Events

Lights All Night Recap

By Alexandra Sereno Music Journalist Lights All Night, a two day EDM festival every New Year’s Eve that takes place at the Dallas Market Hall located in Dallas, TX. This is an event where all are welcome to dance, flow and exude nothing but good vibes at the Dallas Market Hall.  EDM stands for electronic […]

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Events, Local

Pictures with Santa: Pet Edition

By Jashel Negron Blog Content Contributor   Come bring your fluffy friend out to the San Marcos Animal Shelter TODAY from 4 to 7 p.m. and get their picture taken with Santa! Photos are free and will be posted on the San Marcos Animal Shelter Facebook page. Who doesn’t want a nice framed photo of […]

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Local, Web Content

Adopt Don’t Shop: Meet Grace

By Jashel Negron Blog Content Contributor Name: Grace Age: 2-years-old Breed: Hound & Labrador Retriever Mix Favorite Activity: Following her owner and showing off her smiles When I first met Grace, I was stunned to see that she was still even in the shelter. She has the most heartwarming presence and I could tell all […]

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Events

Lights All Night’s Full Lineup Is Here

By Hannah Wisterman Blog Content Contributor In addition to its previously announced performers, Lights All Night has just announced even more musicians that will be performing at the festival. Marshmello and NGHTMRE will be joining the festival’s other headliners, which include Porter Robinson, Illenium, and Bassnectar. Other newly announced performers include Liquid Stranger, Morgan Page and […]

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Events, KTSW

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like a Ch12 x KTSW Block Party

By Andrea Torres Promotions Director KTSW 89.9 is teaming up with Ch12 Records, San Marcos’ independent record label run largely by students, to kick-off the biggest block party of the winter on December 2nd from 3pm-11pm. The event will take place on Sarah Street and will feature three stages of non-stop music for hours of […]

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Events, International Men's Day

#IGotYou: Black Men and Mental Health

By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor Mental health conditions among black men has been a topic swept under the rug for many years. But just because something is avoided doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 18.6% of African Americans report living with a mental health condition but only […]

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Events, International Men's Day

Wait, He Was Gay? A Look at LGBT Men of History

By Hannah Wisterman Blog Content Contributor About a year ago, I learned that Christopher Marlowe, one of Shakespeare’s contemporaries, was gay. My British literature professor mentioned it in the day’s lecture with a level of matter-of-fact-ness that was completely disproportionate to my reaction: I froze in the middle of taking notes and started tearing up. […]

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Events, International Men's Day

Shout-Out to the Men in Uniform

By Claire Hansen Blog Content Contributor  In case you didn’t know, there is yet another occasion to celebrate this holiday season. November 19 is International Men’s Day, a day reserved for the celebration of all men — big, small, sporty, nerdy, rugged, groomed — each and every kind. But, right now I would like to put an extra […]

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Events, International Men's Day

Shattering What Society Calls Masculine

By DeMornay Harper Blog Content Contributor As humans we all possess some kind of balance of masculinity and femininity. The idea that women are more encouraged to share the masculine sides of their personality is one that is common in our society. Women who like traditionally “masculine” things like football and video games are seen […]

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Events, International Men's Day

Why We Celebrate International Men’s Day

By Sami Dugdale Blog Content Contributor Just last month, we celebrated International Day of the Girl, a day dedicated to promoting human rights and highlighting gender inequality. Now this month,we celebrate November 19th as International Men’s Day. The objective for this day includes a “focus on men’s and boy’s health, improving gender relations, promoting gender […]

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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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Events, KTSW

Come Rock Your Chakras With Us

By Asia Daggs Web Content Manager It is that time of the semester where school is kicking our behinds and all we really want is a break from grades, jobs and our other . If this sounds all too familiar, you can come unwind with KTSW at our free yoga event! Rock Your Chakras will […]

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Events, Mala Luna Fest

Kurt Rockmore at Mala Luna

By Brittney Hemmands Blog Content Contributor As the second performer of day one at Mala Luna, Kurt Rockmore took the stage with energy that was unique and quite unlike anything I’ve seen before. After quickly introducing himself, he began his set with a raging sound that hyped up everyone from the front to the back […]

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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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Events, Galleries, Mala Luna Fest

Big Shot at Mala Luna

By Tino Manor Photojournalist @Chapterxiv_ This is my first year joining KTSW and I have been covering a big variety of events. Last month, I got the opportunity to shoot at Mala Luna in San Antonio, Texas. This festival also happens to be my very first time shooting at a music concert. I had a […]

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Events, SXSW Coverage

Volunteering at SXSW

By Claire Hansen Blog Content Contributor No matter who you are or where you’re from, South by Southwest (more commonly seen as SXSW) is probably an event you know of in one way or another. Even I had a general idea of what it was before ever moving to Texas. For the most part, it’s one […]

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Events, Mala Luna Fest

Migos at Mala Luna

By Brittney Hemmands Blog Content Contributor Migos took the stage on Day 2 of Mala Luna. I knew preparation was key, so getting a front row view meant getting there early. While most concerts get crowded within 30 minutes of a performance, the festival was crowded an hour and 25 minutes before Migos actually came […]

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Austin City Limits, Events

Wait for Something Better

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor My first ACL experience was in 2012. I remember that it rained that weekend. When it started pouring, hundreds of us ran under tents to stay dry. You know who wasn’t leaving? People camping out at the stage. Crazy. It took me a while to realize why these people were […]

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Events, Mala Luna Fest

Mala Luna: Artists to Go See

By Brittney Hemmands Blog Content Contributor This October 28th-29th, Mala Luna returns to San Antonio, TX for another year. The festival is known as a benefiting network for young artists and is quickly drawing in concert lovers from all over the nation because of its astonishing line up. With so many artists to see and […]

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