News

A Community Indivisible

By Margaret Gallagher News Reporter Monday morning, at the intersection of Martin Luther King Drive and South LBJ Drive, San Marcans gathered to pay their thoughtful considerations and respects in memory of the King of Progress, Martin Luther King Jr. The theme was “Enhance the dream- make it real” and citizens, alongside local politicians, united […]

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Events

Lights All Night Recap

By Alexandra Sereno Music Journalist Lights All Night, a two day EDM festival every New Year’s Eve that takes place at the Dallas Market Hall located in Dallas, TX. This is an event where all are welcome to dance, flow and exude nothing but good vibes at the Dallas Market Hall.  EDM stands for electronic […]

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Galleries, Media

Exploring Rave Culture at Lights All Night

By Renee Dominguez Photojournalist KTSW has graced us with a variety of festival coverage over the years. We have seen the likes of psychedelic festivals like End It End Hip, indie/alternative/folk festivals like UTOPiA Fest, even a hip hop festival, Mala Luna. Something we have never see is coverage from an electronic dance music festival. […]

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Web Content

To My Web Content Family…

By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor Here I am. Another semester completed and I’m only 90 percent stressed out, an accomplishment that should be celebrated. Classes were challenging, assignments kept me up all night and plenty of Ls were handed to yours truly. But during these past few months, I’ve had one thing to lift […]

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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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Lifestyle, Web Content

Give Them a Chance

By DeMornay Harper Blog Content Contributor People fear traditionally aggressive pets, and with good reason. With instincts so primal, it is hard for our humanized minds to understand them, or even have the desire to do so. However, giving these misunderstood creatures a chance is so worthwhile. I used to have the same mindset as […]

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Events, International Men's Day

Why We Celebrate International Men’s Day

By Sami Dugdale Blog Content Contributor Just last month, we celebrated International Day of the Girl, a day dedicated to promoting human rights and highlighting gender inequality. Now this month,we celebrate November 19th as International Men’s Day. The objective for this day includes a “focus on men’s and boy’s health, improving gender relations, promoting gender […]

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Interviews, Other Side Drive

Texas State Opera: Turn of the Screw

By Kimberly Clay Other Side Drive Executive Host In preparation of their performance of Benjamin Britten’s Turn of the Screw, orchestra conductor, Kristen Roach and one of the lead opera singers Charissa Memrick came to the KTSW studio. We got to discuss their rehearsal progress and the exciting story that they put on for Texas […]

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Food, Web Content

Meatless Monday: Beyond Meat Beefy Crumbles Review

By Brittney Hemmands Blog Content Contributor When it comes to doing what is best for the environment and your body, a lot of nutritionists and health experts are saying one thing: go meatless. Whether that is to go meatless for a day, for a month, or for the rest of your life; importance is a […]

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Events, Mala Luna Fest

Mala Luna: Artists to Go See

By Brittney Hemmands Blog Content Contributor This October 28th-29th, Mala Luna returns to San Antonio, TX for another year. The festival is known as a benefiting network for young artists and is quickly drawing in concert lovers from all over the nation because of its astonishing line up. With so many artists to see and […]

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Events, KTSW

Get Chilly with Harvest Live

By Asia Daggs Web Content Manager With the cool weather finally upon us, Harvest Live is the perfect event for a night out this weekend. We will have live music from Rusty Dusty and 36” Wheels this Saturday starting at 9 p.m. Buzz Mill has also teamed up with Central Texas Farmers Co-Op who work […]

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Web Content

#TakeAKnee: Protesting Oppression, Not America

By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor “When you are accustomed to privilege, equality feels like oppression.” Pretend as if someone just asked you, “What do you believe the true meaning of the #TakeAKnee movement is?” What would your response be? Are you going to say that it is just a way for people to disrespect […]

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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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San Maximum, Web Content

San Maximum: Namarupa Yoga

By DeMornay Harper Blog Content Contributor Walking into my first class at Namarupa, I had no idea what to expect. Now, I’ve been to my fair share of yoga classes and they tend to follow a general sequence. The Wednesday morning class I took with Jason Lobo, the owner of Namarupa (unbeknownst to me at […]

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College Radio Day, Events

How To Support KTSW

By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor As we celebrate the 7th annual College Radio Day, I can’t help but reflect on how much I love KTSW. And it’s not just because I work for the station, it’s because of what the station stands for. We aren’t mainstream radio. We are students learning the ropes. We […]

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College Radio Day, Events

KTSW Brings You College Radio Day Broadcast

By Asia Daggs Web Content Manager Tomorrow, we will be bringing you a full day of College Radio appreciation! You can check out the 24/7 broadcasting that will be live on KTSW 89.9, along with our blog showcasing various articles all about College Radio Day. Check out our press release on the broadcast for more […]

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Events, Sound on Sound

Get Ready For Sound on Sound Fest

By Hannah Wisterman Blog Content Contributor This year, Sound on Sound is bringing the heat with their lineup, with headliners like Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Pusha T, Iggy Pop, Austra, Kehlani, and much, much more. The festival will be held in Sherwood Forest, southeast from Austin, Texas, from November 10 to 12. You can make camping […]

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Events, Utopiafest

4 Reasons Why UTOPiAfest is So Great

By Lucero Trevino Photojournalist  I attended UTOPiAfest for the first time this year. I had personally never heard about this festival before KTSW and I’m actually pretty salty about that. This festival had such an impact on me that I wish I had known about it much earlier in my life. Now, if you haven’t […]

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