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Finding The Right Shoes for Graduation

By Maria Martinez Blog Content Contributor Okay girls, this one is for you. The most important day of our undergraduate year, or our graduation, is fast approaching for some of us. We have all worked very hard for four years to get to this point in our career, however, we are not the only ones graduating. […]

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Last Minute Tips for Finals Survival

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor April, AKA, save your GPA month just ended, which means, finals are approaching. A friend of mine once said, “You did not drop that class for a reason, you believed!” You might be thinking well I should’ve dropped the class. Well it’s too late. You believed. You came this […]

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Get Jiggy With It!

By Edgardo Hernandez Jr. Blog Content Contributor Dancing is one of those things that can bring some fast-acting happiness. Moving along to the beat of the music, whether it be by yourself or with a partner, allows for someone to focus on the moment at hand, even if it is just for a minute. You can […]

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Another Day, Another Due Date

By Kimberly Garcia Blog Content Contributor Sometimes, it is easy to get in the rhythm of turning in assignments and completing your part on time; but then you get caught in a swirl of dates and responsibilities and before you know it, you’ve missed two assignments, your favorite show and forgot it was your friend’s […]

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Events, MR Fest, Web Content

MR Fest 2017: Street Fashion

By Maria Martinez Blog Content Contributor This year’s MR Fest, was a total success as usual. People enjoyed themselves as they watched their favorite local bands perform around downtown San Marcos. I went out and did the same thing; however, I also walked all around The Square looking for the best street style looks. It […]

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Recap of My Semester With the Help of Beyoncé

By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor As we prepare to close out the semester, I think it is only right to reflect on these past few months. For me, the spring semester brought the good, the bad and the ugly. So I decided to recap my experience with the help of the Queen B herself. […]

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Writer’s Block

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor I feel blessed to have received a position for the spring semester to blog for KTSW. In case you didn’t know, KTSW is one of the top ten college radio stations in the nation. Even some of the best fall short of inspiration sometimes. I know we all deal […]

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Web Content, Lifestyle

Eco-Fashion With Jessica Salazar

By Maria Martinez Blog Content Contributor We’ve all heard the phrase “reduce, reuse, recycle”, but not many of us live by it.   Jessica Salazar is different. She’s an ethical lifestyle advocate and she is helping to change the world one step at a time. What started out with just giving up meat, has transformed into […]

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Design Your Own Mobile App

By Brent Ramirez Blog Content Contributor In our ever expanding world of technology, our generation has found itself to be at the forefront of the mobile era. We are living in a time where a good amount of people spend a majority of their day looking at the screen of their phone rather than the […]

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Entertainment, Web Content

13 Reasons Why Phenomenon

By Maria Martinez Blog Content Contributor During the summer of 2014, as I was flying to New York, I finished the book Thirteen Reasons Why. It was so addicting; I couldn’t stop reading it because I wanted to know all about this girl. I wanted to understand why she made the decision to end her life. When […]

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Is Senioritis Real?

By Maria Martinez Blog Content Contributor Senioritis (n): A supposed affliction of students in their final year of high school or college, characterized by a decline in motivation or performance. I am in my last semester of college and I swear that senioritis is a real thing. I didn’t suffer as much from this condition […]

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MR Fest, Web Content

MR Fest Survival Kit

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor If you’re a frequent music festival go-er, you probably already know how to prepare for the majestic mayhem. But if not, I got you.  Item #1: Water bottle  Water is so important to bring to a music festival. Bring a reusable water bottle if you have one. MR Fest is April 29th […]

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You Can Be Masculine Without Being Toxic

By Alexandra Cochran Blog Content Contributor When we look into the terrors and inappropriate behaviors within the culture of men, it’s often populated by negativity: men are more violent than women, there are more recorded suicides from men, and there is always a constant attempt to prove their masculinity within society. Toxic masculinity exists within […]

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MR Fest, Web Content

How to Enhance Your MR Fest Experience

By Alisa Pierce Assistant Web Content Manager Going to concerts is fun, but sometimes it can be hard to enjoy the moment. MR Fest is a great event for all to enjoy, even if you haven’t been going to concerts lately. Here are some tips on how to maximize your concert experience. Stay Off Your […]

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Entertainment, Web Content

Iconic Movie Quotes

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor Yes, another blog post that relates to entertainment. You do not have to know me well to know that movies are a major course of the roadmap to my heart. There’s plenty of movies we’ve all seen with amazing one liners like “You talking to me?” or “Are you not […]

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Dear Procrastinators

By Brent Ramirez Blog Content Contributor Dear Procrastinators, It is no surprise that we have all at one point in our lives been criticized by those who don’t quite agree with our methods. To them I say, off with your heads! Kidding. But really, lay off man. We know that procrastinating may not be the […]

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KTSW Kids: MR Fest’s Newest Addition

By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor The 10th Annual MR Fest is approaching quickly and we are looking forward to another year of great attendance numbers. While KTSW has a lot of great entertainment lined up, we wanted to make sure we could keep the entire San Marcos community involved, including families with children. So […]

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Platonic Attraction

By Kimberly Garcia Blog Content Contributor Half of the population identifies as male and the other half as female. With this fact, it is difficult for society to understand that a boy and girl can be just friends. Any time there is a boy and a girl walking together, they are immediately believed to be […]

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