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Short Notice and Massive Turnout Complicates Coronavirus Testing At Sul Ross State University

By Diana Nguyen and Carlos Morales Following a spike in coronavirus cases in the Big Bend region, residents turned out in record numbers for a three-day round of COVID-19 testing at Sul Ross State University this past week. But short … Continue reading

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Former Congressman Pete Gallego Is Lone Finalist In Search For Next Sul Ross President

By Carlos Morales Sul Ross State University has named former Texas Congressman and state lawmaker Pete Gallego as their lone finalist in the search for their next president. The Texas State University System could consider Gallego’s nomination as early as … Continue reading

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Traffickers Are Selling Black Market Cacti For Their ‘Rugged’ Look

By Texas Standard Trafficking along the southern border is a major concern for law enforcement. Trafficking can take many forms, and most are familiar with the trafficking of people and drugs. But recently, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service released … Continue reading

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Remote West Texas University Tackles Diversity Issues with New Minor

Despite being one of the most remote schools in the lower 48, Sul Ross State University deals with issues you see on campuses across the country. Amidst a tense political climate, a group of professors at Sul Ross State address a diverse … Continue reading

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Boyfriend of Missing Alpine Student Named a Suspect In Her Disappearance

Alpine police have named the boyfriend of missing student Zuzu Verk a suspect in her disappearance. The 22-year-old woman has been missing since October 12, with a widespread search effort involving multiple law enforcement agencies still ongoing. Robert Fabian, the boyfriend, … Continue reading

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Shooting at Alpine High School Leaves One Dead, One Injured

Updated to include a comment from the Marathon Motel indicating a reported bomb threat there was the result of a misunderstanding. A seemingly average Thursday morning in small-town Alpine, TX turned traumatic after a 14-year-old female freshman student shot and injured … Continue reading

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Pronghorn Making a Comeback in Far West Texas

Pronghorn in Far West Texas are making a comeback thanks to a years-long restoration effort, with new data showing the animals’ numbers have bounced back from historic lows just a few years ago. Researchers at Sul Ross State University in … Continue reading

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Sul Ross Dean of Student Life: Campus Carry “Probably Doesn’t” Lead to Safer Environment

The Dean of Student Life at Sul Ross State University in Alpine said in an interview Monday that while he personally believes Texas’ new “campus carry” law is “pretty convoluted”, has “a lot of flaws” and “probably doesn’t” make for … Continue reading

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The Return of the Sul Ross Lobo Marching Band

The loudspeaker makes the announcement, “Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to Jackson Field on the campus of Sul Ross State University.” It’s Saturday in Texas and that means college football. But today, September 20th, among the crowd and the coaches and the … Continue reading

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