Web Content

The Future

By DeMornay Harper Blog Content Contributor Our future is our children. The youth of today dictates the shape of tomorrow. I was definitely not the type to consider myself a “kids person” a few years ago. I was just never the one to bond with a group of children instantly and totally captivate them like […]

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Events

KTSW and Buzz Mill Present: Hot Starry Nights

By Asia Daggs Web Content Manager KTSW 89.9 and Buzz Mill are bringing San Martians a brand new Summer Concert Series under the San Marcos night sky. Hot Starry Nights will be featuring the best of the local music scene and vendors that San Marcos has to offer. Attic Ted and The Red Direct will be […]

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San Maximum, Web Content

San Maximum: Texas State University Wonders

By Brittney Hemmands Blog Content Contributor When visiting Texas State University, there are some sights that every guide shows you right away; Old Main, Albert B. Alkek library, and the Quad are a couple of the common ones. Although each sight is beautiful, the vastness of this college campus may keep many of us from […]

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Web Content

Why Father’s Day is Special For All

By Austin Cowan Assistant Web Content Director Father’s Day is a time when people celebrate the men who serve as one of the most important roles. Do not let this Father’s Day pass on by without celebration or at least saying a simple thank you. Some people may disagree with me, but I know that […]

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Lifestyle, Web Content

LGBT Pride Month History

By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor  From 2009 through 2016, Barack Obama declared June to be LGBT Pride Month. Unfortunately, the LGBT community has been snubbed of that official declaration, but that has not stopped members of the community and their allies from kicking off the month of June with the traditional celebration. To honor […]

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Bobcat Radio, Sports

Bobcat Radio Talks Upcoming Seasons

By Parker Rhea Sports Director The Summer squad of Reily, Parker, and Reed discuss the future of Texas State Football this upcoming season. Tom Graff calls into the show and shares his wonderful broadcasting stories from his 20 years in the booth for Hondo High School. The gang keeps Tom on the phone as they […]

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Entertainment, Web Content

A Chat With The Queen of Twitter Threads

By Allison L. Johnson Blog Content Contributor  If you are an avid twitter user, @Givenchyass most likely made a debut on your twitter timeline with the Avril Lavigne conspiracy theory. There’s a chance you may have heard this one beforehand, but for a lot of people this was their first time. Most millennials, and even […]

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Lifestyle, Web Content

Breaking the Norm: Living With My Partner During Undergrad

By Alexandra Cochran Blog Content Contributor Most people wouldn’t take such daring chances of moving in with your significant other while being so young. It might be easier to not share an apartment with anyone, but the personal growth I’ve witnessed in myself will always be worth it. With marriage statistics declaring 50 percent of […]

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Lifestyle, Web Content

A Journey of Self-Acceptance: The Fro

By DeMornay Harper Blog Content Contributor I’ve got a big curly fro. It’s the kind of hair that makes a statement. You know the type that walks into the room before you do? That’s my hair. When your hair is loud and proud 24/7, you either love it or you hate it. When you love […]

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Music

Remembering Prince

By Brooke Vega Music Journalist On this day, fifty-nine years ago, Prince Rogers Nelson was born. Though it has already been a little over a year, the Purple One was taken way too soon on April 21, 2016. It was a shock to the universe that this funkmaster had suddenly passed, the man was supposed […]

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Baseball, Sports

2017 Texas State Baseball Season in Review

By Reed Graff Sports Reporter Texas State Baseball finished the 2017 season in a great way, finishing the season in the Semi-Finals of the Sun-Belt Tournament. An overall record of 29-30, the team’s record isn’t a good indication of how the season went. The team had an explosive offensive that could pop off at any […]

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Web Content

Summer Activities For Broke Students

By Cain Hernandez Music Journalist If you’ve been overhearing your friends talk about their vacation plans, and have no idea what you’re going to do for the summer break because you have no money, then this is the list for you! I’ve compiled a list of things to do over when break that requires little […]

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Football - Texas State, Sports

Sunbelt’s Upcoming Split between East and West

By Savannah Martin Sports Reporter It has finally been announced that in 2018, the Sunbelt Football Conference will be broken up into two five-team divisions; the east and the west. The east will consist of Appalachian State, Coastal Carolina, Georgia Southern, Georgia State, and Troy. The west will include Arkansas State, Louisiana-Monroe, Louisiana- Lafayette, South […]

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Interviews, Other Side Drive

Chill Russell Visits Other Side Drive

By Kimberly Clay Other Side Drive Executive Producer Kimberly and Matthew invite Chill Russell, an alternative rock band from Austin, into the studio to discuss their successes and future endeavors. They cover everything from the meanings behind the lyrics to why none of them are named Russell. Their unique, collaborative sound has landed them performances […]

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Sports

Let the Celebrations Begin: NFL Will See Change in Celebration Rules

By Olivia Chaney Sports Reporter According to NFL.com, on Tuesday March 23rd the Commissioner, Roger Goodell, has announced that the league will relax the rules it recently had on player touchdown celebrations. Goodell says that he wants the players to have “more room to have fun after they make big plays”. Let’s welcome back the […]

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Lifestyle, Web Content

You Should Quit Your Soda Habit

By Alexandra Cochran Blog Content Contributor Companies like Coca Cola have been around for quite some time – since 1886 to be exact – and until people realize soda is repulsive for your inner organs, it’s legendary packaging and convenience will continue on. I was never into soda and in fact my mother always insisted […]

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Web Content

Let’s Get Depression Right

By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor “Oh you smile way too much, there’s nothing wrong with you.” I hear comments like this all too often. Sure, I smile a lot. Why not show off these gorgeous pearly whites that took almost five years of braces to get somewhat straight? The truth is I use my […]

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Music, Reviews

Homeshake: Fresh Air Review

By Brooke Vega Music Journalist Artist: Homeshake Album: Fresh Air Release Date: February 3, 2017 Website: https://homeshake.bandcamp.com/ Former Mac Demarco guitarist, Peter Sager, is an independent artist known as Homeshake. He is under a record label with Sinderlyn Records in Brooklyn, New York. The long wait for another album from this musical genius has come […]

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Baseball, Sports

Texas State Baseball Delivers Opening Jab

By Reily Chestnut Sports Reporter With the need to pick up some confidence going into the Sun Belt tournament, Texas State struck up a huge win at home against the UT-Arlington Mavericks with the score at 7-6. Let’s set the situation going into the opening game in the final regular season series for the Bobcats. […]

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