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Open Mic Night

Location:
Lampasas (LAMP); 407
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Jordan Morille
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College

The Honors College Writer's Circle presents, Open Mic Night!

Featuring: poetry, short stories, songs, script readings, excerpts, and more! To sign up for a slots, email Jordan Morille at jm1952@txstate.edu and include the piece you would like to share!

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Wednesday Night Write

Location:
Lampasas (LAMP); Honors College | 501
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Ron Haas, 512.245.2266
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College

Writing doesn't need to be scary! Attend a 25-30 minute workshop where Honors College Writing Preceptors will be on hand to help you develop and improve your work so bring your essays or other writing projects with you! And, of course, there will be food.

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The Writer's Circle

Location:
Lampasas (LAMP); 407A
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Jordan Morille
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College

Hey all you poets, novelists, playwrights, screenwriters, comics, and beyond!

Every Tuesday from 5pm-7pm in LAMP 407A, The Honors College Writer’s Circle gathers to share work, read pages, and bounce creative ideas back and forth. We welcome writers of any and all mediums in a very friendly and supportive environment.

The first hour is dedicated to workshop sessions, and the second hour is reserved for writing time. Sign up for a workshop slot on the sheet posted outside Jordan Morille’s office, room 504, if you’d like pages read.


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Wednesday Night Write

Location:
Lampasas (LAMP); Honors College | 501
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Ron Haas, 512.245.2266
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College

Writing doesn't need to be scary! Attend a 25-30 minute workshop where Honors College Writing Preceptors will be on hand to help you develop and improve your work so bring your essays or other writing projects with you! And, of course, there will be food.

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Wednesday Night Write

Location:
Lampasas (LAMP); Honors College | 501
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Ron Haas, 512.245.2266
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College

Writing doesn't need to be scary! Attend a 25-30 minute workshop where Honors College Writing Preceptors will be on hand to help you develop and improve your work so bring your essays or other writing projects with you! And, of course, there will be food.

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The Writer's Circle

Location:
Lampasas (LAMP); 407A
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Jordan Morille
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College

Hey all you poets, novelists, playwrights, screenwriters, comics, and beyond!

Every Tuesday from 5pm-7pm in LAMP 407A, The Honors College Writer’s Circle gathers to share work, read pages, and bounce creative ideas back and forth. We welcome writers of any and all mediums in a very friendly and supportive environment.

The first hour is dedicated to workshop sessions, and the second hour is reserved for writing time. Sign up for a workshop slot on the sheet posted outside Jordan Morille’s office, room 504, if you’d like pages read.


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more about event

Wednesday Night Write

Location:
Lampasas (LAMP); Honors College | 501
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Ron Haas, 512.245.2266
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College

Writing doesn't need to be scary! Attend a 25-30 minute workshop where Honors College Writing Preceptors will be on hand to help you develop and improve your work so bring your essays or other writing projects with you! And, of course, there will be food.

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Roads to Research Workshop

Location:
Lampasas (LAMP); 407A
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Melanie Liddle, 512.245.2266
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College

Conducting research isn't as scary as it sounds! Come learn about the research process from experienced graduate students and eat some FREE food in LAMP 407 at Noon!

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Wednesday Night Write

Location:
Lampasas (LAMP); Honors College | 501
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Ron Haas, 512.245.2266
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College

Writing doesn't need to be scary! Attend a 25-30 minute workshop where Honors College Writing Preceptors will be on hand to help you develop and improve your work so bring your essays or other writing projects with you! And, of course, there will be food.

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Wednesday Night Write

Location:
Lampasas (LAMP); Honors College | 501
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Ron Haas, 512.245.2266
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College

Writing doesn't need to be scary! Attend a 25-30 minute workshop where Honors College Writing Preceptors will be on hand to help you develop and improve your work so bring your essays or other writing projects with you! And, of course, there will be food.

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The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi Initiation Ceremony

Location:
Evans Auditorium (ELA)
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Catherine Jaffe, 512.245.2360
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College, The Graduate College

The induction ceremony and reception for the spring semester's new members of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.

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Wednesday Night Write

Location:
Lampasas (LAMP); Honors College | 501
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Ron Haas, 512.245.2266
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College

Writing doesn't need to be scary! Attend a 25-30 minute workshop where Honors College Writing Preceptors will be on hand to help you develop and improve your work so bring your essays or other writing projects with you! And, of course, there will be food.

