In-Studios, Interviews, Other Side Drive

The Mammoths Take Other Side Drive

By Kimberly Clay Other Side Drive Executive Host The Mammoths allowed Kimberly and Blayne to play an exclusive new single, Sunflower, on KTSW 89.9 days before they released it themselves. Here at the station, we are so grateful for that cool opportunity! These guys have more new music coming out in the near future, and […]

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Music, Reviews

Jaws of Love: Tasha Sits Close to the Piano Review

By Hannah Wisterman Music Journalist Artist: Jaws of Love Album: Tasha Sits Close to the Piano Label: K-Rizzla Records & House Arrest Distribution Release Date: September 22, 2017 It would be inaccurate to say that all acoustic indie pop albums sound the same. It’s more accurate to say that among the leagues of sad singers […]

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Bobcat Radio, Sports

Taeler Deer Visits Bobcat Radio

By Parker Rhea Sports Reporter The Friday crew is back in action, and the tom-foolery was at an all-time high! The guys discuss Texas State Basketball and there free throw shooting woes. They are then joined by Volleyball Head Coach Karen Chisum and prep you for the volleyball team’s run at a Sun Belt Championship. […]

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Web Content

A Letter to Myself

By Sami Dugdale Blog Content Contributor With just only a few weeks left of this semester, classes are starting to simmer down in preparation for final exams and I’ve had a little bit of time to reflect on my first semester of college. There are a lot of things I’ve learned and experienced this semester […]

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Web Content

Journalism for Accountability

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor Kirsten Danis, the managing editor of The Marshall Project, spoke several times over the course of Mass Comm Week last month. I loved that her job and speech related to the Common Experience theme this year. The Marshall Project focuses on exposing the criminal justice system for their wrong-doings. […]

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Web Content

Working for Favor

By Jashel Negron Blog Content Contributor A little while ago, I was on my phone wondering about the business, Favor. If you don’t know what this app does, then all you need to know is that the name pretty much speaks for itself. Basically you have personal assistants right at your fingertips. You can ask […]

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Lifestyle, Web Content

Living Rich on a College Budget

By Hannah Wisterman Blog Content Contributor Having expensive taste is a heavy cross to bear. I just can’t help that I feel my best when surrounded by the finer things in life. But all my heart’s deepest desires do not change my financial situation (hopelessly collegiate) and the severe case of money guilt that follows. […]

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Music, Reviews

Revisiting A Classic: Odessey and Oracle by The Zombies

By Neil Manning Music Journalist It’s 1968, and the past two years saw releases of Pet Sounds and Sgt. Pepper’s, respectively. Two amazing albums that sounded so different, but truly remarkable. In 1968, a third album in the same vein is set to be released, Odessey and Oracle by The Zombies, an album that I […]

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Events, KTSW

Come Rock Your Chakras With Us

By Asia Daggs Web Content Manager It is that time of the semester where school is kicking our behinds and all we really want is a break from grades, jobs and our other . If this sounds all too familiar, you can come unwind with KTSW at our free yoga event! Rock Your Chakras will […]

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Web Content

The Adultification of Black Girls

By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor I believe many of us can find ourselves ticked off by certain things we come across on the internet. Thanks to social media, I have found a new annoyance to add onto my long list of grievances. Last month, New York Daily News posted an article that discussed research […]

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News

A Conversation With the Student Body President

By Aaron J. Derton News Director In a country plagued by partisan politics, disillusion toward government and good football teams, Texas State is quite different. Not many students pay close attention to the goings-on inside the LBJ Student Center, where the Student Government President and Vice President toil away. After a bill that would have […]

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Music, Reviews

Julien Baker: Turn Out the Lights Review

By Clayton Ambrose Music Journalist Artist: Julien Baker Album: Turn Out the Lights Label: Matador Release Date: October 27, 2017 The wars that rage within ourselves can often be the most devastating in the small sphere of our individual lives. The destruction that results from these battles is unexplainable to those who don’t understand them, making it difficult to […]

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Food, Web Content

Reasons to Love Jo’s

By DeMornay Harper Web Content Contributor Jo’s is a true San Marcos gem. With what feels like a never-ending amount of unique coffee shops in our small college town, picking a favorite can seem inconceivable. Despite these odds, I truly believe I have found where my heart lies in the café community here. Jo’s has […]

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Podcasts, Riding the Pine, Sports

Riding the Pine: Episode Two

By Andrew Zimmel Sports Reporter Riding the Pine Host Voted Least Sexy Jumpshot Thank you everyone that listened to episode one (if you haven’t heard it yet, or just want to listen again, it is on the KTSW blog and SoundCloud). Episode two is even better. KTSW Sports’s Andrew Zimmel and Brenden Snow talk about […]

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Web Content

Adopt Don’t Shop: Meet Nathan

By Jashel Negron Blog Content Contributor Name: Nathan Age: 2 years Breed: English and American Bulldog Favorite Toy: Tennis Ball (or anything round) During my time spent with Nathan, I can honestly say that he is simply the best dog ever. He loves to play fetch (even though he might need a little work bringing […]

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Reviews, Web Content

A Stranger Things 2 Review

By Sami Dugdale Blog Content Contributor If you’re like me, then you watched the entire first season of Stranger Things in just a matter of days and were then forced to wait a whole year for the release of season two. When the second season came out on October 27th, I locked myself in my […]

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Events, Mala Luna Fest

Kurt Rockmore at Mala Luna

By Brittney Hemmands Blog Content Contributor As the second performer of day one at Mala Luna, Kurt Rockmore took the stage with energy that was unique and quite unlike anything I’ve seen before. After quickly introducing himself, he began his set with a raging sound that hyped up everyone from the front to the back […]

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Web Content

No-Phone Concert Zone

By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor I really love attending concerts, and I’m a big fan of smaller venues because I appreciate the more personal feel you get from the artist as they perform. However, we live in a world full of technology and people who want others to envy them, so I usually get […]

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