By Ally BolenderWeb Content Contributor Regardless of how you get your news, unfair news practices are unavoidable. As the era of “fake news” is upon us, it has become increasingly difficult to determine how reliable a piece of information is. … Continue reading Fact or Fiction: Navigating Information in the Era of Fake News
By Timia CobbWeb Content Contributor There has always been a racial divide when voting no matter if people see it or not. The Democratic party is known to rely greatly on the racial minority vote, just this past year in … Continue reading The Minority Conservative
By Caden ZieglerWeb Content Contributor Julie Goldman: This s**t is bananas, B-A-N-A-N-A-S, this s**t is Trumpanas, T-R-U-M-P-A-N-A-N-A-S.Brandy Howard: What?JG: I don’t know. I don’t even know. These are the beginning few lines of Julie Goldman and Brandy Howard’s killer theme … Continue reading Dumb Gay Politics: A Podcast Review
By Garrett McGinley Web Content Contributor With an outcome likely no one outside of The Bronx saw coming, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s upset victory over Rep. Joe Crowley (D-NY) in the New York Congressional District 14 Democratic Primary sent shockwaves through the … Continue reading I’ve seen the future of American left and her name is Alexandria
By Rikki Yanez Assistant Blog Content Contributor In recent news, immigration is a controversial topic among politicians and the citizens of this country. You have those that are for it, against it, or somewhere in the middle. This topic, figuratively and … Continue reading Immigration in America
By Adam Smith News Reporter Conservative groups at Texas State are not happy about a recent opinion piece in the school’s student-run newspaper. The University Star published a column on April 17, that defines the practice of tokenism and accuses … Continue reading TPUSA Refutes Claims of Tokenism
By Brittney Hemmands Blog Content Contributor Like every other BET Hip Hop Awards, the Cypher was shown this year to give rappers a chance to showcase their raw talent. Eminem, best known for being one of the top American rappers … Continue reading The Overlooked Importance of Eminem’s Freestyle
By Denver Donchez News Reporter President Trump’s executive order banning travel from seven Muslim-majority countries has been one of the most polarizing and publicized events of the new administration. The order, which temporarily banned refugees and immigrants from these seven countries … Continue reading Effects of New Administration’s Travel Ban Resonate Close to Home
By Alisa Pierce Assistant Web Content Manager What many Democrats have feared since the beginning of the presidential election has come to be: we are now living in Trump’s America. The controversial yet popular president has taken charge of the … Continue reading Democrats: Now What?
By Kimberly Garcia Blog Content Contributor Different situations call for different actions. Another factor to consider while dealing with problems is who you’re talking to. The limits to learn is to know how far you can go in a discussion … Continue reading Know Your Limit When Arguing
By Alisa Pierce Blog Content Contributor The first debate between the Republican and Democratic presidential candidates aired on almost all major news networks last week. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton spent their allotted time pushing their ideas and insulting one … Continue reading Social Media and Politics: How Much Is Too Much?
By Eryka Villarreal News Reporter Mike Davis is seeking election for an opportunity to represent the San Marcos City Council. Davis has served in several capacities on city boards, commissions and the planning and zoning commission for 11 years, two … Continue reading 2014 Election Profiles – Mike Davis
By Marissa Parks News Reporter Wayne Becak, Place 4 incumbent, is looking for San Marcos residents to be active in the community by voting. Becak said he hopes to keep his position as a city council member, a position he’s … Continue reading 2014 Election Profiles – Wayne Becak
By Taylor Zavala News Reporter Jonathan Sorenson, a Texas State alumnus and business manager with San Marcos Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, is one of the three mayoral candidates for the November 4 elections in San Marcos. As a 14-year resident of … Continue reading 2014 Election Profiles – Jonathan Sorenson
Senator Donna Campbell won the GOP nominations for the Texas Senate. I was able to attend Senator Donna Campbell’s watch party in New Braunfels on election night. She, along with her family, spoke to each and every one of her … Continue reading Donna Campbell Wins TX Senate Nomination
Greg Abbott was chosen as the Republican candidate for governor of Texas election in the March 4 primaries. Attorney General Greg Abbott chose San Antonio as the site for his election watch party. His Communications Coordinator Avdiel Huerta said that Abbott’s wife … Continue reading Greg Abbott Chosen for Republican Candidate