The University Star

Daniel Weeks is the news editor at The University Star and has been with The Star since the fall of 2019. As news editor, Daniel copy edits all news content, manages the news staff and assigns news stories created by his team of reporters, fellow staff members and contributors. Before becoming news editor,  Daniel served as the assistant news editor and as a news reporter. He is currently a junior majoring in journalism and mass communication with a minor in English. He is also an avid coffee drinker and dedicated fan of reality television.

Daniel Weeks, News Editor

Sep 17, 2020
Texas State reports 25 new COVID-19 cases (Story)
Sep 17, 2020
Redpoint Apartments murder suspect turns himself in (Story)
Sep 17, 2020
Hays County reports 22 new COVID-19 cases, 52 recoveries (Story)
Sep 17, 2020
Gov. Abbott expands restaurant and gym capacities (Story)
Sep 16, 2020
Texas State reports 17 new COVID-19 cases (Story)
Sep 16, 2020
Hays County reports 32 new COVID-19 cases, 58 recoveries (Story)
Sep 15, 2020
Texas State reports 27 new COVID-19 cases (Story)
Sep 15, 2020
Hays County reports nine new COVID-19 cases, 94 recoveries (Story)
Sep 15, 2020
San Marcos to receive third round of federal COVID-19 relief funds (Story)
Sep 14, 2020
Texas State reports 43 new COVID-19 cases (Story)
Sep 14, 2020
Hays County reports one new COVID-19 fatality (Story)
Sep 11, 2020
Texas State reports 38 new COVID-19 cases (Story)
Sep 11, 2020
City Council candidates focus campaigns on affordable housing, workforce (Story)
Sep 11, 2020
Texas State to receive federal grant for active shooter response training (Story)
Sep 10, 2020
Texas State reports 12 new COVID-19 cases (Story)
Sep 10, 2020
Hays County reports eight new COVID-19 cases, 46 recoveries (Story)
Sep 09, 2020
Texas State seeks additional quarantine, isolation space on campus (Story)
Sep 09, 2020
Texas State reports 16 new COVID-19 cases (Story)
Sep 09, 2020
Hays County reports 34 new COVID-19 cases, 69 recoveries (Story)
Sep 08, 2020
Texas State reports 61 new COVID-19 cases (Story)
Sep 08, 2020
Hays County reports one new COVID-19 fatality (Story)
Sep 04, 2020
Hays County reports 25 new COVID-19 cases, 66 recoveries (Story)
Sep 03, 2020
Texas State reports 27 new COVID-19 cases (Story)
Sep 03, 2020
Hays County reports 21 new COVID-19 cases, 110 recoveries (Story)
Sep 02, 2020
Texas State reports 10 new COVID-19 cases (Story)
Sep 02, 2020
Hays County reports two new COVID-19 fatalities (Story)
Sep 01, 2020
Texas State reports seven new COVID-19 cases (Story)
Sep 01, 2020
Hays County reports one new COVID-19 fatality (Story)
Aug 31, 2020
Texas State reports 26 new COVID-19 cases (Story)
Aug 31, 2020
Hays County reports one new COVID-19 fatality (Story)
Aug 28, 2020
Texas State reports 17 new student COVID-19 cases (Story)
Aug 28, 2020
Hays County reports 21 new COVID-19 cases, 51 recoveries (Story)
Aug 27, 2020
Texas State reports seven new COVID-19 cases (Story)
Aug 27, 2020
Hays County reports 18 new COVID-19 cases, 19 recoveries (Story)
Aug 26, 2020
Texas State reports eight new COVID-19 cases (Story)
Aug 26, 2020
Hays County reports one new COVID-19 fatality (Story)
Aug 26, 2020
Texas State COVID-19 dashboard adds 26 new cases (Story)
Aug 25, 2020
Texas State to house evacuated Lamar University students and staff (Story)
Aug 25, 2020
Fraudulent calls increase in San Marcos (Story)
Aug 24, 2020
Hays County reports 47 new COVID-19 cases, 19 recoveries (Story)
Aug 20, 2020
Hays County reports two new COVID-19 fatalities (Story)
Aug 20, 2020
Hays County to offer free COVID-19 testing (Story)
Aug 19, 2020
Hays County reports two new COVID-19 fatalities (Story)
Aug 19, 2020
Man found dead in San Marcos (Story)
Aug 18, 2020
Hays County reports 42 new COVID-19 cases, 125 recoveries (Story)
Aug 17, 2020
Hays County reports 39 new COVID-19 cases, 42 recoveries (Story)
Aug 13, 2020
Administration responds to faculty request for more course delivery control (Story)
Aug 12, 2020
Texas State launches contact tracing system (Story)
Aug 11, 2020
Hays County reports 16 new COVID-19 cases, 67 recoveries (Story)
Aug 11, 2020
