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Lifestyle

No summer internship? No problem!

Mikayla Anding Web Content Contributor Summertime for college students looks like many different things. It could look like going on trips with friends and family, working a job to save up for next year’s school expenses, or, of course, having an internship hopefully pertaining to your major. With the competitive atmosphere we students face to find jobs and internships, maybe not everyone has been so lucky to get their dream […]

todayMay 13, 2022 16

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Web Content

Goodbye College Classes, Hello Real World

By Allison Schroeder Web Content Assistant Manager This little farewell has been sitting on my brain lately.  One minute wanting to write it, the next not even thinking I should. This is because a part of me knows that writing this equals my last article ever for KTSW, and it is a bittersweet ending. I am happy to end my time here as it means I am walking into the […]

todayMay 12, 2022 10

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Entertainment

What Happened to the Met Gala Theme?

By Celeste Parler Web Content Contributor Unless you have been living under a rock, haven't been on social media in the last week or don't follow the latest celebrity news, then you have heard what everyone has had to say about the Met Gala. The Met Gala takes place every first Monday of May (except in 2021) and collects funds for The Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. […]

todayMay 11, 2022 16

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Lifestyle

Why the New Dating Culture Sucks

By Hannah Brown Web Content Contributor Nothing beats curling up with a bowl of popcorn and romanticizing life with a sappy rom-com or two. Okay, maybe four. I mean, who wouldn’t want to succumb to the dramatization of love and get sucked into a world of charm and too good to be true, while you’re waiting for a text back from your obsession of the week? Dating isn’t like the […]

todayMay 10, 2022 18 1

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Music

A Beginner’s Guide to a Summer of Local Sounds

By Avery Viers Local Music Journalist With the arrival of finals signaling the end of yet another spring semester, Texas State students are beginning to find themselves with a suspicious amount of free time on their hands. While frequenting the San Marcos River and roaming The Square may offer themselves convenient ways to pass the time, an increase in local live music events can also act as a relief to […]

todayMay 9, 2022 26 1

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Bobcat Radio

Bobcat Radio: Bobcats Conquer Cardinals and NBA Finals Predictions

By Jordan Salas, Justin Brown and Gian-Carlo Cacho Sports Reporters https://soundcloud.com/ktsw89_9/bobcat-radio-bobcats-conquer-cardinals-and-nba-finals-predictions?utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing On this edition of Bobcat Radio, the crew of Jordan Salas, Justin Brown and Gian Carlo Cacho discuss Baseball's midweek win over Incarnate Word and dive into the snake pit as they go over their NBA Finals Predictions! Catch BCR every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, live on KTSW 89.9. Featured Image by KTSW Multimedia

todayMay 8, 2022 6

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Lifestyle

Social Media Tips & Tricks for Growth

By Allison Schroeder Web Content Assistant Manager In the world of business, social media, influencers, and more, there is one thing I have learned this past semester, is to take the time to create a brand. Establish what your brand is and what you want it to be. Digital marketing is a crazy world. It consists of so many opportunities to expand your reach to your followers, your followers' friends, […]

todayMay 7, 2022 17

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Web Content

Asian American, Native Hawaiian, And Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2022

By Preethi Mangadu Web Content Contributor On April 29, 2022, President Joe Biden proclaimed that May 2022 is Asian American, Native Hawaiian, And Pacific Islander Heritage Month to “recognizes the innumerable contributions, vibrant cultures, and rich heritage of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AA and NHPIs)” in America.  The first person to federally honor AA and NHPIs communities was New York Representative Frank Horton in 1977 through House Joint Resolution 450 which […]

todayMay 6, 2022 23 2

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opinion

Are Press Releases Dead?

By Jemia Spence Web Content Contributor Earlier this semester my professor asked the question, are press releases dead? This topic sparked an interest because of my major and  I wanted to know, digitally, how society has changed. So, I researched the discussion and personally think that press releases are not dead. However, they do not generate as much press. There are several reasons why press releases have been around for […]

todayMay 6, 2022 11

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Softball

The Bobcats’ Senior Series Sweep Over Troy

By Justin Brown Sports Reporter The Texas State Softball Team (16-8 Sun Belt) played their final home series last weekend against the Troy Trojans (13-11 Sun Belt). This series saw clutch hitting and pitching for the Bobcats resulting in a series sweep and their 12th win in a row. The first game of the series was a 5-1 win for the Bobcats. This win was made possible through sophomore Jessica […]

todayMay 5, 2022 15

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Lifestyle

Redefining My Purpose

By Lea Mercado Web Content Assistant Manager Have you ever felt like you were put on this earth to do something big? No one told you to or provided instruction, but the feeling persisted until reality stepped in the way or self-doubt crept in. I know that feeling, and while some may categorize that feeling differently, I call it purpose. For the longest time, I thought that my purpose was […]

