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Monday, January 26th, 2015

San Marcos media leaders to gather for public roundtable

Downtown business owners and the general public are invited to a roundtable discussion of local media leaders on how businesses can more effectively work with journalists to tell their stories to larger audiences.

Monday, February 18th, 2013

UniverCity: Caught on camera, snooping staff member sacked

Plus: Called “Hollywood’s favorite extra,” alumnus Jesse Heiman stars in Super Bowl commercial.

Friday, September 7th, 2012

Video: Whiling away the summer at Sewell

School is back in session but summer days still burn slowly for student who hanging out at Sewell Park, the lazy Texas State University hangout on the banks of the San Marcos River.

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

San Marcos mayoral candidates tangle over differences

San Marcos mayoral candidates Daniel Guerrero and John Thomaides agree on some of the issues, but they disagree about which one said what and when concerning past city council deliberations. The two will meet again Thursday night...

Monday, September 13th, 2010

Philosophy Dialogue Series begins next week

Texas State's series of philosophy dialogues will begin next week to begin their 15th year. Former Texas Senator and U.S. Ambassador to Burundi and Botswana Robert Krueger will give the first talk.

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

LBJ Museum celebrates University Star centennial with exhibit

The LBJ Museum of San Marcos' current exhibit celebrates 100 years of publication of the University Star, the student newspaper at Texas State. The exhibit opened May 1 in conjunction with the nniversity's centennial gala for the...

Sunday, May 2nd, 2010

Editorial: What's next for Springtown Center?

Despite attempts by City Hall to throw public funds at the re-development of Springtown Center, the process is playing out in the private sphere, like it's supposed to. We suggest that the city keep its hands off,...

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Museum exhibit kicks off University Star centennial celebration

A reunion of former staff members of Texas State University student newspaper, the University Star, scheduled April 30 – May 1, 2010, will kick-off a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the university’s oldest continuously published student...

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

University Star reunion to take place this weekend

An all-era reunion of University Star alumni will take place this weekend as the Texas State student newspaper celebrates its 100th anniversary.

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

Annual Trade Up event benefits community and students

In the Texas State Quad Wednesday, the Student Chapter of the Alumni Association will hold its annual Trade Up event with a charitable twist as it combines the day with the Bobcats Back the Youth program.