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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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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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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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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Sports, Volleyball

Bobcats are Champions of the West Division

By Jordan Myers Sports Reporter The Texas State Bobcats hosted the Louisiana Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns on Friday night and came out with a clean sweep victory. With this win, the Lady Cats clinched the Sun Belt Conference West Division title and the number 2 seed going into the conference tournament. Texas State and Louisiana went […]

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Audio Input, Podcasts

Audio Input: Episode 2

By Troy Vita Music Director Starring: Troy Vita Jacob Carter Che Salgado Clayton Ambrose The riveting follow-up to Audio Input episode 1. In this edition, we talk about the rampant cancellation of small festivals and do a deep dive on our individual favorite albums of all time. Join us on this journey through the great […]

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Events, Galleries, Mala Luna Fest

Big Shot at Mala Luna

By Tino Manor Photojournalist @Chapterxiv_ This is my first year joining KTSW and I have been covering a big variety of events. Last month, I got the opportunity to shoot at Mala Luna in San Antonio, Texas. This festival also happens to be my very first time shooting at a music concert. I had a […]

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Web Content

Let’s Not Forget Compassion

By Brittney Hemmands Blog Content Contributor 2017 has been a big year for political, racial, and environmental issues. Donald Trump’s presidency, police brutality, and natural disasters has caused many of us to panic and look for an answer to solve it all. People are angry and while conservatives and liberals have never really been able […]

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News

Citizen’s Climate Lobby Chapter Tackles Climate Change Reform

By Shannon Sampson News Reporter The San Marcos chapter of the Citizen’s Climate Lobby (CCL) consists of volunteer community members who are passionate about their group’s solution to climate reform. CCL is a national, nonprofit organization consisting of thousands of local chapters. CCL has a solution to stabilize the climate that will also boost the […]

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News

KTSW Holds Election Night Broadcast

By Aaron Derton News Director Last updated Nov. 8, 2017 at 11:32 a.m. Off-year elections often see lower turnout than presidential and midterm election years, and last night was no exception. While some political analysts predicted the so-called “Trump Effect” would drive up turnout across the board, it took a nosedive compared to 2015 turnout […]

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Interviews, Other Side Drive

TEDxTexas State University on Other Side Drive

By Kimberly Clay Other Side Drive Executive Host Seth Frye and Kristen Farris came by and talked about the execution to the TEDx event on the Texas state University campus. This year’s theme was Bridging Differences and featured speakers from all walks of life. This is an amazing event for Texas State University. Check out […]

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Web Content

The Overlooked Importance of Eminem’s Freestyle

By Brittney Hemmands Blog Content Contributor Like every other BET Hip Hop Awards, the Cypher was shown this year to give rappers a chance to showcase their raw talent. Eminem, best known for being one of the top American rappers and producers, debuted this year with a solo cypher that brought up an issue that […]

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