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Nayome’s New Single “Universal Lover” is the Perfect Love Affirmation

By Samantha Oesch Music Journalist Naomi Sutton, performing as Nayome, is one to be on the lookout for with her new track “Universal Lover." The Texas State University alumna recently moved from Central Texas to Atlanta, Georgia where she now resides. Although she is not in Texas anymore, she continues to work with her strong ties back in the state with artists like Deezie Brown, producer Sam Hinds and more. Official Austin City Limits performer, Deezie Brown, of Bastrop, Texas […]

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Lifestyle

Mentally Preparing for Thanksgiving

By Celeste Parler Web Content Contributor If you are anything like me, the news that Thanksgiving is upon us is a shock. It only feels like a month ago was the start of the semester and that Halloween was only last week. Not to mention the homework, exams and projects that I have felt the need to push through to have a "break" each weekend. Needless to say, I was not prepared for the break and to travel back to […]

todayNovember 24, 2021 9

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Entertainment

3 Thanksgiving Recipes You’re Going to Want to Try

By Lea Mercado Web Content Assistant Manager As someone who loves to bake, Thanksgiving is my favorite time of the year. I always grew up being in charge of the pies and puddings, but over the past few Thanksgivings, I decided to expand my contributions to appetizers in addition to desserts. The only issue was: I'm not a good cook. Typically, the extent of my cooking skills maxes out at really good scrambled eggs. So, due to my lack of […]

todayNovember 23, 2021 8

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Music

Ada Lea:one hand on the steering wheel the other sewing a garden Album Review

By Shack Khoza Music Journalist "Expressive Indie Rock" are the perfect words to describe this amazing album titled one hand on the steering wheel the other sewing a garden by singer/songwriter Ada Lea. This album is for those who are more invested in lyrics and listening comprehension than the music or instrumentals. Every song in this 11-track album more than tells tales or stories. They illustrate narratives about remorse, resentment, and regret, and respect which emerged from the various thoughts and emotions […]

todayNovember 21, 2021 13

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Football - Texas State

A Look Back at Texas State Football’s Season at Home

By Carson Weaver Sports Reporter Texas State Football's 38-30 loss to Georgia Southern this Saturday in their final home game brought their home record to a less than impressive 2-4. With an improved-upon game-day atmosphere, however, Texas State has built momentum heading into the 2022 season at Bobcat Stadium. Bobcat Stadium saw an average of 17,686 fans in attendance for home games. The stadium was shut down to fans due to COVID during the 2020 season, yet this was a […]

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International Men's Day

International Men’s Day: 3 Ways To Celebrate Men on International Men’s Day

By Autumn McGowan Web Content Contributor  International Men’s Day is a holiday celebrated on Nov. 19 every year. It was initiated in 1999 by Dr. Jerome Teelucksingh, a professor at the University of The West Indies, and the holiday has now spread to over 70 countries.  According to the website National Today, International Men’s Day focuses on “men’s health, improving gender relations, highlighting male role models, and promoting positive expressions of masculinity” as well as being “an opportunity to recognize men who […]

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Events

International Men’s Day: How IDLES Frontman Joe Talbot Explores the Toxic Expectations of Masculinity with “Samaritans”

By Jared Dudley Music Journalist As KTSW airs its day-long Brocast in celebration of International Men’s Day, and with British rock band IDLES hot off the heels of their fourth record Crawler, now is a great time to look back at their song “Samaritans,” a track that dives into society’s interpretation of masculinity and the harm it can cause to people of all genders. IDLES lead singer Joe Talbot has never shied away from the subject, commenting on sexual violence […]

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Events

International Men’s Day: A Man’s Femininity

By Preethi Mangadu Web Content Contributer Societal norms, for hundreds of years, often say that men can only be men if they have masculine qualities and disregard any feminine qualities. Our society has become more open and accepting as a whole, but not completely. What is femininity? Femininity is a set of qualities and characteristics that society deems associated with women. Often, these traits are associated with motherhood like being nurturing, empathetic, homely, and caring. Femininity is additionally linked with […]

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Events

International Men’s Day: How Men’s Mental Health is Portrayed in Movies Matters

By Melanie Love Salazar Web Content Contributor Humans tend to be impacted by what is around them. The words they hear between their family members, the ads they see consistently, the books they read can all build a message in an individual’s mind of how the world works. This can all be a good thing when positive and helpful messages are being absorbed, but what happens when the message is flawed? When it does more harm than good, regardless of […]

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