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This Week's Calendar

Friday, Sept. 2
SFA cross country hosts Lumberjack Pre-Conference
7 p.m.

SFA volleyball vs. Texas State University
10:30 a.m.
San Marcos

SFA volleyball vs. University of Tulsa
5 p.m.
San Marcos

Saturday, Sept. 3
SFA cross country hosts HS Lumberjack Invite
8 a.m.

SFA football vs. Texas Tech University
7 p.m.

SFA volleyball vs. Kennesaw State University
San Marcos

Sunday, Sept. 4
SFA soccer vs. University of Texas at San Antonio
6 p.m.
SFA Soccer Field




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Dr. Stephen Mullin

Chair, Department of Biology

Mullin recently had a chapter published in an Oxford University Press book that provides techniques for biologists who conduct conservation-oriented research.

The book, “Reptile Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques,” is the 13th in a series published by Oxford titled “Techniques in Ecology and Conservation.” Proceeds from the sale of the series are used to ship free copies of books to scientists based at institutions or agencies in developing nations.
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Advertising opportunities available through The Pine Log

The Pine Log would like to remind SFA faculty and staff members of a unique opportunity to advertise programs and activities to the SFA community via the student newspaper. The Pine Log offers competitive rates, as well as discounts for on-campus clients.

Advertising in The Pine Log is a smart business decision for any department or program wanting to reach out to SFA students or faculty and staff members. Your investment in our publication also pays big dividends for our students who are gaining important real-world skills while working in SFA student media. To inquire about advertising opportunities, call (936) 468-4703 or click here to view the 2016-17 rate card.

Culinary Café tickets now available for purchase

Tickets for the Hospitality Administration Program’s Culinary Café are now on sale and can be purchased on the School of Human Sciences website.

Culinary Café is open for lunch from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Education Annex, Room 121, beginning Oct. 6. Tickets are $10 each and must be purchased in advance. Seating is extremely limited. Faculty and staff members are encouraged to purchase tickets early as every meal is expected to sell out.

Menus will be posted online mid-September. For information about parking, call (936) 468-PARK.


SFA’s cross country team to open season at home today

The SFA cross country teams will kick off their season tonight at home. This pre-conference meet will provide a warm-up round for teams competing in the Southland Conference Championships SFA will host later this year.

The event will include five teams from South and Central Texas: SFA, the University of Houston, Houston Baptist University, Sam Houston State University, and the University of Texas.
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Ladyjack volleyball team travels to San Marcos today for the Texas State Creeds & Crests Classic

Following a five-year hiatus, the Ladyjacks will reignite their rivalry with a former Southland Conference adversary in San Marcos when SFA launches its three-match slate at the Texas State Creeds & Crests Classic by battling the host Bobcats before taking on the University of Tulsa and first-time opponent Kennesaw State University today and tomorrow.

All three of the Ladyjacks’ games will take place on the floor of Strahan Coliseum on the Texas State University campus.
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SFA football opens season against Texas Tech University tomorrow

The SFA football season opener will kick off at 7:07 p.m. tomorrow against Texas Tech University at the AT&T Stadium in Lubbock. The game against the Red Raiders will air nationally on Fox Sports Net.

The game at Texas Tech marks the fourth-straight year SFA will go head-to-head against a Big 12 school, including Texas Christian University in 2015, Kansas State University in 2014 and Texas Tech in 2013. This will be the third overall meeting between the two schools with Texas Tech earning victories in both 2001 and 2013.
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When you think of an earthquake, you might imagine shaking buildings, uncontrollable movement or large cracks forming in walls and roads.

However, you may not think about the possibility of a slow earthquake, or even realize they exist. Slow earthquakes actually move more earth than fast quakes, but you don’t feel a thing. Click here to learn more about these significant yet rarely noticed phenomena.

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