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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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Valerian and the City of a Thousand Poor Choices

By Hannah Wisterman Blog Content Contributor WARNING: This review contains spoilers. I’ll be entirely honest: when I first saw the trailer for Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, I was awe-struck. It looked like a whirlwind romp through space, with Avatar-like colors and textures, and I was immediately convinced that it would be […]

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Game of Thrones: Season 7 Premiere Recap

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor It was not even ten minutes into Winter, until a very fierce Stark had us cheering. Walder Frey, orchestrator of the Red Wedding, was presenting a toast to his family. If your memory is not clear of Walder’s fate, you might have thought this was a flashback, or Bran […]

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Snap Map: Snapchat’s Creepy New Feature

By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor Snap Map – the new Snapchat update that lets people view Snaps by location. The update even lets you share exactly where you are with your friends, as well as follow their location. I can only speak for myself, but I find this extremely creepy. Although this feature can […]

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Why My Eyes Were Not On All Eyez on Me

By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor Over the years, Biopics have been my favorite types of movies to watch. Maybe it is the history buff in me, but I love knowing about the lives people have lived and the key events that shaped them to be the person they are known to be. Hence the […]

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The Secret to Getting Everything You Want

By Brittney Hemmands Blog Content Contributor What if you could have everything you wanted just by asking for it? Majority of people would say it is impossible, but Rhonda Byrne says the complete opposite. In fact, in her book and movie The Secret, she explains it is our innate nature to attract what we want. […]

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The Importance of Marvel’s Black Panther

By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor *KTSW consists of and respects varying opinions within its staff. Opinion articles do not reflect the opinion of KTSW as a whole.* Here is a question for you all; Even though we are in 2017, is society still afraid of mainstream black cinema? In my opinion, the answer is […]

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