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Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

UT police on stabbing spree: ‘This was not a conspiracy’

Police said the student who stabbed four people on the University of Texas at Austin campus didn't appear to be targeting anyone in particular.

Monday, August 31st, 2015

After brief delay, UT-Austin removes Confederate statue

The Jefferson Davis statue will no longer cast a shadow on the University Texas main mall after its removal Sunday morning.

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Judge: UT can remove Jefferson Davis statue

UPDATED 7:19 a.m. AUG. 28 | The statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis at the University of Texas at Austin will soon be taken down. Its removal was cleared Thursday by a state district judge, who threw...

Saturday, July 19th, 2014

Santos Espinoza, Sr., 1948 to 2014

Services for Santos Espinoza Sr., 65, were held Friday, July 18 in San Marcos.

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

Texas State’s Wittliff Collections has new director

Dr. David Coleman has been appointed director of the Wittliff Collections at Texas State University's Alkek Library.

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

Three State students win Hogg Foundation grants

Three students from Texas State -- Blanca Herrera, Tania Motta-Allen and Diane Leal -- are among the 22 graduate social work students to receive $386,000 in full tuition scholarships from the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health.

Friday, June 5th, 2009

Rattler band brings home awards

The San Marcos High School (SMHS) Rattler Band brought home several honors from the Texas State Solo and Ensemble Contest on June 1, held at the University of Texas at Austin.