Basketball, Sports

Texas State Women’s Basketball Bullies UL-Monroe

By Reily Chestnut Assistant Sports Director In another all-too-familiar style, Texas State Women’s basketball threw down the gauntlet back home with an 86-52 win over the University of Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks (ULM). From the start the Bobcats were off to the races, but not without checking off one huge milestone along the way (right off the […]

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Web Content

Your Spring Semester Motivational Speech from KTSW

By Hannah Wisterman Assistant Web Editor Rev up your coffee machines and flex those note-taking fingers: the semester starts this week, whether we’re ready or not. However, before you decide to run away to Japan and dedicate your life to the ancient art of haiku rather than face your responsibilities, remember that of all the […]

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News

A Community Indivisible

By Margaret Gallagher News Reporter Monday morning, at the intersection of Martin Luther King Drive and South LBJ Drive, San Marcans gathered to pay their thoughtful considerations and respects in memory of the King of Progress, Martin Luther King Jr. The theme was “Enhance the dream- make it real” and citizens, alongside local politicians, united […]

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Basketball, Sports

The Revolution of Toshua Leavitt

By Andrew Zimmel Assistant Director to the Common Man If you are new to Texas State, have a seat and listen closely. Forget what you know about Women’s Basketball. Every joke, every “it’s not as exciting as the men’s game,” every “but they don’t dunk,” get rid of it. The revolution is here and it […]

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Web Content

Adopt Don’t Shop: Meet Ernesto!

By Jashel Negron Blog Content Contributor Name: Ernesto Age: 1-year-old Breed: Pit Bull Terrier Mix Ernesto caught my attention because of the scars he had across his back. I knew when I saw him that I wanted to see how he reacted around people because I wasn’t sure what those scars were specifically from. Once […]

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Web Content

Adopt Don’t Shop: Meet Isabelle!

By Jashel Negron Blog Content Contributor Name: Isabelle Age: 2 Years old Breed: Jack Russell Terrier (Mix) Favorite Activity: Sunbathing My first impression of Isabelle was that I wanted to take her home immediately. Now, that’s my impression with most dogs I meet, but Isabelle blew me away. She had such a calm personality despite […]

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Basketball, Sports

Cougars Prey on the Bobcats

By Parker Rhea Sports Director Texas State falls to a much improved Houston team by a score of 72 to 67. The Cougars star player Jasmyne Harris had a double double scoring 32 points and grabbing 11 rebounds. The leading score getter for the Bobcats was Taeler Deer netting 18 points, and played a total […]

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Entertainment, Web Content

She’s Gotta Have It: Breaking Down Double Standards

By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor “What kind of lady acts like a man?” This is a line from the new Netflix series, She’s Gotta Have It, that stuck with me. A modern version of Spike Lee’s 1986 feature-length directorial debut, She’s Gotta Have It, tells the story of the beautiful Nola Darling (DeWanda Wise). Nola is […]

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Podcasts, Riding the Pine, Sports

Riding the Pine: Episode Three

By Andrew Zimmel Host and Bread Enthusiast Episode III of the Riding the Pine podcast was recorded in the sweaty closet on the lower side of the Texas State Campus. The podcast tackles the Texas State football team and how the team found a way to lose again over the weekend. Brenden finds a way […]

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Lifestyle, Web Content

How to Survive Cuffing Season

By Brittney Hemmands Blog Content Contributor This month is not only in the beginning of fall, but it also marks the start of an interesting concept: Cuffing Season. Cuffing season is the time period between fall and winter when scouting a significant other to date is of the utmost importance. To be exact, the main […]

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Football - Texas State, Sports

Bobcats Offense Stalls in Arkansas

By Brenden Snow Sports Reporter The Texas State Football team suffered their third straight loss following a 30-12 beat down from Arkansas State. The Bobcats fall to 2-9 on the season and 1-6 in Sun Belt play. The Red Wolves on the other hand keep their conference championship hopes alive advancing to 6-3 overall and […]

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Events, International Men's Day

2017 International Men’s Day is Here

By Janessa Rutiaga Assistant Web Editor   International Men’s Day for 2017 falls on this Sunday, the 19th of November. This year’s theme is Celebrate Boys and Men, and KTSW has just the thing for that. We’ll have our 24-hour live broadcast from midnight to midnight! We have guest DJs, talks from our Bobcat Radio […]

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Web Content

To My Love, All My Love

By DeMornay Harper Blog Content Contributor Baby My sweet love Open your eyes And let me in Let me see through you all the way to the back of your skull Let me see the deepest darkest curves of your wonderful I want it all But do you? Do you want to rip me open […]

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Web Content

A Letter to Myself

By Sami Dugdale Blog Content Contributor With just only a few weeks left of this semester, classes are starting to simmer down in preparation for final exams and I’ve had a little bit of time to reflect on my first semester of college. There are a lot of things I’ve learned and experienced this semester […]

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Music, Reviews

Revisiting A Classic: Odessey and Oracle by The Zombies

By Neil Manning Music Journalist It’s 1968, and the past two years saw releases of Pet Sounds and Sgt. Pepper’s, respectively. Two amazing albums that sounded so different, but truly remarkable. In 1968, a third album in the same vein is set to be released, Odessey and Oracle by The Zombies, an album that I […]

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Entertainment, Web Content

A Stranger Things 2 Review

By Sami Dugdale Blog Content Contributor If you’re like me, then you watched the entire first season of Stranger Things in just a matter of days and were then forced to wait a whole year for the release of season two. When the second season came out on October 27th, I locked myself in my […]

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Events

Don’t Miss the Final Harvest Live

By Janessa Rutiaga Assistant Web Editor The last Harvest Live concert is finally upon us, and it’s this Saturday starting at 9 p.m. at Buzzmill in San Marcos. The last installment of KTSW’s fall concert series includes performances from The Deer and Marshall Anderson. Buzzmill is a local coffeehouse serving the San Marcos area, and they’re […]

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News

Time Management Combats Stress

By Shannon Sampson News Reporter According to the Journal of Counseling and Development, college students are expected to undergo high levels of stress. Managing time, along with personal finances, is correlated with the stress that college students feel. One of the top stressors amongst students is time management, especially with students who are also employed, […]

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Food, Web Content

Fuego vs. Torchy’s

By Claire Hansen Blog Content Contributor There are two types of people in this world (or at least in San Marcos), and they are divided by their taco provider preference. Most of us in San Marcos have probably faced this decision more than a few times, and there is no doubt that these two competitors […]

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