Fueling The Future: Volunteers Aid Hungry Children

Currently, the city of San Marcos, Texas, has a rising rate of 36 percent of its citizens living below the federal poverty line. But who am I to care and why should I? I am a college student, constantly battling my days filled of tests, interning and the constant effort to…

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Barbie Jeep Cruising: The Ups and Downs of Trending

In today’s world, all it takes is the right post to be in the spotlight. For many, a simple picture or video of their day can turn into thousands of likes and shares across social media platforms. Texas State University has had its fair amount of trending students. From the girl…

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What one reporter left Redwood Baptist Church with

Early morning Sundays are quiet times in San Marcos, Texas. The student body of Texas State University usually remains locked away until after noon, and you can pretend for a moment you aren’t in a college town (if you ignore the sprawl of bars and trendy fast food establishments). On…

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Take Back the Night: Sexual Assault on Campus

Photo Courtesy of Kristen Smith

Sexual assault on campus is a topic that is widely discussed, and Take Back the Night, a rally focusing on bringing awareness to sexual assault on campus and in communities, brought that discussion to Texas State University. The event, which took place on April 13, was put on by the…

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Texas State University’s Relay for Life kicks off tonight

46 teams. 511 participants. So far, a grand total of $18,433.55 raised. All to support the American Cancer Society and their effort to continue cancer research. Relay for Life is one of the biggest annual community service events in San Marcos, and continues to bring in people who volunteer to stay…

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James Kofi Annan speaks at Texas State

Tonight was the first of a three part University Lecture Series about ending child trafficking through education and economic empowerment. Founder and Executive Director of Challenging Heights, James Kofi Annan, gave a powerful and moving speech about his experiences with human trafficking  in Ghana. He spoke about growing up in a…

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