By Lea Mercado Web Content Assistant Manager Have you ever been stuck in a cycle that feels like it’s going nowhere? No progress, temporary motivation, and disappointment. That is the cycle that James Clear aims to break in his best-selling guide, “Atomic … Continue reading “Atomic Habits:” Book Review
By Darcie Papillion Web Content Contributor With its Mexican-styled cocktails, pink and teal seating, and array of Hispanic artists playing through the speakers, Gabriela’s is the place to go. This Latina-owned restaurant opened in April 2021 in South Austin replacing … Continue reading Gabriela’s Is the Place to Go
By Autumn McGowanWeb Content Contributor Texas State graduate student Joshua Travieso has been awarded the Future Texas Business Legend Award from the Texas Business Hall of Fame. The award is a grant for $15,000 that Travieso will use to further … Continue reading Texas State Graduate Student Receives Future Texas Business Legend Award
By Autumn McGowanWeb Content Contributor Happy Pride Month! Things are slowly opening back up after Covid, which means that this month can be the glorious celebration of queerness it was meant to be. While we are celebrating, let us not … Continue reading Ways to Celebrate Pride Month in San Marcos/Austin
By Calvin MillerWeb Content Contributor As World War II was drawing to a close and the allies began cornering the Nazis, the discovery of all the work the Nazis had conducted began to become uncovered. Also, before the current enemy … Continue reading Operation Paperclip: What is it?
By Rachael GerronWeb Content Contributor Olivia Rodrigo is the newest teen pop sensation taking over the charts this year with her debut album SOUR. With the aid of Tik-Tok, Rodrigo was able to break into mainstream music while still maintaining her role … Continue reading Olivia Rodrigo’s Diverse Musical Influences Give SOUR a Unique Edge
By Allison Schroeder Web Content Assistant Manager When you watch Instagram reels and hear a familiar song or watch a movie and see something that takes you down memory lane, you might wonder what triggers nostalgia. Or, when you experience a … Continue reading What Can Trigger Nostalgia or Déjà vu?
By Lea Mercado Web Content Contributor What started as a small Mukbang channel has evolved into an entire true crime empire, as Youtube personality, Stephanie Soo, discusses real-life tragedies and cold cases with over two million viewers. I first came … Continue reading The Obsession with True Crime
By Andrea MauWeb Content Assistant Manager An unseen toll on the mind is just one of the many challenges people face today during an epidemic. According to Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF), 4 in 10 U.S. adults reported symptoms of depression, … Continue reading Mental Health Awarness Month Virtual Forum Spotlights Resources at Texas State
By Allison SchroederWeb Content Contributor Chick-flicks, a widely popular film collection that contains some of our most beloved actors and actresses including Matthew McConaughey, Hilary Duff, Reese Witherspoon, Lindsay Lohan, amongst many others. Growing up, I was introduced to this … Continue reading Ten Classic Chick-Flicks You Must See in your Lifetime
By Melanie Love SalazarWeb Content Contributor Being a freshman during the first year of college amongst a pandemic was weird. I know there are thousands of more elaborate words I could use but “weird” is what best fits. New student … Continue reading Lesson Learned: Freshman Year
By Michael KaiserMusic Journalist I recently had the opportunity to sit down and talk with David Garza, a talented artist and student at Texas State. He has a double major in marketing and management and a minor in international business. … Continue reading Interview with David Garza
By Lea MercadoWeb Content Contributor San Marcos is highly regarded by nature enthusiasts from all over the state, and with over 1,200 acres of natural area to maintain, local organizations devote their effort to conserving natural and native beauty. According … Continue reading The Working Hands Behind San Marcos Conservation Efforts
By Jernice KelleyWeb Content Contributor Dear mom, I do not know how many times I can say it because it will never be enough, but THANK YOU. Thank you for giving me unconditional love, always supporting me and being someone … Continue reading An Open Letter to My Mother
Diamond Marie PedrozaWeb Content Contributor Did you know that a staggering amount of food produced globally is thrown away instead of given away? In fact, the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that the U.S. wastes around 40 percent of its … Continue reading Stop Wasting Food
By Paige Greene Web Content Assistant Manager With the COVID-19 vaccine available in Hays county, you may find yourself wondering how vaccines really work. When bacteria or viruses enter your body, they invade, attack and multiply. This is what causes … Continue reading How Do Vaccines Work?
By Tiger ShiWeb Content Contributor June 22, 2017, I officially became a Texas State Bobcat. As I stepped into the classroom of my very first college course in August, I thought to myself, “This will be a long four years.” … Continue reading Thank You Texas State and San Marcos
By Rachael Gerron Web Content Assistant Manager Do you ever feel like time is flying by and you ca not figure out why? Last week, I turned 20 during my last week of classes, in my fourth semester of college, yet … Continue reading Time is Not Real, But Here’s How to Make it Last Longer
By Calvin MillerWeb Content Contributor In my last article “America’s Religious Decline: Our Changing Country,” I talked about how religious affiliation is on the decline as well as church membership. In this article, I want to discuss how other factors … Continue reading America’s Religious Decline: The Cause and Effect
By Calvin MillerWeb Content Contributor Litecoin for some time now has been referred to as the “silver to Bitcoin’s gold,” and is the second cryptocurrency to ever be created. It’s creation goes back to a man named Charlie Lee, who … Continue reading Litecoin: The Silver Bitcoin