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12th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference

Location:
LBJ Student Center (LBJ); 3-5.1
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Melanie Liddle, 512-245-2266
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College

Three days of presentations showcasing undergraduate research at Texas State.

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Wednesday Night Write

Location:
Lampasas (LAMP); Honors College | 501
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Ron Haas, 512.245.2266
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College

Writing doesn't need to be scary! Attend a 25-30 minute workshop where Honors College Writing Preceptors will be on hand to help you develop and improve your work so bring your essays or other writing projects with you! And, of course, there will be food.

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12th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference

Location:
LBJ Student Center (LBJ); 3-5.1
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Melanie Liddle, 512-245-2266
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College

Three days of presentations of undergraduate research at Texas State.

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12th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference

Location:
LBJ Student Center (LBJ); 3.5.1
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Melanie Liddle, 512-245-2266
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College

Presentations of undergraduate research projects at Texas State.

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12th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference, Poster Competition

Location:
LBJ Student Center Ballroom (LBJ)
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Melanie Liddle, 512-245-2266
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College, Office of the VP of Research and Federal Relations

Poster competition showcasing undergraduate research projects at Texas State, with concurrent reception.

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Common Experience Events

Exhibit | Researching Justice: Primary Sources at the Alkek Library

Location:
Alkek Library (ALK); First floor exhibit area
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Lauren Goodley, 512.245.3229
Campus Sponsor:
University Library

The Waco Siege occurred in February-April of 1993, when federal agents initiated a siege after a failed raid on the Branch Davidian compound. In the end, four federal agents and 82 civilians were killed. The Alkek Library holds many primary resources on the Waco Siege in The Wittliff Collections archives and in government documents. The exhibit provides background on the events, as well as direction on how to learn more about this event and other government actions using library resources. 

Ashes of Waco digital collection from The Wittliff https://digital.library.txstate.edu/handle/10877/139. 

Photo: “View of Mount Carmel from sniper’s nest,” ca. March 1993, photographer unknown. Photographs, Box 41, Folder 11. Dick J. Reavis Papers, The Wittliff Collections, Texas State University.

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Leadership Institute Annual Conference

Location:
LBJ Student Center (LBJ); see conference schedule for room locations
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Laramie McWilliams, 512.245.5321
Campus Sponsor:
Leadership Institute, Dean of Students

Registration Required
Conference Website

The Dean of Students Office will host the Leadership Institute Annual Conference, February 23 24, 2018. The conference brings together students to learn leadership skills, engage students in values-based activities that foster personal leadership development, build a unified community, cultivate social responsibility, and inspire students to adopt a new way of life while expanding their leadership potential. 

The conference theme is "Leadership and Justice in the 21st Century," and featured speakers include James Harrington, civil rights attorney and founder of the Texas Civil Rights Project; Helen Lowman, president and CEO of Keep America Beautiful; and Marty Cormier, founder of BIO Consulting Services and Professional Leadership educator, trainer and coach.

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Exhibit | Researching Justice: Primary Sources at the Alkek Library

Location:
Alkek Library (ALK); First floor exhibit area
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Lauren Goodley, 512.245.3229
Campus Sponsor:
University Library

The Waco Siege occurred in February-April of 1993, when federal agents initiated a siege after a failed raid on the Branch Davidian compound. In the end, four federal agents and 82 civilians were killed. The Alkek Library holds many primary resources on the Waco Siege in The Wittliff Collections archives and in government documents. The exhibit provides background on the events, as well as direction on how to learn more about this event and other government actions using library resources. 

Ashes of Waco digital collection from The Wittliff https://digital.library.txstate.edu/handle/10877/139. 

Photo: “View of Mount Carmel from sniper’s nest,” ca. March 1993, photographer unknown. Photographs, Box 41, Folder 11. Dick J. Reavis Papers, The Wittliff Collections, Texas State University.

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Exhibit | Researching Justice: Primary Sources at the Alkek Library

Location:
Alkek Library (ALK); First floor exhibit area
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Lauren Goodley, 512.245.3229
Campus Sponsor:
University Library

The Waco Siege occurred in February-April of 1993, when federal agents initiated a siege after a failed raid on the Branch Davidian compound. In the end, four federal agents and 82 civilians were killed. The Alkek Library holds many primary resources on the Waco Siege in The Wittliff Collections archives and in government documents. The exhibit provides background on the events, as well as direction on how to learn more about this event and other government actions using library resources. 

