Basketball, Sports

Texas State Women’s Basketball Bullies UL-Monroe

By Reily Chestnut Assistant Sports Director In another all-too-familiar style, Texas State Women’s basketball threw down the gauntlet back home with an 86-52 win over the University of Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks (ULM). From the start the Bobcats were off to the races, but not without checking off one huge milestone along the way (right off the […]

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Gun Control

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor Fact: Not everyone who wants stricter gun control is out to take away everyone’s guns. Now, since we got that out of the way this conversation will be easier to have. From an observation of conversations on media and my peers, this is what people who lean left want […]

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Lifestyle, Web Content

Five Things Every Student Can Relate To

By Brittney Hemmands Blog Content Contributor When first enrolling in college, it may be easy to assume how student life will go for you. Getting to make your own schedule, being away from home, and interacting with new people are just some of the freedoms and benefits you think about when picking where you want […]

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Your Spring Semester Motivational Speech from KTSW

By Hannah Wisterman Assistant Web Editor Rev up your coffee machines and flex those note-taking fingers: the semester starts this week, whether we’re ready or not. However, before you decide to run away to Japan and dedicate your life to the ancient art of haiku rather than face your responsibilities, remember that of all the […]

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Basketball, Sports

The Revolution of Toshua Leavitt

By Andrew Zimmel Assistant Director to the Common Man If you are new to Texas State, have a seat and listen closely. Forget what you know about Women’s Basketball. Every joke, every “it’s not as exciting as the men’s game,” every “but they don’t dunk,” get rid of it. The revolution is here and it […]

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I’m Writing About My Grit, Not My Sad Story

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor For the past month or so, there have been endless tweets of black students in their caps and gowns captioned with a sad background story. The captions all go along the guidelines of graduating on time or early with honors, with some facts about their harsh childhood. As a […]

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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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Lifestyle, Web Content

Finish Strong during Finals Week

By Claire Hansen Blog Content Contributor In honor of finals week rapidly approaching and my busiest semester ever coming to a close, I’d like to share some of my favorite tactics for maximizing productivity that I’ve found to be very helpful over the last four years. This balancing act that we consider college life can […]

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Art, Not Hate, at Texas State

By Sami Dugdale Blog Content Contributor These past few weeks, there has been a lot of hatred and anger going around our campus. But it’s important to remember that Texas State is a school known for its diverse community of artists, musicians, and students who have the potential to change the world. With all of […]

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Entertainment, Web Content

Barstool Sports: Not Only For The Boys

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor My senior year of high school, I applied to Texas State to study mass communication. That year, I began to expand my range of where I received content from, knowing I would someday like to write entertainment columns one day. I became an avid visitor of satire sites such […]

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Entertainment, Web Content

How to Hang Out for Free

By Hannah Wisterman Blog Content Contributor Adulthood has its perks, but in general, it kind of sucks. You have to buy your own groceries, pay your own rent, and suddenly you’re an actual taxpayer. Notice a common theme here? Everything costs money, and most of us don’t have cash to burn. Even the simple act […]

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Lifestyle, Web Content

If the Sky is the Limit…

By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor Do you remember being young and having everyone ask you what you wanted to be when you grew up? We all envisioned being things like doctors, astronauts, police officers, etc. Throughout the years, there were some people who actually continued down a path to be these extraordinary things. Then […]

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The Places Mass Communication Majors Will Go

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor I feel like almost everyone I meet at Texas State is a business major. Nothing wrong with it of course, but some of them are almost unnerving when I tell them I’m an electronic media major. “What is mass communication?”. Communication of the masses, duh. No, but really, I […]

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Lifestyle, Web Content

Take Care of Yourself During Finals

By Sami Dugdale Blog Content Contributor With finals going on next week and the week after, students are finding themselves spending more and more time at the library and getting less sleep than they have this entire semester. While it is important for us to study for our exams and do well in our classes, […]

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Basketball, Sports

Cougars Prey on the Bobcats

By Parker Rhea Sports Director Texas State falls to a much improved Houston team by a score of 72 to 67. The Cougars star player Jasmyne Harris had a double double scoring 32 points and grabbing 11 rebounds. The leading score getter for the Bobcats was Taeler Deer netting 18 points, and played a total […]

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Lifestyle, Web Content

The Low Budget Guide to Gift Giving

By Hannah Wisterman Blog Content Contributor ‘Tis the season for white elephants, secret Santas, and gift exchanges with aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews—the whole gang. Everyone gets excited at the idea of presents, but what do you do when you’ve got a heart full of love and a wallet full of next to nothing? With […]

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Podcasts, Riding the Pine, Sports

Riding the Pine: Episode Three

By Andrew Zimmel Host and Bread Enthusiast Episode III of the Riding the Pine podcast was recorded in the sweaty closet on the lower side of the Texas State Campus. The podcast tackles the Texas State football team and how the team found a way to lose again over the weekend. Brenden finds a way […]

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Grads, Please Stop Glittering

By Claire Hansen Blog Content Contributor Most of you reading this probably already know what I am going to say, but I am going to say it again, simply because I believe it is important and has been made clear to me over the last couple weeks that not enough people are listening. I’d be pretty […]

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Lifestyle, Web Content

A Reflection on Visiting Home

By Sami Dugdale Blog Content Contributor I recently visited home for the first time in three months. I live about four hours away, so going home every weekend isn’t really an option for me like it is for a lot of my friends. I got really homesick as soon as I moved to Texas State […]

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