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Prop A Fails to Save Austin Now

By Kara Valentine Three-segment feature: Prop A’s Landslide Loss by Austin Voters, Officer Shortage and Reimagining the APD, Understaffed Police Leave Burglary Victim to Collect own Evidence. An in-depth look at Austin, Texas politics, Austin City Council, Austin Police Department and the community affected. Prop A’s Landslide Loss by Austin Voters As Austin voters reject […]

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Yay or Nay for Austin’s Prop A

By Kara Valentine Through rallying and canvassing, advocates for No Way on Prop A gathered downtown Saturday, Sept. 18, to get their message across: “Misinformation and frustrated are very nice words,” said Austin City Council Member Gregorio “Greg” Casar. “Prop A is a dangerous and fiscally irresponsible ballot measure. It would force Austin to cut essential services […]

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Escaping Reality: How the COVID-19 Pandemic Changed the Way We Play

By Henna Punjabi Longtime friends gather around the dining room table in their college apartment. Papers are strewn across the table, laptops and dice scattered and mixed up between the players. Fingers, still greasy from the shared pizza, rush to grab a pencil and hurriedly take notes on the directions to the next city. “Alright, […]

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Workers in the Restaurant Industry Face Uncertainty due to COVID-19

By Rebecca Rodriguez (rar270@txstate.edu) In March of 2020, the United States began to feel the impact of a deadly virus. There were shutdowns all across the country which resulted in massive layoffs. The restaurant industry in particular took a devastating hit.  Those who were able to keep their jobs did not return to work in good spirits. There was so much […]

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Timeline Video of Texas State University Response To The COVID-19 Pandemic

by Roman Ysaguirre In early March, college campuses across the United States responded to the coronavirus pandemic by canceling club meetings, sporting events and in person class sessions. Texas State University responded within the same time frame. With rapidly updating information, it can become disorientating and overwhelming. This video serves as a reminder of the […]