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KTSW’s 30th Birthday: The History of KTSW

By Paige Greene Web Content Manager Today, April 15 2022, is KTSW’s 30th birthday.  KTSW is a completely student-run and noncommercial radio station from Texas State University. Over the past 30 years, KTSW has grown to house many different departments for students to choose from, including music, programming, web content, sports, social media and more.   The students of KTSW come from many different majors, but most of the students are […]

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International Women’s Day: Queer Women in History

By Autumn McGowan Web Content Assistant Manager International Women’s Day is a global holiday celebrated on March 8th every year. It’s a day to celebrate female-identifying people across the world and reflect on the achievements and accomplishments of the women before us.  When reflecting on the roles that women have played in history, it’s extremely important to highlight queer women. Although they may or may not have been recognized as […]

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Entertainment

Why Do We Have New Year’s Resolutions? 

By Mikayla Anding Web Content Contributor “New Year, new me,” right? It is now that time of year when we get to hear and see variations of this phrase everywhere. As I considered making my own list of resolutions for 2022, I wondered why we make New Year’s resolutions? And what should mine be this year? After looking into the cause of this widespread tradition, I gained a better understanding […]

todayJanuary 6, 2022 118 2

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Lifestyle

Hello NIOSA

By Darcie Papillion Web Content Contributor As people make their way through the gates, a feeling of excitement spreads throughout the crowd of people, after all, NIOSA (Night In Old San Antonio), or Fiesta, is back! NIOSA is a four-night festival held in the heart of downtown San Antonio. The festival, established in 1936, was a simple one-day harvest festival that has grown over time and has held different names […]

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A sunset scene of orange and red, with different shades of green hills, a grey road with two vertical yellow lines running through the middle. A brown car is driving along on the right side of the road with a "Welcome to Texas" sign in front of it with the Texas flag on it. Words are on the hills in brown saying "History of the Hill Country."

Podcasts

History of the Hill Country: The End

By Calvin Miller Podcast Manager   In this last episode of History of the Hill Country, Calvin finishes his mini-series with some final thoughts on the Hill Country, the state of Texas and history of the area. Tune in! Featured Image by KTSW Multimedia

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Food

The Avocado Trade

By Calvin L MillerWeb Content Contributor For an absurd amount of time, I thought the avocado was a vegetable; it turns out, it's a fruit. After that embarrassing fact was made known to me, I began learning other aspects of what is called the "green gold" down in Mexico, specifically the state of Michoacan. Archeologists have found the seeds of the avocado dating back to Peru around 750 B.C. From […]

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Web Content

What is Juneteenth?

By Calvin L MillerWeb Content Contributor I was not aware of Juneteenth until I moved back to Texas in June of 2011 from Illinois. After getting a job as a middle school teacher, I was asked to teach Texas History, and the topic of Juneteenth came up. After some research, it's pretty wild that I wasn't made aware of this celebration day until moving to Texas, but it does seem […]

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Web Content

Operation Paperclip: What is it?

By Calvin MillerWeb Content Contributor As World War II was drawing to a close and the allies began cornering the Nazis, the discovery of all the work the Nazis had conducted began to become uncovered. Also, before the current enemy was even defeated, a new enemy of the United States began brewing its head, Joseph Stalin of the Soviet Union. The United States government, specifically the Joint Intelligence Objectives Agency, […]

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Podcasts

History of the Hill Country Ep. 7: Junction

By Calvin MillerPodcast Manager In this episode of History of the Hill Country, Calvin explores one of the farthest towns way out west in the Hill Country called Junction, Texas. All throughout the Hill Country, there are little towns sprinkled here and there, and Junction shouldn't go unnoticed as it's one of the last stops before the Hill Country gives way to Big Bend Country. Listen in! Featured image by KTSW […]

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