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Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

Virtuoso euphonium player to perform on campus

World-renowned virtuoso euphonium player Steven Mead will perform in San Marcos Feb. 17.

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

Professor, former P&Z commish receives Fulbright grant

William De Soto, Texas State University professor and former city P&Z commissioner, was awarded a prestigious Fulbright grant to teach Ukrainians about American government and American political thought in the spring.

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

Horn wins Southland honors

Texas State junior Elena Horn has been named the Southland Conference outdoor track and field female athlete of the week, the league office announced Wednesday. Horn picks up the first honor for Texas State this season.

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

Texas State to present Souza spectacular

Texas State's wind ensemble will present "A Sousa Spectacular" on May 1. The ensemble will be conducted by Keith Brion, who is well-known worldwide for his performances of John Philip Sousa's music.

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

Visiting students made honorary citizens

Students visiting Texas State from Germany were recently made honorary citizens of San Marcos by a city council proclamation. The students are from Hannover, which holds the second largest Oktoberfest in the world.

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

Academy tabs Davis as football coach

Former San Marcos High School and Texas State football player Les Davis is the new football coach at San Marcos Baptist Academy. Davis most recently served for five years as head football coach at New Braunfels Canyon,...

Thursday, February 18th, 2010

Garza named SMBA baseball coach

Successful veteran high school baseball coach Peter Garza is the new baseball coach at San Marcos Baptist Academy. Garza replaces Brian Gaylor, who is leaving SMBA for a professional football coaching position in Germany.

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

Durham celebration to take place Friday

Trumpeter Joe Wilder, who played with such jazz greats as Dizzy Gillespie, Count Basie and Billie Holliday, will join noted jazz archivist Dan Morgenstern Friday at the Eddie Durham Jazz Celebration to be held at Texas State's...