocial (Media)
Sep 03, 2019
Game of Thrones: from the screen to the classroom (Media)
Sep 03, 2019
Hays County Commissioners Court to keep Texas State polling location following outcry (Media)
Aug 30, 2019
Parking Services goes digital (Media)
Aug 29, 2019
Photo Gallery: Best of #TXSTMoveIn (Story/Media)
Aug 29, 2019
Photo Gallery: Best of #TravelWithTheStar (Story/Media)
Aug 29, 2019
Volleyball and soccer projected to win it all after sweeping preseason awards (Media)
Aug 20, 2019
(Video) #TXSTMoveIn: Parent Edition (Story/Media)
Jul 15, 2019
Summer Wild Art (Story/Media)
Jul 10, 2019
Students need to take part in dialogue about climate change (Media)
Jul 10, 2019
New on-campus dining changes should not be implemented (Media)
Jul 07, 2019
Sending unsolicited lewd images is set to be a class C misdemeanor (Media)
Jun 30, 2019
San Marcos Premium Outlets offers residents extra discounts (Media)
Jun 15, 2019
Chicago company acquires Texas-based Whataburger (Story)
Jun 12, 2019
Vie Management acquires and remodels Ella Lofts (Media)
Jun 05, 2019
College students should consider subleasing for the summer (Media)
Jun 05, 2019
Repercussions of new Alabama Abortion Law for women (Media)
Jun 05, 2019
One found deceased at The Village on Telluride apartment complex, fifth homicide of the year (Story)
Jun 05, 2019
H-E-B remodels to better serve the community (Media)
Jun 04, 2019
Texas State switches from TRACS to Canvas (Media)
Jun 04, 2019
Wild Art: June 4 Issue (Story/Media)
Jun 04, 2019
Five local events to attend this summer (Media)
May 28, 2019
P. Terry’s San Marcos opening brings local charity donations (Media)
May 24, 2019
Former teacher at San Marcos High School wanted for sexual assault (Story)
May 22, 2019
Texas State student pronounced dead after an apparent drowning (Story)
May 09, 2019
Sports Podcast: ‘Cats Got Our Tongues Ep. 8 (Story)
May 09, 2019
The workings of Parking Services, what students can expect (Story/Media)
May 09, 2019
Photo Gallery: Emergency Student Government Senate Meeting May 8 (Story/Media)
May 07, 2019
Sports Podcast: ‘Cats Got Our Tongues Ep. 7 (Story)
May 01, 2019
Bobcat Village welcomes new live-in security guard (Media)
May 05, 2019
Second murder-suicide hits San Marcos (Story)
May 04, 2019
Traffic accident on IH35 results in one fatality (Story)
Apr 26, 2019
Sports Podcast: ‘Cats Got Our Tongues Ep. 6 (Story)
Apr 23, 2019
Wild Art of the Week: April 16 (Story)
Apr 23, 2019
Photo Gallery: Bobcat Pause (Story/Media)
Apr 19, 2019
Sports Podcast: ‘Cats Got Our Tongues Ep. 5 (Story)
Apr 17, 2019
Remembering fallen Bobcats (Media)
Apr 16, 2019
Student Government president vetos TPUSA legislation (Media)
Apr 11, 2019
Sports Podcast: ‘Cats Got Our Tongues Ep.4 (Story)
Apr 09, 2019
Student Government bans TPUSA from campus, dedicates Ms. Susie memorial (Media)
Apr 09, 2019
Student Government passes legislation banning TPUSA, likely to be blocked by administration (Media)
Apr 04, 2019
Sports Podcast: ‘Cats Got Our Tongues Ep.3 (Story)
Apr 02, 2019
LBJ’s $30M construction to bring more space and multicultural center (Media)
Mar 29, 2019
Sports Podcast: ‘Cats Got Our Tongues Ep. 2 (Story)
Mar 08, 2019
Sports Podcast: ‘Cats Got Our Tongues Ep.1 (Story)
Mar 05, 2019
UPD officer proposes on-campus drone usage (Media)
Mar 05, 2019
Student Government concludes TPUSA investigation (Media)
Feb 26, 2019
VeoRide helps San Marcos environment (Media)
Feb 19, 2019
Presidential candidates present platforms during Student Government debate (Media)
Feb 12, 2019
Student Government takes on third administration of academic year (Media)
Feb 12, 2019
African-American studies is a long-awaited milestone for students (Media)
Feb 07, 2019
Under new guidance, UPD should embrace community policing (Story)
Feb 05, 2019
Gonzales-Castillo withdraw from Student Government following staffing controversies (Media)
Feb 05, 2019
New UPD Chief Clouse to make department accessible, transparent (Media)
Jan 28, 2019
From the ashes: Iconic Village to rebuild apartments destroyed in blaze (Media)
Jan 22, 2019
Texas State has had enough of Teis (Story)
Nov 13, 2018
San Marcos hosts Veterans Day Parade (Media)
Nov 06, 2018
Student Government creates Student Leadership Roundtable (Media)
Nov 06, 2018
Allow students to have a final say in professor tenure and promotion (Story)
Oct 30, 2018
Student Government condemns racism, opens parking at game for spirit organizations (Media)
Oct 25, 2018
TPUSA leaders draw crowd during Campus Clash tour (Media)
Oct 24, 2018
The City Council vote is a vote for a better San Marcos (Story)
Oct 16, 2018
Student Government reopens Cabinet position applications, elects Boreing-Becerra election investigation committee chairperson (Media)
Sep 25, 2018
Student Government has lost its legitimacy (Story)
Sep 06, 2018
The college experience is not worth an addiction (Story)
Sep 06, 2018
Beto O’Rourke is the best candidate for students (Story)
May 15, 2018
Human trafficking deserves our attention (Story)
Apr 29, 2018
The Texas justice system is guilty of classism (Story)
Apr 18, 2018
Laura Ingraham is the April fool (Story)
Apr 10, 2018
Best Italian Restaurant: Italian Garden (Story)
Mar 27, 2018
The effectiveness of hashtag activism (Story)
Mar 24, 2018
The issue of mental illness amongst student-athletes (Story)
Mar 16, 2018
Marjory Stoneman Douglas students can change the status quo (Story)
Mar 10, 2018
The covert racism within military recruitment is unethical (Story)
Feb 20, 2018
When Two Words is more than two words (Story)
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