News

Sewell Park Conditions After Heavy Rainfall Could Endanger Students

By Allison Randel News Reporter Along with class cancellations and delayed bus services on Tuesday, April 11 was the all too familiar sight of Sewell Park underwater. When heavy rain and thunderstorms hit San Marcos, the intersection of Aquarena Springs and Sessom Drive becomes an unusable and dangerous crossroad. This intersection, arguably the busiest and […]

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In the Public Interest, News

In the Public Interest Discusses Mental Health

By Amanda Forbes and Aaron Derton In the Public Interest Hosts Mental health is important at every stage of life; from childhood to adolescence and through adulthood. Factors contributing to mental health problems could include biological factors, such as genes or brain chemistry, or life experiences, such as trauma, abuse, and family history. This week’s […]

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Baseball, Sports

Bobcats Take Double Header From Moutaineers

By Brenden Snow Sports Reporter Texas State was able to complete the series sweep by taking both games against Appalachian state on Saturday in the team’s double header. The Bobcats won the first game 7-4 and took the second game 2-0. Game one of the double header in Boone, North Carolina, featured Texas State sending […]

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Sports

Season Finale Preview: Texas State vs. Arkansas State

By James Jordan Sports Reporter The Texas State Bobcats football team will be at home for their last game of the 2016 season when they take on the Red Wolves of Arkansas State. The Bobcats are (2-9) on the season and have yet to win a game in the Sun Belt Conference (0-7). The Arkansas […]

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Sports

Texas State Loses to Louisiana-Lafayette 27-3

By Russell Ramsey Sports Reporter The Bobcat football team fell short against the University of Louisiana Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns 27-3 at homecoming Saturday night. The Bobcats came out with a good start, kicking a field goal on their first possession, but things did not pick up from there. The field goal would be there only […]

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Soccer, Sports

Bobcats Score On and Off the Soccer Field

By Parker Rhea Sports Reporter The Texas State soccer team was recognized as a whole for their great performance in the classroom. They received the NSCAA (National Soccer Coaches Association of America) Team Academic Award for receiving an average team GPA of at least 3.0. The Bobcats are not alone when it comes to academic […]

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Web Content

Why Do Banned Books Become Banned?

By Maria Martinez Blog Content Contributor Banned Books Week is an annual awareness campaign that celebrates the freedom to read. This year, it was celebrated from September 25 through October 1. Its main focus is to defend the First Amendment, which protects the freedom of speech and press. Texas State had a banned books reading at […]

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Interviews, Other Side Drive

Other Side Drive Discusses Suicide Prevention with the Texas State Counseling Center

By Matthew Harrington Other Side Drive Executive Producer   Melissa Johnston and Malik Mingo interviewed Blanca Sanchez-Navarro, an assistant director and LPC-S at the counseling center of Texas State University. They discussed many important topics including suicide prevention, at-risk training, and mental health awareness. They wrapped it all up on a great note: the DeStress […]

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News

Emilio Navaira Exhibit Opens to Public

By Amanda Forbes News Reporter The Wittliff Collections are showcasing memorabilia from Tejnano music legend Emilio Navaira in a special exhibit in Alkek Library. Navaira, who died this year at the age of 53, was considered a legend for the Tejano music industry. He grew up in San Antonio and attended Texas State University in […]

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Sports, Volleyball

Texas State Volleyball Splits Two Over the Weekend

By Kyle Spencer Sports Director The Bobcats win one and lose one over the weekend against Coastal Carolina and Appalachian State. On Friday, against Coastal Carolina, Coach Chisum said that she gives her team a C+ effort after losing in the fourth set. The Bobcats have hit a bump in their conference schedule after a […]

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News

Silent Campus Protest Speaks Volumes Across Texas State

By DaLyah Jones News Reporter Texas State University students joined in a silent protest on Wednesday in response to the recent shooting of an unarmed African American man in San Diego, California on Tuesday. Students staged a “die-in,” which involved sitting on the stairs in front of the Stallions Statue with their mouths taped and […]

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Web Content

Stand Out by Changing your Resume

By Maria Martinez Blog Content Contributor There is no right or wrong way to do a resume. Just because you follow a certain model doesn’t mean you are getting more jobs than everyone else. Every student has a different template or outline that works for them, and that is okay.  The most important thing in a resume […]

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San Maximum, Web Content

San Maximum: San Marcos Downtown Square

By Austin Cowan Blog Content Contributor The San Marcos Downtown Square is not just the heart of activity in this city, it is a cultural hearth. Attracting people from all walks of life, the Square offers a wide range of attractions: restaurants, bars, pubs, shopping centers and museums. If you are looking for a good […]

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