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Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

Texas State sweeps top honors at Mariachi competition

Texas State's Mariachi Nueva Generacion was named the top college group at the 16th Annual Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza in San Antonio. It is the fourth time in the last five years that the group has taken first place at the event.

Friday, September 17th, 2010

Texas State to host dance symposium

Texas State's Ballet Folklorico Ocotochtli will host the “Texas and México: Bailes, Platicas and Talleres” dance symposium Saturday at the Evans Liberal Arts Building on the campus. The events are free and open to the public.

Friday, April 30th, 2010

The Weekend: Nuthin' weak about this one

From menudo to Sousa to Mariachi to disc golf to theater to ballet to soapbox derby, there's enough stuff to do this weekend that you'll need a big healing bowl of the Mexican soup to soothe you....

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

Medical ethicist to speak at library

The Department of Philosophy at Texas State invites the public to attend a lecture by medical ethicist and molecular biologist Dr. Immaculada Melo-Martin at the San Marcos Public Library.

Friday, February 19th, 2010

Former Kennedy aides to be spotlighted at Texas State

Communications Week at Texas State, Feb. 22-26, brings a cornucopia of speakers, including two former aides of the Kennedys. The events are free and open to the public, but some events may have limited seating.

Monday, December 14th, 2009

Sanchez runs for Kyle council

Jaime Sanchez, who failed in a previous bid to join the Kyle City Council but succeeded in a lawsuit against the city, has announced his candidacy for the council in a special election to be held on...

Friday, September 25th, 2009

The Weekend: A time for reflection

Carnivals, music, bingo, plays, music, football, soccer, volleyball, a fried chicken dinner, and more music await the happy weekend warrior.

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

Flute festival coming to Texas State

Flutists from six area universities will put on a flute festival at Texas State next week.

Friday, March 13th, 2009

'What Isn't, Is' at Texas State

An art exhibit called "What Isn't, Is" is showing at Texas State from March 10 to April 7.