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Sunday, July 19th, 2015

Governor names Texas State University System student regent

Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed Spencer Copeland, a Sam Houston State University graduate student, to a one-year term as the Texas State University System’s student regent. His term ends May 31 next year.

Friday, May 10th, 2013

Perry names Texas State undergrad as student regent

Gov. Rick Perry this week appointed Matthew Russell, a Texas State public administration senior, as the Texas State University System student regent. His one-year term begins June 1.

Thursday, April 1st, 2010

Ferrari sweeps to ASG presidential election win

Associated Student Government (ASG) Senator Melanie Ferrari took 87.2 percent of the vote Wednesday night to win election as Texas State's student body president for the 2010-11 school year. Among Ferrari's proposals is the sale of bricks...

Friday, December 11th, 2009

Student Government Day revived

The San Marcos Student Government Day participants might just give city officials a run for their money as they tackle city issues Friday from City Hall, the school district's central office, and the Hays County Commissioners Court.

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

City, university plan community welcome

The city of San Marcos and Texas State University will co-sponsor a Community Welcome on Thursday, Sept.10, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Hills of Hays Neighborhood located off Staples Road.

Saturday, May 30th, 2009

San Marcos police honor heroic officers, civilians

Officer Candace Brinkkoeter was awarded a Police Medal of Honor for pulling a semi-conscious man from a burning vehicle in March last year. She was among honorees at a San Marcos Police Department ceremony this month.

Friday, May 8th, 2009

New bar law to become official Monday night

The San Marcos City Council will take its final and deciding vote to institute 2 a.m. bar closings Monday night, when it also will take its first vote on reviving juvenile curfew legislation.

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

Texas State watching top ten percent law

Texas State administrators and students are unsure what a change in the top ten percent law would have on future enrollment.

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

Covo wins ASG presidency

Chris Covo won the Associated Student Government (ASG) presidency at Texas State, it was announced Tuesday night. Covo drew nearly two-thirds of the votes cast in a three-way race.

Friday, January 30th, 2009

San Marcos council to revisit 'host' ordinance

The San Marcos City council will look next week at a "host responsibility" ordinance revision designed to cut down "unruly gatherings." Texas State student leaders are concerned.