Music, Reviews

Homeshake: Fresh Air Review

By Brooke Vega Music Journalist Artist: Homeshake Album: Fresh Air Release Date: February 3, 2017 Website: https://homeshake.bandcamp.com/ Former Mac Demarco guitarist, Peter Sager, is an independent artist known as Homeshake. He is under a record label with Sinderlyn Records in Brooklyn, New York. The long wait for another album from this musical genius has come […]

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Baseball, Sports

Texas State Baseball Delivers Opening Jab

By Reily Chestnut Sports Reporter With the need to pick up some confidence going into the Sun Belt tournament, Texas State struck up a huge win at home against the UT-Arlington Mavericks with the score at 7-6. Let’s set the situation going into the opening game in the final regular season series for the Bobcats. […]

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Events

KTSW 89.9 Promo: Underground Excellence

By Asia Daggs Web Content Manager Underground Excellence is a showcase for local poets, hip-hop artists and others to perform their music. Check out the Underground Excellence promo produced by Jourdan Bazley and Patrick Vande Hey here to find out why you do not want to miss out: Featured image by Lucero Trevino. 

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Web Content, Entertainment

Netflix Originals You Should Be Aware Of 

By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor  Perhaps you need good entertainment to distract you from the chaos that the last few weeks of school brings. Maybe you just need a motivator for the upcoming semester. Whatever the case may be, there is no problem with using Netflix to your advantage especially since you pay for […]

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Baseball, Sports

Texas State Gets Caged By Ragin’ Cajuns

By Reily Chestnut Sports Reporter Texas State continues to roll through Cajun country with their woes as they fall short to Louisiana-Lafayette by a score of 4-3 in the Sunday series finale. For Texas State, it just continues the trend of struggles in conference competition as the ‘cats have now dropped four straight Sun Belt […]

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Web Content

One Last Thank You

By Brent Ramirez Blog Content Contributor My whole life has been a series of decisions and tasks, all of which have made me who I am today. Every single moment where I was offered a choice or a say has consequently led me here. For all I know, there could be an alternate universe where […]

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Web Content

Dear Mama

By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor I am grateful for every moment of life that my mother and I share, and I feel like Mother’s Day is a day to remind the queen of my life how much she means to me. Honestly, my mother has always been my main role model. I’ve aspired to […]

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Web Content

Benefits to Social Media

By Kimberly Garcia Blog Content Contributor While in one of my classes, my peers around me began to bash social media and its entire presence in society. They began to talk about how they had to stay away from it to avoid feeling like they had to keep up with the crowd and the standards […]

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Music, The Local Music Lookout

Artist Pass Along: David Russell

By Ezlyh Gutierrez Music Journalist David Russell is a 24 year old musician living in San Marcos, Texas, who was born and raised in Austin. Russell attended Texas State University, graduating with a double major in Communications and Spanish. Russell is a major part of the local San Marcos music scene being involved with many […]

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Web Content

The Stigma of Bioethics

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor My freshman year of high school, I was introduced to the topic of bioethics. We were covering a unit that talked about Dolly the sheep. For those who are not familiar, Dolly is the first mammal to be cloned from an adult somatic cell successfully. If you’re not a […]

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Entertainment, Web Content

The Best Movie-Related YouTube Channels

By Brent Ramirez Blog Content Contributor Growing up, I’ve always enjoyed the simple pleasure of watching movies. Whether it was going to the theaters and seeing a film for the first time on the big screen, or having a movie night at home with a group of friends, movies have always provided this indescribable joy […]

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Web Content

Cats and Their Calls

By Alexandra Cochran Blog Content Contributor It’s 7 AM and you’re wondering why your furry friend won’t stop begging you to get up and feed them. Jumping on your chest, licking you until you’re at your most uncomfortable. Your thoughts may sound a bit like: “How did this animal train you to wake up at […]

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Music

7 Summer Music Festival Essentials

By Savannah Olson Music Journalist Do you smell that? That fragrance that reeks of sunscreen, freshly cut lawns, and chlorine? Well, congratulations because your nose is performing wonders and you just recognized that summer is lurking in the horizon. With summer’s call comes an abundance of outdoor events, especially if you love music. Summer is […]

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Web Content

Treat Yo’ Self

By Brent Ramirez Blog Content Contributor Life can be a pain in the ass. It’s easy to get bogged down by the never ending cycle of worries. If it’s not stressing over school, it’s applying for jobs, or eating healthy, maintaining a relationship, or even remembering to turn the stove off before you head to […]

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San Maximum, Web Content

San Maximum: Wonder World Park

By Austin Cowan Assistant Web Content Manager Wonder World Park is one of the most fun tourist attractions within San Marcos, Texas. They do not just have one of the most interesting caves found in Texas, but they also possess a petting zoo, anti-gravity house and much more. Wonder World Park has long attracted people to […]

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Web Content

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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