Music, Reviews

Homeshake: Midnight Snack Review

By LeeAnn Cota Music Journalist Artist: Homeshake Album: Midnight Snack Release Date: September 18, 2015 Website: https://homeshake.bandcamp.com/ If you’re into relatively slow tempo-ed jams, take a listen to Homeshake’s second full-length album, Midnight Snack. Released under Sinderlyn Records in September of 2015, Homeshake (aka Peter Sagar) spent most of his time writing for this album […]

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Web Content

Two Reasons Why Men Should Love Gender Equality

By Austin Cowan Blog Content Contributor When people think of gender equality, many people think women are the only ones who benefit from it. However, this cannot be further from the truth. As a man, gender equality is able to help me and my fellow brothers out in multiple ways. Gender equality would result in equal pay […]

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Web Content

A Letter to My Enemies

By Brent Ramirez Blog Content Contributor To the enemies of my past: We all had issues growing up, yet you decided to take them out on me. You were the reason I feared going to gym class. You picked and you picked and you picked on me at such a young age, but the memories have […]

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Music

Positive Songs

By Alisa Pierce Music Journalist The semester is in full swing at Texas State and tests have begun. I for one have been messily trying to get back into the groove of things and study, but it can be hard to focus when all I can hear is the typing on my keyboard. I’ve found […]

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Interviews, Other Side Drive

Other Side Drive Talks About SXTXState

By Matthew Harrington Other Side Drive Executive Producer Everyone knows about SXSW, a huge event in Austin that celebrates art, music, film and so much more. What some people don’t know is that there’s also an interactive conference with panels of experts talking about what’s new in technology and digital media. SXTXState is a small […]

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Music

Trumpets and Turntables: An Introduction to Electro Swing

By Hannah Wisterman Music Journalist In 2013, Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby hit theaters. Almost immediately, the “Roaring 20s” theme spread like wildfire from event to event. Fringe dresses, flapper-style headbands, and fonts to replicate vintage typography ran rampant. Among the fads, was a genre of music that had previously only gotten a brief spotlight in […]

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