Texas State reports two new student COVID-19 cases (Story)
Aug 10, 2020
Hays County jail reports two new COVID-19 cases (Story)
Aug 10, 2020
Hays County reports one new COVID-19 fatality (Story)
Aug 10, 2020
First generation and low-income students to receive federal financial assistance (Story)
Aug 07, 2020
Hays County reports 23 new COVID-19 cases, 49 recoveries (Story)
Aug 07, 2020
Student Business Services to no longer accept cash payments (Story)
Aug 06, 2020
Students prepare for fall uncertainty following quarantine request (Story)
Aug 06, 2020
Hays County reports 20 new COVID-19 cases, 38 recoveries (Story)
Aug 05, 2020
Texas State reports three new COVID-19 cases (Story)
Aug 05, 2020
Hays County reports three new COVID-19 fatalities (Story)
Aug 04, 2020
Hays County reports two new COVID-19 fatalities (Story)
Aug 04, 2020
Hays County jail reports one new inmate COVID-19 case (Story)
Aug 03, 2020
Hays County reports one new COVID-19 fatality (Story)
Jul 31, 2020
Texas State reports additional student COVID-19 case (Story)
Jul 31, 2020
Hays County jail reports one new inmate COVID-19 case (Story)
Jul 31, 2020
Texas State revises fee structure for online and hybrid classes (Story)
Jul 30, 2020
Hays County reports three new COVID-19 fatalities (Story)
Jul 29, 2020
Parker Drive situation declared false alarm (Story)
Jul 29, 2020
Hays County reports 31 new COVID-19 cases, 65 recoveries (Story)
Jul 29, 2020
Texas State faculty urge administrative action on campus return (Story)
Jul 28, 2020
Texas State reports additional student COVID-19 case (Story)
Jul 28, 2020
Hays County reports 42 new COVID-19 cases, 73 recoveries (Story)
Jul 27, 2020
Texas State reports no new COVID-19 cases (Story)
Jul 27, 2020
Hays County jail reports six new COVID-19 cases, ten recoveries (Story)
Jul 27, 2020
Hays County reports one new COVID-19 fatality (Story)
Jul 27, 2020
Gov. Abbott extends early voting for November election (Story)
Jul 24, 2020
Hays County jail reports no new COVID-19 cases (Story)
Jul 24, 2020
Hays County reports two new COVID-19 fatalities (Story)
Jul 23, 2020
Hays County reports 46 new COVID-19 cases, 79 recover (Story)
Jul 23, 2020
Hays County jail reports two new COVID-19 cases (Story)
Jul 22, 2020
Poll shows faculty discontent with return to face-to-face instruction (Story)
Jul 22, 2020
Hays County jail reports no new COVID-19 cases, two inmates recover (Story)
Jul 22, 2020
Hays County reports one new COVID-19 fatality (Story)
Jul 21, 2020
Candidate filing period opens for November election (Story)
Jul 21, 2020
Hays County jail reports two new COVID-19 cases among inmates (Story)
Jul 21, 2020
Hays County implements burn ban (Story)
Jul 21, 2020
Hays County reports four new COVID-19 fatalities (Story)
Jul 20, 2020
Hays County reports 114 new COVID-19 cases, 52 recoveries (Story)
Jul 20, 2020
Public survey opens as part of SMPD chief search (Story)
Jul 19, 2020
Missing Buda resident located safe (Story)
Jul 17, 2020
SMPD searching for information on burglary suspects (Story)
Jul 17, 2020
Hays County reports three new COVID-19 fatalities (Story)
Jul 17, 2020
Hays County to suspend weekend COVID-19 updates (Story)
Jul 17, 2020
Missing Wimberley resident located unharmed and safe (Story)
Jul 16, 2020
President Trauth announces virtual town hall series from DE&I (Story)
Jul 15, 2020
Hays County reports one new COVID-19 fatality (Story)
Jul 14, 2020
ICE rescinds rule keeping international students from online courses (Story)
Jul 14, 2020
Hays County reports two new COVID-19 fatalities (Story)
Jul 14, 2020
Election Day for primary runoff begins in Hays County (Story)
Jul 13, 2020
Hays County reports 88 new COVID-19 cases, 38 recoveries (Story)
Jul 13, 2020
Vehicle collision results in motorcyclist fatality (Story)
Jul 12, 2020
San Marcos to offer free COVID-19 testing at Toyota Rattler Stadium (Story)
Jul 11, 2020
Hays County reports 33 new COVID-19 cases (Story)
Jul 10, 2020
Hays County reports 92 new COVID-19 cases, 49 recoveries (Story)
Jul 10, 2020
Gov. Abbott extends statewide COVID-19 disaster declaration (Story)
Jul 09, 2020
Hays County reports 81 new COVID-19 cases (Story)
