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Monday, July 8th, 2013

Former Texas State president, LBJ aide Robert L. Hardesty dies at 82

Robert L. Hardesty, the seventh president of Texas State University and a confidant of U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson has died at the age of 82.

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

Climate change expert to speak at Texas State

STAFF REPORT Katherine Hayhoe, research professor of Atmospheric Sciences at Texas Tech University, will deliver Texas State’s Ed Cape Seminar on Jan. 23. Hayhoe was the lead author of the federal report “Global Climate Change Impacts in...

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

Democrats to celebrate LBJ birthday

Events this weekend will celebrate the birth of the enigmatic 36th president of the United States. U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett will speak at the Hays County Democratic Party’s annual LBJ Birthday Bash on the campus of Johnson’s...

Friday, January 21st, 2011

The Weekend: Bloodthirsty plants, photographs and music

There's something very Texas about wind. We've been getting it all week. We've been getting it forever. And we know which way the wind is blowing this weekend in and around San Marcos.

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

As election nears, Cobb, Barton take questions

Hays County voters are closing in on a decision between the two candidates for Hays County judge, San Marcos Republican Bert Cobb and Kyle Democrat Jeff Barton. Each answered the same set of questions posed by San...

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

LBJ Museum celebrates University Star centennial with exhibit

The LBJ Museum of San Marcos' current exhibit celebrates 100 years of publication of the University Star, the student newspaper at Texas State. The exhibit opened May 1 in conjunction with the nniversity's centennial gala for the...

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

University Star reunion to take place this weekend

An all-era reunion of University Star alumni will take place this weekend as the Texas State student newspaper celebrates its 100th anniversary.

Monday, March 8th, 2010

LBJ Museum of San Marcos holds over exhibit of newspaperman’s photos

The exhibit entitled “LBJ Country: Through the Camera Lens of Norman Dietel” has been extended until early April at the LBJ Museum of San Marcos.

Wednesday, December 9th, 2009

Ingrams to be awarded honorary doctorates

Bruce and Gloria Ingram, active Texas State benefactors and founders of Ingram Readymix, will be awarded honorary doctorates at Texas State this month.

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

New LBJ exhibit is bittersweet parting

A very special exhibit opening is planned for Saturday at 1 p.m. at the LBJ Museum of San Marcos. It is somewhat of a bittersweet occasion as the remarkable photos of Norman Dietels signal the end of...

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