Monthly Archives: January 2013

Study Tips: Get Back on Track

Start Smart: 9 Ways to Get Your Semester and Studies on Track

By Texas State SLAC

Students studying in library with laptop

Start smart! Reconnect with study partners from previous semesters.

Welcome back, Bobcats! As you kick off another semester at Texas State University, you face the task of re-establishing your academic routines and habits. To help you get your semester started right, the Student Learning Assistance Center (SLAC) has a nine time-tested suggestions. Continue reading

Around Campus: New Year’s Resolutions for Texas State Students

By Andrew Osegi ’13

Welcome to 2013, Bobcat Nation! On behalf of the university, I hope all students, new and returning, enjoyed the winter holiday.

Always be thinking ahead

Always be thinking ahead.

As we ring in the new year with the spring semester, now is the best time to thaw that lackadaisical frame of mind we’ve embraced over the break and set our eyes on the future.

In addition to the resolutions you may have set for yourself this year, here are five more every Texas State student should consider:

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Happenings: Tibetan Monks

Tibetan monks plan week-long visit to share art, music, culture of peace

Tibetan monks with instruments and headdress

The monks of Drepung Loseling Monastery

The monks of Tibet’s Drepung Loseling Monastery will be visiting Texas State University as part of their international tour, The Mystical Arts of Tibet, and the university’s Common Experience event series, A Global Odyssey. During their week-long stay, the monks will share Tibetan Buddhist culture through music and art.

Endorsed by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the tour has three basic purposes: to make a contribution to world peace and healing; to generate a greater awareness of the endangered Tibetan civilization; and to raise support for the Tibetan refugee community in India.

Famed multiphonic singers, whose sellout performances in Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center received national acclaim, the highlight of the monks’ visit to campus will be their concert, “Sacred Music Sacred Dance for World Healing,” on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, at 7 p.m. in Evans Auditorium. Continue reading