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Makeup Review: Bobbi Brown Eye-Opening Mascara

By Maria Martinez Blog Content Contributor My eyelashes have always been my favorite part of my face. This is where I usually take the most time when I am doing my makeup; they have to be perfect before I leave my house. I could skip the lipstick, blush, eyeliner but never mascara. I literally feel […]

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Review of Lush’s Five Most Popular Bath Bombs

By Alisa Pierce Blog Content Contributor I am absolutely a Lush fanatic, so trying out these bath bombs was a ton of fun; but be warned, they’re not always what they’re cracked up to be. If you’re interested in what all the hype is about, or just wondering what I think about these insanely popular bath products, […]

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Riding The Wave, With CUMWAVE

By Brandon Deleon Blog Content Contributor On February 18th, 2016 CUMWAVE brought the noise down to San Marcos at Valentino’s Pizza. The band is a duo out of Austin, Texas, formed in 2014 by drummer Daniel Argall and guitarist/vocalist Lev Merka. There are many ways to describe their sound but really no way to understand […]

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Alternative Study Locations

Kalie Souknary Web Content Contributor When the Alkek library fills up, it can be hard to find a good spot to sit down and attempt to get your life together. If you’re picky like I am, where you want to study can depend on your mood or what type of class you’re studying for. It […]

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App Review: Plant Nanny

Kalie Souknary Web Content Contributor If you’re someone who needs to work on your hydration levels, or if you’re just too busy to remember that water is essential to your living, there’s an app for that! It’s called “Plant Nanny,” and it’s probably one of the cutest apps that subtly guilt trips you into drinking […]

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In My Opinion: The Best Burgers in Town

Kalie Souknary Web Content Contributor Despite the bad reputation of having cholesterol problems running in my family, I am obsessed with burgers. I constantly crave them even though I KNOW they’re awful for my health if I eat too many of them. On the plus side, I know exactly where to go for a good […]

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Death Grips-Jenny Death Track Ranking

Andrew Nogay Web Content Contributor   A few days ago, the newest album from Death Grips, one of the most praised and mysterious musical acts in recent memory, was leaked before its planned March 31 release. So Death Grips did what Death Grips does: it put all of the songs from the album, Jenny Death, on their […]

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Top 5 Local Breakfast Tacos in SM

By Gabriela Moore Web Content Contributor Breakfast. If you go anywhere outside of south Texas they may give you a plate full of eggs, a couple strips of bacon, and toast. What do you do with that? Wrap it in a homemade tortilla, throw in some salsa and now we’re really talking. Heck, I’ll take […]

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Contact Telescope in the Making

Katelyn Hawkes Blog Content Contributor I have recently come across a new development in contact lenses for the visually impaired. The new prototype has surfaced in California at the American Association for the Advancement of Science annual conference. Researchers were able to create a lens that zooms in and out with a ‘wink’ of the […]

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Inherent Vice [Movie Review]

Bridgette East, Web Content Contributor Paul Thomas Anderson has done it again. That is, he made another movie that will show you the true capacity of film. Inherent Vice, directed by Anderson and based on a novel by notoriously reclusive author Thomas Pynchon, is a psychedelic twist on the classic film Noir, Set in California […]

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Controller Classics: ‘Mega Man X’

By Adam M. Cook Web Editor Game: Mega Man X Release Date: Dec. 17, 1993 Developers: Capcom Publishers: Capcom Platform(s): Super Nintendo (SNES) It is up to a robot with human emotions, the multi-functional cannon built into his arm and his determination to save the future of the human race from an organization of deadly, demolishing droids. The futuristic, side-scroller classic “Mega Man X” is […]

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Controller Classics: ‘Mario Kart 64’

By Adam M. Cook Web Editor/Game Reviewer Game: Mario Kart 64 Release Date: Feb. 10, 1997 Developers: Nintendo EAD Publishers: Nintendo Platform(s): Nintendo 64 “LET’S-eh GO!” Now HOW could I write video game reviews without writing about one of the most popular and fun games ever created? For those of you who have not had […]

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Controller Classics: ‘Street Fighter II’

By Adam M. Cook Web Editor Game: Street Fighter II Release Date: Feb. 6, 1991 Developers: Capcom Publishers: Capcom Platform(s): Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) “ROUND ONE! FIGHT!” These words were music to my ears. I could not be a martial arts master at the age of five (weird, right?), so I figured that playing the […]

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