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Thursday, April 10th, 2014

China’s embrace of tequila affects Texas, Mexican markets

A whiff of tequila may conjure images of blue-green agave fields in the Mexican countryside, a raucous Texas dance hall or even a college frat house after a homecoming game.

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

SMA students raise money for food bank

San Marcos Baptist Academy art students raised money for the Hays County Food Bank recently by participating for the fourth consecutive year in the Empty Bowls project.

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

Texas State professor presents in China

David R. Butler, Texas State professor of geography, served as an invited speaker at the 8th World Congress of the International Association of Landscape Ecology in Beijing, China, and was named a distinguished affiliated scholar of the...

Monday, November 30th, 2009

SMBA students selected as pages

Eight seniors from San Marcos Baptist Academy were selected to serve as pages at the recent Baptist General Convention of Texas.

Thursday, August 14th, 2008

The Devil’s Clack Dish: Standing on ceremony

Critics of the opening ceremonies for the Olympics forget that American audiences have been taken in by smoke and mirrors for years.

Monday, August 11th, 2008

Points: An Olympic window into China

It's widely believed the world of the 21st century will be shaped by relations between the United States and China, two nations that see the world differently all the way down to basic human cognition. The Beijing...