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Student media wins 30 awards at annual statewide conference

The University Star, KTSW and Bobcat Update students recently won multiple awards during the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association (TIPA) annual conference held from March 21-24, 2018. The Texas Intercollegiate Press … Continue reading

March 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

Meet the Staff: Laura Krantz – University Star Director and SJMC Faculty Member

Lecturer Laura Krantz is the new director at the University Star, the Texas State University student newspaper. Originally from Houston, Laura moved to Albuquerque as a junior in high school and … Continue reading

September 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Emily Sharp in D.C.

The 2017 Presidential Inauguration was one for the books. As protestors, supporters, heads-of-state and average citizens filled the Capitol building and its grounds on Jan. 20, members of the University … Continue reading

February 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Society of Professional Journalists to honor University Star staff

The Society of Professional Journalists will recognize five student-journalists from the University Star at the historic Hilton Hotel in Fort Worth on March 18 and 19 for its Region 8 Mark of Excellence convention. … Continue reading

March 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Texas State Excels at TIPA Awards

Texas State students impressed last week, scooping up numerous awards from the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association. The awards included top spots across each media category. The staff at The University Star, Texas State’s … Continue reading

April 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

University Star participates in Global News Relay 2015

Texas State University’s own student newspaper, The University Star, was chosen as one of 10 universities to participate in Global News Relay 2015, an annual newscast coordinated by the University of Salford, … Continue reading

February 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Strategic Opportunities for Students to Transfer to Texas State

On November 24, Assistant Director Harry Bowers met with Marianne Odem, Chair of the Media Communication Department at San Antonio College (SAC), and members of her faculty. The goal of … Continue reading

December 1, 2014 · Leave a comment