Events, KTSW

Get Chilly with Harvest Live

By Asia Daggs Web Content Manager With the cool weather finally upon us, Harvest Live is the perfect event for a night out this weekend. We will have live music from Rusty Dusty and 36” Wheels this Saturday starting at 9 p.m. Buzz Mill has also teamed up with Central Texas Farmers Co-Op who work […]

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Interviews, Other Side Drive

OSD Gets Artsy with Ross Goldstein

By Kimberly Clay Other Side Drive Executive Host Alex and Geronimo spoke with photographer, visual artist and musician Ross Goldstein over the phone, discussing everything from his new album Inverted Jenny to his favorite things to photograph. This introverted, creative artist wrote and recorded Inverted Jenny in the beauty and solitude of the Catskills and […]

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Music, Reviews

Pile: A Hairshirt of Purpose Review

By Clayton Ambrose Music Journalist Artist: Pile Album: A Hairshirt of Purpose Label: Exploding In Sound Records Release Date: March 31, 2017 If there is any true form of justice in this world, then Pile is poised for a breakthrough. For the past six years, the Bostonian rock band has been making weird, wonderful, and […]

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Web Content

My Experience with Anthony Graves

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor On October 10th, Anthony Graves spoke at Evans Auditorium about his experience on death row for a crime he had not committed. It was a normal day for Anthony Graves when someone told him the police were looking for him. He went to the authorities to ask about what […]

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Events, Local, Music

Monster Mash at KIVA

By Maci Woody Music Journalist For most people, fall is the best time of the year for its cool weather (sometimes, it is Texas after all), pumpkin spiced everything and everything nice. One of the most iconic of these magical holidays is Halloween, which is right around the corner. So what are your plans? If […]

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Events

Mass Comm Week is Here

By Jashel Negron Blog Content Contributor Mass Comm week is here, and you guys don’t want to miss it out on all of the events! Mass Comm week is hosted by the School of Mass Communication and Journalism this week, October 16-19. This is a great opportunity for students to brand themselves and listen to […]

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Web Content

#TakeAKnee: Protesting Oppression, Not America

By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor “When you are accustomed to privilege, equality feels like oppression.” Pretend as if someone just asked you, “What do you believe the true meaning of the #TakeAKnee movement is?” What would your response be? Are you going to say that it is just a way for people to disrespect […]

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Bobcat Radio, Sports

Nijal Pearson Calls into Bobcat Radio

By Parker Rhea Sports Director Reed, Alex, and Parker start things off with the Ezekiel Elliott six game suspension being reinstated and the impact that will have on the Dallas Cowboys. We discuss the people getting busted in College Basketball for the big Adidas recruitment scandal. The University of North Carolina is currently off the […]

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Football - Texas State, Sports

The Willie Jones Era Starts in Louisiana

By Andrew Zimmel Sports Reporter @Andrew_Zimmel Sad Bobcat Fan The Willie Jones era officially started Thursday night as the Texas State Bobcats lost a close one to the Louisiana Ragin Cajuns falling 24-7. Jones, who took over for Senior Damian Williams in the first quarter after a turnover, played exceptionally well throwing, going 12-18 and […]

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Features, Music

Hop into a Dream Boat with Bane’s World

By Brooke Vega Music Journalist Bane’s World, formerly known as Shane Blanchard, is a 21 year old dream-pop/indie-jazz artist from Long Beach, California. With this artist being so young, he has the time to grow in this evolving genre he is in. He has a bit of a Mac Demarco and Homeshake vibe in his […]

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Web Content

What Not to Say to Your LGBTQ+ Friends

By Jashel Negron Blog Content Contributor “I’m not homophobic or anything but…” If you start a sentence with “I’m not homophobic or anything but…”, chances are what you’re about to say is definitely homophobic, or at least borderline homophobic (or transphobic, etc.), so don’t say it. What you could do instead is really think about […]

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Web Content

Safety Tips for Large Events

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor The world is aching for the victims and their loved ones. What happened in Las Vegas is sickening and the work of the devil. Situations like this cause people to want to stay cooped up at home when they should be out enjoying a concert or movie. We can’t […]

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Features, Music

Your Introduction to Francophone Music

By Hannah Wisterman Music Journalist How many of us speak no Spanish and yet love singing along to “Como La Flor”? Or have gone through a heavy K-pop phase and used the common catchphrase, “I have no idea what they’re saying, but it’s catchy”? Clearly, language is no barrier to enjoying music. In fact, one […]

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Other Side Drive

Other Side Drive Talks Common Experience

By Kimberly Clay Other Side Drive Executive Host Every freshman at Texas State since the early 2000s will remember the Common Experience and many of the events that come with it. Every year the curriculum is centered around a new topic, ranging from things like hatred and courage to the lives of migrant workers in […]

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News

Former Death Row Inmate Speaks at Texas State

By Shannon Sampson News Reporter SAN MARCOS — Anthony Graves, previously known to the state of Texas as “Death Row Exoneree 138”, spent 18 and a half years in prison– 16 of those spent in solitary confinement– for a crime he knew nothing about. It wasn’t until 2010 that he was finally released from prison. […]

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Music, Reviews

Kemba: Negus Review

By Jesse McMann Rap Music Journalist Artist: Kemba Album: Negus Release Date: June 30, 2016 Website: https://kembaland.bandcamp.com/album/negus “Fortune favors the prepared mind.” This certainly proved true for Bronx rapper Kemba when Kendrick pulled him on stage to rap during a recent concert in Brooklyn. Previously known as Y.C. the Cynic, Kemba has now decided it’s […]

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