Laurel Hall. Photo by Christopher Cabello

Daily News Recap (3-2-15)

Compiled by Holly Henrichsen Assistant Web Content Manager Today is Texas Independence Day. Texas Independence Day commemorates the adoption of the Texas Declaration of Independence on March 2nd, 1836. This event marked Texas’ independence from Mexico where 60 delegates from all over Texas signed the declaration. Sam Houston Day is also observed on March 2nd,…

LBJ Statue. Photo by Nathalie Cohetero

Daily News Recap (2-27-15)

Compiled by Holly Henrichsen Assistant Web Content Manager A 36-year-old gunman killed seven people and injured another in the small community of Tyrone in Texas County, Missouri before fatally shooting himself. According to CNN, a girl in one of the homes heard gunshots and fled to a neighbor’s residence, where she called the police. After…

San Marcos River. Photo by Christopher Cabello

Daily News Recap (2-26-15)

By Holly Henrichsen Assistant Web Content Manager The masked Islamic State militant who has been featured as an avid role in multiple execution videos and is known as “Jihadi John”, has been identified as British Citizen Mohammed Emwazi. According to The Wall Street Journal, it is believed Emwazi traveled to Syria from London in 2012…

Flowers by Texas State University wall. Photo by Dylan Lochridge-Fletcher

Daily News Recap (2-25-15)

By Holly Henrichsen Assistant Web Content Manager The FBI has arrested 3 men this afternoon for attempting to fly from New York to Turkey to join ISIS. CNN reports, The United States Attorney’s office in Brooklyn is charging the suspects with providing material support to terrorists. The arrests occurred after a complaint was unsealed by…

Jonathan Russell. Photo from KVUE

Daily News Recap (2-24-15)

By Holly Henrichsen Assistant Web Content Manager Police are looking for help locating a missing San Marcos man who may be in danger. 25 year old Jonathan Russell was last seen Thursday morning riding a gold colored bicycle on the west access road in the 1600 block of IH-35. Russell is a white male about…

Weekly Update

Weekly Update 2/23

Weekly Update Feb. 23, 2015   Warren Schorr Tara Pohlmeyer What’s Trending   We discuss how 911 call centers don’t have the ability to locate callers. The growing popularity of MDMA, or Molly, We wrapped up award season with this year’s socially-aware Oscars  Warren’s favorite topic: the weather. Our guest this week was Texas State…

Alkek Library. Photo by Daryan Jones

Daily News Recap (2-23-15)

By Holly Henrichsen Assistant Web Content Manager Prison officials in south Texas are transferring hundreds of inmates after nearly 2,000 men took control of the prison and caused riots Friday morning. According to BBC, most of the “low-level” offenders housed at the Willacy County Correctional Center located in Raymondville, are immigrants who entered the United…