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Sunday, October 19th, 2008

This Martian Life: The kids these days…

I just got done with a midterm. I probably didn’t do too well on it. This is a tough class. It’s not just the material, but also a professor that sets high standards, some would say too high, and expects us to meet them. He’s right too. This class is of a certain level and

Friday, October 17th, 2008

San Marcos ready to celebrate Chamber of Commerce week

On Tuesday October 21, the City of San Marcos will declare Chamber of Commerce week in San Marcos, Texas. During this week, all of the citizens of San Marcos, Texas, are asked to pause and reflect on...

Sunday, April 13th, 2008

Circling the square

Kyle wants a new downtown library, renovations to the old city hall are deemed expensive and the city square is largely dormant. Do all those problems have the same solution?

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

When is a car not a car?

Though Federal Judge Sam Sparks recently ruled for San Marcos against Planet K in their junk vehicle case, he did not rule as to whether the car-turned-planter is a car or a planter. That remains a philosophical...

Sunday, March 2nd, 2008

Signs of what times?

Did the quaint, historic feel on Main Street, supposedly protected by the city's minimal business sign allowance, ever actually exist in Buda?