Podcasts, Riding the Pine, Sports

Riding the Pine: Episode 10

By Andrew Zimmel Host and Self-Proclaimed President of Texas State Sports This is episode 10 of Riding the Pine, which means there are now more episodes of this podcast than planets in our solar system, which is something that no podcast from KTSW Sports can say. This week, we break down the NBA All-Star game […]

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Lifestyle, Web Content

Putting the You in Youth

By Chelyse Prevost Blog Content Contributor We are part of a generation where mass shootings in churches, clubs, movie theaters, and even schools have become all too familiar. The fight for more progressive gun laws is ongoing, but awareness of the emotional and mental health of the people we interact with seems to be the keynote […]

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Other Side Drive, Segments

The Struggle is Real Segment

By Jacarious Stanley Other Side Drive Host The Struggle is Real consists of college students coming in and explaining their struggle. The show ends with the student explaining how they overcame that struggle. My guest was Clark Mundy, a mass communication major, on his way to graduate next semester.

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Interviews, Other Side Drive

Open Up the Pantry to Bobcat Bounty

By Roberto Vela III Other Side Drive Host Roberto Vela III and Nick Williams interview Layla Mays, the social media coordinator for Bobcat Bounty. Mays talks about the background of the program, how it helps students in need and how other people and organizations can get involved.

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Softball, Sports

1,024 Strikeouts, Process and a Trip to the Desert

By Alexander Haynes Sports Journalist After a brutal loss to the Boston College Eagles last Monday, the Texas State Bobcats softball team needed to rebound and refocus. The season may have just opened, but the opportunity for refinement was a necessity. Traveling to Tempe, Arizona for the Littlewood Classic was a process which demanded resiliency; […]

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Interviews, Other Side Drive

Get No Sleep with Night Loner

By Roberto Vela III Other Side Drive Host Jared Stults and Andrew Nogay, two out of the four members of Night Loner, talk about the release of their second album as well as their new single “No Sleep.” Andrew also talks about his experience being a part of the KTSW family as an Other Side […]

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Web Content

Representation in Education

By Savannah Howard Blog Content Contributor On Thursday, Feb. 1, Monteplier High School in Vermont became the first high school in the United States to raise a Black Lives Matter (BLM) flag. This was done in support of the BLM movement and to bring awareness to the inequality of education and resources to black students. […]

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Music, Reviews

Willow Smith: The 1st  Review

By Carina Cruz Music Journalist Artist: Willow Smith Album: The 1st Release Date: October 31, 2017 Label: Interscope Records The youngest of the Smith family, Willow Smith, released her second album titled The 1st. Flowing with versatility, the album sheds light on nature, growing up, love and pain. Consisting of an artistic expression that’s not […]

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Music, Reviews

Abhi The Nomad: Marbled  Review

By Alex McMann Rap Music Journalist Artist: Abhi the Nomad Album: Marbled Label: Tommy Boy Records Release Date: February 9, 2018 Website: https://fanlink.to/marbled The Minute I heard “Mama Bling,” I knew I was on the path to something surprisingly excellent. This is exactly how I would describe Abhi the Nomads’ recent musical creation, Marbled, released before […]

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Basketball, Sports

Women’s Basketball Breaks ULM

By Reily Chestnut Assistant Sports Director Bring out the brooms! The Bobcats swept the regular season series by crushing UL-Monroe 81-45 on their home floor! In other words, they crushed the Warhawks and showed the Sun Belt why this team usually wins very comfortably. What makes this victory so impressive, though can’t be measured by […]

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Other Side Drive, Segments

Humans of San Marcos — Out Loud

By Nick Williams Segment Producer The Humans of San Marcos — Out Loud project is a a take on the “Human’s Of” series that aims to examine the experience of individuals in the San Marcos area through the medium of audio recording. This segment tells a piece of the story of Bekah Porter, an artist […]

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Web Content

Don’t Claim Our Cornrows

By Savannah Howard Web Content Contributor In Black culture, hair has a rich, deep-run history. When you dismiss it as being “just hair,” you are belittling the sense of identity that has been passed down for hundreds of years. In the United States, from slavery, to the Civil Rights Movement, to present day, Black hair […]

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Music, Reviews

Robb Bank$: 2: Pillz Review

By Chris Henriques Rap Journalist Artist: Robb Bank$ Album: 2: Pillz Release Date: December 24, 2017 Website: https://soundcloud.com/robbbanks Robb Bank$ has remained somewhat of enigma throughout his whole career. Getting his start in Broward County, Florida as an affiliate of the Raider Klan collective, Robb Bank$ has since moved on to pave his own way […]

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Galleries, Media

Gallery: Campus Divided by Student Government

By Brooke Adams Multimedia Director Two weeks ago on Feb. 5, students gathered at the Fighting Stallions to rally before marching together to the student government public forum on the impeachment of student body president Connor Clegg. Chants of “Connor Clegg has got to go” filled the LBJ teaching theater as students took their seats […]

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Entertainment, Web Content

How Safe is Your Private Data?

By Joe Grist Blog Content Contributor We’re in a golden era of technology. There’s no doubt about it. It seems that new apps, startups, companies and even forms of currency are popping up every day. It’s almost impossible to keep track of every service that comes out, but we should be aware of how our […]

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Music, Reviews

Songs: Ohia: The Magnolia Electric Co. 15 Years Later

By Clayton Ambrose Music Journalist “The whole place is dark,” exclaims frontman Jason Molina on “Farewell Transmission,” the first track on The Magnolia Electric Co. This initial line encapsulates more about the album than one might expect the first five words of an album to do, making immediate note of a disappearance of light where […]

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In-Studios, Live in Studio C, Media, Other Side Drive

Live in Studio C: Kairos

By Alex Sereno Other Side Drive Assistant Kairos came into the studio Jan. 31, and performed live on-air in Studio C. They graced our host Haley with an energetic performance, quirky dance moves, and details on their new album. While in studio Jacob Michael, Brent Miller, and Jake Davila spoke about the process they went […]

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