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Friday, August 21st, 2015

Texas A&M drops bid to host presidential debate

Texas A&M University has dropped out of the race to host a presidential debate in 2016, citing high costs and logistical challenges. Two other Texas sites remain in contention.

Sunday, May 18th, 2014

Q&A: Brian McCall on the trials, achievements of Texas State

IN BOBCAT MAGAZINE | The chancellor of the Texas State University System on the system’s ongoing struggles in the shadow of UT and A&M — and progress during the first four years of his administration

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Inspired by West disaster, college board establishes first responders scholarship fund

Inspired by the efforts of first responders during the recent bombing in Boston and the fertilizer plant explosion in West, the College Board on Wednesday announced the creation of a First Responders Scholarship Fund.

Saturday, April 13th, 2013

Bryan man convicted in Texas State bomb hoax

A Bryan man was found guilty last week for making bomb threats at Texas State last fall.

Monday, December 10th, 2012

Commentary: The Bobcats vs. Johnny Football

Despite what you may have heard, Texas State's football team did just fine on the field in their inaugural FBS season. Home game attendance wasn’t dismal, either. But to break into the state's crowded football consciousness, the...

Monday, July 9th, 2012

Audio: Amid cattle deaths in Central Texas, an agricultural mystery

The sudden death of 15 cows on a Central Texas pasture in May was more than a tragedy for the rancher. It marked the beginning of a search for answers that has pointed directly to the grass...

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

A&M lands major federal biosecurity contract

A Texas A&M University System-led team has won a major federal contract to develop one of three new national centers — the only one led by a public university system — for developing and manufacturing medicine and...

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

Four distinguished lecturers slated for SMA-Texas State series

Stanley McClellan will lecture at SMA's library on Oct. 4 and three additional speakers are tentatively-slated for the coming months.

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

Wittliff Collections to screen Buck Winn documentary

The Hays County Historical Commission will screen its latest documentary at the the Wittliff Collections on the seventh floor of the Alkek Library on Dec. 7. The film about Wimberley artist Buck Winn was shot in 18...

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

Editorial: Split call on ACC

In this editorial, we admit that we are divided on the matter of annexing San Marcos CISD into the Austin Community College district. The reasons for annexation are many but distant, while the reasons against it...

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