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Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

Feds move to seize more than $20,000 from two Texas State students

The federal government moved Tuesday to seize more than $20,000 in cash from two Texas State students, claiming that the two were involved in interstate marijuana trafficking.

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

Texas State says to ignore campus evacuation text

Texas State University officials said to disregard a text message that urged students to evacuate campus buildings. The message was apparently sent in error to university students across the state.

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

Man in clown costume assaults woman at Texas State

A man wearing a clown costume grabbed a woman outside an on-campus apartment complex Monday evening, Texas State University police warned students today in a mass email.

Saturday, September 24th, 2016

Pat Murdock, 1939 to 2016

Visitation for the late Pat Murdock will be held 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26 at Pennington Funeral Home, 323 N. Comanche Street in San Marcos. Services will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27...

Monday, September 19th, 2016

Texas State records enrollment record for 19th straight year

Texas State University has announced a record-setting enrollment of 38,849 for the 2016 fall semester, highlighted by a 6.3 percent increase in the number of new graduate students.

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

Texas launches voter education campaign amid scrutiny of voter ID

Texas on Wednesday kicked off a voter education campaign ahead of the November elections. The state is required to spend $2.5 million to educate voters about its voter ID requirements.

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Attacca Quartet named first Texas State ensemble-in-residence

The Attacca Quartet will serve as the inaugural ensemble-in-residence for Texas State University’s School of Music during the 2016-2017 season.

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

Regents give final approval to $62.5M events center at Texas State

The Texas State University System Board of Regents has authorized construction of a University Events Center, which includes expansion and renovation of Strahan Coliseum, at Texas State University.

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

CAMPO vote signals the end for Lone Star Rail

The Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization gave the Lone Star Rail District an all but fatal kick in the caboose on Monday night.

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Fire damages Autumn Chase apartments

San Marcos firefighters responded to a call at Autumn Chase apartments, 1606 Interstate 35 access road at Aquarena Springs Drive, at about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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