By Piper Blake Web Content Contributor Have you ever taken a personality test to determine what kind of person you are? I have taken many of these kinds of tests for fun. Some of them are funny, like, “Which Disney … Continue reading The “Big 5” Personality Test: Who Are You Really?
By Timia CobbWeb Content Contributor As summer slowly approaches, my love for cold weather and overly large sweaters is diminishing. My wardrobe comes alive in the winter months because I don’t have to worry about the heat, sweat or tan … Continue reading Sweating Away: A Girl’s Guide to the Summer Heat
By Timia CobbWeb Content Contributor It feels as though my life is more hopeless than it is romantic. I know I’m not the only person wondering about how exactly people find that special someone. The movies make dating seem easy, … Continue reading Signs That They’re Not Good for You
By Kaitlyn BenacquistoAssistant Web Content Manager Brazos Bend State Park is only a short drive from Houston, but seems as if it’s worlds away from the city. Wildlife is abundant, with alligators around every corner, over 300 species of birds … Continue reading Get Outside: Brazos Bend State Park
By Kaitlyn BenacquistoAssistant Web Content Manager Pedernales Falls State Park, ten miles east of Johnson City, Texas, is one of the state parks closer to Texas State. The river access, as well as hiking opportunities, make it great to visit … Continue reading Get Outside: Pedernales Falls State Park
By Piper Blake Web Content Contributor Its that time of year again! Music festivals are setting the stage for great performances all summer long. It’s hard as college students on tight budgets to travel to big festivals like Coachella and … Continue reading Music Festivals to Attend in the Upcoming Season in Texas
By Kaitlyn BenacquistoAssistant Web Content Manager Big Bend National Park is located in West Texas, about a six-hour drive from San Marcos. This park offers something for everybody, including wildlife viewing, hiking, kayaking, backpacking– you name it, Big Bend has … Continue reading Get Outside: Big Bend National Park
By Kaitlyn BenacquistoAssistant Web Content Manager Blue Hole Regional Park is located right next door in Wimberley, Texas. It has much to offer, with 4.5 miles of hiking trails, basketball and sand volleyball courts, and it’s namesake, the Blue Hole … Continue reading Get Outside: Blue Hole Regional Park
By Kaitlyn BenacquistoAssistant Web Content Manager Pace Bend Park is located in Spicewood, Texas, and only a short drive away from San Marcos. This park could suit the needs of nearly anyone– there is fishing, boat ramps, hiking, swimming, and … Continue reading Get Outside: Pace Bend Park
By Caden Ziegler Web Content Contributor April has a ton of national observances, but I would like to focus on one: Alcoholism Awareness. There are countless charities, but it can be difficult separating which ones actually do good and are … Continue reading April: Alcoholism Awareness Month
By Kaitlyn BenacquistoAssistant Web Content Manager Texas State’s University Camp is off the beaten path in nearby Wimberley. The park has two lodges, eight campsites, and four day-use sites. Because of it’s rather small capacity and site offerings, it can … Continue reading Get Outside: Texas State’s University Camp
By Daniel Richter Web Content Contributor San Marcos is a special place. There are plenty of great things to do in our community and if you want to drive into Austin or San Antonio, you easily can. However, the idea … Continue reading Don’t be Afraid to be a Tourist in Your City!
By Lauren Jurgemeyer Assistant Web Content Manager SAN MARCOS, Texas—The 2018 midterm elections saw an increase of voting among college students as universities, like Texas State, offered on-campus resources promoting political activism. Nationally, the 2018 midterm elections welcomed a surge … Continue reading Texas State University Encourages Youth Voting
By Arlett Ramirez Web Content Contributor “Those shorts are not fingertip length!” “Leggings are not allowed!” “It doesn’t matter if it’s 100 degrees outside, no tank tops!” Does any of that sound familiar? If you’re a girl, you’re probably remembering … Continue reading Do High School Dress Codes Discriminate Against Girls?
By Caden Ziegler Web Content Contributor The metaphysical and spiritual fad taking over is something that is amazing. People are awakening, and growing in a way that is so great and cleansing. That being said, there are some things we … Continue reading Sustainable, Spiritual Living
By Arlett RamirezWeb Content Contributor Everybody knows Rihanna whether it’s by her music, fashion moments or through social media. Rihanna is a true pop and fashion icon. In 2017, she launched her own cosmetics brand Fenty Beauty that completely changed … Continue reading How Fenty Beauty Changed the Makeup Game
By Timia CobbWeb Content Contributor My body is my deal breaker. It attracts men who have weird chubby fetishes and is the reason I’m left on read by a guy who didn’t look closely enough at my profile picture. My … Continue reading A Potato with Eyebrows
By Timia CobbWeb Content Contributor There has always been a racial divide when voting no matter if people see it or not. The Democratic party is known to rely greatly on the racial minority vote, just this past year in … Continue reading The Minority Conservative
By Anna ValdezWeb Content Contributor I think one of the most challenging things about creative expression is sometimes lacking the energy to simply do it. Whether you like making music, taking photos or other forms of expression, you may find … Continue reading How to Deal With a Creative Block
By Andronica OwensWeb Content Contributor How many times have you said, “I’m going to do xyz…” or “By the end of this month I will be able to…”? How many tasks or projects have you started that were left unfinished … Continue reading Tips for Setting Goals