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Monday, February 18th, 2008

Update: Kennedy to rally San Marcos for Obama during campaign stop here Thursday

Sen. Edward M. Kennedy will be at Evans Auditorium on Thursday to campaign for Sen. Barack Obama, the Illinois Democrat locked in a tight race for the his party’s presidential nomination with New York Sen. Hillary Clinton.

Monday, February 18th, 2008

Presidents Day

Presidents Day brought reminders that the presidency is as much about accidental circumstance as individual greatness.

Monday, February 18th, 2008

Ekworomadu wins again

By MICHAEL WRIGHT Sports Reporter FRISCO – The Southland Conference announced the women’s basketball Player of the Week Monday and Joyce Ekworomadu claimed her second award of the season. The Texas State senior led the Bobcats to...

Monday, February 18th, 2008

San Marcos River blessing next event in ‘Common Experience’ series

Monday, February 18th, 2008

San Marcos River blessing next event in 'Common Experience' series

by PHILIP HADLEY The Common Experience program at Texas State University will host the Interfaith Blessing of the San Marcos Headwaters at the Texas State River Center conference room Feb. 21 at 5 p.m. There will be...

Sunday, February 17th, 2008

Reading the tea leaves on SMHS UIL realignment appeal

Adding San Marcos to the District 17-4A mix would restore the Hays-San Marcos football rivalry and offer Lehman a new rivalry with San Marcos. But the Hays CISD schools would pay the price with a tougher path...

Sunday, February 17th, 2008

Nearing LBJ’s centennial, Texas State looks to its most famous alumnus to help shape identity

Standing a little bit taller, Lyndon Baines Johnson returned to the campus quad late last fall in time for the start of the year marking the centennial of his birth.

Sunday, February 17th, 2008

Video: ‘The path of knowledge is open to all that have the determination to walk it’

Sunday, February 17th, 2008

Video: 'The path of knowledge is open to all that have the determination to walk it'

VIDEO COURTESY LBJ MUSEUM OF SAN MARCOS RUN TIME: 1 min., 25 sec. In November 1965, President Johnson returned to San Marcos to ceremoniously sign the landmark Higher Education Act into law, establishing federal grants and loans...

Sunday, February 17th, 2008

An Internet chat with Facebook LBJ

INTERVIEW by AMANDA OSKEY LBJ may have graduated Texas State in 1930 but he is forever young on the Internet where a Texas State student set up an account on LBJ’s behalf on the popular social networking...

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