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Bearkat Democrats host “Rock the Vote”

Democratic attorney general candidate Sam Houston is among the guests who will speak at the Bearkat Democrats’ “Rock the Vote” event today. Located at the Old Main Pit between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m., the event is a final push to rally voters to the...

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Food Pantry hopes to leave no Bearkat hungry

Organizations at Sam Houston State University are taking on an often over looked problem on its campus and at other universities nationwide. Food insecurity is an issue which many students face themselves or experience through their peers. Students...

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SHSU not “alarmed” by Ebola cases

As news continues to surface regarding the Ebola virus in the United States, Sam Houston State University issued a statement telling students and faculty “we do not feel there’s any reason for the SHSU community to be alarmed.” In the...

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Acclaimed ballerina to speak on campus

Martha Butler Long, a former acclaimed Houston Ballet and American Ballet Theatre Ballerina, will visit Sam Houston State University tomorrow from 1 to 2 p.m. Long will discuss her career at the event which is free to the public. The department of...

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Firefest unaffected by burn ban

While the entirety of Walker County is under a burn ban as of yesterday, Thursday’s Firefest will be unaffected. Brandon Cooper, associate director for student activities, said they works closely with the fire department to ensure a safe event....

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Huntsville City Manager addresses public

Huntsville citizens gathered at the Walker County Storm Shelter to hear the 2nd annual State of the City Address hosted by the Walker County Chamber of Commerce and the city of Huntsville on Tuesday. City Manager Matt Benoit was the keynote speaker...

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Professor collects donations in mother’s memory

While breast cancer receives more attention than most other cancers, one lesser-known cancer affected a Sam Houston State University faculty member, close to heart. Frances Brandau, Ph.D, an assistant communications studies professor at SHSU,...

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