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Is Floribama Shore the New Jersey Shore?

By Brittney Hemmands Blog Content Contributor At the end of 2012, thousands of Jersey Shore fans were devastated to find out their favorite show had been canceled. While the cast’s desires to move on to a different part of their lives was understandable, it left many of us looking for shows that would come close […]

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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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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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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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What on Earth is ASMR?

By Hannah Wisterman Blog Content Contributor You would think that you would know “the weird side” of the internet when you found it. So imagine my surprise when I scrolled down to the comments of a YouTube video and found someone declaring, “Guess I found the weird part of YouTube again,” on a clip that […]

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I Spent My Night With Justice League

By Aaron J. Derton News Director **Spoilers ahead – read at your own peril.** It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s…a mediocre film! Simply put, Zack Snyder’s Justice League, the third film in the DC cinematic universe he has directed, was not as bad as Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice, but it’s still a […]

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A Stranger Things 2 Review

By Sami Dugdale Blog Content Contributor If you’re like me, then you watched the entire first season of Stranger Things in just a matter of days and were then forced to wait a whole year for the release of season two. When the second season came out on October 27th, I locked myself in my […]

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Dungeons and Dragons: Not Just for Nerds

By Sami Dugdale Blog Content Contributor What was once the cause of bullying and multiple beatings to nerdy teens growing up in the ’80s has vastly grown in popularity in the past few years. I am talking, of course, about the infamous game Dungeons and Dragons. If you watched E.T. as a kid or even […]

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JIGSAW: A Spooky Review

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor I remember renting movies at Blockbuster and seeing the cover for Saw, and thinking, “well that looks disgusting.” I gave in a couple of years later and watched the first two movies. Yes, the movies are extremely gory, but the plot twist at the end of Saw was amazing. […]

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Seven Netflix Originals That are Too Relatable

By Sami Dugdale Blog Content Contributor Atypical Atypical is a coming of age comedy series about a teenager with autism. If the title doesn’t get your attention then this eccentric plot sure will. Atypical features the life of the Gardner family, or more importantly, Sam, our 18-year-old autistic protagonist. When Sam asks his father for dating […]

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How to Do Fall in San Marcos

By Claire Hansen Blog Content Contributor Cloudy skies, flannels and the leaves crunching under your feet as you walk to class while you sip on your pumpkin spice latte — it’s quite obvious that fall is the most exciting season here in Texas. Whether you prefer pumpkin patch-ing or monster mash-ing, San Marcos and all […]

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The Importance of South Park

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor Mark your calendars. South Park returns today! Tune in to Comedy Central at 9pm to catch the season premiere of season 21. Yes, season 21, can you believe it? South Park premiered on Comedy Central on August 13th, 1997. The show is older than me. There is no doubt […]

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Bringin’ the Oldies Back at Blue Starlite

By Jashel Negron Blog Content Contributor Do you ever wish you had a time machine and could go back to when times were simpler? When there were Polaroids, music was played on turntables and diners were the go-to place for hangouts? Lucky for you, the Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-In makes you feel as if […]

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Girls Trip and The Beauty of Sisterhood

By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor Many of us have that group of friends we know are our BFFs forever. At least, I know I do. My “sisters” and I have been rocking with each other since we were freshman in high school. However, all of our families were affiliated with the military so we […]

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I Relate to Insecure Too Much

By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor Thanks to my HBO subscription, I recently got hooked on one of their original series titled Insecure. Now that I am all caught up with the series, I think it is safe to say that I have never related to any other TV show this much in my whole […]

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TED Talk: How to Find Work You Love

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor This week I watched a TED Talk of Scott Dinsmore explaining the process of finding the work you love. In a day and age where finding work is hard, a lot of people may settle for work that they do not enjoy. I think a lot of settling has […]

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The Beginning of Mad Genre

By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor Back in 2013, I decided to check out a podcast that was co-hosted by one of my favorite YouTube personalities, Kid Fury. After just five minutes of listening to The Read, I was struck with this idea of starting my own podcast. At the time, I was only 16 […]

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