By Rachael GerronWeb Content Assistant Manager Over the past few months, we’ve all had to make accommodations to our everyday routine due to COVID-19. I can imagine it’s especially difficult to navigate for students who are entering their first semester … Continue reading Tips for Navigating Online Classes
By Melanie Love SalazarWeb Content Contributor New Year’s Resolutions tend to be considered a hate or love topic. If you ask someone whether they have made any, it seems they do one of two things; some tell you they do … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions: What Turned People Against Them?
By Rachael GerronWeb Content Contributor Over many years and with a lot of trial and error, I think I’ve finally perfected my makeup routine. I love wearing a natural dewy look, with most of the attention drawn to my eyes. … Continue reading My Go-To Makeup Routine!
By Gena SysavathWeb Content Contributor Cry Over Anime or Asian Dramas For some reason, every winter break since high school, I renew a sudden love for anime or Asian (Korean, Chinese, Thai, etc.) dramas and I get into it. I … Continue reading Things I Do During Winter Break
By Jernice KelleyWeb Content Contributor It seems like every other day someone is meeting the love of their life – at least the lucky ones are. Finding a life partner or soulmate isn’t easy for everyone, let alone keeping our … Continue reading The Complexity of Relationships and Dating
By Ally BolenderNews Content Manager As I reflect on my last week as a college student, I’m happy with the way that I’ve done these last few years. The years I spent at Texas State have been the best years … Continue reading Advice to College Students: From a Graduating Senior
By Gena SysavathWeb Content Contributor Graduation is a time to celebrate. That’s what we have always been told. However, if you’re anything like my best friend, the ultimate introvert, then that’s probably not the case. Let’s go back just a … Continue reading The Graduation Surprise
By Gena SysavathWeb Content Contributor I have a problem. For some reason, when I get an idea, I always decide to do it. It’s a real inconvenience for both me and my friends. Mostly to my friends. Let me give … Continue reading How to Turducken (but not actually)
by Andrea MauWeb Content Contributor Every day we are producing more trash than we can dispose of. We mitigate this environmental crisis with recycling, but the truth is much more should and can be done to repair the planet or … Continue reading Beginner’s Steps to Going Green
By Andrea MauWeb Content Contributor Hostile Terrain 94 is an interactive art exhibit currently held at the Texas State Galleries. The exhibit is a part of the Undocumented Migration Project (UMP) founded by anthropologist Jason De León. This project is … Continue reading The Hostile Terrain 94 Exhibit: Tracking Migrant Deaths Across The Border
By Rachael GerronWeb Content Contributor Digital content creator and recent Texas State University graduate, Summer Rachel Warren, spoke to current Mass Communication students last week about her experience as an influencer and entrepreneur. Warren has nearly 250 thousand Tik-Tok followers … Continue reading Mass Comm Week 2020: Tik Tok Star, Summer Rachel Warren, Talks Building Social Media Brands
By Rachael GerronWeb Content Contributor As a college student, it can be hard to find a job that doesn’t conflict with your school schedule. Especially with the COVID-19 virus, it can also feel unsafe to work an in-person job. If … Continue reading How to Become a Freelance Social Media Manager
By Gena SysavathWeb Content Contributor My parents came to America with hope and a role. Their hope really was that I was able to grow up, go to school and become successful. Like my parents, they took the role very … Continue reading The Seven Year Difference
By Piper BlakeWeb Content Manager Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to interview Cortney Lebens, the Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of Muy’Ono Hospitality and the lifestyle company, Live Large. Due to her success since graduation, Lebens has been … Continue reading Alumni Rising Star: Cortney Lebens
By Paige GreeneWeb Content Assistant Manager James Taylor graduated from Texas State University in 1981 with a bachelors degree in international studies. 39 years later, Taylor is receiving one of the Distinguished Alumni awards from Texas State University. “It’s a … Continue reading Distinguished Alumni: James Taylor
By Piper Blake and Andrea MauWeb Content Manager and Web Content Contributor Olympic gymnast Laurie Hernandez is not just an athlete, but an advocate for mental health and an inspiration to her culture and the world. She seeks to connect with everyone she meets and to be able to … Continue reading Laurie Hernandez: Common Experience Insight Series
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 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 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