Web Content

KTSW’s Champs of the Month

By Asia Daggs Web Content Manager Here at KTSW, we have a monthly, rambunctious meeting where each and every member apart of the station gets to be all in the same room. Chaotic? Yes, but only in the cool, college radio fashion. At the beginning of each meeting, the executives award a staffer with the […]

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Events, Utopiafest

UTOPiAFest is Here

By Asia Daggs Web Content Manager UTOPiAFest is finally among us and here at KTSW we could not be more excited! The festival will be making its ninth appearance next weekend on the 22nd through the 24th. Utopia, Texas, is a small town located southwest of Austin; the website advises to print out a map […]

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Events

Summer is Over…Hot Starry Nights is Here

By Asia Daggs Web Content Manager With summer coming to an end, the last Hot Starry Nights is finally among us. At 9:30 p.m., Fire in the Pines will be kicking off the final leg of our concert series. Next up will Ayan McGillicuddy with Chad Wilbur following up to bring Hot Starry Nights to […]

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Web Content

Contradicting Thy Self

By Asia Daggs Web Content Manager Have you ever caught yourself contradicting your own self? Everyday? Unfortunately, I can relate on the highest level possible. It has gotten to the point to where I now self-identify as a walking contradiction. Before we go any further, let us get the textual definition of contradiction out of […]

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Events

KTSW and Buzz Mill Present: Hot Starry Nights

By Asia Daggs Web Content Manager KTSW 89.9 and Buzz Mill are bringing San Martians a brand new Summer Concert Series under the San Marcos night sky. Hot Starry Nights will be featuring the best of the local music scene and vendors that San Marcos has to offer. Attic Ted and The Red Direct will be […]

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In-Studios, Live in Studio C, MR Fest

Studio C – MR Fest Edition: T Cecil

By Troy Vita Music Journalist We had the pleasure of hosting the alternative Art-Rock group, T Cecil, perform live in Studio C. T Cecil is made up of David Loftin on vocals/guitar, Cody Boyer for guitar/keyboard, Shannon Furr on bass, and Alex Ross (KTSW alumni) playing the drums. The band also took the stage at The Buzz Mill during this […]

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Events, MR Fest

Deep in the Heart of MR Fest

By Hannah Wisterman Live Reporter At the Hitch, it is impossible to ignore that we are in Texas. Saturday afternoon lunches from half a dozen different cultures, the capricious and rather unforgiving early summer heat, and the undoubtedly southwestern twang of each guitar and croon…this is the San Marcos experience for many. Christian Sparks, the […]

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Events, MR Fest

Good Morning from MR Fest

By Asia Daggs Web Content Director It is Saturday morning and we are up early preparing The Square for the biggest day of MR Fest. The managers, executives and assistants met up early this morning to move equipment to all of our 10 venues and register dozens of volunteers. The atmosphere is high-energy and optimistic […]

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Web Content

The Harsh Reality of Driving Drunk

By Asia Daggs Web Content Director On March 10, 2015, the harsh reality of drunk driving hit me hard by taking my grandmother away from my family and then again on March 19, 2017, when a childhood friend was taken entirely too soon. My grandmother was hit by a drunk driver as she was crossing […]

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International Women's Day

KTSW’s Web Content Manager: Women are Life

By Andrew Wright Office and Traffic Manager Andrew Wright interviews Asia Daggs, the Web Content Manager for KTSW 89.9 for International Women’s Day. Growing up with her two younger siblings, she feels that it has taught her many leader characteristics and the ability to handle difficult situations. We later discussed what being a woman meant to […]

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Web Content

Appreciation vs. Appropriation: Mexican Culture

By Asia Daggs Web Content Manager Before I get into any details, I want to point out that there is an important distinction between Hispanic or Latino heritages. Mexican or Mexican-American people are a native or inhabitant to Mexico, of Mexican descent and of Mexican and Native American descent. One of the biggest issues is […]

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Web Content

I Am 21. What Now?

By Asia Daggs Assistant Web Content Manager I am finally 21, but I’m still waiting on the big magical revelation. I have anticipated this “big day” since I was a kid, and now that it is here, I am not sure how to feel. Is this the birthday that marks my newly reached stage of […]

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Web Content

Moving On May Be For The Best

By Asia Daggs Assistant Web Content Manager Have you ever felt yourself get tired or bored with a certain relationship or friendship? If so, you aren’t the only one, and it doesn’t make you a bad person. I am pretty guilty of this myself. I start to get irritated by simple things and it only […]

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Web Content

The Divine Power of Family

By Asia Daggs Assistant Web Content Manager After a long three years, my family and I were finally able to spend our first holiday together. My mother and three younger siblings moved for Seattle, Washington during the beginning of my senior year of high school, back in 2013. I stayed behind in order to finish up […]

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Entertainment, Web Content

The Alchemist by Paul Coelho: Book Review

By Asia Daggs Assistant Web Content Manager This review is for all of my fellow, beloved bookworms. The Alchemist is a perfectly written story by Paulo Coelho that allows you to dip into a spiritual adventure through the Egyptian deserts. The main character, Santiago, is a young boy who is making his living as a […]

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Web Content

Appreciation vs. Appropriation: Native American Culture

By Asia Daggs Assistant Web Content Manager In light of November being Native American Heritage month, I thought I’d dedicate this volume to some of the most culture-rich communities we know today. Native American (or American Indian) culture can be associated with both harmony and pain. The culture thrives off of the many customs they […]

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