Comal Psychology building. Photo by Christopher Cabello

Daily News Recap (4-24-15)

Compiled by Holly Henrichsen Assistant Web Content Manager Title IX requirements are changing here at Texas State due to the increase in sexual assault cases reported. From August 2014 to March 2015 there have been 27 students who reported sexual assault, 20 reports of sexual harassment, 12 incidents of dating violence, and 8 reports of domestic…

San Marcos River. Photo by Christopher Cabello

Daily News Recap (4-23-15)

Compiled by Holly Henrichsen Assistant Web Content Manager The Senate approved Loretta Lynch to be attorney general today. She is the first African-American woman to hold the position. According to the New York Times, Lynch was confirmed as the new United States attorney for the Eastern District of New York with a 56 to 23 vote,…

Old Main side view. Photo by Nathalie Cohetero

Daily News Recap (4-22-15)

Compiled by Holly Henrichsen Assistant Web Content Manager If carbon emissions are not cut by 2030, the effects could be disastrous. According to CNN, an increase of droughts, rising sea levels, mass extinction, and the food we eat would be harder to produce [if carbon emissions keep rising]. If humans warm up the world more…

Taylor Murphey History Building. Photo by Christopher Cabello

Daily News Recap (4-21-15)

Compiled by Holly Henrichsen Assistant Web Content Manager Former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. According to CNN, the president was convicted on charges of violence, inciting violence, and the torture of protesters outside the presidential palace in December of 2012. He was later acquitted of the protesters murders…

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Daily News Recap (4-20-15)

Compiled by Holly Henrichsen Assistant Web Content Manager The FBI admits in making “errors” in hair analysis evidence provided by its forensic laboratory to U.S. courts to help secure convictions, including death penalty cases over more than 20 years. According to BBC News, the Office of the Inspector General reported that flawed forensics were used…

Students around the LBJ Student Center. Photo by Nathalie Cohetero.

Daily News Recap (4-17-15)

Compiled by Holly Henrichsen Assistant Web Content Manager An emotional appeal has been made by the parents of the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon to remove the death penalty from the punishment. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found guilty last week on all 30 charges related to the bombings at the 2013 race. CNN reports, Bill and…

LBJ Statue. Photo by Nathalie Cohetero

Daily News Recap (4-16-15)

Compiled by Holly Henrichsen Assistant Web Content Manager President Obama’s regulation attempts to slow down climate change will make its debut in court today. It is expected that the regulation discussion in court will last several years as the legal battle over policy begins. According to the New York Times, there are thirteen states and…