Music, Reviews

Dominic Angelella: Goodnight, Doggies Review

By Kristin Russell Music Journalist Artist: Dominic Angelella Album: Goodnight, Doggies Release Date: Feb 3, 2017 Website: https://lame-orecords.bandcamp.com/album/goodnight-doggies Twitter: @drgnkingDOM There’s something eerily comforting about listening to an album that seems to describe the exact situation you’re in. It makes you feel more whole. Dominic Angelella does an incredible job with his solo debut, Goodnight, Doggie. He […]

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Events, MR Fest

AJ Bray at KIVA

By Jourdan Bazley Blog Content Contributor AJ Bray’s brought himself and a banging show to KIVA this evening as he performed 11 various songs from the Deserved It EP and Gucci Durag Chronicles EP. The crowd is jumping and turning up with him as he even got off stage and joined the crowd during his […]

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Events, MR Fest

Empire Machines Close Out Stonewall

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor Empire Machines is the last band to play at Stonewall for the 10th anniversary of MR Fest. The band took the stage around 7 p.m., and it could not have been a better time. Right before Empire Machines began to play, the sky got cloudy and dark. That can […]

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Events, MR Fest

Deezie Brown and Proz Taylor Heat Up Kiva

By Jourdan Bazley Blog Content Contributor The KTSW MR Fest ball is rolling at KIVA in Downtown San Marcos. Multiple venues around the downtown area are hosting different styles of music with live artists performing from now until High Waisted takes stage at the MARC later this evening. KIVA will host artists like Proz Taylor and […]

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Events, MR Fest

Taiga, NightClerk, and Glaze at AquaBrew

By Savannah Olson Music Journalist Another hour, another rockin’ set of bands over here at AquaBrew for MR Fest 2017. From 3 to 5 p.m., bands have continued jamming on AquaBrew’s outside stage as the heat of day comes and goes. Even though it’s 90 degrees, that hasn’t stopped the crowd from enjoying the music of […]

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Events, MR Fest

Daniel Thomas Phipps Brings Life to Buzz Mill

By Martin Ramirez Live Blogger The second act at the Buzz Mill was Daniel Thomas Phipps, an indie-folk-rock-roots singer and songwriter from New Braunfels, Texas. When Phipps first started his set, his audience was just the volunteers and the Buzz Mill employees. However, within a few minutes, more people began to arrive as Phipps went all […]

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Events, MR Fest

Comedy Takes Over Vodka Street

By Joseph Bonney Live Blogger The somber lighting in Vodka Street sets up a smooth atmosphere for the comedians to come tear it up for those in the audience. Jack Neil started to set up the venue and get everyone in the mood before Garrett Buss came out. He started out with a small joke […]

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Events, MR Fest

Blu Moon at Dahlia Woods Gallery

By Ana Belen Cobos Live Blogger Since 1 p.m., at Dahlia Woods Gallery, I’ve observed the open support San Martians give artists. Some girls said she was speeding on the freeway from the anticipation of making it on time to see TXNY perform. And then there’s Blu Moon. I’ve seen Blu Moon vocalist, Kendra Sells […]

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MR Fest, Web Content

MR Fest Survival Kit

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor If you’re a frequent music festival go-er, you probably already know how to prepare for the majestic mayhem. But if not, I got you.  Item #1: Water bottle  Water is so important to bring to a music festival. Bring a reusable water bottle if you have one. MR Fest is April 29th […]

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Softball, Sports

Texas State Softball Steals One From McNeese

By Reily Chestnut Sports Reporter Texas State certainly saved the best for last in this 5-4 win over the McNeese Cowgirls. “How big of a comeback was it,” you might ask. Well, going into the bottom of the 7th inning the Bobcats were three outs away from losing to McNeese. In fact, the ‘cats were […]

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Music, SXSW Coverage

Mom Jeans at SXSW and Beyond

By Lindsey Petterson Music Journalist On Saturday March 18th, Zeta Psi at University of Texas hosted an unofficial SXSW event called Camp West Campus. Bands from all over Texas and the United States came to play sets including Wren (Denton, TX), Glaze (San Marcos, TX), Ratboys (Chicago, IL), and Mom Jeans (Berkeley, CA).The fraternity house […]

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Web Content

What Makes Easter Awesome

By Austin Cowan Assistant Web Content Manager Easter is a joyful holiday when people spend time celebrating faith, hope and love. A lot takes place on this holiday: churches put on large events, families and friends spend time with one another and the world just ends up feeling a little bit sweeter than it normally […]

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Web Content

My Idea of a Perfect Date

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor Dinner and a movie is great, but been there done that. I have to say, you must have a big personality or some really great chemistry for a second date after that.  My experience with dinner dates is that it’s either just awkward because you don’t have much to talk […]

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Interviews, Other Side Drive

Other Side Drive Brings in Hunter Sharpe To Talk Music

By Matthew Harrington Other Side Drive Executive Producer Hunter Sharpe, Marlon Sexton, and Colton Kincaid play live for Other Side Drive with Sharpe on vocals and guitar, Sexton on guitar and Kincaid on bass. The drummer, Hunter Pierce, was not present. Matthew talks to them about their new music, performances and their experiences performing at […]

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Web Content

Is Charging Your Phone Really Worth It?

By Maria Martinez Blog Content Contributor We have all been there. We have all waited for a concert to start, a flight to depart, a meeting with our boss or even for a professor to begin a class. And all this waiting just means, seeing our phone batteries slowly draining, wishing we had somewhere to […]

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Entertainment, Web Content

Why I Can’t Leave Twitter

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor I have been on Twitter for six years now. Back in 2011, when I made my account I would not have imagined that I would enjoy it as much as I do now. Facebook was still in its peak, even for people my own age. The reason I made my […]

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Lifestyle, Web Content

Apps That Will Help You Budget

By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor I have recently realized that I have terrible budgeting skills. I really needed help fixing this problem, so I turned to Google and did some research like most people would. We all know that managing money in college can be a constant struggle. Luckily, I found out that there […]

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Entertainment, Web Content

5 Reasons You Should Watch Young Justice

By Brent Ramirez Blog Content Contributor Superheroes are cool and all, but most of them tend be much older adults and have the worries of running large corporations i.e. Wayne Enterprises or Stark Industries, or working CSI or as government agents, things that younger audiences don’t really relate to. Granted, being a superhero may not […]

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