Web Content

Your Spring Semester Motivational Speech from KTSW

By Hannah Wisterman Assistant Web Editor Rev up your coffee machines and flex those note-taking fingers: the semester starts this week, whether we’re ready or not. However, before you decide to run away to Japan and dedicate your life to the ancient art of haiku rather than face your responsibilities, remember that of all the […]

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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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Music, Reviews

Unwrapping the Sufjan Stevens Christmas Collection

By Hannah Wisterman Music Journalist The season of the Christmas album is upon us, and as we start to pick our Yuletide tunes for this year, we will inevitably draw from the categories we draw from with all music: what we grew up with and what we found ourselves. If you particularly love music and […]

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Other Side Drive

Other Side Drive’s Exciting Semester on Air

By Renee Dominguez Host and Photojournalist Whether you were the “guys” in Alex and Geronimo’s, “What’s up, guys,” or the “everybody” in DJ Rose and DJ Helenbrook’s, “What’s up, everybody,” you knew you were listening to Other Side Drive. Every week day from 4-6 p.m., KTSW’s drive time show provided insightful commentary, entertaining and sometimes […]

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Podcasts, Riding the Pine, Sports

Riding the Pine: Episode Five

By Andrew Zimmel Riding the Pine Host Santa Claus Impersonator This is the last pod before Christmas, so plug in some sports talk while Dad and Grandpa argue over who the Prime Minister of the North Pole is. This week Brenden Snow and I jump into the very poor showing from the Texas State men’s […]

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Bobcat Radio, Sports

BCR’s Monday Team Signs Off for the Semester

By Adam Byerly Sports Reporter Adam Byerly, Dominic Ansley, and Alannah Morales welcomed Brenden Snow from the Wednesday crew to the final Monday show of the semester. The crew talked Texas State basketball and their disappointing loss against Houston Baptist. They then discuss women’s basketball, their impressive start to the season and their game tomorrow […]

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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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Bobcat Radio, Sports

Bobcat Radio’s Friday Crew Sign Off

By Adam Byerly Sports Reporter In what would be their final show of the semester, Parker Rhea, Alex Gibbs, and Reed Graff finished strong. The crew kicks it off talking Texas State Volleyball and their performance against Rice. They then welcome volleyball player extraordinaire and Texas State sophomore Micah Dinwiddie for a fun conversation. They […]

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Lifestyle, Web Content

Let’s Talk About Stereotypes

By Brittney Hemmands Blog Content Contributor When looking at the world, it is easy to see how diverse we are. There are different races, cultures, languages, and so much more that makes all of us different. With all these differences, it is hard to relate to or understand people that are nothing like us. Sometimes […]

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Interviews, Other Side Drive

Comedy Association Visits KTSW

By Kimberly Clay Other Side Drive Executive Host Garrett Buss and Norma Villatoro talked with Rebecca and Christian about what it took to start their organization on campus and how they’re grown through their live comedy events. To keep up to date with what they’re doing or if you’re interested in joining them at their […]

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Basketball, Sports

Texas State Destroys Their Old Southland Rivals

By Parker Rhea Sports Director Bobcats move a game over 500 for the first time this season after knocking off the Texas A&M Islanders with a score of 66 to 53. The Cats played their best game of season so far holding the Islanders to only 16 first half points.It was a one man show […]

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DJ Spotlights, Music

DJ Spotlight: The Cypher

By Kris Tondre KTSW DJ Coming on Sunday nights from 8-10 p.m., The Cypher is KTSW’s only show dedicated to playing the best of underground rap music. Celebrating everything that is Hip Hop, hosts Kris Tondré and Vvannah B. showcase their taste for the trillest of tunes with two full hours of great music, great […]

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Music, Playlists

Your Winter Music Primer

By Clayton Ambrose Music Journalist It’s about that time, ladies and gentlemen. Time for that cool weather to grace our presence with its beautiful and steely chill, albeit for only once or twice a week. However, if those winter winds do ending up rolling up on your doorstep for actual consecutive days, you’re gonna look […]

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Interviews, Other Side Drive

Conducting Orchestra on Other Side Drive

By Kimberly Clay Other Side Drive Executive Host Texas State is full of talented individuals and the students involved in the Conducting Orchestra program are no different. Our guests Boris Chalakov, Josue Martinez, and Shijun Chen talked with hosts, Rebecca and Christian, about their experiences in conducting and the fun things that can be implemented […]

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Lifestyle, Web Content

The Low Budget Guide to Gift Giving

By Hannah Wisterman Blog Content Contributor ‘Tis the season for white elephants, secret Santas, and gift exchanges with aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews—the whole gang. Everyone gets excited at the idea of presents, but what do you do when you’ve got a heart full of love and a wallet full of next to nothing? With […]

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Podcasts, Riding the Pine, Sports

Riding the Pine: Episode Four

By Andrew Zimmel Sports Reporter Riding the Pine Host First off, we here with KTSW Sports hope your Thanksgiving was good. I hope the turkey was moist and the pie was pecan (because that’s the best one). Personally, I gained all the weight back I had lost since coming back to college, and “Sweat-cember” started […]

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Events, KTSW

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like a Ch12 x KTSW Block Party

By Andrea Torres Promotions Director KTSW 89.9 is teaming up with Ch12 Records, San Marcos’ independent record label run largely by students, to kick-off the biggest block party of the winter on December 2nd from 3pm-11pm. The event will take place on Sarah Street and will feature three stages of non-stop music for hours of […]

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Entertainment

I Spent My Night With Justice League

By Aaron J. Derton News Director **Spoilers ahead – read at your own peril.** It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s…a mediocre film! Simply put, Zack Snyder’s Justice League, the third film in the DC cinematic universe he has directed, was not as bad as Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice, but it’s still a […]

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