Searching for the next Sammy

Children’s eyes light up when they see him. College-aged students get a child-like excitement to take a picture with him. His luminescent orange fur translates to school spirit and hyped campus events. He is Sammy the Bearkat and tryouts to take...


SMMC to help brides on budget

The Student Money Management Center will help Bearkat brides on a budget with its event Wednesday “Weddings on a Dime.” According to Erick Funes, peer financial coach for the SMMC and economics senior at Sam Houston State University, the purpose...

Logan Self | The Houstonian

Huntsville again hit with bad weather

Severe weather once again rocked the Huntsville area.   The storms made their way through at 4:15 a.m. Monday, bringing with them heavy rain, damaging lighting and high winds. As the storms approached the area, the National Weather Service...

Sean Smith | The Houstonian

Austin Hall: 166 years of history endured

The oldest building in Texas and a historic landmark, Austin Hall has served as a staple of advancements and growth in education at Sam Houston State University for the last 166 years.   Presbyterians in the Huntsville area established Austin...


Student reflects on ’15 seconds of fame’

As glass crashed at the Sam Houston State University’s recreation center Thursday, senior mass communication and Spanish major Lizeth De La Garza took pictures and video with her phone of the flooding and posted them on Twitter. The pictures were...

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