Food, Web Content

Valentina’s Tex-Mex BBQ

By Austin Cowan Assistant Web Content Manager Valentina’s is hands down one of the best taco spots I have ever been too. Located in Austin, TX, this restaurant is unique because they combine Tex-Mex with BBQ. Their food is so well known that people literally come from all over the country to try it. I jumped […]

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Web Content

Step Out of The Darkness

By Austin Cowan Assistant Web Content Director Recently I attended an Out of the Darkness Community Walk, which is an event made to fight suicide. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention puts on these walks to encourage people contemplating suicide to not go through with the act and to help people not struggling with suicide […]

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San Maximum, Web Content

San Maximum: Grins Restaurant

By Austin Cowan Assistant Web Content Manager This part of the maximum San Marcos experience will definitely put a smile on your face. Grins Restaurant has been cooking up some of the best cuisine in town for over 38 years now. So, it is a pleasure to add Grins Restaurant to our list of must […]

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College Radio Day, Events

The Life of a KTSW Worker

By Austin Cowan Assistant Web Content Manager It is no secret that KTSW is filled with students diligently working to make this radio station the best it can possibly be. Often, our listeners receive little information about our radio world. Below is some information about a few KTSW directors, showing how life is on the […]

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Food, San Maximum, Web Content

San Maximum: Mamacita’s

By Austin Cowan Assistant Web Content Manager All the foodies reading this will be thrilled for the latest addition of yet another restaurant to the San Maximum page. Because of all the people who have made this cantina part of their routine schedule, Mamacita’s has made it onto our list of necessary stops in San Marcos. The food […]

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Web Content

Country Dancing is for Everyone

By Austin Cowan Assistant Web Content Manager Country dancing is just about one of the most enjoyable activities people can do together. There is something about spinning people in circles to the tempo of a song that not only allows strangers to become friends, but maybe even fall in love. So I honestly find it […]

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Food, San Maximum, Web Content

San Maximum: Herbert’s Taco Hut

By Austin Cowan Assistant Web Content Manager Herbert’s Taco Hut is a San Marcos Mexican-cuisine favorite. Locals and tourists flock to this little restaurant every day to eat their food. I ate at Herbert’s for the first time last week and was absolutely blown away by how enjoyable my experience was. Here’s why Herbert’s Taco […]

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San Maximum, Web Content

San Maximum: Working for a Non-Profit Organization

By Austin Cowan Assistant Web Content Manager If anyone wishes to achieve the maximum San Marcos experience then they must work at a nonprofit organization, because this city is full of them. Nonprofit organizations serve our community through multiple avenues. They do not just serve the humans in the area, but care for the animals […]

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Web Content

Mistakes That College Students Should Avoid As Pet Owners

By Austin Cowan Assistant Web Content Manager Dogs love their owners unconditionally but unfortunately some dog owners have factors in their life that make it hard to care for their pet. To all the future dog owners in the world, love your pets. Some owners lead lives too crazy to care for their pets appropriately. […]

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Web Content

Hurricane Harvey Meets San Marcos

By Austin Cowan Assistant Web Content Manager Hurricane Harvey has been on the prowl with San Marcos just one of the many cities being affected by its wrath. We are currently under a tropical storm warning as well as flash flood warnings. The rain has been consistent all weekend and the wind has already knocked […]

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Food, San Maximum, Web Content

San Maximum: Wow-Wees Cafe

By Austin Cowan Assistant Web Content Director Location: 1505 Aquarena Springs Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666. Wow-Wees Cafe is a Mexican food restaurant in San Marcos, Texas. After visiting this restaurant it became clear to me why Wow-Wees is one of the most popular hole-in the-wall restaurants in town. The food huge and the community was […]

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Web Content

Dealing With Change

By Austin Cowan Assistant Web Content Manager Life is full of changes and people often freak out when they feel as if life is out of their control. Unfortunately, a majority of instances in life cannot be controlled, but it is very possible for us to enjoy change if we allow ourselves to do so! I […]

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Web Content

Why Father’s Day is Special For All

By Austin Cowan Assistant Web Content Director Father’s Day is a time when people celebrate the men who serve as one of the most important roles. Do not let this Father’s Day pass on by without celebration or at least saying a simple thank you. Some people may disagree with me, but I know that […]

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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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Events, MR Fest

Courthouse Turned Festival

By Austin Cowan Assistant Web Content Manager MR Fest is in full swing at the Courthouse Lawn. Volunteers for the festival have long since finished setting up the festival, and there are vendors selling and giving away their merchandise all while bands play on stage. Families are enjoying picnics on the lawn while listening to music. […]

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MR Fest, Web Content

Why MR Fest is the Best

By Austin Cowan Assistant Web Content Manager If you have not planned on going to MR Fest this year then listen up, because I am about to let you know what you’re going to miss out on.  Being a music festival, MR Fest is a series of concerts taking place in San Marcos. The bands who […]

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Web Content

What Makes Easter Awesome

By Austin Cowan Assistant Web Content Manager Easter is a joyful holiday when people spend time celebrating faith, hope and love. A lot takes place on this holiday: churches put on large events, families and friends spend time with one another and the world just ends up feeling a little bit sweeter than it normally […]

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San Maximum, Web Content

San Maximum: Cafe Monet

By Austin Cowan Blog Content Contributor Cafe Monet is a unique place for San Marcans to spend some time in San Marcos. The creation of pottery masterpieces here allows people to exercise their creativity while being involved within their community. Cafe Monet is located within the main cultural hearth of San Marcos, the Square. There is […]

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Interviews, Other Side Drive

Other Side Drive Talks Goals With T Cecil

By Austin Cowan Assistant Web Content Manager T Cecil performs live on Other Side Drive with Alex Ross on drums, Cody Boyer on bass/synthesizer, and David on guitar. Shannon Furr, the band’s main bass player was not present. Matthew Harrington talks to them about their future goals as a band which includes potential performing at […]

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Web Content

Why You Should Not Give up on Life

By Austin Cowan Blog Content Contributor Life is eventful. Life is ever changing. Life is precious. Many people in the world find themselves questioning the importance of life and what they should do with theirs. Every person only has one life to live so worrying about wasting it, not achieving enough success or missing once in […]

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