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KTSW Newscast: Nov. 30, 2023

By Omar Gonzalez and Oyinda Rickford News Reporters For the last newscast this semester, co-hosts Omar Gonzalez and Oyinda Rickford bring news about Texas State hosting the first 2024 presidential debate, a SWAT team assisting the San Marcos Police Department in a shooting related incident, Sights and Sounds of Christmas and more. Tune in every Thursday at 5 p.m. at 89.9 or here on the KTSW blog. We are the other side of news. 

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Vic Fuentes of the band Pierce The Veil

Concert Review

Pierce The Veil dropped Jaws as they take The Espee’s stage

By Grace Wartman Music Journalist Pierce The Veil took The Espee’s stage in San Antonio on Nov. 10 with openers Destroy Boys, Dayseeker and L.S. Dunes on their Jaws of Life tour. This concert marked the second of three times the band will be visiting San Antonio in the span of three years. The Sacramento four-piece, Destroy Boys, has had a loaded year, from performing at Coachella to opening for Blink-182 and now opening for Pierce The Veil. With the […]

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Texas State will host 2024 presidential debate

By Preethi Mangadu News & Culture Director Texas State University is hosting the first presidential debate to be held in Texas for the upcoming 2024 general election.  The Commission on Presidential Debates announced the news this morning. The debate takes place Sept. 16 at the University Events Center. It will be one of four national general election debate sites.  President Kelly Damphousse said in an email that after learning more about the responsibilities and roles the university will have in […]

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Bobcats Wreak Havoc in IH-35 Showdown

By Keilani DeLuna KTSW Sports Reporter Coming into the match against the Roadrunners, the Bobcats (1-2) were coming off a three-game road trip. UTSA leads the all-time series 37-25, having won four of the last five encounters. Before Friday, Texas State's most recent victory came on December 1, 2018, in San Antonio with a score of 69-68. The Bobcats boast a 12-17 home record in the series hosting the Roadrunners and last won in Strahan Arena on December 2, 2015, […]

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Vision San Marcos plan postponed

Oyinda Rickford News Reporter In an unexpected turn, the eagerly awaited Vision San Marcos plan, a comprehensive initiative set to redefine urban development in the region, has been postponed. The decision followed a special session of the San Marcos City Council, where officials cited the need for a meticulous approach to ensure the plan's long-term success. Originally scheduled for implementation later this year, the Vision San Marcos plan aimed to introduce transformative changes, including infrastructure upgrades, expansive green spaces and […]

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Ja’Niah Henson Scores 19 as Bobcats Stay Perfect

By Daven Meredith KTSW Sports Reporter   Texas State guard Ja'Niah Henson scores 19 points as the Bobcats defeat The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley 66-63. Henson went 7-11 from the field, 3-4 from beyond the arch while tacking on a perfect performance from the line, going 2-2, setting a personal season and career-high 19 points as a Bobcat, improving Texas State to 3-0 on the seasons while the Vaquero's drop to 0-3. "The main thing that we come […]

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The TXST Jazz Ensemble at their performance

KTSW Loves

KTSW Loves: TXST Jazz Ensemble

By Kayla Vargas Promotions member At Texas State University, the music scene thrives, with one hidden gem being the enriching Jazz Ensemble. This ensemble is located within the School of Music and is a space that welcomes music enthusiasts, offering a home to share musical talents with like-minded souls. The TXST Jazz Ensemble, an intimate group, provides students with the opportunity to explore their musical styles within an intense and high-energy atmosphere, delving into a diverse range of big band […]

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A meeting of the Texas State Film club; there are dozens of students inside a small theatre room raising their hands in the air.

International Men's Day

International Men’s Day: Texas State Film Club Members share their comfort movies

By Diego B Gonzales Blog Content Contributor     Nov. 19 is International Men’s Day, a day dedicated towards focusing on the mental health and wellbeing of men all over the world. Everybody has their own way of dealing with stress, one of the most popular being getting lost in media. A “comfort movie” is a movie that may not be perfect but brings comfort to its viewer for one reason or another. Maybe it’s dumb fun, maybe it’s nostalgia. […]

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International Men's Day

International Men’s Day: ‘The Bear’ sparks conversation on toxic masculinity and mental health

By Lou Wharton Blog Content Contributor     *This article contains spoilers for Season One of ‘The Bear’, as well as discussions of suicide. Season One, Episode One of The Bear begins with a dream sequence. Our main character, Carmen ‘Carmy’ Berzatto, finds himself on a dark bridge in Chicago, slowly approaching a cage containing (you guessed it) a bear. Carmy moves slowly and calmly as the bear snarls from within its cage, until suddenly - just when he gets […]

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