By Lea MercadoWeb Content Contributor In April of 2019, Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez delivered a speech at Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network Convention in New York City. Days after, Twitter flooded with backlash over Ocasio-Cortez’s “drawl.” Ocasio-Cortez incorporated informal slang such … Continue reading The Power of Code-Switching
By Lea MercadoWeb Content Contributor “Survivor” has been pushing the limits of reality TV for 40 seasons in a game based on wit, physicality and strategy. Originally airing in the summer of 2000, the game started with 20 strangers dropped … Continue reading Women of “Survivor”
By Lea MercadoWeb Content Contributor As winter storm Uri left many Texans without power, water, or a place to stay, HOME Center responded to a community needing them the most. The acronym HOME embodies the nonprofit’s core mission of homeless … Continue reading KTSW Loves: HOME Center of Central Texas
By Lea MercadoWeb Content Contributor San Marcos is a quaint college city where activities consist of going to Sewell Park to read, swim, practice yoga with the “Sun God” or going down to the Square with friends. But our activities … Continue reading Places I Drive Through to Feel Something
By Lea MercadoWeb Content Contributor I was 9 years old when I got my first guitar. It was handed down to me from my brother after he got, well, a better one. The fretboard was too wide for my hands, … Continue reading I Didn’t Stop Playing My Childhood Instrument, and You Shouldn’t Either.
By Lea MercadoWeb Content Contributor Matador Records has become one of the biggest record labels in indie music. Although it seems counterintuitive for a record label to dominate a genre born out of independent production, Matador has managed to produce … Continue reading Boygenius: Boygenius Album Review