Jul 08, 2020
Hays County braces for primary runoff election amid COVID-19 (Story)
Jul 08, 2020
Gov. Abbott allocates federal funds to higher education financial aid (Story)
Jul 08, 2020
Hays County announces Cite and Divert program (Story)
Jul 07, 2020
Hays County reports 50 new COVID-19 cases, 53 recoveries (Story)
Jul 06, 2020
Hays County reports three new fatalities, 77 new COVID-19 cases (Story)
Jul 05, 2020
Hays County reports 28 new COVID-19 cases (Story)
Jul 04, 2020
Hays County reports 21 new COVID-19 cases (Story)
Jul 03, 2020
Hays County reports 17 new COVID-19 cases (Story)
Jul 02, 2020
Hays County reports 126 new COVID-19 cases (Story)
Jul 02, 2020
Gov. Abbott mandates face coverings in Texas (Story)
Jul 01, 2020
Texas State promotes 65 faculty members, approves tenure for 35 (Story)
Jun 29, 2020
Early voting for primary runoff election begins in Hays County (Story)
Jun 28, 2020
Hays County reports 117 new COVID-19 cases (Story)
Jun 28, 2020
Texas State administration building reports multiple COVID-19 cases (Story)
Jun 27, 2020
Hays County reports 54 new COVID-19 cases, one new fatality (Story)
Jun 25, 2020
Hays County reports 81 new COVID-19 cases, six new hospitalizations (Story)
Jun 25, 2020
Five Mile Dam Park closed until further notice (Story)
Jun 25, 2020
Hays County to offer additional free COVID-19 testing (Story)
Jun 24, 2020
San Marcos transit services to require face masks (Story)
Jun 24, 2020
Hays County reports 193 new COVID-19 cases (Story)
Jun 23, 2020
Hays County’s COVID-19 response evolves as cases surge (Story)
Jun 22, 2020
Hays County reports 160 new COVID-19 cases (Story)
Jun 22, 2020
Hays County HEB stores to require face masks (Story)
Jun 22, 2020
Live updates: San Marcos businesses respond to new COVID-19 cases (Story)
Jun 21, 2020
Hays County reports 103 new COVID-19 cases (Story)
Jun 19, 2020
San Marcos river parks to close following COVID-19 case surge (Story)
Jun 19, 2020
(Video) Black history professors reflect on significance behind Juneteenth (Story)
Jun 19, 2020
Hays County reports 103 new COVID-19 cases, 51 recover (Story)
Jun 18, 2020
Texas State announces ‘Roadmap to Return’ to campus (Story)
Jun 18, 2020
Hays County issues executive order requiring face masks in public (Story)
Jun 17, 2020
Hays County reports 145 new COVID-19 cases (Story)
Jun 17, 2020
Texas State custodian dies on San Marcos campus (Story)
Jun 17, 2020
Hays County epidemiologist provides updates on rising COVID-19 cases (Story)
Jun 17, 2020
City Council seeks to improve COVID-19 testing capabilities (Story)
Jun 16, 2020
Gov. Abbott addresses hospital capacity in Texas, accused of inaccurate statements on Hays County (Story)
Jun 16, 2020
San Marcos COVID-19 testing site tests over 700, more tests scheduled (Story)
Jun 15, 2020
Hays County reports 265 new COVID-19 cases (Story)
Jun 15, 2020
Texas State summer enrollment jumps significantly, students feel isolated (Story)
Jun 13, 2020
Hays County reports 142 new COVID-19 cases (Story)
Jun 12, 2020
Hays County reports 99 new COVID-19 cases, 215 active in San Marcos (Story)
Jun 11, 2020
VPSA announces summer II health and safety guideline changes (Story)
Jun 11, 2020
San Marcos to offer free COVID testing June 14 and 20 (Story)
Jun 11, 2020
Hays County reports 82 new COVID-19 cases, San Marcos with most active (Story)
Jun 09, 2020
Cabana Beach Apartments resident tests positive for COVID-19 (Story)
Jun 08, 2020
Hays County reports 43 new COVID-19 cases since Friday, no recoveries (Story)
Jun 07, 2020
Three days, three protests: San Marcos shouts for Black Lives Matter (Story)
Jun 05, 2020
University work groups present health and safety guidelines, mandates face masks (Story)
Jun 05, 2020
Hays County reports nine new cases of COVID-19, 13 recover (Story)
Jun 04, 2020
Texas State staff member no longer with university following alleged use of racial slur (Story)
Jun 04, 2020
Hays County reports four new cases of COVID-19, eight recover (Story)
Jun 02, 2020
City Council moves forward with COVID-19 project funding (Story)
Jun 02, 2020
Hays County reports 18 new COVID-19 cases, nine recover (Story)
