San Marcos, Texas, could be the backdrop of your next romantic story.

Dozens of films, television shows, commercials and music videos have been filmed here, including Steve Mc Queen’s The Getaway and the Friday Night Lights series.

“You can really meet a lot of people, but there’s always something in the back of your head that tells you the experience itself seems really artificial.” James said her chapter touches on the gameification of online dating and the resulting ethical implications.

“You’re basing all your first impressions on somebody’s appearance,” James said.

Neighborhoods in San Marcos present a variety of living styles and price points.

San Marcos residents have access to more than 1,200 acres of parkland and open space, which make it easy to enjoy the outdoors, especially with the average temperature hovering around 70 degrees.

Texas State University (formerly Southwest Texas State) used to be one of the top party schools in the country.

But even with a name change the campus is as wild as ever.

But even with a name change the campus is as wild as ever. more3 Texas State professors' offices ransacked, blood left on wall Two offices in Old Main, the school's most recognizable building, and one in nearby Lampasas were ransacked, resulting in university property being damaged.

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Monika Rostvold, studio art senior, garnered attention when she did a performance art piece about hook-up culture.