Ashes of Waco digital collection from The Wittliff https://digital.library.txstate.edu/handle/10877/139. 

Photo: “View of Mount Carmel from sniper’s nest,” ca. March 1993, photographer unknown. Photographs, Box 41, Folder 11. Dick J. Reavis Papers, The Wittliff Collections, Texas State University.

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Art Exhibition | We the Dreamers

Location:
Lampasas (LAMP); Gallery of the Common Experience
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Kelsey Huckaby, 830.387.0762
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College and Common Experience

"Dreamers" is a term used to describe undocumented immigrants — many who are young adults — who have been protected under the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The defunding of DACA strips the protection of those brought to the U.S. as children. Their pursuit of the American Dream is now accompanied by the fear of being deported to a another country most have never known, uprooted from their American homes. In addition to works making statement about the artists' personal views or experience with this movement, this exhibition also includes works about deferred dreams, or goals the artist chooses to portray, that are at risk of unjustly being postponed or denied due to government threat and other justice-related issues. 

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Philosophy Dialogue | The Morality of Prisons

Location:
Comal (CMAL); Room 116 | Philosophy Dialogue Room
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512.245.2285
Campus Sponsor:
American Democracy Project, College of Liberal Arts, Common Experience, Humanities Texas, NEH, Phi Sigma Tau, University Seminar, Honors College, Provost & VP for Academic Affairs, VP for Student Affairs

Speaker/moderator:
Phi Sigma Tau open discussion

For over 20 years, the Philosophy Dialogue Series has provided a forum for the lively exchange and critical evaluation of diverse ideas. Faculty and student presenters come from all eight colleges on campus, and the Department of Philosophy recruits nationally recognized scholars to participate each semester. The Dialogue Series supplements students' instruction, as it allows them to apply their classroom study of the principles of good thinking and ethical conduct to controversial issues. Everyone is welcome to attend, and we encourage informal dialogues between faculty, students, and visitors.

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Exhibit | Researching Justice: Primary Sources at the Alkek Library

Location:
Alkek Library (ALK); First floor exhibit area
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Lauren Goodley, 512.245.3229
Campus Sponsor:
University Library

The Waco Siege occurred in February-April of 1993, when federal agents initiated a siege after a failed raid on the Branch Davidian compound. In the end, four federal agents and 82 civilians were killed. The Alkek Library holds many primary resources on the Waco Siege in The Wittliff Collections archives and in government documents. The exhibit provides background on the events, as well as direction on how to learn more about this event and other government actions using library resources. 

Ashes of Waco digital collection from The Wittliff https://digital.library.txstate.edu/handle/10877/139. 

Photo: “View of Mount Carmel from sniper’s nest,” ca. March 1993, photographer unknown. Photographs, Box 41, Folder 11. Dick J. Reavis Papers, The Wittliff Collections, Texas State University.

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Art Exhibition | We the Dreamers

Location:
Lampasas (LAMP); Gallery of the Common Experience
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Kelsey Huckaby, 830.387.0762
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College and Common Experience

"Dreamers" is a term used to describe undocumented immigrants — many who are young adults — who have been protected under the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The defunding of DACA strips the protection of those brought to the U.S. as children. Their pursuit of the American Dream is now accompanied by the fear of being deported to a another country most have never known, uprooted from their American homes. In addition to works making statement about the artists' personal views or experience with this movement, this exhibition also includes works about deferred dreams, or goals the artist chooses to portray, that are at risk of unjustly being postponed or denied due to government threat and other justice-related issues. 

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Philosophy Dialogue | Pillars and Principles of Restorative Justice

Location:
Comal (CMAL); Room 116 | Philosophy Dialogue Room
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512.245.2285
Campus Sponsor:
American Democracy Project, College of Liberal Arts, Common Experience, Humanities Texas, NEH, Phi Sigma Tau, University Seminar, Honors College, Provost & VP for Academic Affairs, VP for Student Affairs

Speaker/moderator:
Abigail Smith & Edu Tellez (Dialogue students)

For over 20 years, the Philosophy Dialogue Series has provided a forum for the lively exchange and critical evaluation of diverse ideas. Faculty and student presenters come from all eight colleges on campus, and the Department of Philosophy recruits nationally recognized scholars to participate each semester. The Dialogue Series supplements students' instruction, as it allows them to apply their classroom study of the principles of good thinking and ethical conduct to controversial issues. Everyone is welcome to attend, and we encourage informal dialogues between faculty, students, and visitors.

