College Radio Day, Events

Impacting the Community Through College Radio

By Brittney Hemmands Blog Content Contributor From a member of society’s perspective, making change in the community always seemed like something that required you to volunteer at your local library, contribute money to certain organizations, or donate supplies to a local shelter. Although these are beneficial actions that can be done to affect the community, […]

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How To Support KTSW

By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor As we celebrate the 7th annual College Radio Day, I can’t help but reflect on how much I love KTSW. And it’s not just because I work for the station, it’s because of what the station stands for. We aren’t mainstream radio. We are students learning the ropes. We […]

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The Life of a KTSW Worker

By Austin Cowan Assistant Web Content Manager It is no secret that KTSW is filled with students diligently working to make this radio station the best it can possibly be. Often, our listeners receive little information about our radio world. Below is some information about a few KTSW directors, showing how life is on the […]

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Growing with College Radio

By Sami Dugdale Blog Content Contributor It was the beginning of my senior year of high school when I was accepted into Texas State University. I was so psyched when I got my acceptance letter in the mail, and I immediately started looking into all of the clubs and organizations the school had to offer. […]

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Radio is Your Grandaddy

By Jashel Negron Blog Content Contributor When you hear the word radio, you probably think of that thing that plays the same music on repeat for about a month, and has annoying breaks in between them with commercials that have the worst jingles ever. But if you ask someone older, they will probably say that […]

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KTSW + San Marcos = Gold

By DeMornay Harper Web Content Contributor KTSW is a staple in San Marcos. More people know our college radio station here than I knew the various stations I grew up with in San Antonio. KTSW has rooted itself so deeply within the San Marcos community that we have to remind ourselves that we are, first […]

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College Radio Day Playlist: WSOU 89.5 Edition

By Asia Daggs Web Content Manager This year, KTSW is teaming up with other campus radio stations around the country to help celebrate College Radio Day. WSOU 89.5 is Seton Hall University’s on campus radio station that has been around since 1948. They are also stationed at Catholic university, located in New Jersey, that plays […]

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A Glimpse into the World of College Radio

By Claire Hansen Blog Content Contributor With College Radio Day falling this week and applications for next semester opening up, this week is an exciting one for KTSW. I’ve only been here for one short month, but I am undeniably eager to share with the world my experiences gained thus far in light of these […]

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Why College Radio Matters in an Anti-Radio Age

By Hannah Wisterman Blog Content Contributor The aux cord might as well have been a noose for the radio industry. Walk into any introductory mass communication class, and the professor can tell you: people would rather listen to their own hand-picked playlists than sit through the same five commercials to hear the same 10 songs […]

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KTSW Brings You College Radio Day Broadcast

By Asia Daggs Web Content Manager Tomorrow, we will be bringing you a full day of College Radio appreciation! You can check out the 24/7 broadcasting that will be live on KTSW 89.9, along with our blog showcasing various articles all about College Radio Day. Check out our press release on the broadcast for more […]

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Recap: College Radio Day

By Madison Tyson Staff Photographer On Friday, Nov. 4 from 12:00 a.m.-11:59 p.m., a full 24 hours, KTSW participated in College Radio Day. Hundreds of college radio stations around the world went live on-air the entire day. KTSW broadcasted from the Trinity building on Texas State University’s campus with a packed schedule of DJs and specialty […]

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The Side of College Radio That You Never See

By Cain Hernandez Blog Content Contributor Today, college radio stations from all over the world will be coming together to celebrate the 6th annual College Radio Day. Originally devised back in 2010 by Dr. Rob Quicke, College Radio Day was designed to raise a greater awareness of college, as well as high school, radio stations […]

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College Radio Thrives with Diversity

By Asia Daggs Assistant Web Content Manager Here at KTSW, we love to honor the diversity in our unity. We come from all over the map, raised within different backgrounds and cultures and we all have different interests and skills to bring to the table. Our radio station is home to multiple departments and we […]

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Behind the Faces of KTSW

By Janessa Rutiaga Blog Content Contributor Texas State’s very own radio station, KTSW, is a huge collage of different departments and people. You may only see a few faces, but I assure you, there are dozens of people working at the radio station. There are two sides to a radio station, ones you see and […]

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Behind the Scenes of What You Hear on KTSW

By Brent Ramirez Blog Content Contributor If you are within the surrounding areas of San Marcos and you tune your radio to 89.9, you will hear one of the nation’s top college radio stations, KTSW, run by students of Texas State University. The sounds you hear stem from the radio’s indie influence and the school’s […]

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Eight Sounds, One Love

By Kimberly Garcia Blog Content Contributor For College Radio Day, I listened to eight different radio station from around the United States and the world. I thought it would be difficult to find station from other countries but it wasn’t. Check out these amazing stations from around the world: United States University of Washington – […]

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Newfound Friendship on College Radio Day

By KTSW Executive Staff The 5th annual College Radio Day was celebrated on Friday, October 2nd. Hundreds of radio stations across the world came together to celebrate the unique medium, including KTSW-FM 89.9. At the beginning of the 24-hour live broadcast, KTSW sent out this tweet: We’re having so much fun celebrating @collegeradioday & playing your requests. […]

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Why I Joined KTSW

by Daniela Garcia Blog Content Contributor Becoming a Bobcat was no easy task, but once integrated into the maroon and gold I came to find that there was more to attending Texas State than simply attending class. I managed to score not one, but two on-campus positions that simplified my life and rewarded me in […]

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