By Jess BazalduaWeb Content Contributor Since working from home, I’ve found myself reaching for social media on a more frequent basis. Something that stood out to me was this hashtag called #MyThreeBooks. This tag generated from Publishers Association, who launched … Continue reading My Top Three Books and What They Say About Me
By Stacey RamirezWeb Content Contributor Do you know who you are? Well, a personality test might tell you! When you hear personality tests, what goes through your head? I’m not talking about when someone asks you to take a personality … Continue reading Do You Know Who You Are?: A Look at Psychological Personality Tests and How People View Them
By Tiger ShiWeb Content Contributor SAN MARCOS, Texas — Hays County Local Health Department has reported 50 new cases, one hospitalization and over 50 recoveries as of yesterday. According to epidemiologist Eric Schneider, there are 2,652 total active cases in … Continue reading 07/08/20: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
By Gena SysavathWeb Content Contributor Many people like to believe that naps are only meant to be taken by young children or older people; however, that is not necessarily true. Studies show that naps are beneficial for adults too. By … Continue reading Why Naps?
By Paige GreeneWeb Content Contributor FOMO, or the “fear of missing out,” is defined as anxiety that an interesting or exciting event is happening elsewhere. This could be that gut-feeling you get when you see all your friends together on … Continue reading How to Get Rid of Your FOMO: Fear of Missing Out
By Crystal RamosMusic Journalist As a kid, did you ever find yourself gazing out of the car window feeling like you were the main character in a movie while the radio hummed in the back and the world slipped away … Continue reading A New Era of Music Playlists
By Chinny EgbunaMusic Journalist Centering around what is arguably one of the most out-there album concepts ever, Go to School blends folk, glam-rock, and theatrical flair to tell a wild and winding musical tale. The musical album centers around Shane, … Continue reading The Lemon Twigs: Go to School Album Review
By Juan GarciaStation Manager and Guest Sports Writer After an over six month break, Formula One is gearing up for a shortened 2020 season in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Red Bull Ring in Austria will host the … Continue reading F1 in a Nutshell
By Jess BazalduaWeb Content Contributor I consider myself to be realistic. At this point during the COVID-19 pandemic, I feel that “Stay Home” orders are likely ahead. Even if they’re not, compliance with a recommendation is arguably one of the … Continue reading Rating Quarantine Activities from Best to Worst
By Stacey RamirezWeb Content Contributor Dear San Marcos, If there’s anything you taught me during my time here it’s that wherever you are, even if it’s not where you imagined it would be, embrace it! When I was in high … Continue reading An Open Letter to my College Town, San Marcos
By Paige GreeneWeb Content Contributor From jazz, rap, rock to even country, everyone likes different types of music, but music is not anything more than what scientists have called “organized sounds.” These sounds have an enormous effect on our brains. … Continue reading Your Brain on Music
By Gena SysavathWeb Content Contributor Dreams are imaginative images that we create while we are asleep. They could go from something simple and cute to an anxiety ridden mess in your brain. Everyone has dreams but it is also likely … Continue reading Recurring Dreams
By Jess BazalduaWeb Content Contributor Thanks to an increase in environmentalism, upcycling and thrifting have been the chosen clothing method for teens and young adults. Unlike the traditional “fast fashion” retailers, thrifting allows retro and outgrown clothing to be given … Continue reading Reseller Survival Guide
By Stacey RamirezWeb Content Contributor Living in San Marcos as a college student means there are always options for wanting to go out. Maybe a friend is throwing a party, maybe there’s a concert at The Marc, or maybe you … Continue reading What Nightlife Looks Like for Students in San Marcos
By Gena SysavathWeb Content Contributor For hundreds of years, we lived in a world where clowns existed to be entertaining. We also know that clowns are meant to be wildly popular and funny, not freakishly unnerving. Even for the people … Continue reading The Fear of Clowns
By Paige GreeneWeb Content Contributor Nearly everyone has experienced some type of anxiety or stress in their life. To control some of these feelings, many people have taken to meditation, but how does it work? Meditation comes from mindfulness, a … Continue reading The Science Behind Meditation
By Jess BazalduaWeb Content Contributor For many of us, video games are used to escape the uncertainties of real life, usually through action, adventure, horror, and puzzles. Still, without any of the listed attributes, one game has risen to the … Continue reading Animal Crossing: New Horizons Video Game Review
By Stacey RamirezWeb Content Contributor Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work at a recording studio? Picture it: you’re young and you don’t really know what you’re doing, but you have nothing to lose and you … Continue reading Sound City Studios’ Place in Rock Music History
By Paige GreeneWeb Content Contributor Whether you have binge-watched Law and Order, Criminal Minds or followed one of the many true crime podcasts out there, it is easy to say that we all have gotten caught up in a spine-chilling … Continue reading Why Are We Obsessed With Crime Entertainment?
By Gena SysavathWeb Content Contributor “Emmett Till” can be seen along with many other names being spread across multiple signs during the recent protests around our country. Yet not many people know who he was and how important he is … Continue reading Who Was Emmett Till?