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"The Acorn" 2nd Annual Symposium Dialogues | Developing Nonviolent Options for Youth

Location:
Alkek Library (ALK); Teaching Theater (Room 250)
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512.245.2285
Campus Sponsor:
American Democracy Project, College of Liberal Arts, Common Experience, Humanities Texas, NEH, Phi Sigma Tau, University Seminar, Honors College, Provost & VP for Academic Affairs, VP for Student Affairs

Speaker/moderator:
Ethics and Society Class
Hart Viges, Nonviolent Options for Youth (NOY)

For over 20 years, the Philosophy Dialogue Series has provided a forum for the lively exchange and critical evaluation of diverse ideas. Faculty and student presenters come from all eight colleges on campus, and the Department of Philosophy recruits nationally recognized scholars to participate each semester. The Dialogue Series supplements students' instruction, as it allows them to apply their classroom study of the principles of good thinking and ethical conduct to controversial issues. Everyone is welcome to attend, and we encourage informal dialogues between faculty, students, and visitors.

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Philosophy Dialogue | The Evolution of Retribution

Location:
Comal (CMAL); Room 116 | Philosophy Dialogue Room
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512.245.2285
Campus Sponsor:
American Democracy Project, College of Liberal Arts, Common Experience, Humanities Texas, NEH, Phi Sigma Tau, University Seminar, Honors College, Provost & VP for Academic Affairs, VP for Student Affairs

Speaker/moderator:
Isaac Wiegman (Philosophy)

For over 20 years, the Philosophy Dialogue Series has provided a forum for the lively exchange and critical evaluation of diverse ideas. Faculty and student presenters come from all eight colleges on campus, and the Department of Philosophy recruits nationally recognized scholars to participate each semester. The Dialogue Series supplements students' instruction, as it allows them to apply their classroom study of the principles of good thinking and ethical conduct to controversial issues. Everyone is welcome to attend, and we encourage informal dialogues between faculty, students, and visitors.

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"The Acorn" 2nd Annual Symposium Dialogues | Dialogue with Hart Viges, Veteran for Peace

Location:
Comal (CMAL); Room 116 | Philosophy Dialogue Room
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512.245.2285
Campus Sponsor:
American Democracy Project, College of Liberal Arts, Common Experience, Humanities Texas, NEH, Phi Sigma Tau, University Seminar, Honors College, Provost & VP for Academic Affairs, VP for Student Affairs

Speaker/moderator:
Hart Viges, Nonviolent Options for Youth (NOY)

For over 20 years, the Philosophy Dialogue Series has provided a forum for the lively exchange and critical evaluation of diverse ideas. Faculty and student presenters come from all eight colleges on campus, and the Department of Philosophy recruits nationally recognized scholars to participate each semester. The Dialogue Series supplements students' instruction, as it allows them to apply their classroom study of the principles of good thinking and ethical conduct to controversial issues. Everyone is welcome to attend, and we encourage informal dialogues between faculty, students, and visitors.

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Exhibit | Researching Justice: Primary Sources at the Alkek Library

Location:
Alkek Library (ALK); First floor exhibit area
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Lauren Goodley, 512.245.3229
Campus Sponsor:
University Library

The Waco Siege occurred in February-April of 1993, when federal agents initiated a siege after a failed raid on the Branch Davidian compound. In the end, four federal agents and 82 civilians were killed. The Alkek Library holds many primary resources on the Waco Siege in The Wittliff Collections archives and in government documents. The exhibit provides background on the events, as well as direction on how to learn more about this event and other government actions using library resources. 

Ashes of Waco digital collection from The Wittliff https://digital.library.txstate.edu/handle/10877/139. 

Photo: “View of Mount Carmel from sniper’s nest,” ca. March 1993, photographer unknown. Photographs, Box 41, Folder 11. Dick J. Reavis Papers, The Wittliff Collections, Texas State University.

