By Alisa Pierce Blog Content Contributor Golden Wonder is a Christmas themed bath bomb that Lush releases annually. The bomb is vegan and cruelty-free. Due to its popularity, it is a miracle that I was able to get my hands … Continue reading Review: Golden Wonder Bath Bomb by Lush
By Alisa Pierce Assistant Web Content Manager Although April Fool’s Day is usually fraught with practical jokes and lame attempts at trickery, this year the day was defined by a surprise appearance by everyone’s favorite narcissistic scientist. Quietly, and only … Continue reading “The Rickshank Redemption” Review: Rick and Morty Surprises Fans With Season Three Premiere
By Alisa Pierce Assistant Web Content Manager Going to concerts is fun, but sometimes it can be hard to enjoy the moment. MR Fest is a great event for all to enjoy, even if you haven’t been going to concerts … Continue reading How to Enhance Your MR Fest Experience
By Alisa Pierce Music Journalist Artist: Molly Burch Album: Please Be Mine Release Date: February 17th, 2017 Label: Captured Tracks Website: http://www.mollyburchmusic.com/ Molly Burch, although new to the Austin music scene, delivers a dreamy debut album that gives her a … Continue reading Molly Burch: Please Be Mine Review
By Alisa Pierce Music Journalist There is a musical hierarchy in the great big world of music that we all enjoy. This hierarchy does not exist in the form of bands being more talented than others, or lyricists writing better … Continue reading Are You A Music Snob?
By Alisa Pierce Assistant Web Content Manager Over the past twenty years or so, technology has taken hold of society in what some would say a terrifying way. Society no longer values anonymity, and instead opts to share anything and … Continue reading Lessons from Black Mirror
By Alisa Pierce Music Journalist The semester is in full swing at Texas State and tests have begun. I for one have been messily trying to get back into the groove of things and study, but it can be hard … Continue reading Positive Songs
By Alisa Pierce Music Journalist Artist: Elbow Album: Little Fictions Release Date: February 3, 2017 Website: http://elbow.co.uk/ Little Fictions is the seventh studio album from the English rock band Elbow. The band has traditionally focused on progressive rock, a genre they’ve redefined … Continue reading Elbow: Little Fictions Review
By Alisa Pierce Assistant Web Content Manager I have recently become a huge fan of Kat Von D’s Everlasting Liquid Lipstick formula, and was super excited to try out her crimson red lipstick Nosferatu. Here are my thoughts: NEGATIVES: Kat … Continue reading Kat Von D Nosferatu Everlasting Liquid Lipstick: Makeup Review
By Alisa Pierce Assistant Web Content Manager Growing up is hard. There’s really no buffer between being an awkward adolescent to being a somewhat less awkward adult, (I’m still getting used to the that word, adult) even if years have … Continue reading The Lessons I Learned From Female Heroes
By Alisa Pierce Assistant Web Content Manager Coffee is one of the most precious resources for college students, no matter how cliche that sounds. I’ve already needed gallons of the all-powerful drink to stay awake while studying late at night, … Continue reading San Marcos Coffee Shops
By Alisa Pierce Assistant Web Content Manager What many Democrats have feared since the beginning of the presidential election has come to be: we are now living in Trump’s America. The controversial yet popular president has taken charge of the … Continue reading Democrats: Now What?
By Alisa Pierce Assistant Web Content Manager My first year at Texas State was plagued by anxiety. Texas State’s student populace was larger than my hometown population by a wide margin, and I had no idea how to cope with … Continue reading The Benefits of Getting Involved
By Alisa Pierce Blog Content Contributor The fall semester is coming to a close and Christmas Break is almost upon us. Texas State students are starting to look for something to do over the break, and many are considering going … Continue reading Tips for Job Interviews
By Alisa Pierce Assistant Web Content Manager Superhero movies have finally come to fruition, with fans flocking to theaters to watch their favorite comic book characters come to life on the big screen. Marvel Comics in particular seems to be thriving, … Continue reading DC vs. Marvel: What’s the Difference?
By Alisa Pierce Blog Content Contributor Winter has finally hit the San Marcos area and boy, is it cold. Many are finding themselves layering up just to survive walking from class to class. However, something a lot of students are … Continue reading Keep Your Pets Warm During the Winter
By Alisa Pierce Blog Content Contributor Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer, 1964 This movie is a classic, but did anyone else ever notice how mean Santa Claus was? This stop-motional film released in 1964 told the tale of strife and … Continue reading The Best Christmas Movies to Watch Over the Holidays
By Alisa Pierce Blog Content Contributor I’ve been volunteering a lot these past few weeks, and I’ve found that there are a lot of Texas State students who wish to help out their community but don’t know where to go. … Continue reading A.W.A.R.E.: A Great Place To Volunteer
By Alisa Pierce Blog Content Contributor The college party culture is hard to avoid, especially around the holidays. Going to parties can be a cool way to meet new people and have a good time, but not at the expense … Continue reading Staying Safe at Parties
By Alisa Pierce Music Journalist Artist: Jeff Rosenstock Album: WORRY. Release Date: October 14th, 2016 Website: https://jeffrosenstock.bandcamp.com/album/worry Jeff Rosenstock is a punk and ska-band veteran, boasting membership in bands such as Mustard Pig, The Bruce Lee Band and Andrew Jackson … Continue reading Jeff Rosenstock: Worry. Review