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 Andrea MauWeb Content Contributor Kuro Tawil is a 2012 graduate from Texas State and is now a part of the Texas State Alumni Association. Tawil was a communications major while attending college and shortly after graduation took a backpacking … Continue reading Alumni Rising Star: Kuro Tawil
By Rachael GerronWeb Content Contributor I had the privilege of speaking with retired news anchor and Texas State alumna, Gloria Campos Brown. Campos graduated from Southwest Texas State University in 1976 with a B.A. in Mass Communication. She is one … Continue reading Distinguished Alumni: Gloria Campos
By Tiger ShiWeb Content Contributor This upcoming week, from Oct. 26 to Oct.30, is Homecoming week. It is a week of opportunity for alumni to reconnect with their alma mater. Last week, I had the honor and privilege of interviewing … Continue reading Alumni Rising Star: Mark Estrada
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 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?