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Art Exhibition | We the Dreamers

Location:
Lampasas (LAMP); Gallery of the Common Experience
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Kelsey Huckaby, 830.387.0762
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College and Common Experience

"Dreamers" is a term used to describe undocumented immigrants — many who are young adults — who have been protected under the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The defunding of DACA strips the protection of those brought to the U.S. as children. Their pursuit of the American Dream is now accompanied by the fear of being deported to a another country most have never known, uprooted from their American homes. In addition to works making statement about the artists' personal views or experience with this movement, this exhibition also includes works about deferred dreams, or goals the artist chooses to portray, that are at risk of unjustly being postponed or denied due to government threat and other justice-related issues. 

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"The Acorn" 2nd Annual Symposium Dialogues | How Black Lives Mattered to Gandhi

Location:
Comal (CMAL); Room 116 | Philosophy Dialogue Room
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512.245.2285
Campus Sponsor:
American Democracy Project, College of Liberal Arts, Common Experience, Humanities Texas, NEH, Phi Sigma Tau, University Seminar, Honors College, Provost & VP for Academic Affairs, VP for Student Affairs

Speaker/moderator:
Africana Philosophy Class
Gail Presbey (Philosophy), University of Detroit-Mercy

For over 20 years, the Philosophy Dialogue Series has provided a forum for the lively exchange and critical evaluation of diverse ideas. Faculty and student presenters come from all eight colleges on campus, and the Department of Philosophy recruits nationally recognized scholars to participate each semester. The Dialogue Series supplements students' instruction, as it allows them to apply their classroom study of the principles of good thinking and ethical conduct to controversial issues. Everyone is welcome to attend, and we encourage informal dialogues between faculty, students, and visitors.

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San Marcos Public Library Dialogue | "The Acorn" 2nd Annual Symposium Dialogues: "Illinois Speaks" – My Work with a Statewide Dialogue Program

Location:
Off Campus; San Marcos Public Library
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512.245.2285
Campus Sponsor:
American Democracy Project, College of Liberal Arts, Common Experience, Humanities Texas, NEH, Phi Sigma Tau, University Seminar, Honors College, Provost & VP for Academic Affairs, VP for Student Affairs

Speaker/moderator:
Nicoletta Ruane (Philosophy), Loyola University Chicago

For over 20 years, the Philosophy Dialogue Series has provided a forum for the lively exchange and critical evaluation of diverse ideas. Faculty and student presenters come from all eight colleges on campus, and the Department of Philosophy recruits nationally recognized scholars to participate each semester. The Dialogue Series supplements students' instruction, as it allows them to apply their classroom study of the principles of good thinking and ethical conduct to controversial issues. Everyone is welcome to attend, and we encourage informal dialogues between faculty, students, and visitors.

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Exhibit | Researching Justice: Primary Sources at the Alkek Library

Location:
Alkek Library (ALK); First floor exhibit area
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Lauren Goodley, 512.245.3229
Campus Sponsor:
University Library

The Waco Siege occurred in February-April of 1993, when federal agents initiated a siege after a failed raid on the Branch Davidian compound. In the end, four federal agents and 82 civilians were killed. The Alkek Library holds many primary resources on the Waco Siege in The Wittliff Collections archives and in government documents. The exhibit provides background on the events, as well as direction on how to learn more about this event and other government actions using library resources. 

Ashes of Waco digital collection from The Wittliff https://digital.library.txstate.edu/handle/10877/139. 

Photo: “View of Mount Carmel from sniper’s nest,” ca. March 1993, photographer unknown. Photographs, Box 41, Folder 11. Dick J. Reavis Papers, The Wittliff Collections, Texas State University.

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Art Exhibition | We the Dreamers

Location:
Lampasas (LAMP); Gallery of the Common Experience
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Kelsey Huckaby, 830.387.0762
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College and Common Experience

"Dreamers" is a term used to describe undocumented immigrants — many who are young adults — who have been protected under the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The defunding of DACA strips the protection of those brought to the U.S. as children. Their pursuit of the American Dream is now accompanied by the fear of being deported to a another country most have never known, uprooted from their American homes. In addition to works making statement about the artists' personal views or experience with this movement, this exhibition also includes works about deferred dreams, or goals the artist chooses to portray, that are at risk of unjustly being postponed or denied due to government threat and other justice-related issues. 

