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Monday, October 5th, 2009

Poet Hoagland to read at Porter House, Alkek

Award-winning poet Tony Hoagland will give readings Oct. 15, 3:30 p.m. at the Witliff Collections in the Alkek Library on the Texas State University campus and Oct. 16, 7:30 p.m. at the Katherine Anne Porter House.

Monday, October 5th, 2009

Author Suzanne Keen to speak at Alkek Monday

Texas State's Alkek Library will host a reading and book signing with author Suzanne Keen Monday at 4 p.m. Keen, an English professor at Washington and Lee University, will make a presentation related to her recent book,...

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

Texas State welcomes veterans

Faculty and staff volunteers wrapped yellow ribbons around lamp posts, signs, benches and even the huge marble pillars of the Alkek Library to welcome military veterans to a new semester at Texas State.

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

Jayne Anne Phillips scheduled to read

Author Jayne Anne Phillips will read from her works at the Alkek Library on the campus of Texas State and at the Katherine Anne Porter House in Kyle. The reading at Alkek takes place at 3:30 pm...

Thursday, August 6th, 2009

Wittliff plans re-opening

The Wittliff Collections on the seventh floor of the Alkek Library at Texas State is planning a grand re-opening in anticipation of its completed reconstruction.

Monday, March 30th, 2009

BEA launches United by Secrets campaign

The Bobcat Equality Alliance (BEA) is asking students to anonymously share their secrets with each other during its United by Secrets campaign.

Thursday, February 5th, 2009

Alkek Library experiments with longer hours

Texas State's Alkek Library will be open 24 hours Sundays through Wednesdays through March 11 to see if student response merits a permanent extension of library hours.

Saturday, April 19th, 2008

National Book Award winner to give readings

National Book Award winner Robert Stone will read Thursday at Texas State and at the Katherine Anne Porter House in Kyle.

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