Jun 02, 2020
SMPD searching for suspect in hit-and-run fatality (Story)
Jun 01, 2020
Students experience relief and rejection from Bobcat Cares (Story)
May 31, 2020
Hays County reports six new COVID-19 cases, three recover (Story)
May 30, 2020
‘It is our time to speak’: San Marcos community protests in honor of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor (Story)
May 29, 2020
President Trauth provides updates from work groups (Story)
May 28, 2020
UPDATE: Suspects identified in Sadler House shooting (Story)
May 28, 2020
President Trauth makes LGBTQIA+ task force a permanent university entity (Story)
May 28, 2020
Hays County reports 17 new cases of COVID-19 (Story)
May 27, 2020
Texas Supreme Court blocks mail-in voting expansion (Story)
May 27, 2020
Hays County reports 18 new COVID-19 cases, four recover (Story)
May 26, 2020
Hays County reports nine new COVID-19 cases, three recover (Story)
May 26, 2020
Gov. Abbott announces new openings under phase II (Story)
May 24, 2020
Hays County reports no new cases of COVID-19, no recoveries (Story)
May 22, 2020
Texas businesses and services able to open today (Story)
May 22, 2020
Gov. Abbott suspends in-person visitations in county jails (Story)
May 22, 2020
Hays County reports eight new cases of COVID-19 (Story)
May 21, 2020
Gov. Abbott updates from May 21 (Story)
May 21, 2020
Hays County reports eight new COVID-19 cases, three recover (Story)
May 20, 2020
Hays County hosts virtual town hall for input on highway planning (Story)
May 20, 2020
SMPD headquarters evacuated due to gas leak (Story)
May 20, 2020
Gov. Abbott directs Texas universities to reduce budgets (Story)
May 20, 2020
City Council passes city improvement plan and commercial scooter ban (Story)
May 19, 2020
Hays County reports three new cases of COVID-19, two recover (Story)
May 18, 2020
Gov. Abbott announces second phase of Texas reopening (Story)
May 18, 2020
Texas State announces summer parking rules and shuttle schedules (Story)
May 16, 2020
Hays County reports no new cases of COVID-19, one recovers (Story)
May 15, 2020
Hays County reports two new cases of COVID-19 (Story)
May 15, 2020
Hays County releases current census response rates (Story)
May 14, 2020
Hays County reports two new cases of COVID-19 (Story)
May 14, 2020
Texas State lecturer passes away (Story)
May 14, 2020
Rep. Zwiener to distribute face masks in San Marcos and Buda (Story)
May 12, 2020
San Marcos Police Department searches for information on armed man (Story)
May 11, 2020
President Trauth announces cancellation of in-person commencement ceremonies (Story)
May 11, 2020
Hays County reports five new cases of COVID-19, 11 recover (Story)
May 09, 2020
Hays County reports one new case of COVID-19 (Story)
May 08, 2020
Hays County reports four new COVID-19 cases, one new death (Story)
May 08, 2020
Hays County reports second COVID-19 fatality (Story)
May 07, 2020
Hays County reports four new COVID-19 cases (Story)
May 06, 2020
San Marcos seeks applicants for COVID-19 response funds (Story)
May 06, 2020
City Council enacts temporary parklet program, amends fiscal year budget (Story)
May 05, 2020
Hays County reports seven new COVID-19 cases, five more recover (Story)
May 04, 2020
Hays County reports nine new cases of COVID-19 (Story)
May 03, 2020
Hays County reports one new COVID-19 case (Story)
May 02, 2020
Hays County reports no new COVID-19 cases, one case recovers (Story)
May 02, 2020
President Trauth announces university budget cut (Story)
May 01, 2020
Hays County reports two new COVID-19 cases, three more recover (Story)
Apr 30, 2020
Hays County reports no new COVID-19 cases (Story)
Apr 29, 2020
Hays County reports five new COVID-19 cases, active cases decrease to 73 (Story)
Apr 28, 2020
Hays County reports five new cases of COVID-19 (Story)
Apr 27, 2020
Hays County reports six new cases of COVID-19 (Story)
Apr 27, 2020
Q&A Re Bobcat Cares with University President Trauth (Story)
Apr 26, 2020
Hays County reports no new cases of COVID-19 (Story)
Apr 25, 2020
Hays County confirms one new case of COVID-19 (Story)
Apr 23, 2020
Hays County confirms four new cases of COVID-19 (Story)
Apr 22, 2020
