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One Last Thank You

By Brent Ramirez Blog Content Contributor My whole life has been a series of decisions and tasks, all of which have made me who I am today. Every single moment where I was offered a choice or a say has consequently led me here. For all I know, there could be an alternate universe where […]

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Entertainment, Web Content

The Best Movie-Related YouTube Channels

By Brent Ramirez Blog Content Contributor Growing up, I’ve always enjoyed the simple pleasure of watching movies. Whether it was going to the theaters and seeing a film for the first time on the big screen, or having a movie night at home with a group of friends, movies have always provided this indescribable joy […]

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Treat Yo’ Self

By Brent Ramirez Blog Content Contributor Life can be a pain in the ass. It’s easy to get bogged down by the never ending cycle of worries. If it’s not stressing over school, it’s applying for jobs, or eating healthy, maintaining a relationship, or even remembering to turn the stove off before you head to […]

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Design Your Own Mobile App

By Brent Ramirez Blog Content Contributor In our ever expanding world of technology, our generation has found itself to be at the forefront of the mobile era. We are living in a time where a good amount of people spend a majority of their day looking at the screen of their phone rather than the […]

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Dear Procrastinators

By Brent Ramirez Blog Content Contributor Dear Procrastinators, It is no surprise that we have all at one point in our lives been criticized by those who don’t quite agree with our methods. To them I say, off with your heads! Kidding. But really, lay off man. We know that procrastinating may not be the […]

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How to Get Rid of Earworm

By Brent Ramirez Blog Content Contributor Also known as brain worm, sticky music, or stuck song syndrome, earworm is an illness that many, if not all people have had to fight off at one point in their lives. Essentially, it’s when you get a catchy song stuck in your head long after you’ve heard it. […]

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Entertainment, Web Content

Why You Should Be Excited For: Wonder Woman

By Brent Ramirez Blog Content Contributor The film industry has gone leaps and bounds when it comes to adapting comic book properties into live action films in the past few decades. The combination of new film technology and the incorporation of big Hollywood stars has made the comic book film genre the goliath it is […]

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Lifestyle, Web Content

Be Your Own Cook

By Brent Ramirez Blog Content Contributor Food is great. That’s a fact. Since the dawn of man, food has been one of the human essentials, a necessity to sustain life on Earth. However, over the years of our existence, food has become exponentially more. Food has become money. Food has become culture. It’s now a […]

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Entertainment, Web Content

Iron Fist Doesn’t Quite Hit It

By Brent Ramirez Blog Content Contributor When it was announced in 2013 that the Marvel-Netflix shows would be leading up to a Defenders series, fans knew that the martial arts master, Iron Fist, would eventually join the fold. Despite initial excitement from the comic community, the show itself has faced several hurdles before it was […]

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MR Fest, Web Content

What is MR Fest?

By Brent Ramirez Blog Content Contributor MR Fest (pronounced “mister fest”) stands for “My Radio Fest,” and is essentially the biggest event put together by we the people here at KTSW every year. It’s a huge festival we put together every year that takes place during the last weekend of April here in San Marcos, […]

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Five Reasons To Watch The Office

By Brent Ramirez Blog Content Contributor Many people are already familiar with that catchy little piano riff that is the intro to The Office. It’s hard not to instantly recognize the theme and hum along to it, even for those who aren’t too familiar with the show. This is simply because the 2005-2013 office comedy […]

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5 Reasons You Should Watch Young Justice

By Brent Ramirez Blog Content Contributor Superheroes are cool and all, but most of them tend be much older adults and have the worries of running large corporations i.e. Wayne Enterprises or Stark Industries, or working CSI or as government agents, things that younger audiences don’t really relate to. Granted, being a superhero may not […]

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Make Money Eating Food

By Brent Ramirez Blog Content Contributor If you’re reading this article, I’m assuming you saw the title and thought, “Okay, I’m listening…” First of all let me say no, this is not a personal ad I’m putting out there. I am not paying anyone to eat food with me because I’m lonely. That idea was […]

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A Letter to My Enemies

By Brent Ramirez Blog Content Contributor To the enemies of my past: We all had issues growing up, yet you decided to take them out on me. You were the reason I feared going to gym class. You picked and you picked and you picked on me at such a young age, but the memories have […]

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50/50

By Brent Ramirez Blog Content Contributor Love is a messy word. Let me explain. Everyone defines love in their own unique way, which means there are probably a zillion different definitions of the word. One person could describe love as an emotional feeling that one has for another, while another person might describe it as […]

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Kindness is Underrated

By Brent Ramirez Blog Content Contributor It seems that with everything going on in the world today, things like kindness and gratitude are scarce. No, I’m not talking about the novelty acts of kindness you read about on Facebook, i.e. when someone decides to pay for the person behind them in the drive through. I’m […]

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International Women's Day, Web Content

The Woman In My Life

By Brent Ramirez Blog Content Contributor “Behind every successful man, there is a woman.” While this quote may not ring true to some, it definitely strikes a chord with those it does relate to. It’s a simple phrase that speaks volumes about the influences that women can have in men’s lives. Whether it’s your mother, […]

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A Chat with KTSW’s General Manager

By Brent Ramirez Blog Content Contributor At the heart of KTSW is a group of tightly knit people constantly putting in hours upon hours of hard work to run the San Marcos radio station. I had the opportunity of interviewing my former professor and KTSW’s general manager Dan Schumacher, who has been in charge of […]

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How To Write A Song

By Brent Ramirez Blog Content Contributor Everyone loves some type of music, and chances are certain songs can make people feel certain ways. The combination of musical composition and lyrics can be life-changing and thought provoking, bringing out our innermost thoughts and feelings into song. Other songs are feel good songs that get you in […]

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