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To My Web Content Family…

By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor Here I am. Another semester completed and I’m only 90 percent stressed out, an accomplishment that should be celebrated. Classes were challenging, assignments kept me up all night and plenty of Ls were handed to yours truly. But during these past few months, I’ve had one thing to lift […]

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10 New Movies to Look Forward to in 2018

By Claire Hansen Blog Content Contributor Every year, we see more and more pointless movies and sequels that we didn’t need hit the theaters. It might cause you to wonder, “What has this industry turned into?” With technology allowing us to turn our imaginations into a reality on screen, films can often turn out to […]

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Why Do People like YouTubers So Much?

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor Lately, I’ve been trying to understand the hype behind YouTube vloggers. It could possibly just be that I don’t have a relationship with these famous YouTube vloggers and I feel like most of their lives are portrayed as a facade. I started doing more research to understand peoples’ interest […]

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Finish Strong during Finals Week

By Claire Hansen Blog Content Contributor In honor of finals week rapidly approaching and my busiest semester ever coming to a close, I’d like to share some of my favorite tactics for maximizing productivity that I’ve found to be very helpful over the last four years. This balancing act that we consider college life can […]

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Snow Day in San Marcos

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor The last time I saw snow was six years ago! Today, I wake up to Facebook statuses filled with “Snow :D” captions or in my case being a huge cheese ball and posting lyrics to Snow. I guess you could say we are all a little shocked, because we live […]

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Art, Not Hate, at Texas State

By Sami Dugdale Blog Content Contributor These past few weeks, there has been a lot of hatred and anger going around our campus. But it’s important to remember that Texas State is a school known for its diverse community of artists, musicians, and students who have the potential to change the world. With all of […]

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Barstool Sports: Not Only For The Boys

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor My senior year of high school, I applied to Texas State to study mass communication. That year, I began to expand my range of where I received content from, knowing I would someday like to write entertainment columns one day. I became an avid visitor of satire sites such […]

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How to Hang Out for Free

By Hannah Wisterman Blog Content Contributor Adulthood has its perks, but in general, it kind of sucks. You have to buy your own groceries, pay your own rent, and suddenly you’re an actual taxpayer. Notice a common theme here? Everything costs money, and most of us don’t have cash to burn. Even the simple act […]

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Where to Buy the Weirdest Clothes

By Claire Hansen Blog Content Contributor Whether you’re a hipster or a fashionista, it’s true that everyone (especially at the college age) occasionally gets that urge to do something crazy and out of the ordinary. But to do crazy things, you’ve got to have crazy clothes to do them in, too. For some people, those […]

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Adopt Don’t Shop: Meet Ernesto!

By Jashel Negron Blog Content Contributor Name: Ernesto Age: 1-year-old Breed: Pit Bull Terrier Mix Ernesto caught my attention because of the scars he had across his back. I knew when I saw him that I wanted to see how he reacted around people because I wasn’t sure what those scars were specifically from. Once […]

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If the Sky is the Limit…

By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor Do you remember being young and having everyone ask you what you wanted to be when you grew up? We all envisioned being things like doctors, astronauts, police officers, etc. Throughout the years, there were some people who actually continued down a path to be these extraordinary things. Then […]

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The Places Mass Communication Majors Will Go

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor I feel like almost everyone I meet at Texas State is a business major. Nothing wrong with it of course, but some of them are almost unnerving when I tell them I’m an electronic media major. “What is mass communication?”. Communication of the masses, duh. No, but really, I […]

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Take Care of Yourself During Finals

By Sami Dugdale Blog Content Contributor With finals going on next week and the week after, students are finding themselves spending more and more time at the library and getting less sleep than they have this entire semester. While it is important for us to study for our exams and do well in our classes, […]

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Let’s Talk About Stereotypes

By Brittney Hemmands Blog Content Contributor When looking at the world, it is easy to see how diverse we are. There are different races, cultures, languages, and so much more that makes all of us different. With all these differences, it is hard to relate to or understand people that are nothing like us. Sometimes […]

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Adopt Don’t Shop: Meet Isabelle!

By Jashel Negron Blog Content Contributor Name: Isabelle Age: 2 Years old Breed: Jack Russell Terrier (Mix) Favorite Activity: Sunbathing My first impression of Isabelle was that I wanted to take her home immediately. Now, that’s my impression with most dogs I meet, but Isabelle blew me away. She had such a calm personality despite […]

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Celebrities Take Action for Cyntoia Brown

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor Cyntoia Brown was a victim of human sex trafficking at the young age of 16. I don’t know about yall, but as a young woman, this is one of my biggest fears. Not only one of mine, but my parents as well. I watched Lifetime movies and even those […]

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Give Them a Chance

By DeMornay Harper Blog Content Contributor People fear traditionally aggressive pets, and with good reason. With instincts so primal, it is hard for our humanized minds to understand them, or even have the desire to do so. However, giving these misunderstood creatures a chance is so worthwhile. I used to have the same mindset as […]

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The Low Budget Guide to Gift Giving

By Hannah Wisterman Blog Content Contributor ‘Tis the season for white elephants, secret Santas, and gift exchanges with aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews—the whole gang. Everyone gets excited at the idea of presents, but what do you do when you’ve got a heart full of love and a wallet full of next to nothing? With […]

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She’s Gotta Have It: Breaking Down Double Standards

By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor “What kind of lady acts like a man?” This is a line from the new Netflix series, She’s Gotta Have It, that stuck with me. A modern version of Spike Lee’s 1986 feature-length directorial debut, She’s Gotta Have It, tells the story of the beautiful Nola Darling (DeWanda Wise). Nola is […]

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