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A Satire: The Protests Against the Yulin Dog Meat Festival

By Brittney Hemmands Blog Content Contributor  During the summer solstice, China celebrates their tradition of consuming dogs for over 400 years. This is called the Yulin Dog Meat Festival, when 10,000 to 15,000 dogs are slaughtered in June for meat dishes. The event started in 2009, and has received criticism from many individuals. In fact, […]

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Features, Music

Music in the Works of David Lynch

By Clayton Ambrose Music Journalist Montana born director, David Lynch, has made a name for himself over the past three or so decades by pushing the visual limits of film, making use of abstract and often terrifying visuals in his works to communicate ideas and concepts. An aspect of his craft that I find to […]

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Entertainment, Web Content

TED Talk: How to Find Work You Love

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor This week I watched a TED Talk of Scott Dinsmore explaining the process of finding the work you love. In a day and age where finding work is hard, a lot of people may settle for work that they do not enjoy. I think a lot of settling has […]

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Entertainment, Web Content

The Beginning of Mad Genre

By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor Back in 2013, I decided to check out a podcast that was co-hosted by one of my favorite YouTube personalities, Kid Fury. After just five minutes of listening to The Read, I was struck with this idea of starting my own podcast. At the time, I was only 16 […]

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San Maximum, Web Content

San Maximum: The Spot

By Brittney Hemmands Blog Content Contributor As a fellow San Martian, I am always looking for new fun things to do or see. This is why I was instantly drawn to the illuminated lights that spelled out “The Spot” as I left the big HEB parking lot. Turning over to my friend, I quickly asked […]

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Changing Leaves

By DeMornay Harper Blog Content Contributor Okay, I may be a bit ahead of myself, but this time does feel like a change of seasons. This in-between period where it is still summer but with everyone moving, dealing with all that is financial aid, and teachers already sending out class emails, we can no longer […]

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Web Content

Yes, We Do Need Jesus

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor  If you read my blog about non-biological human engineering, you would know that I am a Christian. I am still getting to know God, which I feel is fine because I know if I am going to work on a relationship with anyone for the rest of my life […]

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Music, Reviews

Beach House: B Sides & Rarities Review

By Allison Belcher Assistant Music Director Artist: Beach House Album: B-Sides and Rarities Label: Sub Pop Release Date: June 30, 2017 After releasing reviews for Beach House’s Depression Cherry and Thank Your Lucky Stars LPs back in 2015, it only felt absolutely necessary that I do the same for their 2017 B-Sides and Rarities album. […]

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Bobcat Radio, Sports

Bobcat Radio Goes Camping

By Reily Chestnut Assistant Sports Director This week on Bobcat Radio, Reily Chestnut, Parker Rhea and Reed Graff give us the scoop on the football team through week one of Fall Camp. They go over the situation surrounding the quarterbacks and the running backs while gaining some semblance on how the team is progressing. Later, […]

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Web Content

Rainy Days

By DeMornay Harper Blog Content Contributor San Marcos has found itself in the midst of a wave of rainy days (ha ha). In a town with so many outside-focused activities (ponder on the last restaurant you went to here that did not have a patio), thinking of how to spend your summer days inside can […]

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Features, Music

Why You Should Listen To Bomb The Music Industry!

By Clayton Ambrose Music Journalist “Bomb the Music Industry! (and Action Action) (and Refused) (and Born Against) Are F**king Dead” reads the title of the sixth track on Bomb The Music Industry!’s 2006 album, To Leave or Die In Long Island. What was once a cynical and ironic jab at the band’s expense is now […]

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Web Content

Should Ladies Make The First Move?

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor It is 2017 ladies, I guess it is time for us to accept that some men want to wear rompers, and some men just want us to approach them first. I am going into my third year of college and I still have a hard time trying to hit […]

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Lifestyle, Web Content

Face It Down

By Brittney Hemmands Blog Content Contributor In a world full of booming technology, it is no secret that we are seriously addicted to our phones. We use them to tell time, to show us where we are going, and to communicate and connect with other people. There are also other unconventional ways we use our […]

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Baseball, Sports

Catching Up With Former Bobcat Ball Players

By Reed Graff Sports Reporter Texas State Baseball has seen some spectacular players come through its system in the past. Just in the last two years, six Bobcats have been drafted in the Major League Draft. Let us take a look at former bobcat ball players playing professional baseball and see how they are doing! […]

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Music

Arielle LaGuette Review

By Maci Woody Local Music Journalist Artist: Arielle LaGuette Album: Arielle LaGuette EP Release Date: January 2016 Website: http://www.ariellelaguette.com/ Looking for new music to add to your summer ’17 chill playlist? Look no further than Austin, Texas’ own musical embodiment of sunshine and easy times, Arielle LaGuette. LaGuette has been busy performing both musically and […]

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Web Content

Therapeutic Melodies

By Dedrion Weweh Blog Content Contributor Music has always come natural to me, and despite this not always being the case for everyone else, I believe anyone has the capability of being able to find solace through playing music. You do not have to be the next upcoming superstar to be able to enjoy creating, […]

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Entertainment, Web Content

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Poor Choices

By Hannah Wisterman Blog Content Contributor WARNING: This review contains spoilers. I will be entirely honest: when I first saw the trailer for Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, I was awe-struck. It looked like a whirlwind romp through space, with Avatar-like colors and textures, and I was immediately convinced that it would […]

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