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The Importance of South Park

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor Mark your calendars. South Park returns today! Tune in to Comedy Central at 9pm to catch the season premiere of season 21. Yes, season 21, can you believe it? South Park premiered on Comedy Central on August 13th, 1997. The show is older than me. There is no doubt […]

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Latest City Council Debate Increases Tensions Between Candidates

by Taylor Zavala News Director The University Star hosted a debate between Place 5 and Place 6 candidates for San Marcos City Council. Candidates for Place 5 include Scott Gregson and Frank Arredondo. Candidates for Place 6 include Melissa Derrick and incumbent Shane Scott. Questions directed at all four candidates ranged through a variety of […]

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Daily News Recap (4-6-15)

Compiled by Holly Henrichsen Assistant Web Content Manager New information is now being released regarding the Garissa University College massacre, including details that the Kenyan government had been informed that there would be an attack on a Garissa University prior to the attack with no indication of which university. According to CNN, soon after the […]

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Student Government Election Results

by DaLyah Jones KTSW News Story aired February 2015     The Texas State Student Government recently held their presidential election and newly elected president Lauren Stotler is morethan happy with the results. Stotler says she can’t wait to take her newly elected positions because she has many plans for the organization. “One of the first things that I want to do is make sure people want to join student government,” said Stotler. “We have a few senators […]

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Monday News Rundown (10-20-14)

By Emily Parma Assistant Web Content Manager The Texas Archeological Society is having a public forum during their annual meeting at Embassy Suites Friday . The presentation will be over the Monterrey Shipwrecks. The speakers include Amy Borgens, Texas Historical Commission marin archaeologist, and Frederick Hanselmann, chief underwater archeologist for The Meadows Center for Water […]

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Friday News Rundown (10-17-14)

By Emily Parma Assistant Web Content Manager Miller Middle School was on lock down after a woman called the San Marcos Police Department yesterday afternoon saying that her ex-boyfriend was making various threats, including a threat to shoot a school. Miller Middle School was set as a potential target. The suspect was detained at the school’s […]

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Thursday News Rundown (10-16-14)

By Emily Parma Assistant Web Content Manager Sunday will begin the final phase of construction at the LBJ/University Drive intersection. The intersection will be completely closed for a few hours that morning and, once reopened, traffic will be reduced to one lane of northbound traffic on LBJ. That intersection will be closed to University Drive […]

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San Marcos City Council Debates

Tara Pohlmeyer Assistant News Director   With election season in full swing in San Marcos, the first debates on Thursday gave candidates for city council place three, four and mayor a chance to separate themselves from their opponents. Below is a summary of the stances candidates took on issues brought up by the San Marcos […]

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Donna Campbell Wins TX Senate Nomination

Senator Donna Campbell won the GOP nominations for the Texas Senate. I was able to attend Senator Donna Campbell’s watch party in New Braunfels on election night. She, along with her family, spoke to each and every one of her supporters as she went around the tables. Campbell is the incumbent running for Texas State […]

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