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Around Campus: The University Star

Campus newspaper shines light, trains up-and-coming journalists

By Andrew E. Osegi 

Tucked away in the cozy Trinity Building on the Texas State University campus, dedicated students write, manage and edit their way to success through journalism.

The Trinity Building

The Trinity Building on the Texas State campus is University Star headquarters.

The University Star covers happenings and issues on the Texas State campus and in the San Marcos community. Published every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, the Star distributes approximately 8,000 copies in and around the San Marcos area to keep local citizens and students informed.

Founded in 1911, the Star’s mission since its inception has been to embody the voice of Texas State, a task that falls to the 120 student reporters, photographers, designers and members of the student editorial board who work together to produce the paper. Given the multitude of honors and awards the Star has received over the years, they accomplished their mission regularly. Continue reading

Bobcat Faces: April Hahn

For Hahn, making connections
has been best part of college

April HahnBy Billi London-Gray

Life is a story, and we always hope the best chapters are yet to be written. For many soon-to-be graduates, a wonderful chapter is coming to a close, promising even better adventures just a page turn away.

April Hahn is penning the last few paragraphs of her college education this week. The Texas State University senior, who will graduate Saturday with a bachelor’s degree in English and a minor in journalism, says, “Conclusions are the hardest parts to write” — which aptly sums up the bittersweet experience of graduation. Continue reading