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The Vaquero

A tribute to “The Vaquero” (Photo by Mathew Alvarez) By Matthew Alvarez The round flowerbed, which once sat in front of Old Main, has officially been replaced. Closed off to the public by construction for the last year, the fences have been removed and have given way to a “The Vaquero,” a bronze sculpture. “The […]

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The Other Side of Fun Fun Fun Fest

By Dany Recio Other Side Drive The Other Side of Fun Fun Fun Fest Music is always at the forefront of every festival, and that of course makes sense; but these music festivals work tirelessly in coordination with other organizations to highlight other forms of art and various charitable causes. Like the Other Side of […]

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Other Side Drive November 12, 2012

Shannon Williams Segment Producer November 12, 2012 Money Share Superfly Music Emporium opened it’s doors to San Marcos in it’s new location located right next to campus. Owner Zach Jennings and business partner Richard Skanse took a leap in expanding their business this year -the two own and operate a music merchandising store along with […]

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Other Side Drive November 9, 2012

Sara Vasquez Segment Producer November 9, 2012 On The Other Hand Henry Widener says it was incredible to look into the filled room at Spiderhouse Ballroom and see people look back at him singing along to his songs. It will be something he’ll never forget. “No matter what happens to me that will stay with […]

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Other Side Drive November 8, 2012

Other Side Drive November 8, 2012 Revolutions Music seems almost cursed with a slew of music festivals that offer every variety of music in even the most remote cities. The concept is popular because spectators feel like they can get the most “bang-for-their-buck.” While it may seem like I am down-playing the music festival; I […]

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other Side Drive November 7, 2012

Colton Segment Producer November 7, 2012 Tech Talk Nearly 25% of computers sold last year were tablets. The amount of tablet sales have rose nearly 50% last year. That’s more bad news for traditional computer makers. Desktops and Laptop sales have declined over the past several years. The tablet market we know began in 2010 […]

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Other Side Drive November 6, 2012

By Alex Frank KTSW Music November 6, 2012 Music Review Cobra Juicy is the fifth full-length album from the Pittsburgh based experimental electronic group Black Moth Super Rainbow. This outing showcases frontman Tobacco’s vocals more so than other releases which makes it inherently more accessible than their first release “Falling Through a Field.” The first […]

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Other Side Drive November 5, 2012

Other Side Drive November 5, 2012   Money Share In April, music fans watched as historical Sundance Records shut it’s doors and closed the local gateway to vinyls, CD’s and music related gifts. Music enthusiasts need not worry, as Lonestar Music emporium jumped on the location as soon as their lease on their New Braunfels […]

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Other Side Drive November 2, 2012

Other Side Drive November 2, 2012   On The Other Hand Gustavo Arellano believes that journalism comforts the afflicted and afflicts the comfortable which is the journalism the publication he works for, OC Weekly, practices. “In other words, we celebrate the good and we go after the bad with a hammer, and a hammer, a […]

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Other Side Drive November 1, 2012

Chris Henry and Kelsey Nichols KTSW Other Side Drive November 1, 2012 Campus Arts Confessions of a Design Thief is an art exhibition in JC Mitte building in galleries one and two. The exhibition features works by South African artist Garth Walker. This week we spoke with Maia Wright, who is the assistant professor of […]

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Other Side Drive October 31, 2012

Other Side Drive October 31, 2012   Weird News Is it cheating if you want to eat your girlfriend and her friends too? 28-year-old NYPD officer, Gilberto Valle, is being accused of wanting to literally eat his girlfriend and was in conspiracy to kidnap and eat 100 other girls…kind of like the classic Silence of […]

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Other Side Drive October 30, 2012

Other Side Drive October 30, 2012 Pop Rocks Tom Cruise isn’t someone you want to mess with. The Mission: Impossible star is suing Life & Style and In Touch Weekly magazines for defamation over stories the magazines published claiming that Cruise abandoned his and Katie Holmes six-year-old daughter Suri. In a lawsuit filed last Wednesday […]

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Other Side Drive October 29, 2012

Shannon Williams Segment Producer October 29, 2012 Money Share Local Businessman David Newman has found his own avenue into the media and technology industry. His office has performed the task of transmitting the voice of music legend WIllie Nelson and broadcasted online fan chats with Ghostland Observatory onto the internet. His initial entry into online […]

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Other Side Drive October 26, 2012

Sarah Vasquez Segment Producer October 24, 2012 On The Other Hand At some of their past shows, The Midgetmen has given out free fried chicken and raffled off an iPod filled with their music. Last year, they booked a show called “Old Men with Fuzz Pedals.” Can you guess what kind of bands were booked […]

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Other Side Drive October 25, 2012

KTSW Other Side Drive October 25, 2012 Revolutions In honor of the upcoming elections I will take a peek into how music has affected campaigns through American History. Campaign songs are now chosen as meticulously as the words candidates use in speeches, the color of their ties, or the logos and phrases they use to […]

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Other Side Drive October 24, 2012

KTSW Other Side Drive  October 24, 2012 Weird News First there was a masked vigilante in Seattle, now we have samurai’s on a train. No, it wasn’t Tom Cruise, even though he’s supposedly the last samurai. In Phoenix, a fight broke out around 2am among three African American individuals. Two of them wanted to jump […]

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Other Side Drive October 23, 2012

KTSW Other Side Drive October 23, 2012 Pop Rocks Topping celebrity news this week… Babies and weddings were big in Hollywood this past week. Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake are finally husband and wife. The longtime couple tied the knot in front of family and close friends at the Borgo Egnazia resort in the southern […]

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Other Side Drive October 22, 2012

By Shannon Williams Segment Producer October 22, 2012 Money Share As the upcoming election draws near, increases in the disparity of wealth have economists and voters alike questioning current policies. Where the economy favors workers with higher skill sets, those with lower skill sets face increasing challenges. Two weeks ago we learned that wealth and […]

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Other Side Drive October 19, 2012

By Sarah Vasquez Segment Producer October 19, 2012 On the Other Hand To divert his attention from the cup, his mom taught him other simple origami and has been doing it ever since. He says he was driving home from an origami demonstration where he taught at a local school how to create a penguin. […]

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