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Thinking Globally, Acting Locally: Framing the Environment at the Local Level

Climate change, sustainability, and anything associated with these topics have become hot topics (no pun intended) as the weather and environment has grown more unstable over time. Summer heat is more oppressive, river beds belch out the remains of beer cans and plastic bags, and local food production finds itself navigating warped seasonal planting/harvesting times. […]

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San Marcos arcade creatively keeps staff employed despite COVID-19

With COVID-19 causing non-essential businesses to shut their doors, millions are out of work.  Local arcade owner, Imran Acosta of Texas Gamer Lounge is fighting against this, keeping all of his employees on staff and working safely.                    “What do you do in this situation? You either turn it into a long, extended spring break and […]

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Mochas & Javas caffeinates San Marcos by the cup full

The Mochas & Javas is a Texas-based chain of coffee shops within San Marcos and Frisco, Texas. The location on North LBJ has been a staple of San Marcos for years. The warm peaceful atmosphere in conjunction with endless coffee makes it a prime studying location for exhausted college students. Mochas & Javas was created by owner […]

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San Marcos Chili Cook-Off serves up money for youth organization

The 15th annual Dam Chili Cook-Off took place last Saturday, November 2nd, in Martindale, Texas. The cook-off was in support of the San Marcos Youth Service Bureau, and has been for the last 15 years. The bureau is a non-profit organization that has been operating since 1975. The organization provides a free after school program, […]

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San Marcos Monarch Fest Aims to Raise Awareness about Pollinators

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 […]