The San Marcos Discovery Center put on its second annual Monarch Fest and Native Plant Sale on Saturday, October 19. The purpose of the event was to educate the community about the importance of monarch butterflies in the Central Texas region. Monarch butterflies pass through Central Texas biannually during the spring and winter. This festival […]
PET FEST BRIEF 2019 By: Delilah Alvarado, Lacey Harper, Jonathan Campbell, Ashton Price Hosted by Prevent a Litter (PALS), the 17th annual Pet Fest took place at the San Marcos Plaza Park in San Marcos on Oct.19. The event was free and open to the public, but donations were also accepted. The organization (PALS) hosts the event every year in order to bring awareness of […]
By Ryan Torres, Deborah Omomehin, Jonathon Salazar, Brandon Enriquez The San Marcos Art League celebrated the grand opening of the new San Marcos Art Center on October 17. The new art center featured an exclusive exhibit by Billy Ray Mangham, internationally known clay artist, along with other artists from the San Marcos Art League. Photo […]
The people of the community gathered this past Saturday, October 19 to celebrate the seventeenth annual PALS. The event was held at The San Marcos Plaza by Prevent a Litter of Central Texas or PALS. PALS mission is to assist local shelters with pet adoptions and local rescue groups, and to promote positive (or accountable) […]
By: Arian Helm, Danielle Wright, Jay Prather, and Nicole Wolf Stonewall Warehouse is the first gay bar opened in San Marcos, TX founded by a local gay man, Chris Roo. Stonewall is the only gay bar between Austin to San Antonio. Stonewall has given San Marcos locals an outlet to express themselves openly in a […]
Photos by Elizabeth Perryman Tell Me This Didn’t Happen: Poems on Truth — a poetry reading presented by faculty from the School of English, hosted in the Honors College and produced by the Common Experience. Truth is the Common Experience theme for the 2019/2020 school year, the readings portrayed the authors personal truth.
Coverage of the 2019 City Council elections in San Marcos. Introduction Early voting occurred Oct. 21 – Nov. 1 in the 37 county locations with Election Day slated for Nov. 5. The San Marcos community voted on 10 ballot initiatives and Place 1 and Place 2 seats. Candidates Place 1: Maxfield Baker and Mark Gleason […]
The SPOT Cinema Eatery & Social Haus hosts “College Night” on Mondays from 6 p.m. to midnight, which includes free bowling and happy hour all day. To participate in the free bowling, all you need to do is provide a valid college ID and rent shoes for $3.49 each. Besides bowling, the SPOT also has […]
They may not be the most visible group compared to river-goers and students, but San Marcos has a tight-knit skate scene. Described as familial, accepting and supportive, San Marcos’ only skate park is a hub to skaters across the town.
Kyle Antanaitis, Bailey Huffman, & Sam Craft