Music, Reviews

Lana Del Rey: Lust for Life Review

By Carlos Chavez Music Journalist  Artist: Lana Del Rey Album: Lust for Life Release Date: July 21, 2017 Website: lanadelrey.com It is hard to believe that it has been six years since famous singer-songwriter Lana Del Rey released her homemade vintage music videos for “Video Games” and “Blue Jeans”. Her mysterious, but compelling persona made […]

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Web Content

To Code or Not to Code

By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor Have you ever found yourself thinking about what it took to build the websites you visit on a regular basis? How about those apps that help you make it throughout the day? Maybe my love for technology drove my interest in learning how they come to be. So once […]

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Lifestyle, Web Content

The Sexism of Hookup Culture

By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor Hookup culture: a culture that accepts and encourages casual sexual encounters without including emotional attachment and long-term commitment. Hooking up has become seemingly more common and more accepted in today’s society, especially on college campuses. With this, the question of whether or not hooking up is sexist can be […]

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Events, Utopiafest

UTOPiAFest is Here

By Asia Daggs Web Content Manager UTOPiAFest is finally among us and here at KTSW we could not be more excited! The festival will be making its ninth appearance next weekend on the 22nd through the 24th. Utopia, Texas, is a small town located southwest of Austin; the website advises to print out a map […]

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Web Content

Take A Minute, Save Life

By Sami Dugdale Blog Content Contributor National Suicide Prevention Week is an event held by the American Association of Suicidology every year. The official start date was this past Sunday, September 10th which was National Suicide Prevention Day and it will continue to run through September 16th. Schools, churches, hospitals, and treatment centers from all […]

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Interviews, Other Side Drive

Hitting Subset Talks Music with Other Side Drive

By Kimberly Clay Other Side Drive Executive Producer Zane, Abram, and Emilio from Hitting Subset came by the KTSW studio to talk with Kimberly and Blayne about their new album Hikari/Yami. The band also gave us some insight into their upcoming tour across Texas and New Mexico and about their very first time playing at Stubb’s in […]

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Web Content

Living in a Musical City

By Dedrion Weweh Blog Content Contributor When I moved from Austin to San Marcos two years ago, I was very apprehensive about transitioning from a city that holds the title of “Live Music Capital of the World”, to somewhere I knew almost nothing about. Being someone who is completely music-oriented and would die for the […]

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Web Content

Support Your Friends: It Helps The Progress

By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor Everyone is pretty much guilty of supporting celebrities that we do not know on a personal level. We go out and purchase their albums, support their clothing lines, or whatever the case may be because we feel it is our duty as fans to do so. What about our […]

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Music, Reviews

Brand New: Science Fiction Review

By Clayton Ambrose Music Journalist Artist: Brand New Album: Science Fiction Label: Procrastinate! Music Traitors Release Date: August 17, 2017 Website: http://www.fightoffyourdemons.com/ Waiting on a new album from a band that you hold dearly is pure agony, which is an experience I’m sure is common amongst music fans. With each passing year, the hype increases and the excitement eventually converts into […]

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Music

Greenhouse Jams

By Brooke Vega Music Journalist Recycling is something that everybody on this earth can contribute to. I believe strongly in trying to make the earth just a little bit greener everyday, and we can all easily do it. There’s so much reusable plastic, glass, paper, cans and food that go unrecycled and eventually end up […]

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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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Web Content

Hurricane Harvey Meets San Marcos

By Austin Cowan Assistant Web Content Manager Hurricane Harvey has been on the prowl with San Marcos just one of the many cities being affected by its wrath. We are currently under a tropical storm warning as well as flash flood warnings. The rain has been consistent all weekend and the wind has already knocked […]

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Entertainment, Web Content

Girls Trip and The Beauty of Sisterhood

By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor Many of us have that group of friends we know are our BFFs forever. At least, I know I do. My “sisters” and I have been rocking with each other since we were freshman in high school. However, all of our families were affiliated with the military so we […]

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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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Events

Summer is Over…Hot Starry Nights is Here

By Asia Daggs Web Content Manager With summer coming to an end, the last Hot Starry Nights is finally among us. At 9:30 p.m., Fire in the Pines will be kicking off the final leg of our concert series. Next up will Ayan McGillicuddy with Chad Wilbur following up to bring Hot Starry Nights to […]

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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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Entertainment, Web Content

TED Talk: How to Find Work You Love

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor This week I watched a TED Talk of Scott Dinsmore explaining the process of finding the work you love. In a day and age where finding work is hard, a lot of people may settle for work that they do not enjoy. I think a lot of settling has […]

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