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Daytrip! Rio Grande Village Nature Trail

October 12, 2018|

• story by Oliver Pinckney • photos by Mallory Stewart and Paul Slocumb • Big Bend National Park is filled with a large number of interesting trails, some of which are easily accessed and hiked.  One such option is the Rio Grande Village Nature Trail, a .75 mile loop path easy enough for people of all ages.  The Trail [...]

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Daytrip! Terlingua Cemetery

October 8, 2018|

• story by Oliver Pinckney • photos by Mallory Stewart and Paul Slocumb • Driving into Terlingua, it’s difficult not to notice the desert disappearing underneath new buildings and businesses.  The ghosts seem to have given up on their ghost town.  But just off [...]

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Poindexter Honored at Fifth Annual Museum of the Big Bend Heritage Dinner

October 9, 2018|

• courtesy of the Museum of the Big Bend • The Museum of the Big Bend recently held its fifth annual Heritage Dinner to honor John B. Poindexter’s dedicated support for both the Museum and the Big Bend region as a whole. The evening fundraiser at the Ritchey Brothers Building in Marathon included guest speakers Dr. Brian McCall, [...]

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BRI Undergrad Helps Researchers Avoid Getting Trapped by Camera Traps

October 9, 2018|

• by Paul Slocumb • Since the early 1990s, scientific researchers (and less-scientific Sasquatch hunters) have used infrared-triggered camera traps as a low-cost tool for recording animal activities at all times of the day and night; however, today’s motion-activated devices can also trap researchers in the lab with millions of digital [...]

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The Days Ahead

Macbeth Kicks Off 97th SRSU Theatre Season

October 19, 2018|

• courtesy of Dona Roman • The Sul Ross State University theatre program opens its 97th season with a new production of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth on Friday, Oct. 26 at 8:15 p.m. in Marshall Auditorium. A twisted tale of murder, magic, and prophesy, the story follows Lord [...]

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Women’s Soccer Dominates in 5-1 Victory Over Belhaven

October 9, 2018|

• story by Travis Hendryx • photos by Paul Slocumb • Sul Ross State University women's soccer delivered a three-goal payload in the first half and added two more for insurance in the second period to claim a 5-1 ASC victory over visiting Belhaven University Saturday, Oct. 13. Freshman midfielder Nuvia Guillen contributed two of [...]

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Seven Sul Ross Students Receive Houston Safari Club Foundation Scholarships

September 20, 2018|

• courtesy of Borderlands Research Institute • Seven Sul Ross State University students have been awarded scholarships from the Houston Safari Club Foundation.  The $39,000 in scholarships are a part of the Foundation’s Dan L. Duncan Scholarship Program and are awarded to students who demonstrate a desire to protect and [...]

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Borderlands Research Institute Receives Texas Ornithological Society Grant

September 20, 2018|

• courtesy of Borderlands Research Institute • The Texas Ornithological Society has awarded a $6,000 grant to the Borderlands Research Institute (BRI) to purchase radio transmitters for a grassland bird research project already underway in the Marfa grasslands.  The project is a collaborative effort between BRI, the Texas Parks and [...]

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SRSU Presents Eleventh Annual McNair-Tafoya Symposium Oct. 24

October 9, 2018|

• courtesy of Dominique Vargas • Fifteen Sul Ross State University student scholars will present their research at the eleventh annual McNair-Tafoya Symposium on Wednesday, Oct. 24 from 3-5 p.m. Four oral presentations in the University’s Espino Conference Center will be followed by fifteen poster presentations in the adjacent foyer. Oral presentations will include: Yelixza Avila with Empirical Study to [...]

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The Desk

Sul Ross Gets University Status

October 8, 2018|

• from the June 26, 1969 issue of The Sul Ross Skyline • With the stroke of his pen, Governor of Texas Preston Smith elevated Sul Ross State College to university status.  The law changing the name of four state senior colleges to universities went into effect May 15 on the heels of the spring commencement exercises. “The change of the name of our institution to Sul Ross State University [...]

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New Grad Student Projects Join Continuing Research at ANRS

October 15, 2018|

• by Kaitlyn Williams • SRSU’s College of Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences currently has more than 20 graduate students writing research proposals, conducting research, and/or already hard at work crafting a master’s thesis.  Many of these ANRS Lobos are continuing research on projects begun in previous semesters. [...]

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Wildenthal Library Now Offering 45 Digital Magazines for Viewing Via Flipster

September 24, 2018|

• courtesy of Suyu Dong • Sul Ross students, faculty, and staff can access their favorite digital magazines using Flipster, a next-generation magazine service that allows people to browse digital versions of the latest issues of popular magazines.  The Wildenthal Library has both Flipster and hardcopy versions of magazines such as [...]

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