‘Lady Bird’ to debut at Texas State University

By Andrew Blanton SAN MARCOS – After months of preparation, ‘Lady Bird: First Lady of the Land’ is set to debut Thursday, April 28 at Texas State University. Lady Bird Johnson in Washington D.C. The opera opens amid chaos with the swearing in of President Lyndon B. Johnson after the assassination of President John F….

A huge road block for convicted felons

By Andrew Blanton AUSTIN – In March, the Austin City Council passed the Fair Chance Hiring Ordinance that aims to help citizens with a criminal background find employment. While many consider the ordinance a step in the right direction, convicted felons, regardless of the nature of the crime, are prevented by law from obtaining necessary…

Charity Concert Benefits Local Veterans

Theta Chi fraternity students at Texas State University are hosting a charity concert Saturday, benefiting local military veterans. The concert, Saturday, April 23 at 7pm, is being held at the local VFW at 1701 Hunter Rd. Tickets are given in exchange for a $10 donation. Military Students at Texas State University  Photo by Andrew Blanton…

The New Advertising Frontier

Advertising is one of the nation’s fastest changing industries. It has re-invented itself over hundreds of years, adapting to the evolving technology consumers demand. Large corporations, small businesses, and start-up companies are now working tirelessly with advertising agencies to present their products and services on smart phone applications like Instagram and Snapchat. “With a community…

Students Protest Tuition Costs

By Andrew Blanton April 14, 2016 San Marcos – A group of Texas State University students marched Wednesday, demanding tuition-free college and large wage increases. Protesters in the Million Student March chanted “fight, fight, fight, fight, education is a right,” through the Quad, asking for an increase in the current federal minimum wage from $7.25…