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Flash Flood Watch Issued for Hays County: What You Should Know

News Department The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for a portion of South Central Texas. The watch includes the following counties: Hays, Blanco, Caldwell, Bexar, Comal, Gonzales, Guadalupe and Travis. Residents of the above counties should monitor weather advisories and warnings at weather.gov/austin A flash flood watch means that conditions may […]

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Two San Marcos Residents Arrested for Vandalism of Enchanted Rock

By Marques Mingo Assistant News Director Update 04/06/16: Two San Marcos residents have been arrested in connection with the defacing of the iconic Enchanted Rock. Charles Agawereh, 24, and Meredith Baird, 21, were arrested by the Texas Game Wardens and San Marcos Police Department earlier today and are currently facing felony charges for graffiti and […]

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Texas State Takes Over SXSW Interactive

By Joshua Morrison Blog Content Contributor Each year, thousands of the brightest minds in tech-driven industries flock to Austin to attend SXSW Interactive. The experience is, by all accounts, an electrifying one. Speakers from all corners of the industry come to share their ideas, inspire audiences, network and party. Important things happen at SXSW Interactive. […]

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KTSW is Hiring!

By Katherine Huerta Videographer KTSW is currently hiring all majors for different staffs! KTSW is a radio station that is filled with opportunities to grow and try new things. It is a place where students of different majors come together to work on something they are passionate about. Students build connections with each other, share […]

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Bobcats Gets First Win over Texas Since 2010

By Miracle Robinson Assistant Sports Director The Bobcats softball team beat The University of Texas last night 9-5, as they got up on the Longhorns early. Texas State recorded their first win over Texas since 2010. In the bottom of the second inning designated hitter Quincy Charleston, hit a single up the middle with bases loaded […]

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KTSW DJ Spotlight: Emily Ramsey

By Andrew Nogay Assistant Web Content Manager   Emily Ramsey is one of the mainstays of the KTSW airwaves. She is on air from 10 p.m. to midnight on Mondays. She is also a host on Other Side Drive from 4-6 p.m. on Thursdays, and her favorite song to play on air is Cold Stares by Nosaj Thing […]

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County Commissioner Will Conley Re-Elected for Precinct 3

By Carlos Marquez & Rebecca Banks News Reporters Republican Will Conley has been re-elected for Hays County Commissioner Precinct 3 with 82.35 percent of votes, leaving his opponent Rob Roark with only 17.65 percent. Conley has held office for Hays County Commissioner Precinct 3 since 2004. Former Governor Rick Perry appointed Conley as Commissioner of a state juvenile board and […]

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Ayriel Anderson: The Energizer Bunny

By Brooke Adams and Dawson Van Steenhouse Photographer and Sports Reporter Out of Irving, Texas, Ayriel Anderson was a natural born athlete. “I first picked up basketball around three years old, and [joined] my first club team around five or six,” Anderson said. Hooping her way through her formative years, Anderson never lost her love […]

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Homann-Martinez Disqualified From Student Government Race

News Department After the results of Student Government President and Vice President were delayed from being announced last night, the Student Government Election Board have announced that candidates  Andrew Homann and Samantha Martinez have been disqualified. The disqualification comes following Homann-Martinez being found guilty of violating their campaign suspension, as a result of keeping their […]

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Student Government Candidates Debate Covers Multiple Campus Issues

By Clayton Kelley News Reporter Many heated discussions such as campus diversity, gun safety, and student involvement were brought up at the 2016 Student Government debate. Each candidate brought something new to the table and remained strongly convicted in enforcing their designated policies. The debate began with a face-off between Vice President candidates, Holly Pavlicek […]

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Texas State Art Student Returns for Second Performance Piece

News Department This week Texas State University Studio Arts Senior Monika Rostvold displayed her second live artistic demonstration. Last April, Rostvold sat nearly naked on the steps of Alkek Library for a 45 minute demonstration. The point Rostvold wished to make? To raise awareness about standards in society regarding sexual assault, where Rostvold said she choose to […]

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The Rattlers Move On Up and So Do Some Former Players

Kyle Spencer Sports Reporter The San Marcos High School Rattlers have now been pushed up to the 6A classification (the largest classification for a high school) in the midst of the UIL realignment. On top of going up a rank in classification, the Rattlers have now been placed in a new district expanding to the […]

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Police Make Arrest in First Homicide of 2016

News Department  The San Marcos Police Department have taken a suspect into custody after a Texas State student was found dead in his home. Police received a call around 8 a.m. from the victim’s roommate, Esaia Kemuel Morris (05/05/1994), reporting that he found 20 year old Francisco Sierra (2/04/1996) dead in his room at the Villagio Apartments with a gunshot […]

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Lucas Humpal Returns to The Bobcats For Senior Year

By Kyle Spencer KTSW Sports Lucas Humpal, right handed pitcher for the Bobcats, had a unique and impressive junior season. Starting with being named the Sun Belt Conference Preseason Pitcher of the Year and ending with being selected in the 2015 MLB Draft. The Corpus Christi native is leaving his hand-prints all over the Texas […]

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David Mayo, From Texas State to Super Bowl

Adam Byerly Sports Reporter Who would have thought that in 2012 the new sophomore transfer from Santa Monica University would now be in the super bowl with the Carolina Panthers? Texas State Alum David Mayo did just that in his NFL rookie season. He played three seasons for the Bobcats before graduating in 2015 and […]

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Expanding Your Horizons… Musically

By Monette Cardona Photographer Over the course of a semester, the KTSW music department receives tons of music from various labels and distributors. From there, our music department reviews the music and hand selects which songs will be put on air.  After songs are put into our digital library the CDs life has served its […]

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Campus Master Plan Committee Anticipates Student Feedback

Carlos Marquez Senior Reporter   The Campus Master Plan committee held two Open House events Thursday January 21, where they received input from students, staff and faculty. The consulting team that the committee partners with were present at the event, taking questions and  discussing possible fixes to campus structure. The university only completes a new master […]

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Question of the Day: 01/20/16

News Department    Currently the Mayor of Flint, Michigan is receiving attention after switching the water source for the town. In Spring of 2013, the state voted to switch Flint’s water source from Lake Huron to the Flint River in order to make budget cuts. Immediately residents began to complain of the taste, color, and […]

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Phase 2 of Loop 82 Project to Begin Soon

Carlos Marquez Senior News Reporter Phase 2 of the Loop 82 Overpass project is set to begin mid-December. This phase will include lane reductions of intersections at Aquarena Springs Dr. and Mill St., as well as another reduction at the intersection of Aquarena and Charles Austin Dr. There will also be a lane closure at the […]

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