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Monday, January 6th, 2014

Bobcat men lose first two SBC hoop tilts

Two games into the Sun Belt Conference season, the Texas State men's basketball team still is looking for a league win, losing twice in the last week at Strahan Coliseum.

Monday, January 6th, 2014

Texas State chemists make two journal covers

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Texas State is in the thick right now, publishing two papers that are featured on the covers of international chemistry journals.

Saturday, November 30th, 2013

Well-traveled songwriter to perform in folk music series

IN BOBCAT MAGAZINE: Guitarist and singer David Roth — whose melodic songs have been performed at Carnegie Hall and traveled aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis — will play in San Marcos next week as part of the...

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Texas State author on Times best seller list

Texas State University creative writing professor Doug Dorst released his latest novel, "S.," a collaboration with Hollywood producer, director and writer J.J. Abrams, on Oct. 29.

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

Local’s book looks at JFK shooting through a Dallas lens

Wittliff Collections curator Steven L. Davis and co-author Bill Minutaglio will read from their new book, “Dallas 1963,” at Texas State today.

Friday, October 4th, 2013

Texas State researchers ask Ecuador to save Yasuní

More than 100 scientists from around the world, including Texas State researchers, have submitted a statement to the Ecuadoran government urging that the biodiverse Yasuní National Park not be opened for new drilling.

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

McKenna honored at White House

Texas State research specialist Joe McKenna was honored at the White House on Tuesday as a “Champion of Change for Community Preparedness and Resilience.”

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

Texas State announces another record enrollment

This week, the university announced its 16th consecutive year of increased enrollment, along with the most diverse student body in the school's history.

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

As Sul Ross enrollment increases, so does faculty pay

Administrators at Sul Ross State University in Alpine recently announced a 3 percent raise across campus, a reward, they said, for hitting increased enrollment goals, which may be the beginning of a turnaround for the school.

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

Texas State enrollment surpasses 35,000 for first time

Marking the sixteenth consecutive year of record-setting enrollment, Texas State University announced on Tuesday that its official student population stands at 35,568 for the fall 2013 semester.

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