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IPI: Mental Health At Texas State

In this mental health episode of IPI, hosted by Harrison Keesee and Matt Alvarez,  Ila Mar talks about her personal connection with Autism, a disorder that is often misinterpreted. It’s not a mental illness; it’s a developmental disorder that often comes along with several mental illnesses. Texas State University’s very own Executive Director of the…

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Texas State ASG Hosts Roundtable With Administrators

The Associated Student Government held their bi-annual roundtable for students to talk with Texas State administration. These roundtables gave the students the opportunity to talk directly with administrators about any concerns they might have and some ideas on how to improve. Chief of Staff Kaley Bishop talks about how students suggestions at the roundtables could…

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Phi Kappa Psi Hosts Pageant for Charity

On Thursday November 14th Phi Kappa Psi will host their first charity pageant at 6:00 p.m. in the LBJ Student Center Ballroom. Not only are contestants competing for the crown, but the winner gets to decide where all of the money raised for the event will go to. Zach Nymont, an up-and-coming country singer is…

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Texas State Disc Golf Holds Annual Tournament

The Texas State Disc Golf Club team is going to be holding their annual Bobcat Open Tournament on Sunday, November 10th. Adam Kitts, Safety Officer, gave me some details on the tournament. “It’s on campus at the Texas State disc golf course by hole ten’s basket from 7:30-8:30 A.M,” Kitts said. “It’s going to be…

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ASG Changes code for election candidates

One of the topics discussed  was the changes in the election campaigning code. Some of the changes will decide how much money is being spent on elections and candidates cannot spend any money that will align themselves with another candidate. Under the previous code candidates could align themselves with each other and run as a ticket.…

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San Marcos ISD Cancels School For Great Flood

Last Thursday, many students woke up to emergency alerts about flash flood warnings in San Marcos. Over night, the city of San Marcos received over nine inches of rain leaving Sewell Park and Aquarena Springs flooded. Although Texas State classes weren’t cancelled, some professors cancelled class on their own and all of San Marcos Consolidated…

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My Drive Program Comes to San Marcos

San Marcos High School and the San Marcos State Farm Agency are joining in efforts to increase driver safety awareness. San Marcos High School and State Farm were in the Texas State quad this week asking students to make safe driving commitments and vote for San Marcos High School in the Celebrate My Drive program…