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"The Acorn" 2nd Annual Symposium Dialogues | Philosophical Reflections on the Meaning and Value of "Illinois Speaks"

Location:
Comal (CMAL); Room 116 / Philosophy Dialogue Room
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512.245.2285
Campus Sponsor:
American Democracy Project, College of Liberal Arts, Common Experience, Humanities Texas, NEH, Phi Sigma Tau, University Seminar, Honors College, Provost & VP for Academic Affairs, VP for Student Affairs

Speaker/moderator:
Philosophy Dialogue Class
Nicoletta Ruane (Philosophy), Loyola University Chicago

For over 20 years, the Philosophy Dialogue Series has provided a forum for the lively exchange and critical evaluation of diverse ideas. Faculty and student presenters come from all eight colleges on campus, and the Department of Philosophy recruits nationally recognized scholars to participate each semester. The Dialogue Series supplements students' instruction, as it allows them to apply their classroom study of the principles of good thinking and ethical conduct to controversial issues. Everyone is welcome to attend, and we encourage informal dialogues between faculty, students, and visitors.

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Tanya Golash-Boza: Parallels Between the Rise of Mass Incarceration and the Rise of Mass Deportation

Location:
Undergraduate Academic Center (UAC); Room 308
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Jeremy Wells, 512.245.7987
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Political Science, Center for Diversity and Gender Studies, Discourse in Democracy, and University Lecturers Committee

Keynote lecture by Tanya Golash-Boza (Professor of Sociology, University of California Merced) with audience Q&A and a pre-event reception.

Why do we put some people in cages and render others unwelcome in our country? How do we decide who is not fit to live among us? This presentation draws parallels between mass incarceration and mass deportation to show that the confluence of four factors has created the conditions of possibility for mass deportation from the United States: (1) nearly all deportees are Latin American and Caribbean men; (2) the rise of a politics of fear in the aftermath of the attacks of September 11th; (3) the global financial crisis; and (4) the utility of deportees.

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Exhibit | Researching Justice: Primary Sources at the Alkek Library

Location:
Alkek Library (ALK); First floor exhibit area
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Lauren Goodley, 512.245.3229
Campus Sponsor:
University Library

The Waco Siege occurred in February-April of 1993, when federal agents initiated a siege after a failed raid on the Branch Davidian compound. In the end, four federal agents and 82 civilians were killed. The Alkek Library holds many primary resources on the Waco Siege in The Wittliff Collections archives and in government documents. The exhibit provides background on the events, as well as direction on how to learn more about this event and other government actions using library resources. 

Ashes of Waco digital collection from The Wittliff https://digital.library.txstate.edu/handle/10877/139. 

Photo: “View of Mount Carmel from sniper’s nest,” ca. March 1993, photographer unknown. Photographs, Box 41, Folder 11. Dick J. Reavis Papers, The Wittliff Collections, Texas State University.

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Art Exhibition | We the Dreamers

Location:
Lampasas (LAMP); Gallery of the Common Experience
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Kelsey Huckaby, 830.387.0762
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College and Common Experience

"Dreamers" is a term used to describe undocumented immigrants — many who are young adults — who have been protected under the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The defunding of DACA strips the protection of those brought to the U.S. as children. Their pursuit of the American Dream is now accompanied by the fear of being deported to a another country most have never known, uprooted from their American homes. In addition to works making statement about the artists' personal views or experience with this movement, this exhibition also includes works about deferred dreams, or goals the artist chooses to portray, that are at risk of unjustly being postponed or denied due to government threat and other justice-related issues. 

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Exhibit | Researching Justice: Primary Sources at the Alkek Library

Location:
Alkek Library (ALK); First floor exhibit area
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Lauren Goodley, 512.245.3229
Campus Sponsor:
University Library

The Waco Siege occurred in February-April of 1993, when federal agents initiated a siege after a failed raid on the Branch Davidian compound. In the end, four federal agents and 82 civilians were killed. The Alkek Library holds many primary resources on the Waco Siege in The Wittliff Collections archives and in government documents. The exhibit provides background on the events, as well as direction on how to learn more about this event and other government actions using library resources. 

Ashes of Waco digital collection from The Wittliff https://digital.library.txstate.edu/handle/10877/139. 

Photo: “View of Mount Carmel from sniper’s nest,” ca. March 1993, photographer unknown. Photographs, Box 41, Folder 11. Dick J. Reavis Papers, The Wittliff Collections, Texas State University.

