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Dealing With Change

By Austin Cowan Assistant Web Content Manager Life is full of changes and people often freak out when they feel as if life is out of their control. Unfortunately, a majority of instances in life cannot be controlled, but it is very possible for us to enjoy change if we allow ourselves to do so! I […]

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The Future

By DeMornay Harper Blog Content Contributor I was definitely not the type to consider myself a “kids person” up until a few years ago. I was thrown for a loop when the summer after my senior year of high school, babysitting suddenly became my best job option. Slowly but surely, I ventured into this newfound […]

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San Maximum: Texas State University Wonders

By Brittney Hemmands Blog Content Contributor When visiting Texas State University, there are some sights that every guide shows you right away; Old Main, Albert B. Alkek library, and the Quad are a couple of the common ones. Although each sight is beautiful, the vastness of this college campus may keep many of us from […]

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Why Father’s Day is Special For All

By Austin Cowan Assistant Web Content Director Father’s Day is a time when people celebrate the men who serve as one of the most important roles. Do not let this Father’s Day pass on by without celebration or at least saying a simple thank you. Some people may disagree with me, but I know that […]

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LGBT Pride Month History

By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor  From 2009 through 2016, Barack Obama declared June to be LGBT Pride Month. Unfortunately, the LGBT community has been snubbed of that official declaration, but that has not stopped members of the community and their allies from kicking off the month of June with the traditional celebration. To honor […]

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A Chat With The Queen of Twitter Threads

By Allison L. Johnson Blog Content Contributor  If you are an avid twitter user, @Givenchyass most likely made a debut on your twitter timeline with the Avril Lavigne conspiracy theory. There’s a chance you may have heard this one beforehand, but for a lot of people this was their first time. Most millennials, and even […]

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Breaking the Norm: Living With My Partner During Undergrad

By Alexandra Cochran Blog Content Contributor Most people wouldn’t take such daring chances of moving in with your significant other while being so young. It might be easier to not share an apartment with anyone, but the personal growth I’ve witnessed in myself will always be worth it. With marriage statistics declaring 50 percent of […]

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A Journey of Self-Acceptance: The Fro

By DeMornay Harper Blog Content Contributor I’ve got a big curly fro. It’s the kind of hair that makes a statement. You know the type that walks into the room before you do? That’s my hair. When your hair is loud and proud 24/7, you either love it or you hate it. When you love […]

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Summer Activities For Broke Students

By Cain Hernandez Music Journalist If you’ve been overhearing your friends talk about their vacation plans, and have no idea what you’re going to do for the summer break because you have no money, then this is the list for you! I’ve compiled a list of things to do over when break that requires little […]

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You Should Quit Your Soda Habit

By Alexandra Cochran Blog Content Contributor Companies like Coca Cola have been around for quite some time – since 1886 to be exact – and until people realize soda is repulsive for your inner organs, it’s legendary packaging and convenience will continue on. I was never into soda and in fact my mother always insisted […]

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Let’s Get Depression Right

By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor “Oh you smile way too much, there’s nothing wrong with you.” I hear comments like this all too often. Sure, I smile a lot. Why not show off these gorgeous pearly whites that took almost five years of braces to get somewhat straight? The truth is I use my […]

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Netflix Originals You Should Be Aware Of 

By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor  Perhaps you need good entertainment to distract you from the chaos that the last few weeks of school brings. Maybe you just need a motivator for the upcoming semester. Whatever the case may be, there is no problem with using Netflix to your advantage especially since you pay for […]

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One Last Thank You

By Brent Ramirez Blog Content Contributor My whole life has been a series of decisions and tasks, all of which have made me who I am today. Every single moment where I was offered a choice or a say has consequently led me here. For all I know, there could be an alternate universe where […]

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Dear Mama

By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor I am grateful for every moment of life that my mother and I share, and I feel like Mother’s Day is a day to remind the queen of my life how much she means to me. Honestly, my mother has always been my main role model. I’ve aspired to […]

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Benefits to Social Media

By Kimberly Garcia Blog Content Contributor While in one of my classes, my peers around me began to bash social media and its entire presence in society. They began to talk about how they had to stay away from it to avoid feeling like they had to keep up with the crowd and the standards […]

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The Stigma of Bioethics

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor My freshman year of high school, I was introduced to the topic of bioethics. We were covering a unit that talked about Dolly the sheep. For those who are not familiar, Dolly is the first mammal to be cloned from an adult somatic cell successfully. If you’re not a […]

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The Best Movie-Related YouTube Channels

By Brent Ramirez Blog Content Contributor Growing up, I’ve always enjoyed the simple pleasure of watching movies. Whether it was going to the theaters and seeing a film for the first time on the big screen, or having a movie night at home with a group of friends, movies have always provided this indescribable joy […]

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Cats and Their Calls

By Alexandra Cochran Blog Content Contributor It’s 7 AM and you’re wondering why your furry friend won’t stop begging you to get up and feed them. Jumping on your chest, licking you until you’re at your most uncomfortable. Your thoughts may sound a bit like: “How did this animal train you to wake up at […]

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Treat Yo’ Self

By Brent Ramirez Blog Content Contributor Life can be a pain in the ass. It’s easy to get bogged down by the never ending cycle of worries. If it’s not stressing over school, it’s applying for jobs, or eating healthy, maintaining a relationship, or even remembering to turn the stove off before you head to […]

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San Maximum: Wonder World Park

By Austin Cowan Assistant Web Content Manager Wonder World Park is one of the most fun tourist attractions within San Marcos, Texas. They do not just have one of the most interesting caves found in Texas, but they also possess a petting zoo, anti-gravity house and much more. Wonder World Park has long attracted people to […]

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