Events, Local

Pictures with Santa: Pet Edition

By Jashel Negron Blog Content Contributor   Come bring your fluffy friend out to the San Marcos Animal Shelter TODAY from 4 to 7 p.m. and get their picture taken with Santa! Photos are free and will be posted on the San Marcos Animal Shelter Facebook page. Who doesn’t want a nice framed photo of […]

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Local, Web Content

Adopt Don’t Shop: Meet Grace

By Jashel Negron Blog Content Contributor Name: Grace Age: 2-years-old Breed: Hound & Labrador Retriever Mix Favorite Activity: Following her owner and showing off her smiles When I first met Grace, I was stunned to see that she was still even in the shelter. She has the most heartwarming presence and I could tell all […]

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Web Content

Adopt Don’t Shop: Meet Ernesto!

By Jashel Negron Blog Content Contributor Name: Ernesto Age: 1-year-old Breed: Pit Bull Terrier Mix Ernesto caught my attention because of the scars he had across his back. I knew when I saw him that I wanted to see how he reacted around people because I wasn’t sure what those scars were specifically from. Once […]

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Web Content

Adopt Don’t Shop: Meet Isabelle!

By Jashel Negron Blog Content Contributor Name: Isabelle Age: 2 Years old Breed: Jack Russell Terrier (Mix) Favorite Activity: Sunbathing My first impression of Isabelle was that I wanted to take her home immediately. Now, that’s my impression with most dogs I meet, but Isabelle blew me away. She had such a calm personality despite […]

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Web Content

Adopt Don’t Shop: Meet Freddy!

By Jashel Negron Blog Content Contributor Name: Freddy Age: 7 Years old Breed: Pit Bull Terrier Favorite Activity: Receiving lots and lots of belly rubs! Let me start off by saying that Freddy is an absolutely wonderful dog. If you’re reading this and thinking that he’s probably “very aggressive” because he’s a pit bull, you’d […]

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Web Content

Working for Favor

By Jashel Negron Blog Content Contributor A little while ago, I was on my phone wondering about the business, Favor. If you don’t know what this app does, then all you need to know is that the name pretty much speaks for itself. Basically you have personal assistants right at your fingertips. You can ask […]

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Web Content

Adopt Don’t Shop: Meet Nathan

By Jashel Negron Blog Content Contributor Name: Nathan Age: 2 years Breed: English and American Bulldog Favorite Toy: Tennis Ball (or anything round) During my time spent with Nathan, I can honestly say that he is simply the best dog ever. He loves to play fetch (even though he might need a little work bringing […]

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Lifestyle, Web Content

Why Adopt and Volunteer?

By Jashel Negron Blog Content Contributor As the weather gets colder and “ruffer” things get harder for stray animals. Yes, there are shelters who take in these stray animals, but according to dosomething.org, “Each year, approximately 2.7 million dogs and cats are killed every year because shelters are too full and there aren’t enough adoptive […]

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Events

Mass Comm Week is Here

By Jashel Negron Blog Content Contributor Mass Comm week is here, and you guys don’t want to miss it out on all of the events! Mass Comm week is hosted by the School of Mass Communication and Journalism this week, October 16-19. This is a great opportunity for students to brand themselves and listen to […]

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Web Content

What Not to Say to Your LGBTQ+ Friends

By Jashel Negron Blog Content Contributor “I’m not homophobic or anything but…” If you start a sentence with “I’m not homophobic or anything but…”, chances are what you’re about to say is definitely homophobic, or at least borderline homophobic (or transphobic, etc.), so don’t say it. What you could do instead is really think about […]

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College Radio Day, Events

Radio is Your Grandaddy

By Jashel Negron Blog Content Contributor When you hear the word radio, you probably think of that thing that plays the same music on repeat for about a month, and has annoying breaks in between them with commercials that have the worst jingles ever. But if you ask someone older, they will probably say that […]

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Lifestyle, Web Content

How to Deal With Eczema

By Jashel Negron Blog Content Contributor Ah yes… the itchy, dry and flaky skin condition that everyone who has it absolutely hates. This is probably one of the most common skin conditions! If you don’t know what it is, it’s basically an itchy, inflamed area of the skin (almost like a rash) that can be […]

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Lifestyle, Web Content

Jobs for College Students

By Jashel Negron Blog Content Contributor As a college student, it can be difficult to juggle school, clubs, and work all at the same time. A part of becoming an independent student is being responsible for one’s own expenses. Most college students have a hard time adjusting for paying their own needs because they have […]

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Entertainment, Web Content

Bringin’ the Oldies Back at Blue Starlite

By Jashel Negron Blog Content Contributor Do you ever wish you had a time machine and could go back to when times were simpler? When there were Polaroids, music was played on turntables and diners were the go-to place for hangouts? Lucky for you, the Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-In makes you feel as if […]

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