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18 hrs ago | Houstonian

Omega Psi Phi helps to keep Earth clean

As part of their Greek week, the Sam Houston State University chapter of the international fraternity Omega Psi Phi, helped contribute to the campus' commemoration of Earth Week by cleaning up a two-mile-long stretch of Highway 30. The Sam Houston State University chapter of Omega Psi Phi did their part to contribute to Walker County on Monday ... (more)

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Related Topix: Omega Psi Phi, Fraternities

23 hrs ago | Houstonian

Recycling initiatives alive on campus, around Huntsville

Recycling bins are located in all dorms and buildings on campus with easy access and convenient availability, according to vending manager Marlin "Even if we have recycle bins right next to the trash cans, you will still find recyclable goods thrown into the trash," Department of Shredding and Recycling picks up recyclables a few times a week, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Huntsville, TX

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Houstonian

Straus, Schwertner, Garza to speak at commencement

Sam Houston State University's 2014 commencement speakers have been announced as two state senators and a Texas State University System regent.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Miller selected as NEG Summer Scholar

Monica Miller, a graduate student in the Ph.D. program at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisian, has been selected as an NEH Summer Scholar from a national applicant pool to attend one of 30 seminars and institutes supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Houstonian

Students connect with Earth Week through yoga

Sam Houston State University is encouraging students to do more than just reduce reuse recycle to protect nature, but to connect with nature through yoga.

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Related Topix: Psychology

Houstonian

Bearkats honored at annual Sammys Awards

A total of 27 awards were handed out to students and faculty members while a jazz ensemble accompanied the ceremony and ballet and musical theater performances took place during the breaks.

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Related Topix: Musical Theater

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Houstonian

New fire alarm brings University Hotel closer to code

The Sam Houston State University Hotel is within months of being in full compliance with the State Fire Marshal's audit from 2013, which reported multiple fire hazards in the building.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Houstonian

Elections not over, runoff to determine executive board

After a two-day voting period, students decided they wanted Student Government Association's University Affairs Chief Spencer Copeland as their next student body president.

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Gainesville Daily Register

GHS students hoping for full ride scholarship

Gainesville - Five Gainesville High School seniors will soon find out if they will be receiving Terry Foundation Scholarships to attend the colleges of their choice and setting them on the path to fulfill their dreams and aspirations.

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Related Topix: Texas Tech, University of North Texas, Texas

Houstonian

Wynne Home begins spring art classes

Politics and art are crossing paths this month as a political science major from Sam Houston State University has organized a number of arts classes for the spring semester and summer at the A creative collage class is also being featured using a variety of objects to create collages from every day materials.

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Related Topix: Sculpting

Houstonian

MTV Movie Awards provides laughs, touching tributes

Brewster presented a touching tribute to deceased actor Paul Walker and reduced the normally rowdy crowd into silence as they watched a montage of his movies flash across the screen.

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Houstonian

New organization promotes Latin culture

A new dance organization spreading different styles of Latin dance to all cultures has shuffled its way to Sam Houston State University.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Houstonian

Letter: Gender equality has place in homecoming

The mission of Gamma Sigma Kappa is to empower the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community and its allies on campus at Sam Houston State University by building community and fostering acceptance for all.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Houstonian

Students vote via email on student government elections

Candidates are biting nails, crossing fingers and hoping the Sam Houston State University student body votes them into their respective positions in the 2014-2015 student government executive board and Senate.

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Houstonian

Hostpital to get sexual assault nurse

After years of being unable to properly address sexual assault in Walker County, Huntsville Memorial Hospital will be gaining a new sexual assault nurse examiner , according to hospital officials.

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Related Topix: Walker County, TX, Huntsville, TX, Criminal Defense Law

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Houstonian

SHSU grad runs 'Paint and Sip' art studio

Anna Bennett had been to 'paint and sip' parties at art studios all across southeast Texas while attending Sam Houston State University.

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Related Topix: Texas, Huntsville, TX, The Woodlands, TX

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Houstonian

Pride Week brings together LGBT community

The fourth annual Pride Week is being held this week to bring together people of all sexual identities in a fun, safe and educational environment, according to hosts Gamma Sigma Kappa, Sam Houston State University's said Pride Week was created to bring into action the mission of Gamma Sigma Kappa, which is to create and promote an accepting and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Huntsville, TX

Houstonian

Student's truck stolen in library parking lot

A Sam Houston State University student's truck was stolen March 24 from the New Gresham Library parking lot, according to the University Police Department's daily crime log.

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Houstonian

Appeals court gives students a taste of justice

Mike Yawn, of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and student fellows,After a three-year hiatus, Waco's tenth circuit court of appeals has returned to Sam Houston State University to show students how appeals really work.

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Houstonian

SHSU professor evaluations published online are hard to find

End-of-semester teacher evaluations, which by law must be published on Sam Houston State University's website, are difficult to locate, students find.

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Related Topix: Internet, Texas State University

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