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Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Texas SpaceX facility might land first human on Mars

At the groundbreaking ceremony on Monday for SpaceX's private commercial space facility near Brownsville, the company's CEO, Elon Musk, said the site may play a role in landing the first human on Mars.

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

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

Texas State chancellor to Congress: Don’t mess with student financial aid

Pre-programed federal budget cuts passed by Congress and signed into law by President Obama in 2012 are stifling Texas universities’ ability to function, Texas State University System Chancellor Brian McCall and other higher education leaders said this...

Monday, April 1st, 2013

Is Perry-Powers tension about rivalry or policy?

Tensions between Gov. Rick Perry’s administration and Powers, the president of the University of Texas at Austin, are rising, sucking up legislative time and pitting lawmakers, prominent alumni and higher-education critics against one another in a running...

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Zaffirini calls out UT regents

The Texas Education Code lays out the state's expectations for regents of public university systems, and a member of the Senate Higher Education Committee is questioning if the University of Texas System board is living up to them.

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

Texas State’s uphill battle for attention

The Texas State University System is no match for the University of Texas and Texas A&M systems when it come to winning state resources and attention.