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Archive for September, 2013


Monday, September 30th, 2013

Prairie View campus gets long-awaited voting location

Students at Prairie View A&M University, the state’s oldest historically black public college, have fought for decades to persuade Waller County to allow a polling place on the campus. Now an unlikely coalition has succeeded, by cobbling together a compromise in time for the November election.

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Dan Morales, an unreliable narrator with a story

Dan Morales wants Texas to reopen its multibillion-dollar tobacco litigation, suggesting the state might be able to claim all or some of the $3.2 billion awarded to outside attorneys in that case. So far, nobody seems to...

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Remembering Camelot: The connection behind the JFK collection

Frank Harvey’s relationship with JFK’s personal photographer allowed him to compile the one-of-a-kind collection at the center of a series of special events in San Marcos starting this month.

Monday, September 30th, 2013

DPS to issue election IDs at three San Marcos locations

Hays County residents can secure the photo IDs they will need to vote on Nov. 5 — and in other future elections — on Tuesday, Oct. 1, and Wednesday, Oct. 2 at three locations in San Marcos.

Monday, September 30th, 2013

San Marcos Tonight 9/30/13

Jordan Minor's gritty, heartfelt country songs will echo at Cheatham Street Warehouse tonight

Sunday, September 29th, 2013

Bobcats storm past Wyoming, 41-21

The Texas State football team beat Wyoming, 42-21, Saturday at Bobcat Stadium, at once pulling a substantial upset, treating head coach Dennis Franchione to his 200th career victory and heralding some real possibilities for this team going...

Sunday, September 29th, 2013

Bobcat volleyball wins first Sun Belt match

The Texas State volleyball team swept Louisiana-Lafayette in three sets Friday at Strahan Coliseum.

Saturday, September 28th, 2013

San Marcos Tonight 9/28/13

Blue Kabuki will enthrall folks lucky enough to go to Wake the Dead Coffeehouse tonight

Saturday, September 28th, 2013

Live Feed: Texas State vs. Wyoming

We channel as much #GameDay hoopla as we dare and run it through our BobcatBlender. Follow @BobcatMagazine on Twitter for even more.

Friday, September 27th, 2013

Bobcats seek offense against Wyoming

We knew we would learn a lot about the Texas State football team when it went up to Texas Tech last week, particularly in the fundamental realms of blocking and tackling. A 33-7 loss returned an overwhelming...

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