Web Content

To My love, All My Love

By DeMornay Harper Web 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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In-Studios, Interviews, Other Side Drive

The Mammoths Take Other Side Drive

By Kimberly Clay Other Side Drive Executive Host The Mammoths allowed Kimberly and Blayne to play an exclusive new single, Sunflower, on KTSW 89.9 days before they released it themselves. Here at the station, we are so grateful for that cool opportunity! These guys have more new music coming out in the near future, and […]

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Music, Reviews

Jaws of Love: Tasha Sits Close to the Piano Review

By Hannah Wisterman Music Journalist Artist: Jaws of Love Album: Tasha Sits Close to the Piano Label: K-Rizzla Records & House Arrest Distribution Release Date: September 22, 2017 It would be inaccurate to say that all acoustic indie pop albums sound the same. It’s more accurate to say that among the leagues of sad singers […]

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Bobcat Radio, Sports

Taeler Deer Visits Bobcat Radio

By Parker Rhea Sports Reporter The Friday crew is back in action, and the tom-foolery was at an all-time high! The guys discuss Texas State Basketball and there free throw shooting woes. They are then joined by Volleyball Head Coach Karen Chisum and prep you for the volleyball team’s run at a Sun Belt Championship. […]

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Web Content

A Letter to Myself

By Sami Dugdale Blog Content Contributor With just only a few weeks left of this semester, classes are starting to simmer down in preparation for final exams and I’ve had a little bit of time to reflect on my first semester of college. There are a lot of things I’ve learned and experienced this semester […]

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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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Music, Reviews

Revisiting A Classic: Odessey and Oracle by The Zombies

By Neil Manning Music Journalist It’s 1968, and the past two years saw releases of Pet Sounds and Sgt. Pepper’s, respectively. Two amazing albums that sounded so different, but truly remarkable. In 1968, a third album in the same vein is set to be released, Odessey and Oracle by The Zombies, an album that I […]

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Music, Reviews

Julien Baker: Turn Out the Lights Review

By Clayton Ambrose Music Journalist Artist: Julien Baker Album: Turn Out the Lights Label: Matador Release Date: October 27, 2017 The wars that rage within ourselves can often be the most devastating in the small sphere of our individual lives. The destruction that results from these battles is unexplainable to those who don’t understand them, making it difficult to […]

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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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Podcasts, Riding the Pine, Sports

Riding the Pine: Episode Two

By Andrew Zimmel Sports Reporter Riding the Pine Host Voted Least Sexy Jumpshot Thank you everyone that listened to episode one (if you haven’t heard it yet, or just want to listen again, it is on the KTSW blog and SoundCloud). Episode two is even better. KTSW Sports’s Andrew Zimmel and Brenden Snow talk about […]

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Reviews, Web Content

A Stranger Things 2 Review

By Sami Dugdale Blog Content Contributor If you’re like me, then you watched the entire first season of Stranger Things in just a matter of days and were then forced to wait a whole year for the release of season two. When the second season came out on October 27th, I locked myself in my […]

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Events

Don’t Miss the Final Harvest Live

By Janessa Rutiaga Assistant Web Editor The last Harvest Live concert is finally upon us, and it’s this Saturday starting at 9 p.m. at Buzzmill in San Marcos. The last installment of KTSW’s fall concert series includes performances from The Deer and Marshall Anderson. Buzzmill is a local coffeehouse serving the San Marcos area, and they’re […]

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Web Content

What’s Wrong With Writer’s Block?

By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor What if I told you I had looked a blank screen for approximately four hours, before I finally decided I should write about how I had looked at a blank screen for approximately four hours? The horror of writer’s block is real and it’s been my main enemy lately. […]

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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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Events, SXSW Coverage

Volunteering at SXSW

By Claire Hansen Blog Content Contributor No matter who you are or where you’re from, South by Southwest (more commonly seen as SXSW) is probably an event you know of in one way or another. Even I had a general idea of what it was before ever moving to Texas. For the most part, it’s one […]

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Food, Web Content

Living on a Keto Diet

By Sami Dugdale Blog Content Contributor Getting in shape for most people means cutting out their favorite foods, constantly exercising, and drinking nothing but water. However, there are diets out there that allow you to still eat the foods that you love while just cutting out the things that are actually bad for you. Freshman Parker […]

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Food, Web Content

Fuego vs. Torchy’s

By Claire Hansen Blog Content Contributor There are two types of people in this world (or at least in San Marcos), and they are divided by their taco provider preference. Most of us in San Marcos have probably faced this decision more than a few times, and there is no doubt that these two competitors […]

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Podcasts, Riding the Pine, Sports

Riding the Pine: Episode One

By Andrew Zimmel Sports Journalist Riding the Pine Host First let me say, if you’re reading this, you’re doing yourself a favor. This is the first of many sports blog posts being attached to podcasts. Let me start by saying that the podcast is 24 minutes and 42 seconds long and it takes 30 minutes […]

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