San Maximum, Web Content

San Maximum: Texas State University Wonders

By Brittney Hemmands Blog Content Contributor When visiting Texas State University, there are some sights that every guide shows you right away; Old Main, Albert B. Alkek library, and the Quad are a couple of the common ones. Although each sight is beautiful, the vastness of this college campus may keep many of us from […]

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Interviews, Other Side Drive

Chill Russell Visits Other Side Drive

By Kimberly Clay Other Side Drive Executive Producer Kimberly and Matthew invite Chill Russell, an alternative rock band from Austin, into the studio to discuss their successes and future endeavors. They cover everything from the meanings behind the lyrics to why none of them are named Russell. Their unique, collaborative sound has landed them performances […]

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Events

KTSW 89.9 Promo: Underground Excellence

By Asia Daggs Web Content Manager Underground Excellence is a showcase for local poets, hip-hop artists and others to perform their music. Check out the Underground Excellence promo produced by Jourdan Bazley and Patrick Vande Hey here to find out why you do not want to miss out: Featured image by Lucero Trevino. 

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Web Content

The Stigma of Bioethics

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor My freshman year of high school, I was introduced to the topic of bioethics. We were covering a unit that talked about Dolly the sheep. For those who are not familiar, Dolly is the first mammal to be cloned from an adult somatic cell successfully. If you’re not a […]

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Web Content

Finding The Right Shoes for Graduation

By Maria Martinez Blog Content Contributor Okay girls, this one is for you. The most important day of our undergraduate year, or our graduation, is fast approaching for some of us. We have all worked very hard for four years to get to this point in our career, however, we are not the only ones graduating. […]

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Web Content

Is Senioritis Real?

By Maria Martinez Blog Content Contributor Senioritis (n): A supposed affliction of students in their final year of high school or college, characterized by a decline in motivation or performance. I am in my last semester of college and I swear that senioritis is a real thing. I didn’t suffer as much from this condition […]

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News

Students Against Hate Rally Comes To Texas State

By Denver Donchez News Reporter The Texas Freedom Network’s student chapter, Texas Rising, hosted a rally Tuesday in conjunction with GLAAD, a media monitoring organization that promotes understanding and equality for the LGBTQ+ community. Texas State students met at the stallions in the Quad and marched to The Lair to protest multiple bills currently pending in the […]

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News

Breakdown: How Texas State University uses students’ money

By Elizabeth Parrish News Reporter Where does the money go? Students may have made this joke to their friends more than once after receiving their tuition bill but many never realize there is an answer to that question. The average cost of undergraduate tuition and fees for a student taking 15 credit hours at Texas […]

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News

Connor Clegg Sworn in as New Class President

By Sean Mitchell News Reporter A new class body President and Vice President has been sworn in at Texas State. Connor Clegg and Colton Duncan were officially sworn in as student body President and Vice President of Texas State on Wednesday. The ceremony was held by the LBJ statue in the quad, where Clegg spoke […]

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Web Content

Texas State, Floods, and Classes Still in Session

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor  Many Texas State students encountered rain on their way to class early Tuesday morning. Majority of us were aware of potential thunderstorms for this week’s forecast, but were shocked when we had water a quarter of a way up our legs as we left our classes. Around 11 a.m.,the […]

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MR Fest, Web Content

What is MR Fest?

By Brent Ramirez Blog Content Contributor MR Fest (pronounced “mister fest”) stands for “My Radio Fest,” and is essentially the biggest event put together by we the people here at KTSW every year. It’s a huge festival we put together every year that takes place during the last weekend of April here in San Marcos, […]

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News

Born Outraged: Janet Mock visits Texas State

By Denver Donchez News Reporter “For a lot of folks, the majority of people in the (Women’s March) audience, were first time activists; it was their first political passion. They finally felt called to outrage, because they felt wronged by the election results. They were shocked by the way in which the county showed up, […]

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Events

KTSW Presents: Lunchbox Concert Series

By Asia Daggs Web Content Manager Come spend your lunch with KTSW at Lunchbox Concert Series this Thursday from 11 to 1pm. KTSW puts on a show for all of campus on the first Thursday of each month. We invite local bands and artists to come perform in the LBJ Amphitheater, while we hand out […]

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Web Content

A Universal Story With A Black Voice: Intimate Apparel

By Hannah Wisterman Web Editor It is 1905, and a black seamstress yearns for love. The problem: she loves a Jewish textile merchant, and at 35 years old, is running out of time to find a suitable husband. This is the story of Esther, the leading lady of Intimate Apparel, Texas State’s newest mainstage production, […]

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Spring Lake Art Showcase: A Celebration of 15 Years

By Kimberly Garcia Blog Content Contributor As I am in the last semester of my undergrad, I am in a class in which we are learning to run a campaign. I choose to help create an art showcase for The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment. I have gone on the glass-bottom boat tour […]

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Sports

How To “Pack the House”

By Andrew Zimmel Sports Reporter Runner Up in a “Nice Guy” Contest If you’ve ever been to Strahan Coliseum, odds are you encountered both of these things: Terrible parking, heavy traffic to exit and enter Strahan, and a lack of attendance at all the sporting events. Whether you went during Fall, when the Volleyball team […]

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Web Content

The Education Gap in San Marcos

By Kimberly Garcia Blog Content Contributor Walking around campus, you may notice that there is always a lot going on. From the fliers passed out on the quad to the bustling students walking up and down the Alkek stairs, you’re launched into a world that is populated with people just like you. While many people […]

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Web Content

A Safe Haven for Underrepresented Students at Texas State

By Edgardo Hernandez, Jr. Blog Content Contributor Universities offer various amounts of programs and organizations available for students to participate in, which is what many students seek in order to get the full college experience. Integrating into a community is fun and exciting, though it can also be very intimidating. Fortunately at Texas State, students seeking […]

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