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Seguin keeps working to build better opportunities for its citizens

By Dayri Vargas-Osorio (SEGUIN)- As the city of Seguin continues to develop plans to help people living under the poverty line with new job opportunities and programs, for some citizens, the struggle continues. With the opening of big companies and small businesses in the city, Seguin’s economic development department not only sees an increase in … Continue reading Seguin keeps working to build better opportunities for its citizens

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Texas State’s student body keeps increasing and its parking issues too

  By Dayri Vargas-Osorio (SAN MARCOS)-  As the city of San Marcos remains one of the fastest growing cities in the country and enrollment at Texas State University continues to increase, current students commuting to campus experience trouble finding parking. With an acceptance rate of 71 percent and an enrollment of more than 38,000 students, … Continue reading Texas State’s student body keeps increasing and its parking issues too

New Braunfels City Council voted yes for David’s Law

By Dayri Vargas-Osorio (NEW BRAUNFELS)- With a vote of 5-1, members of the city council voted yes Monday in favor of supporting David’s Law, a recently-filed state legislation that attempts to prevent cyberbullying. On Monday night, the New Braunfels City Council discussed the subject and whether or not the council would support the bill. David’s … Continue reading New Braunfels City Council voted yes for David’s Law

Texas State students ready to vote in Election’s day

By Dayri Vargas-Osorio (SAN MARCOS)-  Texas State Students are ready to vote for the candidate that best represents their beliefs, ideals and opportunities for their future in today’s elections. Students who did not vote in the primaries are making time to vote for their candidate before election polls close at 7 p.m. Though many students … Continue reading Texas State students ready to vote in Election’s day

Gov. Rick Perry declared a period of prayer for rain in Texas

By Dayri Vargas-Osorio (SAN MARCOS)-  Gov. Rick Perry declared a three-day period as Days of Prayer for Rain in Texas as the state faces one of its most extreme droughts in the last 44 years. As the severe drought conditions have contributed to the spread of wildfires across the state, Perry proclaimed three days of … Continue reading Gov. Rick Perry declared a period of prayer for rain in Texas

Texas State invites faculty, staff and students to participate in Arbor Day’s celebration

By Dayri Vargas-Osorio (SAN MARCOS)-  Texas State University invites faculty, students and staff members to participate in their Arbor Day celebration tomorrow, Nov. 18 at 10 a.m. next to P14 parking lot, located on Aquarena Springs Drive. Arbor Day has been celebrated in the United States since 1872 and is a holiday, as stated in … Continue reading Texas State invites faculty, staff and students to participate in Arbor Day’s celebration

Hispanic graduation rates may be impacted by Texan higher education program

By Dayri Vargas-Osorio (SAN MARCOS)- Hispanic graduation rates in Hispanic-Serving Institutions in Texas may see its impact in the Texan higher education program Closing the Gaps, a plan that aims to help Hispanic students achieve degrees in higher education. In Texas, 41 colleges and universities are categorized as Hispanic-Serving Institutions.  The schools are selected and … Continue reading Hispanic graduation rates may be impacted by Texan higher education program