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Monday, June 10th, 2013

Audio: Campus construction in the state spotlight

Everything was going so well for higher education during the 2013 legislative session. With less than a week left in the session, House Higher Education Committee Chairman Dan Branch, R-Dallas, was pleased.

Friday, May 10th, 2013

Perry names Texas State undergrad as student regent

Gov. Rick Perry this week appointed Matthew Russell, a Texas State public administration senior, as the Texas State University System student regent. His one-year term begins June 1.

Friday, October 19th, 2012

New Higher Ed chair says he’ll keep an open mind

Since it was created in 2009, the Senate Higher Education Committee has been led by state Sen. Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo. But this month, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst replaced the chairwoman with state Sen. Kel Seliger, R-Amarillo, who...

Friday, September 14th, 2012

Maps reveal Texas State’s vast expansion since 1903

From a tiny patch of land when it opened in 1903, to the sprawling campus that it is today, Texas State University has grown by leaps and bounds over the years. Here are 12 maps, based on...

Sunday, September 2nd, 2012

Bobcats stun Houston, 30-13

In its first official game as a member of the FBS, the Texas State football team beat Houston, 30-13 Saturday night at Robertson Stadium in Houston.

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

Texas Tech threatens to cancel Texas State game

Texas Tech officials are thinking about canceling their Sept. 8 game versus Texas State University rather than have it air on ESPN's Longhorn Network.

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

Texas State’s O’Neal named ‘College Teacher of the Year’ at conference

Sharon O’Neal, Texas State University associate professor, was named the 2012 “College Teacher of the Year” at the 47th annual Texas Council of Teachers of English Language Arts Conference and Exhibition on Jan. 20.

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

Texas State celebrates ‘Peace, Love, and Latex’ on World AIDS Day

‘Peace, Love, Latex’ will be the theme of a Dec. 1 university event to feature educational games, condom races, and the distribution of resources and condom packets to students, faculty and staff.

Sunday, October 30th, 2011

Texas State can’t overcome miscues as Bobcats fall to Northwestern State 23-10

Northwestern tailback Justin Aldredge’s 33-yard touchdown run with 4:45 left in the game gave Northwestern all the breathing it needed as the Demons spoiled Texas State’s Homecoming defeating the Bobcats 23-10 on Jim Wacker Field at Bobcat...

Monday, October 3rd, 2011

Texas State to host dozens of employers for job fair Wednesday

Texas State University will host more than 80 employers from throughout the country at a job and internship fair on Wednesday.

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