todayMay 5, 2022 17

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Food

5 Refreshing Drinks to Cool Down with this Summer

By Hannah Walls Web Content Contributor One thing to know about me is that I cannot go anywhere without a beverage in hand, especially during those super important "errands" I always have to run during the summer, e.g. hitting the Target clearance section, seeing if 5 Below has restocked Squishmallows yet and smelling every single candle Marshalls has to offer. Having a cold drink of some kind to cool down […]

todayMay 5, 2022 15

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Music

Bands and Booths for Trans Youth

By Hannah Walls Music Journalist I attended Bands and Booths for Trans Youth this past weekend, hosted by Ava Productions and Studio San Martian. I had previously attended Vaginafest, which also featured a variety of local artists and vendors, so I was super excited to see what was in store for this event. The event was held to raise money for trans youths in Texas and was held at Red […]

todayMay 4, 2022 32 1

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Sports

Claws to the Wall: Series Wins and NFL Draft

By Justin Brown, Koby Jackson, and Gage Sutton Sports Reporters https://soundcloud.com/ktsw89_9/series-wins-and-nfl-draft?utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing In this edition of Claws to the Wall, Justin Brown, Koby Jackson, and Gage Sutton talk the Bobcats weekend wins. They also dive into the NFL Draft and look forward to the second round of the NBA Playoffs. Be sure to catch Claws to the Wall every Tuesday and Thursday here at KTSW Sports. Featured Image by KTSW Multimedia

todayMay 4, 2022 8 1

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Bobcat Radio

Bobcat Radio: Coach Trout Interview Ahead of Incarnate Word Matchup

By Preslie Davis, Koby Jackson, and Jordan Young Sports Reporters and Sports Director https://soundcloud.com/ktsw89_9/bobcat-radio-coach-trout-interview-ahead-of-incarnate-word-matchup?utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing On this Edition of Bobcat Radio, the crew of Preslie Davis, Koby Jackson and Jordan Young discuss Baseball and Softball Series Win's and Interview Coach Trout. They also go over the second round of the NBA Playoffs. Catch BCR every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, live on KTSW 89.9! Featured Image by KTSW Multimedia

todayMay 3, 2022 6

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Lifestyle

The Importance of Silence

By Mikayla Anding Web Content Contributor “If you cannot be in a silent room for an hour by yourself, there’s a problem.” Tough words. I’ve heard this phrase a few times when talking with my friends about giving ourselves time to rest and a break from the busyness we have become so accustomed to. In this day and age, we are consumed by constant entertainment, tasks to get done, and […]

todayMay 1, 2022 26

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Music

Band of the Week: The Mary Veils

By Clara Blankenship Music Journalist I am constantly on the hunt for new artists and albums to fit my current situations and emotions. As finals are approaching, a sense of being overwhelmed has dominated my days. To my dismay, I was having trouble finding music that matched my stress. I was listening to KTSW while driving, as I usually do, and I heard a song that perfectly emulated my frustration […]

todayApril 29, 2022 45 2

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Bobcat Radio

Bobcat Radio: Bobcats Fall to Roadrunners and Suns Get Another off of Pelicans

By Justin Brown, Koby Jackson, and Kayla Guillory Sports Reporters https://soundcloud.com/ktsw89_9/bobcat-radio-bobcats-fall-to-roadrunners-and-suns-get-another-off-of-pelicans?utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing On this edition of Bobcat Radio, the crew of Kayla Guillory, Justin Brown and Koby Jackson discuss Baseball's fall at UTSA and talk about the Suns and Pelicans playoff series! Catch BCR every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, live on KTSW 89.9! Featured Image by KTSW Multimedia

todayApril 28, 2022 27

On the left side of the photo is Kurt Vile wearing all white and playing a white guitar with dark accents, behind him is a dark background, above his head in yellow writing it says “Courtney Barnett.” On the right side, Courtney Barnett is wearing all black and holding a dark guitar with white accents, behind her is a light background, and written in yellow above her head is “Kurt Vile.” Between the two of them at the bottom also written in yellow is the album name “Lotta Sea Lice.”

Music

The Dynamic Duo of Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile

By Bandera Barter Music Journalist Sony and Cher, Willy and Waylon, Bert and Ernie — all iconic duos, but now it's time for a new team to carry the torch. This would be no other than Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile, solidified by their joint album Lotta Sea Lice. The two have each provided some of the most creative and inspired songwriting on their own in the last couple of […]

todayApril 28, 2022 21

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Sports

Claws to the Wall: Softball and Baseball Sweep the Weekend

By Justin Brown, Koby Jackson, and Kayla Guillory Sports Reporters https://soundcloud.com/ktsw89_9/claws-to-the-wall-softball-and-baseball-sweep-the-weekend?utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing In this edition of Claws to the Wall, Justin Brown, Koby Jackson, and Kayla Guillory talk the Bobcats weekend sweeps. They also dive into the terrific first round matchups of the NBA Playoffs. Be sure to catch Claws to the Wall every Tuesday and Thursday here at KTSW Sports. Featured Image by KTSW Multimedia

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