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The University Star

The Student News Site of Texas State University

The University Star

All content by Haley Velasco
Texas State journalism senior Haley Velasco poses with her stories, Friday, Nov. 24, 2023, at the Trinity Building.

Shining bright at The Star

Haley Velasco, Life and Arts Editor
December 5, 2023
Students reflect on summer adventures

Students reflect on summer adventures

Haley Velasco, Life and Arts Editor
August 23, 2023
Firefighters work inside the new fire station Friday, July 21, 2023, in San Marcos.

SMFD opens sixth fire station

Haley Velasco, Life and Arts Editor
July 21, 2023
juneteenth

San Marcos celebrates Juneteenth

Haley Velasco, Life and Arts Editor & Marisa Nunez, Life and Arts Reporter
June 14, 2023
Awad Abdelgadir (left) and Kathleen Fite pose for a picture with a product from Nile Valley Herb Inc., Sunday, May 22, 2022, at Abdelgadirs home in Austin, Texas.

Remembering Awad Abdelgadir: Sudan’s giving tree

Haley Velasco, Assistant Life and Arts Editor
April 21, 2023
Ernest Kimble keeps an eye out for customers at his job at Burger King in San Marcos in Dec. 2018.

Remembering Ernest Kimble: the Burger King legend

Haley Velasco, Assistant Life and Arts Editor
March 27, 2023
The 2023 Officers of the COSMO Theatre Troupe jump for a photo, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023, outside of the Theatre Center.

COSMO Theatre Troupe creates opportunities for TXST students

Haley Velasco, Assistant Life and Arts Editor
February 23, 2023
Jill and Robert Pankey in their studio in Buda, Texas.

Local couple celebrates individuality, creativity in artwork

Haley Velasco, Assistant Life and Arts Editor
November 18, 2022
pumpkin

San Marcos Kiwanis Club to Run 9th Annual Great Pumpkin Dash

Haley Velasco, Assistant Life and Arts Editor
October 18, 2022
Pawfficer Brady lays out on the steps outside Old Main, Friday, June 24, 2022, at Texas State.

Meet Pawfficer Brady: Texas State’s first therapy K9

Haley Velasco, Assistant Life and Arts Editor
October 6, 2022
Members of the Hays County Master Gardeners take plant inventory at Jacobs Well Greenhouse in 2021.

Local gardeners to grow funds through plant sale

Haley Velasco, Life and Arts Contributor
September 21, 2022
Everyday Zen located at 165 South Guadalupe St. Suite 112 in San Marcos, Texas.

Spirituality opens doors at Everyday Zen

Haley Velasco, Life and Arts Contributor
August 27, 2022
Natasha Valles and her daughters pose for a photo. (Left to right) Isabella Valles, Natasha Valles, Geneva Garner and Jadora Valles. The name GiJaBells is a combination of Natasha Valles daughters given nicknames.

Woman-owned dress shop opens in Tanger Outlets

Haley Velasco, Life and Arts Contributor
June 10, 2022
The crowd at last years Go Wheels Up! Texas festival, May 29, 2021, at the San Marcos Regional Airport.

Go Wheels Up! Texas touches down in San Marcos

Haley Velasco, Life and Arts Contributor
May 16, 2022
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