By Gena SysavathWeb Content Contributor Halloween is overrated. I know that it’s an unpopular opinion, but as I grew older, the more overrated Halloween becomes. It’s stressful and time consuming, for like, no real reason? No one has to agree … Continue reading Halloween is a lot.
By Timia CobbWeb Content Assistant Manager Johnny R. Weisman is one out of five honorees for Texas State’s Distinguished Alumni Award. Weisman graduated in 1972 when the college was known as Southwest Texas State. Since his graduation, Weisman has become … Continue reading Distinguished Alumni: Johnny R. Weisman
By Jernice KelleyWeb Content Contributor Dr. Deborah Bergeron, known by her kiddos and close colleagues as “Dr. B,” is the current director of the Office of Head Start (OHS). Since the end of her time at Texas State, Dr. Bergeron … Continue reading Distinguished Alumni: Interview with Dr. Deborah Bergeron
By Paige GreeneAssistant Web Content Manager With Halloween slowly closing in, the yearly trend of “spooky baskets” is coming back. Every year, couples and friends give each other Halloween baskets filled with little Halloween themed presents that spark envy on … Continue reading Everything you need for a Spooky Basket
By Tiger ShiWeb Content Contributor KTSW Translates: Mandarin is a series of articles on KTSW decoding foreign languages! We understand the world is getting closer through international events such as the World Cup and the Olympics. The first foreign language … Continue reading KTSW Translates: Mandarin
By Tiger ShiWeb Content Contributor “Would you please turn on the night light?” Seven-year-old me asked my mother this after she tucked me into bed and was about to leave my room. I had one reason most children have for … Continue reading I Have a Bad Feeling About This
By Andrea MauWeb Content Contributor Port Aransas is known by many of us today as the usual vacation spot to visit the ocean, soak in the sun, and enjoy various lax activities. However, what is lesser known is the area’s … Continue reading Haunted Locations: The Tarpon Inn
By Jernice KelleyWeb Content Contributor Have you ever tried to run away in one of your dreams, but it seemed like you only went slower? It has happened to me so many times that I have lost count. There was … Continue reading How to Accomplish Lucid Dreaming
By Timia CobbWeb Content Assistant Manager I got the chance to have a brief conversation with my close friend Breana Miller about life and adapting to being an adult. College juniors and seniors are at a stage in life where … Continue reading Advice From Timia: Adulting is Hard
By Rachael GerronWeb Content Contributor The return of The Bachelorette is one of the only things bringing normalcy into my life right now; although, this season is sure to be anything but normal, and will probably take the cake for … Continue reading ‘The Bachelorette’ is Back: Season 16, Episode One Recap
By Rachael GerronWeb Content Contributor Astrology is a subject that has always piqued my interest and fascinated me. I even told my high school chemistry teacher that I thought astrology should be considered a science. He did not agree with … Continue reading Perfect Playlist for Your Astrological Sign
By Gena SysavathWeb Content Contributor In the spirit of Halloween, I would like to tell you about an encounter with the neighborly supernatural. You don’t have to believe me if you don’t want to. After-all, all my encounters were when … Continue reading Ghost Encounters
By Ally BolenderWeb Content Assistant Manager When I told my professor that I wasn’t intending on finding a job directly after graduating, his eyebrows furrowed. Throughout my years at college, the idea of job hunting has always been intensely stressed. … Continue reading A Job? In This Economy?
By Timia CobbWeb Content Assistant Manager In the wake of black horror films such as “Get Out”, “Ma”, “US” and more, I was ecstatic when I first saw “Antebellum’s” trailer last summer. It felt like a movie that would hit … Continue reading A Disappointing Review of Antebellum
By Rachael GerronWeb Content Contributor Texas State’s Service-Learning Program offers students an engaging, hands-on way to learn about a subject while contributing to the San Marcos community. Our campus has 45 service-learning classes and over 1,000 students in the program. … Continue reading What is Service-Learning and is it Right for You?
By Jernice KelleyWeb Content Contributor Why is it that America has become obsessed with tales regarding the end of the world or post-apocalyptic settings? It is in our films, television series, literature, and video games. Apocalyptic films have been around … Continue reading To Live or Die: The Survivalism Obsession
By Gena SysavathWeb Content Contributor “Trick-or-treat,” a seemingly innocent phrase that children say when they’re out trick-or-treating. Most people will hear the phrase and not think about it. To many, the phrase is about handing out candy to dressed-up kids … Continue reading The Worst of Halloween Past
By Andrea MauWeb Content Contributor Many students and locals may know the Thompson Island Bridge for its beautiful scenery that is ideal for picnics, swimming, and hiking. Nearly every day you can see happy families grilling at the park benches, … Continue reading Haunted Locations: Thompson Island Bridge
By Juan GarciaStation Manager “This caught me off guard. My whole life I didn’t plan to be ‘the First Latina Gymnast to Make the Olympic Team.’” It’s strange how easy it can be to forget how different we as Latin … Continue reading American, Like Laurie Hernandez
By Piper BlakeWeb Content Manager Texas State University invites the U.S. Olympic gymnast Laurie Hernandez to a live-stream moderated by alumna DaLyah Jones to discuss the 2020 Common Experience theme: Dynamics. According to Texas State, the theme for this year’s … Continue reading 2020 Common Experience Insight Series Introduces Laurie Hernandez to Texas State