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Outdoor Rec Center Offers Array of Options for New Students

By Conor Yarbrough News Director Texas State University recently became the fourth largest university by population in the state. If you’ve been going to school here the last couple of years, you’ve seen the growth happening right before your eyes. New buildings have gone up, old ones have been modernized. If you walk around, things […]

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Campus Carry Goes Into Effect at Texas State

By Kyomarys Figueroa News Reporter The law known as “Campus Carry” will be implemented at Texas State University beginning August 1st. The mandate (Texas State Bill 11) states, individuals who are licensed holders are permitted to carry concealed handguns on all public university campuses in Texas. Although, universities are not allowed to opt out of […]

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Community Members Take Action Against Float Fest’s Alleged River Abuse

By Clayton Kelley Assistant News Director UPDATED: 7/29/2016 With a record breaking attendance averaging over ten thousand people, Float Fest is becoming a trademark music festival for the city of San Marcos, causing some residents to become skeptical of the trash that is being left behind. Members of groups such as the Eyes of the […]

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Black Lives Matter Peaceful Protest

By Jacquelyn Carter News Reporter “We are here for equality, saying black lives matter doesn’t take away from anyone else,” was the sentiment expressed at last night’s #BlackLivesMatter San Marcos march. A diverse crowd of over a hundred Texas State students and community members attended the event. The march began at Greater Bethel Baptist Church and ended […]

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Miss Beautiful San Marcos Pageant

By Kyomarys Figueroa News Reporter   The first ever “Miss Beautiful” of San Marcos has been crowned. On Friday, the first ever Miss Beautiful San Marcos Pageant for women with disabilities was held at the San Marcos Activity center. A panel of judges watched as contestants took the stage and modeled swimwear outfits and elegant dresses. Lisa Morris, […]

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Texas Water Safari Spotlight: John Mark Harras

By Conor Yarbrough News Director   The Texas Water Safari attracts a special breed of person to it’s intimidating allure. Every summer at Spring Lake in San Marcos, a small group of individuals gather in the heart of the southwest for what is hailed as the most brutal canoe race in the world. For 54 years now, […]

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Yarrington Overpass Construction to be Completed Soon

By Conor Yarbrough News Director With the Yarrington overpass quickly approaching completion, San Marcans have one less thing to worry about on the interstate yet another major renovation in town is expected to start soon. Originally a two-laned narrow bridge, The Yarrington overpass was long overdue for needed upgrades. In September, drivers will finally see […]

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