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 […]
By Grace Green Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 8 into law on May 19, 2021. SB8 dramatically reduces the amount of time a woman has to seek out a legal abortion from legal precedent since the landmark 1973 U.S. supreme court case Roe vs Wade. There are two main sections of the bill: One bans abortion once a fetal heartbeat has […]
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 […]
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, […]
chart created with amCharts | amCharts By Timia Cobb In a survey collected from 28 students attending TXST, each student was asked to choose their favorite taco shop out of four choices. The restaurants were Lolis, Fuego, Santi’s and Chepos. Fuego was the most voted for with 15 votes. Santi’s was the second most vote […]
By Timia Cobb Tacos, friends and barely any money, those are the best nights. I spent every weekend for the last two months with my friends Haley Guillory and Chase Canter exploring the taco shops of San Marcos, Texas. We started with Cheops and fell in love with many other restaurants we visited along the […]
By Megan Tran The Square is quite literally named after the shape. Businesses are lined up one-by-one around a single block forming a square. It has become infamous for college nightlife, crowded bars, small boutiques, spontaneous tattoos and restaurants. But that has drastically changed since the Coronavirus hit San Marcos. Coronavirus has viciously spread throughout […]
I needed the world to pause. I needed my world to pause. Quarantine, for me, has been a heaven-sent. Find out why.
The outbreak of the coronavirus, all over the world, has greatly affected eating as a whole.
By Deborah Omomehin Texas State hosted First-Gen Week, which started on Monday, Nov 5, with colleges around the country to celebrate National First-Generation College Celebration Day. First-Gen Week started from Nov 5 till Nov 11 and the purpose is to celebrate and recognize the first-generation students of Texas State. A conversation with Taylor Quiroz and Paul […]