Category: State

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Texas State University bomb threat

By Caleb McCaig
At around 9:40 a.m. Texas State University sent out an emergency text alert to all students registered for the alert service advising them of a bomb threat on campus at the admissions building.

Holy cows, it’s hot! 0

Holy cows, it’s hot!

By Kayla Hall –  The heat wave is taking its toll on dairy production in Erath County. Dairy farmers are struggling with unproductive cows, evaporative cooling systems and breeding rotations to get their cows...

State budget cuts likely to cost students’ campus jobs 0

State budget cuts likely to cost students’ campus jobs

By Molly Roberson –  Texas lawmakers’ efforts to balance the state budget are likely to cost some Tarleton students their campus jobs and result in reduced hours for other student workers.  The number of...

What could budget cuts and student growth mean for you? 0

What could budget cuts and student growth mean for you?

By Deana Coan –  The record size of Tarleton’s 2010 freshman class is making the budget cuts facing the university a little less painful. The 1,427 students who enrolled last fall pumped millions of...

Budget cuts may slash financial aid for thousands 0

Budget cuts may slash financial aid for thousands

By Sarah Friesen –  One in five Tarleton State University students will lose grants next year if budget cuts approved by the Texas House and Senate finance committees become law, a university spokesman said...

Tarleton campus police ‘call in the big guns’ 0

Tarleton campus police ‘call in the big guns’

By Ian Troub –  A gunman on the Tarleton State University campus would face more formidable opposition than ever before from Tarleton police, who are now armed with high-powered rifles patterned after military assault...

Tarleton makes changes to ‘balance its budget’ 0

Tarleton makes changes to ‘balance its budget’

By Brittany Owens –  Students could lose campus jobs and several graduate programs are being eliminated as part of Tarleton’s effort to balance its budget. In a meeting with students before spring break, Tarleton...

Tarleton’s proposed Clery Act violation fine reduced by $100,000 0

Tarleton’s proposed Clery Act violation fine reduced by $100,000

By Seth Jones –  A federal judge reduced a proposed fine against Tarleton State University for failing to accurately disclose information about campus crimes by more than $100,000. The judge said federal officials with...