By Arlett RamirezAssistant Web Content Manager Nowadays, everyone seems to be plugged into a social media platform like Instagram, Twitter or Facebook. Some of us follow celebrities to see a glimpse of their day-to-day life when they’re not being “fabulous” … Continue reading Social Media Isn’t Reality
By Timia CobbMusic Journalist The music industry is forever changing. Everyday new ways of making music and being discovered are happening. Social media has had a huge impact on this. Anyone can be a SoundCloud artist, make song covers on … Continue reading The New Wave of Social Media Artists
By Brandi Mitchell Web Content Contributor There are a lot of amazing things our generation has ushered in. We have our faults (top of the list being the revival of juuls) and we have our triumphs, like a fresh perspective … Continue reading Twitter “News”: The Pervasive Poison of Our Generation
By Ally BolenderWeb Content Contributor It was the week before school started and I was sitting on my phone, scrolling mindlessly. I started to think about how often I spend time on my phone. So, I decided to delete all … Continue reading I Gave Up Social Media For a Week– Here’s How It Went
By Andronica Owens Web Content Contributor and Editor From posting the best photos on Instagram, to tweeting a viral thought, many of us rely on social media for different reasons. We use it for entertainment, news, music, and as a … Continue reading Looking for “You”
By Kaitlyn Benacquisto Blog Content Contributor 2018 marks the 15th year of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. If you’re anything like me, you probably saying, ‘Who cares?’ I asked Texas State professor Gilbert Martinez why cybersecurity matters, and as it turns … Continue reading Cybersecurity in the Age of Social Media
By Allison Johnson Assistant Web Content Manager You do not need everyone and their sister on your social media accounts. I’m talking about the guy you met at the bar, your buddy from physics and possibly even your Dad, too. … Continue reading Social Media Probs
By Claire Hansen Blog Content Contributor One can be lonely for any number of reasons– maybe you’ve just moved to San Marcos and haven’t found your niche yet, you’re too busy to have much of a social life, you’ve just … Continue reading A Guide to Loneliness
By Hannah Wisterman Blog Content Contributor Television has shaped the culture of our nation and indeed of our globe for practically 70 years now. It has an enormous impact on how we perceive social issues, what we find funny, the … Continue reading “What Do You Mean, You Don’t Like TV?”
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 … Continue reading How To Support KTSW
By Claire Hansen Blog Content Contributor FOMO = Fear of missing out. We all know this wicked feeling. In a world dominated by media, where anything and everything is shared, missing out is an uncomfortable reality we all experience at … Continue reading How to Deal with FOMO
By Hannah Wisterman Blog Content Contributor It’s a brave new world we live in, at the height of global capitalism and interconnectedness, where we can completely customize our every last experience. With the power of Amazon and online shopping, we … Continue reading How to Purge Your Social Media
By Kimberly Garcia Blog Content Contributor While in one of my classes, my peers around me began to bash social media and its entire presence in society. They began to talk about how they had to stay away from it … Continue reading Benefits to Social Media
By Alexandra Cochran Blog Content Contributor Social media is a 21st century invention and practically a new concept to this world. It’s also proven that social media is a huge distraction and affects the ways that we socialize and communicate … Continue reading Is Social Media Linked to Depression?
By Brent Ramirez Blog Content Contributor To the enemies of my past: We all had issues growing up, yet you decided to take them out on me. You were the reason I feared going to gym class. You picked and you … Continue reading A Letter to My Enemies
By Alexandra Cochran Blog Content Contributor Most days, you can’t walk on the sidewalk or even on campus without noticing everyone looking down at his or her phone. From this observation, I knew that social media was more than just … Continue reading Zoned Out: A Week Without Social Media
By Jourdan Bazley Blog Content Contributor Addiction can be a hard thing to realize, especially if it is you that is falling into this revolving door. Addiction may not be defined in our minds quite correctly, so before we dive into … Continue reading More; More; MORE! Could It Be Addiction?
By Alisa Pierce Blog Content Contributor Twitter announced late in October that in the upcoming months, they would be shutting down the popular video app Vine, which became home to thousands of content creators and fans. The app was originally … Continue reading The End of Vine
By Joseph Bonney Hip-hop Journalist Hip-hop culture has been notorious for having feuds between rappers also known as beef. Back in the day you had Death Row Vs. Bad Boy. Rappers like Tupac and Biggie would snap at each other … Continue reading Have Trigger Fingers Turned to Twitter Fingers?
By Alisa Pierce Blog Content Contributor Social media has taken over our generation, and there have been some unexpected side effects.One of the side effects that has affected almost everyone I know in a very negative way is that people have become … Continue reading Don’t Waste Time Perfecting Your Social Media Presence