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33rd Annual Great Texas River Clean Up

Location:
Off Campus; 170 Charles Austin Drive
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Colleen Cook, 512.245.6122
Campus Sponsor:
Environmental Health, Safety & Risk Management

Volunteers are needed for the 33rd Annual Great Texas River Clean Up! 

Join us on Saturday, March 3, 2018, for what we hope will be the largest litter pickup in the event's history. Bring your friends, clean up San Marcos, and learn about how stormwater runoff can impact our precious San Marcos River. Each volunteer will receive a t-shirt, free breakfast, and free lunch after the event.

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Exhibit | Researching Justice: Primary Sources at the Alkek Library

Location:
Alkek Library (ALK); First floor exhibit area
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Lauren Goodley, 512.245.3229
Campus Sponsor:
University Library

The Waco Siege occurred in February-April of 1993, when federal agents initiated a siege after a failed raid on the Branch Davidian compound. In the end, four federal agents and 82 civilians were killed. The Alkek Library holds many primary resources on the Waco Siege in The Wittliff Collections archives and in government documents. The exhibit provides background on the events, as well as direction on how to learn more about this event and other government actions using library resources. 

Ashes of Waco digital collection from The Wittliff https://digital.library.txstate.edu/handle/10877/139. 

Photo: “View of Mount Carmel from sniper’s nest,” ca. March 1993, photographer unknown. Photographs, Box 41, Folder 11. Dick J. Reavis Papers, The Wittliff Collections, Texas State University.

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Exhibit | Researching Justice: Primary Sources at the Alkek Library

Location:
Alkek Library (ALK); First floor exhibit area
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Lauren Goodley, 512.245.3229
Campus Sponsor:
University Library

The Waco Siege occurred in February-April of 1993, when federal agents initiated a siege after a failed raid on the Branch Davidian compound. In the end, four federal agents and 82 civilians were killed. The Alkek Library holds many primary resources on the Waco Siege in The Wittliff Collections archives and in government documents. The exhibit provides background on the events, as well as direction on how to learn more about this event and other government actions using library resources. 

Ashes of Waco digital collection from The Wittliff https://digital.library.txstate.edu/handle/10877/139. 

Photo: “View of Mount Carmel from sniper’s nest,” ca. March 1993, photographer unknown. Photographs, Box 41, Folder 11. Dick J. Reavis Papers, The Wittliff Collections, Texas State University.

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Art Exhibition | We the Dreamers

Location:
Lampasas (LAMP); Gallery of the Common Experience
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Kelsey Huckaby, 830.387.0762
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College and Common Experience

"Dreamers" is a term used to describe undocumented immigrants — many who are young adults — who have been protected under the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The defunding of DACA strips the protection of those brought to the U.S. as children. Their pursuit of the American Dream is now accompanied by the fear of being deported to a another country most have never known, uprooted from their American homes. In addition to works making statement about the artists' personal views or experience with this movement, this exhibition also includes works about deferred dreams, or goals the artist chooses to portray, that are at risk of unjustly being postponed or denied due to government threat and other justice-related issues. 

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Philosophy Dialogue | A Moral and Pragmatic Argument for the Fate of the Dreamers

Location:
Comal (CMAL); Room 116 | Philosophy Dialogue Room
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512.245.2285
Campus Sponsor:
American Democracy Project, College of Liberal Arts, Common Experience, Humanities Texas, NEH, Phi Sigma Tau, University Seminar, Honors College, Provost & VP for Academic Affairs, VP for Student Affairs

Speaker/moderator:
Robert O'Connor (Philosophy)

For over 20 years, the Philosophy Dialogue Series has provided a forum for the lively exchange and critical evaluation of diverse ideas. Faculty and student presenters come from all eight colleges on campus, and the Department of Philosophy recruits nationally recognized scholars to participate each semester. The Dialogue Series supplements students' instruction, as it allows them to apply their classroom study of the principles of good thinking and ethical conduct to controversial issues. Everyone is welcome to attend, and we encourage informal dialogues between faculty, students, and visitors.

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Anthony Graves | Discussion | Q&A | Book Sale + Signing

Location:
McCoy Hall (MCOY); 4th floor atrium
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Twister Marquiss, 512.245.3579
Campus Sponsor:
Common Experience

Texas State University is honored to welcome back Anthony Graves for a discussion, Q&A, book sale and signing.

