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Saturday, October 1st, 2011

Tim O’Brien reading slated for Friday in Kyle

Pulitzer Prize finalist Tim O’Brien will read from his work in Kyle on Oct. 7.

Monday, February 7th, 2011

Cambodia newspaper editor to speak at Texas State

Kevin Doyle, who edits the Cambodia Daily in Phnom Penh, has been convicted in Cambodia for publishing comments critical of high ranking officials. He will speak at Texas State next week about media and freedom in Cambodia.

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

Flowers to get new life after convention

After the Texas State Florist's Association Convention takes place at the San Marcos Embassy Suites and Conference Center, the flowers used for instructional purposes will get a new use next Monday.

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

Makowski named first Ingram history professor

Texas State historian Elizabeth Makowski has been named the Ingram Professor of History for its inagural term, 2010-2013. Makowski will use the position to write about English nuns using litigation to protect their rights and property during...

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Latino Student Association to host dinner on Cesar Chavez Day

The Latino Student Association at Texas State will host a dinner and program next week to honor the memory of civil rights advocate Cesar Chavez. The public is invited to attend.

Tuesday, January 5th, 2010

Texas State soloist wins Mariachi meet

Texas State never even entered soloists in the Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza until 2008. But today, Texas State has a winner in the San Antonio competition held last weekend. Celeste Curiel, a student Texas State's School of Music,...

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

Tim O'Brien to give reading at Alkek

Prize-winning author Tim O'Brien will give a reading and book signing at Texas State's Alkek Library next Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.