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In an effort to foster a more inclusive and affirming college experience for all students, Texas State faculty, staff and students are in the early stages of working to develop a queer studies minor at the university.

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During its May 5 meeting, Texas State’s Faculty Senate held its last monthly President's Academic Advisory Group (PAAG) of the semester and discussed budgets, considered confidentiality in hiring processes and filled internal Senate roles for the next term.

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Approximately $3 million in federally-funded emergency assistance will be provided to students this summer with another $20 million to be distributed this fall through the university's Bobcat Cares grant. 

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Editor’s Note: “-30-” has traditionally been used throughout journalism to indicate the end of a story. Each semester, The University Star encourages its graduating seniors to write a Senior 30—a farewell piece to our readers—indicating the conclusion of a journalist’s time as an active memb…

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Editor’s Note: “-30-” has traditionally been used throughout journalism to indicate the end of a story. Each semester, The University Star encourages its graduating seniors to write a Senior 30—a farewell piece to our readers—indicating the conclusion of a journalist’s time as an active memb…

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From registration to getting a shot, Hays County residents and local distributors are finding the process for getting a COVID-19 vaccine easier compared to previous weeks as doses become more accessible throughout the state.

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Najha Marshall knew early on her passions for social justice and science would have a strong influence on her life. After a lupus diagnosis at the age of 7 and growing up in the grips of a flawed health care system, deciding what she wanted to write her honors thesis about was not a difficul…

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With COVID-19 vaccines becoming readily available throughout the state, nursing students and faculty from Texas State's Round Rock campus are playing an active role in administering vaccines throughout the university's surrounding areas.

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During the April 7 Faculty Senate meeting, President Denise Trauth and Provost Gene Bourgeois addressed faculty member's concerns about returning to in-person classes, the future of online classes and faculty appreciation.

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Texas State President Denise Trauth announced via Twitter the university intends to keep Sewell Park closed until the end of the spring semester, however, arrangements will be made for May graduates to participate in the traditional river jump. 

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The dispersal of the $9.4 million Bobcat Cares grant, intended to provide financial relief to students impacted by COVID-19, was met with mixed responses from students, some grateful for the aid and others not satisfied with the amount of funding they received.

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A year after Texas State announced the extension of spring break 2020 and the transition to remote learning in response to growing concern over the COVID-19 pandemic, hundreds of students, faculty and staff were vaccinated at the university's first COVID-19 vaccination event on March 12.