Lifestyle, Web Content

Regarding Resolutions

By Chelyse Prevost Blog Content Contributor It’s finally here. You’re drinking more water, sleeping better, and doing away with problematic habits. You’re channeling through distractions and toxic people. Speaking everything into existence is essential because, yes, you are serious this year. Whether you practice what you preach from day one or halfway through the year, […]

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News

Marching For the Future

By Kaitlyn Benacquisto News Reporter The Austin community marched from City Hall to the Texas Capitol in support of women’s rights on Saturday, the one year anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration. A rally held at Austin City Hall calling for Mr. Trump’s impeachment preceded the march. Women, men and politicians alike marched down South […]

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Interviews, Other Side Drive

The Rotten Mangos Hit the Road

By Kimberly Clay Program Director Ramiro Verdooren and Cristian Sigler of the Rotten Mangos called in to the KTSW studio on Thursday, January 18th as they were on their way to their show at Walter’s out in Houston. The Austin duo have a big trip ahead of them with shows in New Orleans and several […]

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Web Content

Gun Control

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor Fact: Not everyone who wants stricter gun control is out to take away everyone’s guns. Now, since we got that out of the way this conversation will be easier to have. From an observation of conversations on media and my peers, this is what people who lean left want […]

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Lifestyle, Web Content

Five Things Every Student Can Relate To

By Brittney Hemmands Blog Content Contributor When first enrolling in college, it may be easy to assume how student life will go for you. Getting to make your own schedule, being away from home, and interacting with new people are just some of the freedoms and benefits you think about when picking where you want […]

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Events

Lights All Night Recap

By Alexandra Sereno Music Journalist Lights All Night, a two day EDM festival every New Year’s Eve that takes place at the Dallas Market Hall located in Dallas, TX. This is an event where all are welcome to dance, flow and exude nothing but good vibes at the Dallas Market Hall.  EDM stands for electronic […]

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Entertainment, Web Content

Is Floribama Shore the New Jersey Shore?

By Brittney Hemmands Blog Content Contributor At the end of 2012, thousands of Jersey Shore fans were devastated to find out their favorite show had been canceled. While the cast’s desires to move on to a different part of their lives was understandable, it left many of us looking for shows that would come close […]

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Web Content

Stop Saying You’re Fine

By Hannah Wisterman Blog Content Contributor Guess what, folks? I’ve had a terrible week. I mean, just awful. I’m stressed, I’m worried, I’m exhausted, I’m burned out, I’m homesick, I’m sad, and the universe is doing an Irish stepdance on my soul. Everything sucks and is horrible. But every time someone has asked me how […]

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Basketball, Sports

Why We Should Be Worried(ish)

By Andrew Zimmel Sports Reporter Pessimist and Worry-Wart I am usually the first person to leave during a fire alarm. There is nothing wrong with me, I just run faster than the rest of the people out of the building. Whether it is a drill or the real deal I am the first person out. […]

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Events, Local

Pictures with Santa: Pet Edition

By Jashel Negron Blog Content Contributor   Come bring your fluffy friend out to the San Marcos Animal Shelter TODAY from 4 to 7 p.m. and get their picture taken with Santa! Photos are free and will be posted on the San Marcos Animal Shelter Facebook page. Who doesn’t want a nice framed photo of […]

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Web Content

I’m Writing About My Grit, Not My Sad Story

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor For the past month or so, there have been endless tweets of black students in their caps and gowns captioned with a sad background story. The captions all go along the guidelines of graduating on time or early with honors, with some facts about their harsh childhood. As a […]

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Local, Web Content

Adopt Don’t Shop: Meet Grace

By Jashel Negron Blog Content Contributor Name: Grace Age: 2-years-old Breed: Hound & Labrador Retriever Mix Favorite Activity: Following her owner and showing off her smiles When I first met Grace, I was stunned to see that she was still even in the shelter. She has the most heartwarming presence and I could tell all […]

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Web Content

To My Web Content Family…

By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor Here I am. Another semester completed and I’m only 90 percent stressed out, an accomplishment that should be celebrated. Classes were challenging, assignments kept me up all night and plenty of Ls were handed to yours truly. But during these past few months, I’ve had one thing to lift […]

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Entertainment, Web Content

10 New Movies to Look Forward to in 2018

By Claire Hansen Blog Content Contributor Every year, we see more and more pointless movies and sequels that we didn’t need hit the theaters. It might cause you to wonder, “What has this industry turned into?” With technology allowing us to turn our imaginations into a reality on screen, films can often turn out to […]

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News

What You Need to Know About Net Neutrality

By Brooke Adams Multimedia Director With the vote on Net Neutrality already underway, so many people still don’t understand what the current laws are and how they will be changed. How can something we’ve never heard of have such a big impact? Here is a simple explanation of Net Neutrality, why ISPs want to kill […]

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Music, Reviews

Unwrapping the Sufjan Stevens Christmas Collection

By Hannah Wisterman Music Journalist The season of the Christmas album is upon us, and as we start to pick our Yuletide tunes for this year, we will inevitably draw from the categories we draw from with all music: what we grew up with and what we found ourselves. If you particularly love music and […]

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Entertainment, Web Content

Why Do People like YouTubers So Much?

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor Lately, I’ve been trying to understand the hype behind YouTube vloggers. It could possibly just be that I don’t have a relationship with these famous YouTube vloggers and I feel like most of their lives are portrayed as a facade. I started doing more research to understand peoples’ interest […]

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Lifestyle, Web Content

Finish Strong during Finals Week

By Claire Hansen Blog Content Contributor In honor of finals week rapidly approaching and my busiest semester ever coming to a close, I’d like to share some of my favorite tactics for maximizing productivity that I’ve found to be very helpful over the last four years. This balancing act that we consider college life can […]

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