Texas State’s Student Government tabled an emergency resolution during its Oct. 19 meeting calling for the support of a petition demanding RAs receive improved transparency from the Department of Housing and Residential Life on COVID-19-related matters.
Health officials are pushing students to get their flu shots for the upcoming 2020-2021 flu season, which could place a strain on Texas State's Student Health Center resources should there be community spread.
Texas State students voting early at the Performing Arts Center reported a simple and fast voting experience throughout the first week of early voting.
Student Government Parliamentarian Cody DeSalvo filed a complaint to the Student Government supreme court against Vice President and Chairperson of the Senate Andrew Florence. Now, DeSalvo faces a potential vote-of-no-confidence from fellow senators.
Texas State soccer snatched a tight victory Oct. 18 against the University of Arkansas at Little Rock 2-1 after an 88th-minute penalty.
Texas State volleyball earned its second sweep of the weekend Oct. 17 as it defeated No. 15 University of Louisiana at Lafayette (25-15, 25-20, 26-24) to take the series 3-0.
Texas State volleyball (10-1) came off of a 3-0 win earlier in the day to take a 3-2 comeback victory (14-25, 18-25, 25-20, 25-15, 15-10) over the nationally-ranked Louisiana at Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns (11-2) Oct. 16 in Lafayette, Louisiana.
Texas State (9-1, 4-0 Sun Belt) pulled off a statement win with a sweep (25-11, 25-21, 25-14) over nationally-ranked Louisiana at Lafayette (11-1, 5-1 Sun Belt) to open the weekend series on Friday morning in Lafayette, Louisiana.
Texas State's Faculty Senate received an update from the "Institutional Inclusive Excellence" team, which seeks to hire a non-profit organization for consultation as the group works to promote equity and demonstrate cross-cultural awareness across Texas State campuses.
Former U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke will teach Texas politics at Texas State in the spring 2021 semester, the Department of Political Science told The University Star on Oct. 15.
An LBJ Student Center student employee accused of sexual assault in late September no longer works in the building, the LBJ Student Center director told The University Star on Oct. 15.
Early voters on Texas State's campus reported long wait times but effective COVID-19 safety protocols during the first two days of early voting for the 2020 election.
Texas State's Student Government introduced a resolution during its regular Oct. 12 meeting to repurpose the university's contact tracing program to assist with student mental health outreach.
The controversial decision by the Hays County Commissioners Court to not place a second polling location on Texas State's campus has some claiming voter suppression is taking place ahead of the Oct. 13 early voting start.
Texas State (1-4, 1-1 in conference) was unable to secure its first-ever road victory against the Troy Trojans (2-1, 1-0), losing 17-37 on Oct. 10 in Troy, Alabama.
Texas State reported a significant increase in student withdrawals and a drop in international student enrollment due to COVID-19 complications.
Texas State soccer (2-8-1 overall, 2-4-0 Sun Belt) lost 0-1 on a penalty to the undefeated Arkansas State University (7-0-0 overall, 6-0-0 Sun Belt) after 100 minutes and four periods of defensive play.
The Student Government senate unanimously passed two resolutions calling on Texas State to expand COVID-19 testing and mental health outreach during its Oct. 5 meeting.
Sixty-five students were in isolation/quarantine spaces provided by Texas State at one point in September, the university's Student Health Center director announced in an email to faculty, staff and students.
Texas State's Faculty Senate challenged the possible cancellation of spring break for the spring 2021 semester and the logistics of in-person December commencement ceremonies during its Oct. 7 meeting.
Texas State’s deadline for the Clery Act Annual Security and Fire Safety Report was pushed from Oct. 1 to Dec. 31 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Partnering with MOVE Texas and Texas Rising to host a drive-in voter registration event, Texas State Athletics helped register 676 people to vote by the deadline, making it one of the largest drive-in voter registration events in Texas this year, according to MOVE Texas.
Dr. Vincent E. Morton has been named Texas State's associate vice president for Student Affairs and dean of students.
When the H1N1 swine flu first appeared at Texas State in March 2009, there was no widespread alarm for the virus in the U.S. It was not until April that year, when cases rose quickly around the country, that the university began to respond.
Oct. 5 was the last day to register to vote in the 2020 general election. The University Star has gathered all the information you need about Hays County polling locations, mail-in ballots, COVID-19 safety precautions and who will appear on the ballots.
Typically Student Government senators fill the LBJ Teaching Theater on Monday nights, working through legislation it deems important to the student body, but now the governing body is trying to adjust to a virtual landscape.
Demonstrators gathered outside the stallions statue on campus and marched around the Hays County Historic Courthouse Oct. 1 to protest racial injustice across the nation.
Editor’s Note: For the remainder of the school year, The University Star will take on “The 11% Project”, an examination of Black students at Texas State through History, Election, Hometowns, Activism, Creatives, Mentorship and 10 years from now. This letter highlights how we got here and wha…
Texas State Faculty Senate members gave recommendations for outlining the role and governance responsibility for the Personnel Committee in its Sept. 30 meeting.
Amid an off-season full of questions, the loss of an all-time player and an investigation into a former head coach, Texas State men’s basketball released its Sun Belt Conference schedule Oct. 1 for the 2020-21 season.
Student Government will host its semiannual roundtable with Texas State’s administrative officials Oct. 5 via Zoom.
Texas State shared the fourth Vice President for Student Affairs finalist Sept. 30 ahead of the candidate's upcoming public interview process.
Voter outreach organizations like The League of Women Voters are at work informing Hays County citizens on what they need to know ahead of what is expected to be a highly contentious election.