Basketball, Sports

Why We Should Be Worried(ish)

By Andrew Zimmel Sports Reporter Pessimist and Worry-Wart I am usually the first person to leave during a fire alarm. There is nothing wrong with me, I just run faster than the rest of the people out of the building. Whether it is a drill or the real deal I am the first person out. […]

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Events, Local

Pictures with Santa: Pet Edition

By Jashel Negron Blog Content Contributor   Come bring your fluffy friend out to the San Marcos Animal Shelter TODAY from 4 to 7 p.m. and get their picture taken with Santa! Photos are free and will be posted on the San Marcos Animal Shelter Facebook page. Who doesn’t want a nice framed photo of […]

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Web Content

I’m Writing About My Grit, Not My Sad Story

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor For the past month or so, there have been endless tweets of black students in their caps and gowns captioned with a sad background story. The captions all go along the guidelines of graduating on time or early with honors, with some facts about their harsh childhood. As a […]

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Local, Web Content

Adopt Don’t Shop: Meet Grace

By Jashel Negron Blog Content Contributor Name: Grace Age: 2-years-old Breed: Hound & Labrador Retriever Mix Favorite Activity: Following her owner and showing off her smiles When I first met Grace, I was stunned to see that she was still even in the shelter. She has the most heartwarming presence and I could tell all […]

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Web Content

To My Web Content Family…

By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor Here I am. Another semester completed and I’m only 90 percent stressed out, an accomplishment that should be celebrated. Classes were challenging, assignments kept me up all night and plenty of Ls were handed to yours truly. But during these past few months, I’ve had one thing to lift […]

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Entertainment, Web Content

10 New Movies to Look Forward to in 2018

By Claire Hansen Blog Content Contributor Every year, we see more and more pointless movies and sequels that we didn’t need hit the theaters. It might cause you to wonder, “What has this industry turned into?” With technology allowing us to turn our imaginations into a reality on screen, films can often turn out to […]

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News

What You Need to Know About Net Neutrality

By Brooke Adams Multimedia Director With the vote on Net Neutrality already underway, so many people still don’t understand what the current laws are and how they will be changed. How can something we’ve never heard of have such a big impact? Here is a simple explanation of Net Neutrality, why ISPs want to kill […]

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Music, Reviews

Unwrapping the Sufjan Stevens Christmas Collection

By Hannah Wisterman Music Journalist The season of the Christmas album is upon us, and as we start to pick our Yuletide tunes for this year, we will inevitably draw from the categories we draw from with all music: what we grew up with and what we found ourselves. If you particularly love music and […]

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Entertainment, Web Content

Why Do People like YouTubers So Much?

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor Lately, I’ve been trying to understand the hype behind YouTube vloggers. It could possibly just be that I don’t have a relationship with these famous YouTube vloggers and I feel like most of their lives are portrayed as a facade. I started doing more research to understand peoples’ interest […]

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Lifestyle, Web Content

Finish Strong during Finals Week

By Claire Hansen Blog Content Contributor In honor of finals week rapidly approaching and my busiest semester ever coming to a close, I’d like to share some of my favorite tactics for maximizing productivity that I’ve found to be very helpful over the last four years. This balancing act that we consider college life can […]

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Web Content

Snow Day in San Marcos

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor The last time I saw snow was six years ago! Today, I wake up to Facebook statuses filled with “Snow :D” captions or in my case being a huge cheese ball and posting lyrics to Snow. I guess you could say we are all a little shocked, because we live […]

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Web Content

Art, Not Hate, at Texas State

By Sami Dugdale Blog Content Contributor These past few weeks, there has been a lot of hatred and anger going around our campus. But it’s important to remember that Texas State is a school known for its diverse community of artists, musicians, and students who have the potential to change the world. With all of […]

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Entertainment, Web Content

Barstool Sports: Not Only For The Boys

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor My senior year of high school, I applied to Texas State to study mass communication. That year, I began to expand my range of where I received content from, knowing I would someday like to write entertainment columns one day. I became an avid visitor of satire sites such […]

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Other Side Drive

Other Side Drive’s Exciting Semester on Air

By Renee Dominguez Host and Photojournalist Whether you were the “guys” in Alex and Geronimo’s, “What’s up, guys,” or the “everybody” in DJ Rose and DJ Helenbrook’s, “What’s up, everybody,” you knew you were listening to Other Side Drive. Every week day from 4-6 p.m., KTSW’s drive time show provided insightful commentary, entertaining and sometimes […]

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Entertainment, Web Content

How to Hang Out for Free

By Hannah Wisterman Blog Content Contributor Adulthood has its perks, but in general, it kind of sucks. You have to buy your own groceries, pay your own rent, and suddenly you’re an actual taxpayer. Notice a common theme here? Everything costs money, and most of us don’t have cash to burn. Even the simple act […]

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Lifestyle, Web Content

Where to Buy the Weirdest Clothes

By Claire Hansen Blog Content Contributor Whether you’re a hipster or a fashionista, it’s true that everyone (especially at the college age) occasionally gets that urge to do something crazy and out of the ordinary. But to do crazy things, you’ve got to have crazy clothes to do them in, too. For some people, those […]

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Podcasts, Riding the Pine, Sports

Riding the Pine: Episode Five

By Andrew Zimmel Riding the Pine Host Santa Claus Impersonator This is the last pod before Christmas, so plug in some sports talk while Dad and Grandpa argue over who the Prime Minister of the North Pole is. This week Brenden Snow and I jump into the very poor showing from the Texas State men’s […]

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