Anthony Graves was wrongfully convicted of multiple homicides in 1992 and spent nearly two decades behind bars, including 12 years on Texas Death Row. His conviction and death sentence were overturned in 2006, and after four years of legal wrangling, he was fully exonerated and released in 2010. Since then, he has become a full-time advocate for criminal justice reform, testifying to the U.S. Senate about the harms of solitary confinement, serving on the board of directors for the Houston Forensic Science Center, and working with the ACLU's Campaign for Smart Justice. He runs the Anthony Graves Foundation, which works to draw attention to problems within the American criminal justice system. He lives in Houston.

His new book, Infinite Hope, was published by Beacon Press in January and will be available for sale at the event. Paid parking will be available at the LBJ Student Center Garage, and student guides will be available there to meet off-campus visitors and direct them to the venue.

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Philosophy Dialogue | Refugees and the Ethics of Human Rights

Location:
Comal (CMAL); Room 116 | Philosophy Dialogue Room
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512.245.2285
Campus Sponsor:
American Democracy Project, College of Liberal Arts, Common Experience, Humanities Texas, NEH, Phi Sigma Tau, University Seminar, Honors College, Provost & VP for Academic Affairs, VP for Student Affairs

Speaker/moderator:
Phi Sigma Tau open discussion

For over 20 years, the Philosophy Dialogue Series has provided a forum for the lively exchange and critical evaluation of diverse ideas. Faculty and student presenters come from all eight colleges on campus, and the Department of Philosophy recruits nationally recognized scholars to participate each semester. The Dialogue Series supplements students' instruction, as it allows them to apply their classroom study of the principles of good thinking and ethical conduct to controversial issues. Everyone is welcome to attend, and we encourage informal dialogues between faculty, students, and visitors.

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Exhibit | Researching Justice: Primary Sources at the Alkek Library

Location:
Alkek Library (ALK); First floor exhibit area
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Lauren Goodley, 512.245.3229
Campus Sponsor:
University Library

The Waco Siege occurred in February-April of 1993, when federal agents initiated a siege after a failed raid on the Branch Davidian compound. In the end, four federal agents and 82 civilians were killed. The Alkek Library holds many primary resources on the Waco Siege in The Wittliff Collections archives and in government documents. The exhibit provides background on the events, as well as direction on how to learn more about this event and other government actions using library resources. 

Ashes of Waco digital collection from The Wittliff https://digital.library.txstate.edu/handle/10877/139. 

Photo: “View of Mount Carmel from sniper’s nest,” ca. March 1993, photographer unknown. Photographs, Box 41, Folder 11. Dick J. Reavis Papers, The Wittliff Collections, Texas State University.

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Art Exhibition | We the Dreamers

Location:
Lampasas (LAMP); Gallery of the Common Experience
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Kelsey Huckaby, 830.387.0762
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College and Common Experience

"Dreamers" is a term used to describe undocumented immigrants — many who are young adults — who have been protected under the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The defunding of DACA strips the protection of those brought to the U.S. as children. Their pursuit of the American Dream is now accompanied by the fear of being deported to a another country most have never known, uprooted from their American homes. In addition to works making statement about the artists' personal views or experience with this movement, this exhibition also includes works about deferred dreams, or goals the artist chooses to portray, that are at risk of unjustly being postponed or denied due to government threat and other justice-related issues. 

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Philosophy Dialogue | Searching for a Just Immigration Policy

Location:
Comal (CMAL); Room 116 | Philosophy Dialogue Room
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512.245.2285
Campus Sponsor:
American Democracy Project, College of Liberal Arts, Common Experience, Humanities Texas, NEH, Phi Sigma Tau, University Seminar, Honors College, Provost & VP for Academic Affairs, VP for Student Affairs

Speaker/moderator:
Hunter Mabee & Katlin Woods

For over 20 years, the Philosophy Dialogue Series has provided a forum for the lively exchange and critical evaluation of diverse ideas. Faculty and student presenters come from all eight colleges on campus, and the Department of Philosophy recruits nationally recognized scholars to participate each semester. The Dialogue Series supplements students' instruction, as it allows them to apply their classroom study of the principles of good thinking and ethical conduct to controversial issues. Everyone is welcome to attend, and we encourage informal dialogues between faculty, students, and visitors.

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