SJMC summer II classes moved to online courses (Story)
Apr 20, 2020
Hays County reports eight new COVID-19 cases (Story)
Apr 17, 2020
Hays County reports four new COVID-19 cases (Story)
Apr 16, 2020
Hays County confirms eight new COVID-19 cases (Story)
Apr 15, 2020
COVID-19 updates from Gov. Abbott’s office, April 15, 2020 (Story)
Apr 12, 2020
Gov. Abbott extends statewide disaster declaration (Story)
Apr 11, 2020
No new COVID-19 cases reported in Hays County, six tests pending (Story)
Apr 10, 2020
Three new COVID-19 cases confirmed, totaling 82 cases in Hays County (Story)
Apr 09, 2020
City council approves first reading of cite-and-release ordinance, COVID-19 eviction ordinance (Story)
Apr 08, 2020
Gov. Abbott utilizes Texas National Guard to increase face mask production (Story)
Apr 07, 2020
CDC recommends wearing cloth face masks in public, county considering making it required (Story)
Apr 03, 2020
San Marcos receives $6 million in coronavirus relief funds (Story)
Mar 27, 2020
Texas State faculty member tests positive for COVID-19 (Story)
Mar 24, 2020
Texas State closes Sewell Park (Story)
Mar 19, 2020
Texas closes restaurants, gyms and schools (Story)
Mar 10, 2020
Texas State responds to spread of coronavirus (Story)
Mar 10, 2020
Council Member Jocabed Marquez to resign from city council (Story)
Feb 19, 2020
City Council amends affordable housing policy (Story)
Feb 17, 2020
Texas State hires new Clery Act Compliance Specialist (Story)
Feb 08, 2020
Student Government holding debate Feb. 10 (Story)
Feb 06, 2020
City Council passes new development with affordable rental housing (Story/Media)
Feb 04, 2020
Fraternity suspended after university investigation (Story)
Feb 03, 2020
Texas State shuttle collision on Sessom Drive (Story)
Jan 28, 2020
City official’s tweet brings ethics controversy (Story)
Jan 23, 2020
Flavored vape products take a hit from federal action (Story)
Jan 22, 2020
City Council moves to rezone certain areas in San Marcos (Story/Media)
Jan 14, 2020
North Hays Republican Group holds sheriff candidate forum (Story/Media)
Jan 10, 2020
Ethics Review Commission investigates City Council member tweet (Story)
Jan 08, 2020
City Council receives update from Complete Count Committee (Story)
Jan 05, 2020
Rollover incident results in two fatalities (Story)
Dec 23, 2019
Student assaulted by fraternity members files lawsuit (Story)
Dec 18, 2019
City Council moves forward with Mitigation Action Plan (Story/Media)
Dec 09, 2019
Student organization publishes in-class recording of Texas State professor (Story)
Dec 04, 2019
City council discusses land development code changes (Story/Media)
Dec 02, 2019
San Marcos’ Mitigation Action Plan aims to avoid disaster damage (Story)
Nov 18, 2019
Downtown mobility hub opens to the public (Story/Media)
Nov 05, 2019
Texas State faces increased demand for mental health services (Story)
Nov 04, 2019
Flu vaccine distribution delayed by World Health Organization (Story)
Oct 31, 2019
Mill Street shopping center to open soon (Story)
Oct 20, 2019
‘Don’t Name Them’ campaign dedicated to minimizing media coverage of mass shooting perpetrators (Story)
Oct 15, 2019
‘Tis the season (Story)
Oct 10, 2019
Police chief talks on hiring of officers (Story/Media)
Oct 01, 2019
Hays County Commissioners Court declares October Domestic Violence Awareness Month (Story/Media)
Sep 24, 2019
Hays County Commissioners Court meets with several guest speakers demanding change (Story/Media)
Sep 17, 2019
Hays County Commissioners Court establishes Hispanic Heritage Month (Story/Media)
Sep 17, 2019
Got Pods? (Story)
Sep 10, 2019
Discourse surrounding Capes Dam preservation continues at Commissioners Court meeting (Story)
Sep 10, 2019
Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center receives $600,000 from Hays County Commissioners Court (Story)
Sep 03, 2019
San Marcos Neighborhood Commission discuss Land Development Code (Story)
Aug 27, 2019
Hays County to receive first new voting machines since 2004 (Story)
Jul 30, 2019
The City of San Marcos plans five-year sidewalk maintenance program (Story)
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