Lifestyle, Web Content

Give Them a Chance

By DeMornay Harper Blog Content Contributor People fear traditionally aggressive pets, and with good reason. With instincts so primal, it is hard for our humanized minds to understand them, or even have the desire to do so. However, giving these misunderstood creatures a chance is so worthwhile. I used to have the same mindset as […]

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Web Content

Surviving the Holidays as a Bad Cook

By DeMornay Harper Blog Content Contributor The holidays are coming up and we all know what that means… food, food and more food. We eat some our most cherished dishes over the holidays. I know I’m looking forward to my grandma’s food (it’s always a little burned because she’s a forgetful woman but somehow that […]

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Events, International Men's Day

Shattering What Society Calls Masculine

By DeMornay Harper Blog Content Contributor As humans we all possess some kind of balance of masculinity and femininity. The idea that women are more encouraged to share the masculine sides of their personality is one that is common in our society. Women who like traditionally “masculine” things like football and video games are seen […]

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Web Content

To My Love, All My Love

By DeMornay Harper Blog Content Contributor Baby My sweet love Open your eyes And let me in Let me see through you all the way to the back of your skull Let me see the deepest darkest curves of your wonderful I want it all But do you? Do you want to rip me open […]

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Food, Web Content

Reasons to Love Jo’s

By DeMornay Harper Web Content Contributor Jo’s is a true San Marcos gem. With what feels like a never-ending amount of unique coffee shops in our small college town, picking a favorite can seem inconceivable. Despite these odds, I truly believe I have found where my heart lies in the café community here. Jo’s has […]

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Lifestyle, Web Content

How Do You Know Love?

By DeMornay Harper Web Content Contributor We see it all around us. Love is in our fingertips. It’s in the way we say goodnight, and the smiles strangers inspire in us on the street. It is in that overwhelmed call to mom and the helping hand from a neighbor. While these days it is hard […]

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Lifestyle, Web Content

You Are More Than Your GPA

By DeMornay Harper Blog Content Contributor College life is crazy. It’s so easy to get caught up in the hustle of things especially being constantly surrounded by your peers. It’s honestly difficult not to feel like you aren’t measuring up to where you “should be” based on what the people around you are doing. Because of […]

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Web Content

Halloween in 2017

By DeMornay Harper Blog Content Contributor It’s Halloween season, so we all know what that means… debauchery, ridiculousness, and a plethora of parties. This is not to forget the costumes because they range from totally golden to slightly concerning. Regardless, I’m always entertained. This gets particularly interesting for the women in the world. No one […]

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Web Content

In the Land of Women

By DeMornay Harper Blog Content Contributor Women are amazing. We come from women. We lean on women. We trust in women. We surround ourselves with their grace and divine energy. We crave it, intuitively. Despite having this innate knowledge, we still search for wholeness in the opposite sex. In our defense this mentality is all […]

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San Maximum, Web Content

San Maximum: Namarupa Yoga

By DeMornay Harper Blog Content Contributor Walking into my first class at Namarupa, I had no idea what to expect. Now, I’ve been to my fair share of yoga classes and they tend to follow a general sequence. The Wednesday morning class I took with Jason Lobo, the owner of Namarupa (unbeknownst to me at […]

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College Radio Day, Events

KTSW + San Marcos = Gold

By DeMornay Harper Web Content Contributor KTSW is a staple in San Marcos. More people know our college radio station here than I knew the various stations I grew up with in San Antonio. KTSW has rooted itself so deeply within the San Marcos community that we have to remind ourselves that we are, first […]

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Lifestyle, Web Content

Trusting a Bigger Plan

By DeMornay Harper Blog Content Contributor Trust is the word that has been swirling around in my head. It seems as if my intuition has it banging on my door like a desperate ex-lover. I’ve been closing my ears to it, of course, choosing instead to listen to the louder voices of my worries and insecurities. […]

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Lifestyle, Web Content

Is Social Media Making us More or Less Social?

By DeMornay Harper Blog Content Contributor Social media is our way of life. Its existence affects every aspect of our society from business to communication, even the way we conduct our presidential elections is heavily swayed by the presence of social media. With every great movement comes its caveats and the social movement was no exception. […]

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Lifestyle, Web Content

September 2017: The Leap

By DeMornay Harper Blog Content Contributor This week, a very special podcast was shared with me from Lindsey Mack’s show, Tarot for the Wild Soul. The episode titled, “September’s Episode: The Leap”, was the one that hit me right in my sweet spot in regards to affirming my faith, that coincidence is a man-made thing. […]

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Food, Web Content

Why I Fell in Love with Blue Dahlia Bistro

By DeMornay Harper Blog Content Contributor Blue Dahlia offers a world of treasures. It has a distinct french country feel, which offers the perfect amount of charm. Nestled in the heart of San Marcos, this bistro adds some feminine allure the vibe of the square. From the outside, Blue Dahlia almost grabs your attention in […]

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Lifestyle, Web Content

An Ode to My People

By DeMornay Harper Blog Content Contributor My peeps. The homies. They are the ones that live in my heart. I have been blessed enough to be cloaked in a sheet of nothing but love and support from the people closest to me. My family is large, broken and glued back together in different ways, but […]

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Back to School Broadcast, Events

Make Your New Space Home

By DeMornay Harper Blog Content Contributor Many of us are college students, just calling San Marcos home for a relatively short period of time. Although this time at university is so defining to us as young adults, it can seem to blend into a montage of sleepless nights, sleep-filled days, and countless memories with unique […]

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Web Content

The Big Easy

By DeMornay Harper Blog Content Contributor New Orleans, Louisiana is alive. The streets buzz and bump with music. The air carries an unashamed attitude. Culture spills from its very full cup at every turn. Coming from a sheltered suburban upbringing, one would not think that I would be so in love with this city that […]

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Web Content

What I Learned This Week

By DeMornay Harper Blog Content Contributor Do you ever have those times in life where you just feel God is speaking to you? The times when He is just reaching out and if you would just open yourself up to the possibilities that He presents, you could receive the greatest teachings. Last week was one […]

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Web Content

Changing Leaves

By DeMornay Harper Blog Content Contributor Okay, I may be a bit ahead of myself, but this time does feel like a change of seasons. This in-between period where it is still summer but with everyone moving, dealing with all that is financial aid, and teachers already sending out class emails, we can no longer […]

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