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Nine Texas State University programs have been included in the Best Graduate School Rankings for 2024 by U.S. News and World Report.

The city of San Marcos has been awarded $13,875,840 under the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Promoting Resilient Operations for Transformative, Efficient and Cost-Saving Transportation (PROTECT) Discretionary Grant Program. The agency announced the award April 11. The funding will be used to complete a stormwater mitigation project in the Sunset Acres neighborhood.

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Hays County Judge Ruben Becerra swears in the county's new fire marshal Steve Seddig. His first day on the job was March 26.
Photo courtesy of Hays County

Hays County has a new Fire Marshal. Steve Seddig has 28 years of service with the city of Wylie Fire Rescue where he served as a Fire Marshal, Division Chief and Texas Peace Officer. He is a certified Texas Master Fire Investigator and an International Association of Arson Investigators Certified Fire Investigator.

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Crockett Principal Dr. Analeasa Holmes completed her doctorate program. To celebrate her tremendous accomplishment, the Crockett Superstars surprised her with a campus-wide parade.
Photo courtesy of San Marcos CISD



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Rashawn Galloway comes up to bat for the Bobcats. Texas State returns home this weekend.
Daily Record photo by Gerald Castillo

Texas State won their second game in a row out slugging the Incarnate Word Cardinals to win 10-8.

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Juan Munos throws the ball in the infield during the Rattlers last home game against East Central. San Marcos bounced from their shut out loss to East Central last Friday for a 17-5 win over the Clemens Buffaloes Tuesday night.
Daily Record photo by Gerald Castillo

San Marcos bounced back from last Friday’s loss to East Central with a dominating win over the Schertz-Clemens Buffaloes 17-5.

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Alec Patino holds down first base in the Bobcats last home game against Texas.
Daily Record photo by Gerald Castillo

Texas State avoided a three game sweep by the Louisiana Monroe Warhawks out slugging their opponents in a 13-11 win for the Bobcats.

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Texas State defense made a good impression during the Maroon and Gold Spring Game. The defense is replacing five starters on the defensive side of the ball.
Photo submitted by TXST Athletics

Texas State wrapped up the spring practice with the Maroon and Gold Spring Game.


Call Her Wonder Woman

Texas State University student Bella Sera on the drums with her band Tough on Fridays.
Photos submitted by April Dawn Shinske

When Bella Sera was growing up in Houston, Texas, she was tired of other kids calling her derogatory names due to her Marfan-syndrome-related tall stature, so she told them to call her “an Amazon” instead.

Tejano Weekend to play Duett’s in Martindale April 20

David Beck and Tejano Weekend.
Photo by Sam Siefert

David Beck’s Tejano Weekend is set to take the Duett’s stage in Martindale on April 20 in what the band hopes to become an annual thing.

TPA’s Broadway in Austin adds ’Annie’ to 24-25 season lineup

Rainier (Rainey) Treviño and Georgie in the North American Tour of “Annie.”
Photo by Evan Zimmerman/MurphyMade

Already the biggest season in Texas Performing Arts’ history, the 2024-2025 Broadway in Austin lineup just got even bigger with the addition of “Annie.”

BPSF to host 14th Birthday Bash

BPSF 14th Birthday Bash Saturday, April 20 1 - 4 p.m. Roughhouse Brewing 680 Oakwood Loop

In-person fundraiser and announcement of new resources


Free speech clashes. Admission disputes. And over it all there is the endless buzz of anxiety about debt. Too often, Texas higher education can look like a war zone. But a smart funding law – passed by the Legislature and translated into action by college leaders – has turned Austin Community College into a kind of oasis.

“Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day” is on April 25th, and I think we should try something different this year: Let’s take our daughters and sons to grandma’s.

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Colorado State University researchers are calling this year’s hurricane season forecast “the most aggressive” ever, the Texas Standard reported. They say there is a 54% chance a hurricane will strike the Texas coast, and a 25% chance it will be major.

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