Web Content

Holidays in a Border Town

By Maria Martinez Blog Content Contributor   Whenever someone asks me where I am from, I always say,”Laredo” without specifying from which side of the border. For me it is just one place, even if these cities are in two different countries. Since the holiday season is here, I want to tell you how we […]

Read more
Web Content

Fighting My Stage Fright

By Brent Ramirez Blog Content Contributor Stage fright and performance anxiety are two things that I have suffered from ever since I decided to try my hand in singing in the sixth grade, and I still do to this day. They are both things that singers, dancers and all other sorts of performers have had […]

Read more
Lifestyle, Web Content

Make Your Favorite Food at Home

By Maria Martinez Blog Content Contributor At this point of the semester, I just don’t want to eat anything anymore because I have spent so much money on food. Since I am always running around, from school to work, from work to internship, from internship to group meetings; I always end up eating fast food […]

Read more
Entertainment, Web Content

The Alchemist by Paul Coelho: Book Review

By Asia Daggs Assistant Web Content Manager This review is for all of my fellow, beloved bookworms. The Alchemist is a perfectly written story by Paulo Coelho that allows you to dip into a spiritual adventure through the Egyptian deserts. The main character, Santiago, is a young boy who is making his living as a […]

Read more
Sports

Roadrunners Outpace Bobcats 72-47

By Andrew Zimmel Sports Reporter The Bobcats traveled down the I-35 corridor to play the UTSA Roadrunners on their three-game road trip. After beating the University of Houston Cougars last Thursday, the Bobcats seemed to have a winners hangover. The Roadrunners jumped out to a 10 point lead in the first quarter and never looked […]

Read more
Sports

Season Finale Preview: Texas State vs. Arkansas State

By James Jordan Sports Reporter The Texas State Bobcats football team will be at home for their last game of the 2016 season when they take on the Red Wolves of Arkansas State. The Bobcats are (2-9) on the season and have yet to win a game in the Sun Belt Conference (0-7). The Arkansas […]

Read more
San Maximum, Web Content

San Maximum: Five Mile Dam

By Austin Cowan Blog Content Contributor Nobody can gain the maximum San Marcos experience without taking a visit to Five Mile Dam. With the river, the waterfall, soccer fields and the hiking trails, there is no debate about why this location is seen as a cherished refuge for San Marcans who wish to escape the […]

Read more
Music, Reviews

Concert Review: Warpaint at Emo’s in Austin

By Jordan Cooper Music Journalist For my first writing assignment as a music journalist for KTSW, I was asked to write a simple review of a song I heard while listening to KTSW 89.9. I chose “Shadows” by Warpaint. Since first being introduced to the all-female group in 2010, I have been a huge fan […]

Read more
Web Content

Ophiucus: The 13th Zodiac Sign

By Jourdan Bazley Blog Content Contributor Ophiucus: the newest constellation to be recognized as part of the 12 zodiac signs. Represented by a serpent bearer, or a man holding a snake, this constellation sits in between Scorpio and Sagittarius. Ophiucus has now surfaced as a new zodiac sign according to NASA, The National Aeronautics and […]

Read more
Music

Set Times: Why You Should Always See Concert Openers

By Jordan Cooper Music Journalist In today’s social media driven age, finding out set times for shows you are planning to go see has become increasingly easier. Many venues, production companies, or even bands themselves will post times online for the upcoming concert that evening. This is a relatively new phenomenon, as it was only […]

Read more
San Maximum, Web Content

San Maximum: Fishing in San Marcos

By Austin Cowan Blog Content Contributor Fishing is a sport some people find as not that entertaining while many others can hardly stop themselves from spending their entire days out on the water. Fishing is a enjoyable activity for people of all ages and walks of life while bringing them together for a common purpose. […]

Read more
San Maximum, Web Content

San Maximum: Jo on the Go

By Austin Cowan Blog Content Contributor If there is a place for a person to grab a cup of coffee while on their way to work in San Marcos, it is definitely Jo on the Go. Jo on the Go makes some of the best coffee, smoothies and foods in town while maintaining their trademark hipster […]

Read more
Music, Reviews

Joe Budden and AraabMuzik: Rage & The Machine Album Review

By Joseph Bonney Music Journalist Artist: Joe Budden and AraabMuzik Album: Rage & The Machine  Release Date: Oct. 21, 2016 Label: Mood Muzik Entertainment | EMPIRE Website: http://www.joebudden.com In the past five years or so Joe Budden has been regaining momentum back into mainstream hip-hop.  It began when him and his 3 rap colleagues Royce da 5’9”, […]

Read more
Music

Jordan Cooper: NYC Marathon Playlist

By Jordan Cooper Music Journalist On November 6, 2016 I was lucky enough to be one of 50,000 people who got to run the New York City Marathon. The race began in Staten Island, and made its way through all five boroughs including Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and ending in Central Park in Manhattan. Throughout […]

Read more